March Manis

KL Polish Porter Miami :: Morgan Taylor Tokyo A Go Go

KL Polish St. Clair :: KL Polish Yzma

Essie What’s the Stitch :: OPI Let’s Be Friends

IMG_8459Orly Beach Cruiser


One of my favorite nail polish brands, KL Polish, is going out of business. Everything is one sale and lots of colors are sold out, but head to the website and snag what you can. I’m so sad this line is ending! The formula is great, the price is right, and the colors have been so unique.

Favorite Nail Polishes of 2018

OPI Alpaca
OPI Alpaca My Bags
OPI Aurora
OPI Aurora Berry-Alis
OPI Bossa Nova
OPI Don’t Bossa Nova Me Around
OPI Chills
OPI Chills Are Multiplying
OPI Dreams
OPI Dreams Need Clara-fication
OPI Frenchie
OPI Frenchie Likes to Kiss
OPI Gaucho
OPI Grandma Kissed A Gaucho
OPI Less Is Norse
OPI Less is Norse
OPI Lima
OPI Lima Tell You About This Color
OPI March
OPI March in Uniform
OPI No Strings
OPI No Strings Attached
OPI Pink Street
OPI No Turning Back From Pink Street
OPI Seafood
OPI We Seafood We Eat It
Essie Dye
Essie Dye Mentions
Essie Studs
Essie Surrounded by Studs
Essie West Village
Essie It Takes A West Village
GG Smores
Glisten & Glow Smores & Sing Alongs
GG Snowman
Glisten & Glow OG Snowman
GG V Violet
Glisten & Glow Valiant Violet
GG YWP
Glisten & Glow Young, Wild, & Pink
DD Cam Fam
Different Dimensions Cam Fam
DD Topaz
Different Dimensions Topaz In A Bottle
CG Barre
China Glaze Barre Hopping
CH Athleisure
China Glaze At Your Athleisure
MT West
Morgan Taylor West Coast Cool
JG
Julie G Spring Fling
KL Celia
KL Polish Celia
KL Matanzas
KL Polish Matanzas
KL Mindy
KL Polish Mindy
KL Virgo
KL Polish Virgo

Mani Monday: Favorite Fall/Winter Nail Polishes

I’m a firm believer in wearing whatever shade of nail polish or lipstick that you want to, regardless of season. However, there are certain colors that I am more drawn to different times of the year.

Y’all know I share my Monthly Manis each month and nail polish is where my love of all things beauty started. My grandma got her nails done every 2 weeks and I went with her a lot. I remember going in the salon and seeing rows and rows of nail polish and LOVING it. I was exposed at a young age and clearly inherited the gene. When my grandma went into labor with my mom, she was sitting at the table painting her nails and she wouldn’t let my grandpa take her to the hospital until she was finished. Again, I got it honest.

Out of the 160ish (at last count) shades that I own, I managed to narrow it down to 36 shades across 5 color categories.

CoolBrowns
Cool Tone Browns

Essie Merino Cool: Autumn mulberry
–Essie Hot Coco: Tawny sepia
China Glaze Dope Taupe: Soft greige
OPI How Great is Your Dane?: Cinnamon coffee
Glisten & Glow Dukeberry: Purple tone brown
KL Polish Point Zero: Cool toned grey brown

Greys
Grays

Essie Petal Pushers: Smokey stone rose
Essie Cashmere Bathrobe: True flannel grey
Glisten & Glow OG Snowman: Dusty, grayish blue
Essie Twill Seeker: Enchanting pewter with sage luster

Purples
Purples

Essie Turn N Pose: Dramatic, deep plum
Essie Sexy Divide: Bold deep purple with hints of shimmer
Essie No More Film: Creamy, seductive deep violet
KL Polish Mozart: Dusty purple
OPI Kerry Blossom: Plum

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Burgundy/Mauve/Red

–OPI We’ll Always Have Paris: Vampy, darkened plum
OPI What’s The Hatter With You?: Rich burgundy
–OPI Bastille My Heart: Deep burgundy with violet shimmer throughout
OPI Black Cherry Chutney: Dark black-red
Essie Touch Up: Softest mauve pink
Essie Bubbles Only: Classic burgundy creme
Essie Recessionista: Savvy brick red
Essie Shearling Darling: Rich, plush ebony red

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Burgundy/Mauve/Red

Milani Mauving Forward: Lighter mauve with purple undertones
KL Polish Zoey: Essential mauve
KL Polish Lumiere: Mauve pink
KL Polish Alyssa: Soft pink

NavysBlues
Navy/Blue/Teal

Essie After School Boy Blazer: Academy blue-black
Essie Bobbing for Baubles: Deepest darkest sapphire
Essie Surrounded By Studs: Bejeweled blue
China Glaze Jagged Little Teal: Deep teal blue
OPI Alpaca My Bags: Blue-green
OPI Less Is Norse: Dark ice blue
KL Polish Gumption: Dark navy blue
KL Polish Cozy In There?: Dusty blue with gray undertones


I thought about some others after I took these pics and I’m too lazy to go back and take pics and a few I don’t have in my collection any more. We’re going to call these honorable mentions
OPI You Don’t Know Jacques
OPI Russian Navy
Essie Wicked
Essie Smokin Hot
Essie Mochacino
OPI Miami Beet


My friend Meghan just shared her fall favorites here. We have a lot of similar favorites, but she mentioned a few that I don’t have in my collection and that needs to change ASAP.