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26 March 2015

Coming Soon: OPI Color Paints

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OPI Color Paints

Who's excited about these?  I am thinking they will be upgraded version of OPI Sheer Tints!

IDEA: Translucent colors to layer and blend for endless nail art looks

WHAT THEY ARE: A new line of blendable nail lacquers that let you create your own color masterpieces. This spring, the leading color experts at OPI have created a new way to get creative with nail art. The world’s number one salon brand introduces Color Paints Blendable Nail Lacquer, a line of ultra-luminous nail lacquers that let you layer and mix colors to create one-of-a-kind looks. Featuring semi-translucent, buildable lacquers, the collection invites you to let your imagination run wild. The unique silver base illuminates each subsequent layer with striking vivid color. Stripe, swoosh, or swirl on layers of eye-catching color to create your own signature style. With nine new shades, OPI Color Paints Blendable Nail Lacquer makes each nail a paintable mini canvas of creativity.

OPI Silver Canvas
Silver Canvas - A clean-slate silver to illuminate your masterpiece

OPI Primarily Yellow
Primarily Yellow - Paint some sunshine with this glowing yellow

OPI Chromatic Orange
Chromatic Orange - This freshly squeezed orange is awash with color

OPI Pen & Pink
Pen & Pink - I'm irresistibly drawn to this rosy pink

OPI Magenta Muse
Magenta Muse - This sultry red-violet is truly inspiring

OPI Purple Perspective
Purple Perspective - The depth of this purple is mesmerizing

OPI Indigo Motif
Indigo Motif - I have designs on this deep, midnight blue

OPI Turquoise Aesthetic
Turquoise Aesthetic - Beauty is in the eye of this deep aqua

OPI Landscape Artist
Landscape Artist - The lush, verdant green of wide-open vistas

OPI Color Paints will retail for $9.50 and will be available May 2015 at ULTA, ULTA.com, and select professional salons.
Disclosures: polish insomniac at times reviews products provided by a representative of the company. When we do so, we specifically state so. We also use affiliate links. For more, please see the disclosure page.

16 March 2015

Coming Soon: China Glaze Electric Nights

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China Glaze Electric Nights

Summer Neons may be just what I need to pull this nail blogger who hasn’t worn nail polish in weeks out of her funk!

Love, laugh, dance and bring the good vibes to the ultimate non-stop party when China Glaze® launches Electric Nights, summer’s hottest day-glow nail lacquer collection. Inspired by the outrageously colorful fashion seen at electronic music festivals, Electric Nights features nine enhanced neon lacquers that illuminate under a black light and three first-of-its-kind splatter paint effect top coats. Mix and match them all to create a glowing, mashup manicure that won’t skip a beat.

Twelve bass-bumping, bold shades include:
China Glaze Violet-VibesViolet-Vibes: Ultra-violet purple crème

China Glaze Plur-PlePlur-Ple*: Vibrant blue-purple crème

China Glaze Glow with the FlowGlow with the Flow*: Ultra bright baby pink crème

China Glaze Red-y to RaveRed-y to Rave*: Unstoppable neon red crème

China Glaze Home Sweet House MusicHome Sweet House Music*: Neon orange crème

China Glaze Daisy Know My NameDaisy Know My Name?: Hi-light yellow crème

China Glaze DJ Blue My MindDJ Blue My Mind: Vivid blue crème

China Glaze UV Meant to BeUV Meant to Be: Tranquil baby blue crème

China Glaze Treble MakerTreble Maker: Glowing green crème

China Glaze Point Me to the PartyPoint Me to the Party: Neon green, orange, pink and blue matte multi-size glitter

China Glaze Let the Beat DropLet the Beat Drop: Hot orange and pink matte multi-size glitter
China Glaze Can I Get An Untz UntzCan I Get An Untz Untz: Cool neon blue and green matte multi-size glitter

China Glaze All About the Bass Paint Splatter Nail Art KitChina Glaze Good Vibes Only Paint Splatter Nail Art Kit
Electric Nights also includes nail art kits including the paint splatter kits All About The Base and Good Vibes Only which include everything you need to create a colour splash design, as well as Speaker Your Mind nail gem kit, and the adorable Baby Beats mini set of six shades.

China Glaze Speaker Your Mind Kit with Nail GemsCG_UCR_XXXXX_3PC_ROAD_TRIP_UPDATE

China Glaze® Electric Nights April 2015 at fine beauty supply stores and salons nationwide including Ulta and Sally Beauty Supply.
Disclosures: polish insomniac at times reviews products provided by a representative of the company. When we do so, we specifically state so. We also use affiliate links. For more, please see the disclosure page.

