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One of the polishes that I tried talking myself out of for weeks was Sonnetarium’s Snowfall. I kept thinking, I don’t need another glitter topper… just walk away.

Then I saw this glorious photo from Chelsea of The Nail Network, and all my thoughts changed to “!!!!!!!!!!!!” That gorgeous nude base!!! (Which reminds me. Why don’t I have Zoya Kennedy yet?)
It really looked like snowfall. I HAD to have it!

But as with all indie polishes you have to “have now,” Snowfall had a long list of fans. And like the much-sought-after Birkin, it was darn near impossible to get!! It seemed like forever, but after some waiting, it arrived!

Snowfall is a clear polish with tiny irridescent and multi-size white hex glitters. The irridescent pieces flash orange, pink, blue in different light. My favourite look with Snowfall is inspired by The Nail Network and is over a white, light or nude colour.

I used a base of an old(er) favourite of mine, OPI’s Canberra’t Without You, a gorgeous nude sheer polish. This poor polish has not received favourable reviews, and I can kind of understand why…. in the bottle, it’s a delicate, gorgeous nude with tiny specks of silver glinting throughout. When you apply the polish, most of those specks don’t make it to the nail. However, I still love this polish and use it often. I’ve just learned to apply it generously to diminish streaking…

Here is OPI’s Canberra’t Without You with two generous coats:

OPI_CanberratWithoutYou

It’s pretty, isn’t it?

And here it is, topped with Snowfall:

Sonnetarium_Snowfall

Snowfall is still available from Sonnetarium’s online shop, and are 3-free. Sonnetarium offers both 9mL and 15ml sizes, and just restocked the shop!! Don’t forget to follow Sonnetarium on Facebook for the latest news!

So…what do you think?

~xo

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I recently had the pleasure of reviewing a beautiful winter/holiday collection of polishes from Sonnetarium. The collection is made up of five holiday-themed and -named polishes in beautiful wintry colours.

The first part of this review can be found here, and today I bring you two more polishes from this collection.

Sugarplum is a beautiful, warm-toned purple with pink shimmer and holographic purple glitter. What a perfect name for this polish!!

I layered Sugarplum over China Glaze’s Creative Fantasy, a gorgeous bright purple jelly from their Cirque du Soleil collection:

Sonnetarium_SugarplumIsn’t it perfect? Creative Fantasy leans a bit cooler than Sugarplum, and I love that you can see the coolness at different angles, such as on my index finger. The coverage on this polish was amazing… I could easily have worn two coats alone.

 

The next polish is Lenten Rose, a clear base with very light pink, white, and iridescent glitters. This is one of those special polishes that you simply fall in love with; a perfect topper for almost any colour. I layered it over my favourite creme from the China Glaze Cirque collection, Surreal Appeal. Just have a look at this:

CG_SurrealAppealIs that not a spectacular pink-salmon colour? I know what I’ll be wearing this summer!!

And look at how incredible Lenten Rose looks with Surreal Appeal:

Sonnetarium_LentenRosePerfection! Lenten Rose is such a delicate and feminine polish… I love its subtlety! I can’t wait to wear it with more base colours… I think it will look amazing over summery brights!

Both of these beauties are still available from Sonnetarium’s online shop, and are 3-free. Sonnetarium offers both 9mL and 15ml sizes, and just restocked the shop!! Don’t forget to follow Sonnetarium on Facebook for the latest news!

The China Glaze Cirque collection polishes are still available at salons and professional beauty supply stores nationwide. For more information, visit www.chinaglaze.com or follow China Glaze on Facebook, Twitter (@ChinaGlaze) and Pinterest.

~xo

 

 

(Some product provided for consideration and review. All opinions are my own.)

Today I have a couple of the latest beauties from Sonnetarium for you. These are a part of her Winter 2012 Collection, a gorgeous, delectable-looking collection of five polishes perfect for the holiday and winter season.

The first colour is candy for your fingertips: Peppermint Kiss, a gorgeous, near-white with the slightest whisper of pink, filled with white, green and red hexes in multiple sizes. Loving white bases (and jellies!), this was a fun variation of a holiday polish. Love!

Sonnetarium_PeppermintKissFor this mani, I used two generous coats of Peppermint Kiss alone, though I did think about layering it over a coat of my favourite jelly white, OPI’s Funny Bunny. Next time for sure. 🙂

 

Up next, Twelve Days, a hot and bright jelly with small gold, silver and white glitters. This one is seriously glitter-dense and sparkly! It was so hard to capture the beautiful red on camera as the glitters wanted to dance for my camera, but here are two coats with a coat of top coat:

Sonnetarium_TwelveDaysCoverage on Twelve Days was amazing. The first coat is a little sheer, but ultra-vibrant, and by the second coat, perfection!

 

I loved both these polishes. I love that they are winter colours, though I would wear them at any time. Both of these beauties are available from Sonnetarium’s freshly updated online shop, and are 3-free. Sonnetarium offers both 9mL and 15ml sizes… Don’t forget to follow Sonnetarium on Facebook for the latest news!

 

~xo

 

 

(Product provided for consideration and review. All opinions are my own.)

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