Adesse New York Smoothing Base Coat Review

Adesse New York Smoothing Base Coat

Adesse New York Smoothing Base Coat is yet another terrific addition to the cruelty free and vegan nail polish line! The Smoothing Base Coat, like everything else in the Adesse New York line is “5 Free,” meaning it does not have Toluene, DBP, Formaldehyde, Formaldehyde Resin, or Camphor. It’s going to sound like I’m writing about makeup when I describe this nail treatment; that’s because the Smoothing Base Coat is a real multi-tasker.

Adesse New York Smoothing Base CoatKeep reading for more photos, and to find out why I believe you’ll love this Adesse New York Smoothing Base Coat!
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Ice Cream Cone Nail Art with ciaté London

Ice Cream Cone Nail Art with ciaté London

A few days ago I started thinking about creating ice cream cone nail art using ciaté London. While I was experimenting with the shades that I had, I realized that since ciaté is not only cruelty free, but also vegan, many of my readers would be making or ordering sorbet. How about ice cream cone nail art with raspberry sorbet in the cone? Given the weather that we’re having here in the northeast, it would be just perfect for a summer treat! This is my first attempt at this.
ice cream cone nail art
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Nail Butter Nail Treatment Review

Nail Butter

I’m always on the lookout for hand and nail treatments for my sensitive skin, and being able to try Nail Butter, a cult-classic and cruelty free nail treatment, was a great experience!

Below is a photo of what the jar of Nail Butter looks like. The product is in a 10 ounce frosted glass jar that is heavy duty enough to have survived me (twice) dropping it! I love the polka dots on the lid, and the pretty pink Nail Butter logo.

nail butter

Nail Butter is available in one of two scents, Gardenia, and the one that I was sent, Lemongrass.

Here’s a statement that Nail Butter makes on their website: “This handmade all natural nail treatment will heal and strengthen your nails and cuticles in just days.” My main goals were to try Nail Butter for at least six weeks to find out if it would really start to work in “just days.” and determine how effective it was for me.

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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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