28 February 2015

Beauty Spotlight: What's in Lola's Bag?

Have you ever wondered what Helen from Lola's Secret Beauty Blog carries around in her purse?  Well, The Beauty Spotlight Team wanted to know, so now everyone can see what she totes around each day. However, she found it extremely difficult to narrow down the selection to a single purse since she uses more than one each week. Knowing her as you do, can you guess what she ended up selecting? Let's find out!

24 February 2015

3 Blinged-out Gift Ideas

Thank you to Vaseline for sponsoring this post!

3 Blinged out gift ideas featuring Vaseline Rosy Lips

Whether it’s Valentine’s Day or just because, every women loves a bit of bling!  Here are three great gift ideas to add sparkle to someone’s life!

Blinged out nail polish

1.  Blinged out nail polish – Whether you do it yourself, or pick up a bottle that’s already been bejeweled, what woman would say no to nail polish?

Personalized planner

2.  Personalize an inexpensive binder, just for her – Expensive planners may be all the rage, but paper planners can be just as fun!  Add some adhesive rhinestones for a fun, glamorous look!

Vaseline Lip Therapy Rosy Lips

3.  Rosy Lips – Gift her the gift of moisturized lips!  The dry winter that the entire nation is facing has left us all with dry lips.  By giving her Vaseline® Lip Therapy® Rosy Lips you are giving her the gift of moisturized and soft rose-tinted lips. The scent is divine – rose with a hint of vanilla and berry.  I actually look forward to applying it! 


You can make the gift extra special by giving her the blinged out version - the Bejeweled Vaseline Lip Therapy Rosy Lip Jar!  This limited edition packaging will make her jaw drop when she spies the jar adorned with fine European crystals and a heart on the lid!  The regular version is available for $2.29 at food, drug, and mass retailers, nationwide and the Bejeweled Version is $45 and is available at Kitson and ShopKitson.com.

Which of these gifts would you love to receive?
Disclosures: Vaseline sponsored this blog post. The opinions and text are all mine.

About Vaseline
Vaseline is the original skin care expert. Founded in 1870, Vaseline has been safely helping skin heal for over 140 years. Throughout their history, Vaseline has been at the forefront of innovation in skincare and is excited to share its latest product with you. Vaseline Lip Therapy Rosy Lips is a sheer rose-tinted lip moisturizer that deeply moisturizes dry lips to instantly leave them soft and beautiful. For more information, visit http://goo.gl/yKotm5.

23 February 2015

Beauty Spotlight Team

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Thanks to all of our readers for entering our Beauty Spotlight Team giveaway. We have chosen a winner and are waiting for a response from her. We hope that you'll continue following us now that you've found some new ways to do so. The Beauty Spotlight Team is proud to be working together with a diverse group of bloggers. We're sure there will always be posts you'll enjoy.

Origins Clean Energy Gentle Cleansing Oil is not only highly effective at removing every bit of makeup, but Helen from Lola's Secret Beauty Blog also discovered that it removes even the most resilient lipsticks and swatches! It's just amazing!

The Painted Rogue has emerged from the shadows of her adventuring conference, and wants to catch up with all her fellow beauty adventurers! To do this, she's released the latest edition of Answer Me these Questions Three...a Suitably Geeky Makeup Poll! Stop by and have your say!

Who doesn't love a new product from LUSH? Beauty Info Zone shares their latest and greatest.

Valentines Day may be over, but Pammy Blogs Beauty thinks you are still going to swoon over these Feb Beauty picks from Pixi Beauty!

Sunny from Mostly Sunny discovers the vibrant colors straight off the Burberry runway, as well as sharing her preliminary thoughts on the new Wet & Dry Silk Shadows! Check it out because you are in for a big surprise!

15 Minute Beauty has a quick and easy negative space nail art manicure that is so easy, even she can do it! You'll want to try it out as an accent nail right away!

Love Monster High? Then you NEED to see the new Darling Girl Ghoul School eyeshadow collection that Phyrra helped create!

Want your lips to make a statement? Perilously Pale shows us the new Marc Jacobs Beauty Le Marc Lip Creme lipsticks. Stunning, vibrant pigment and an incredibly long wearing formula every lipstick lover must try.

Update your style with this fantastic jewelry giveaway from Joseph Nogucci and Prime Beauty!

Shiny glittery nails are hot for spring and polish insomniac has some of the prettiest from FingerPaints 2015 collection.

Disclosures: polish insomniac at times reviews products provided by a representative of the company. When we do so, we specifically state so. We also use affiliate links. For more, please see the disclosure page.