Raspberry Wink Nail Polish from Adesse New York

Raspberry Wink

Raspberry Wink is a gorgeous glitter that was sent for possible review from Adesse New York! You are going to love the cruelty free and vegan nail polish swatches! I previously wrote about other custom made collection shades:  Jacqueline and Grand Central and Carnivalesque and Carmen.

You will see three of the shades from Adesse New York: Raspberry Wink, Jacqueline, and Carmen. They all work together really beautifully!

Adesse New York is “5 Free,” which means that the nail lacquers do not contain Toulene, Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP), Formaldehyde, Formaldehyde Resin, or Camphor. In addition, there are no parabens, sulfates, synthetic fragrances, petrochemicals, phthalates, GMO’s,  or triclosan!

Keep reading to see the swatches!

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Mademoiselle Faux Lashes from Georgie Beauty

Georgie Beauty Mademoiselle Faux Lashes

I have purchased, and received, several products from the cruelty free and vegan beauty company Georgie Beauty; today’s post will concentrate on only the Mademoiselle Faux Lashes. Each product is deserving of it’s own post, so stay tuned for more styles. Here’s the teaser that I posted on my Instagram feed. Below are two styles from Georgie Beauty, one of which is the Mademoiselle Faux Lashes.

Mademoiselle Faux Lashes

I was debating which set of lashes to do for the series of posts that I will do for Georgie Beauty. What you see in the photo above is some of the sets that I had on a table, and me using a false lash applicator to pick up the second of the Mademoiselle Faux Lashes. I’ve previously written about the wonderful lashes that Georgie Beauty has, so please check it out. I know some people (used to be me) are not that into false eyelashes–for a variety of reasons. However, read my post and find out why even someone who is absolutely not a professional makeup artist (I’m a mom, and work, so I’m rushed for time) loves faux lashes!

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Foreo Luna: A Review of the Pros and Cons

Foreo Luna

Through iFabbo, I was able to try the Foreo Luna. I have purchased, and been gifted, other types of skincare devices, so I believe that those previous experiences will allow me to write a very fair review on the pros and cons of the Foreo Luna. While there are other models of the Foreo Luna, this post will be about my experience with only the pink Foreo Luna.

Foreo Luna

So, if you’re interested in a review of  this model of the Foreo Luna, which is for sensitive/normal skin types, read on!

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July 4th Nail Art with Milani Nail Lacquer

July 4th Nail Art with Milani Nail Lacquer

I’ve looked at so many nail art designs, so here’s my cruelty free take on a July 4th Nail Art with Milani Lacquer. Milani Lacquer is, and always has been, cruelty free! The design is based on what I saw that Broadway Nail, imPRESS manicure, had for a design. You can look it up, since I’m not sure I’m “allowed” to show it due to copyright issues.

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July 4th Nail Art with Milani Nail Lacquer

 July 4th Nail Art


July 4th nail art


July 4th Nail Art with Milani Nail Lacquer

For the July 4th Nail Art with Milani Nail Lacquer, I used the following shades:

Milani Color Statement Nail Lacquer in Red Label

Milani Color Statement Nail Lacquer in Spotlight White

Milani Color Statement Nail Lacquer in Blue Print

Milani Nail Lacquer in Blue Jay

A bit of history about Milani Cosmetics:

Milani Cosmetics has amazing quality for a very fair price. I love that I can quickly pick up their beauty products at my local drugstores. In addition to nail polish, they have products for your eyes, lips and face.

“You’ll find yourself in Milani Cosmetics. The very best version of you.”


Disclosure: Purchased the polish myself.  All links are for your convenience only.

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Skull and Spikes Nail Art Deborah Lippmann

Skull and Spikes Nail Art

Today’s Monday Manicure is a skull and spikes nail art using Deborah Lippmann nail polish.  Of course, the skull and spikes nail art is using a brand of polish that is cruelty free! Deborah Lippmann is 5-free, which means that there are none of the chemicals commonly found in nail polish: formaldehyde, dibutyl phthalate, and toluene; in addition, there is also no formaldehyde resin and camphor!

Skull and Spikes Nail Art

The black shade of polish that I used for the skull and spikes nail art is Fade to Black, a great classic black that I love because, as advertised, it is definitely, “as elegant as it is edgy.” The two reds that I used are Lady is a Tramp, and Ruby Red Slippers, the glitter topper, which it seems like I’ve have had in my collection forever!

Skull and Studs Nail ArtSkull and Studs Nail Art

The Fade to Black, looks like your typical black in the bottle. You can try it and see if I’m imagining that it is slightly different from all the other black shades that I have.

Skull and Spikes Nail Art


Except for my ring finger, I used a top coat on all my nails. So, the black is really as shiny as van be, without the extra step!

Keep reading and check out my skull and spikes nail art!

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