April 16, 2014
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Tag Archives: Nails

Nails of the Day: Urban Decay Vice Nail Polish


I have been sooo bad about wearing nail polish the past few months, but since taking prenatals regularly my nails have been growing super fast and strong! This polish was my first pick for the new year- it’s a dark purple with a subtle red and blue sparkle. This applied really nicely- super opaque with one coat (I applied two) ... Read More »

My SephUlta Haul!


I was out of town all last weekend, and totally forgot to post this on the blog! I filmed a SephUlta Haul- all the stuff I got from my latest Sephora and Ulta trips :) Hope you enjoy, and there will be a list of what I got below!       Sephora: Smashbox Master Class 2 Palette Sephora + ... Read More »

Pro Tips: How to deal with Dry, Cracked Cuticles


Last week for Pro Tips, I asked you how you deal with the dry, flaky red skin that breakouts can leave you with. Here are some of your answers- I’m definitely planning on trying out that product MandyB mentioned, that sounds like a miracle product!   I mentioned in my Fifteen Weird Facts Video that one of my bad habits ... Read More »

Nicole by OPI Fall 2011 Swatches


Nicole by OPI has four new shades out for fall, and they are sold exclusively at Target (like anyone needs an excuse to head to Target, it’s like my second home, haha!). These shades include a bight cherry red, olive green, shimmery periwinkle and gorgeous deep burgundy.   Read More »

Zoya Touch Collection: Swatches, Review


This week is apparently nail week on xSparkage! I have been having a swatchapalooza of nail polish :) Right now I have the new Zoya Touch collection to share with you- three soft, yet full coverage nude polishes. Generally I completely skip over any nude polishes and head straight for the bright colors, but I actually really like these! I ... Read More »

OPI Glam Slam England Collection: Swatches, Review


This time around, the OPI Serena Glam Slam Duos for the England Collection are a bit different- In the past, they have included a regular polish and a crackle top coat, but this time the two duos include a silver glittery top coat. Both duos include the silver glitter top coat, but differ in the regular polish, which include a ... Read More »

OPI Nice Stems! Summer 2011 Collection: Swatches, Review


OPI’s Nice Stems! Collection includes four pink polishes with flower themed, play-on word names OPI is famous for. These shades range from a soft pink, to a bright, sparkly fuscha, and even include a glittery pink top coat that adds an extra sparkle to your nails.   Play the Peonies Play the Peonies Play the Peonies Play the Peonies is ... Read More »

Battle of the Crackle! Sally Hansen Crackle Overcoat vs OPI, China Glaze


For the past week or so, I’ve had loads of you telling me about how Sally Hansen has released their own version of Crackle polish to add on to the ever-so-popular fad, and asked my opinion on it. I recently went to ulta (to be cheesy and find my face on a NYX display) and saw that they had the ... Read More »

China Glaze Crackle Metal Polishes


China Glaze is set to release 6 new crackle shades for summer- in METAL formulas! I am kind of surprised this trend is still going so strong; when it got big earlier this year I thought it would just be a one-hit wonder, but both OPI and China Glaze seem to have new collections with these type of polishes coming ... Read More »

Nails of the Day: Illamasqua Gamma with OPI Blue Shatter


I really love the new blue shatter polish from OPI and have been using it all the time this week! I decided to try it with this neon orange creme called Gamma from Illamasqua because I hadn’t tried it out since I got it, and I love using complimentary colors together! This is 2 coats of Gamma, 1 coat of ... Read More »