Tuesday, April 3, 2012

me and my nail polish addiction

Hey ladies!! Happy Tuesday :)
Tonight is only a quick lil post cuz I'm beat. I went for a 3.5 mile walk tonight after and I guess I hadn't exactly worked my way back up to that from last summer.
I also want to say thank you to my 15 followers! i'm so thankful for your support :)
Ready to find out how my obsession started? Here we go!!

What got you into nail polish?
As a bigger girl, I couldn't always wear the trendy stuff shown in the magazines but I could accessorize and paint my nails. Plus, it was something to do between incoming calls at a customer service job I had. 
Your age/age range?
27, going to be 28 in May
How many polishes?
I haven't counted but I must have between 50 and 100
Favourite brand?
for drugstore brands, i LOVE Sinful Colors. They have such an amazing color range and wear really well. For salon brands, I really like Essie and Zoya. I love how Zoya names their colors after women so I can buy my best friends their name polish ;)
Favourite polish?
I'd say Essie Demure Vixen because it's not a loud color but it's still unexpected. I also love OPI I'm Not Really A Waitress and China Glaze For Audrey
Mani no-no?
acrylics!! and i have fallen victim to this in the past but no more.
Favourite effect?
from time to time i like crackle but i do also love duochrome polishes
Crackles - yay or nay?
it depends on my mood.
Do you franken?
no! but i wanna try...i think it would be easy to dupe deborah lippmann's ray of light.
Favourite polish blog (other than your own!)?
I love Chloe's Nails and that's where I first learned to do tape manis (hers are BOMB) and All Lacquered Up was one of the first nail blogs i started reading so it has a special place in my heart.
Guilty secret?
my nails peel so I sometimes *help* that along
Real, acrylics or falsies?
real although I've had acrylics...it's just a lot of upkeep and I like painting my own nails.
It WAS OPI Love is a Racket but I just ordered that from Adventures in Acetone's blog sale. I'd say it would be Essence Irreplaceable. It's so pretty and beige and sparkly.
What would you be doing if you weren't doing your nails?
probably making jewelry more often.
Top polish tip?
for perfect french manis---TAPE.
Favourite mani?
Probably the one I just posted yesterday. I love how it's fun but it's also sophisticated  :)

I linked up to Glitter Glam Sparkle Shine, so make sure you check out her blog!! She has great swatches :)

hope you enjoyed!!
until next time.
xo, ali


  1. Glad to get to know another blogger! Thanks for sharing!

  2. In honor of you I just started a "Most Wanted Colors" Spreadsheet. I will post it to the "K" drive tomorrow ;)

    1. omg, please don't!! then we'll get in trouble. womp wompppp :(