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Anitacska

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Time to post some mani pictures. First is Lilypad Lacquer Angel Tears over Color Club Star, Light Star Bright with Lilypad Lacquer Mystique on the accents. Annoyingly it doesn't look as good in the pictures as it did irl, Angel Tears had green flakies, so it looked really cool with Mystique, but the pictures don't show them.

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Next is Different Dimension Collect Beautiful Moments with Pahlish Plasma. I really loved this mani.

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This is Glam Polish Mistress of the Dark with ILNP Luna.

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Anitacska

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Tonic Polish Tracks in the Snow with Models Own Colour Explosion. The Tonic was greener than I expected, but it's a pretty unique and cool polish.

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Next is FUN Lacquer Empire with Color Club Cosmic Fate topped with Sinful Colors All About You. Both the Color Club and Sinful were 2013 untrieds.

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This is Femme Fatale Madame Medusa (thermal) with Hits Glitters World Ibiza (2013 untried).

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PearlyQueen

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Time to post some mani pictures. First is Lilypad Lacquer Angel Tears over Color Club Star, Light Star Bright with Lilypad Lacquer Mystique on the accents. Annoyingly it doesn't look as good in the pictures as it did irl, Angel Tears had green flakies, so it looked really cool with Mystique, but the pictures don't show them.

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Next is Different Dimension Collect Beautiful Moments with Pahlish Plasma. I really loved this mani.

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This is Glam Polish Mistress of the Dark with ILNP Luna.

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So pretty, I really particularly love the DD & Pahlish combo!
 

PearlyQueen

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Tonic Polish Tracks in the Snow with Models Own Colour Explosion. The Tonic was greener than I expected, but it's a pretty unique and cool polish.

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Next is FUN Lacquer Empire with Color Club Cosmic Fate topped with Sinful Colors All About You. Both the Color Club and Sinful were 2013 untrieds.

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This is Femme Fatale Madame Medusa (thermal) with Hits Glitters World Ibiza (2013 untried).

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More pretty mamis! My pick of these is that topper on the last one, it's like gemstones, very nice.
 

PearlyQueen

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And this week my mani is George Starfish on a base of Nails Inc Crown Court (which you really can't see!):
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The topper was completely dried up but I rescued it with a bit of HK Girl, a bit of thinner and a stir with a stick! I've never used it but I must have had it for a good 10 years... Anyway, I think it was worth the rescue job, CC was really boring without it (a polish I used to love!).
 

Anitacska

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And this week my mani is George Starfish on a base of Nails Inc Crown Court (which you really can't see!):
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The topper was completely dried up but I rescued it with a bit of HK Girl, a bit of thinner and a stir with a stick! I've never used it but I must have had it for a good 10 years... Anyway, I think it was worth the rescue job, CC was really boring without it (a polish I used to love!).
Very sparkly! Crown Court is pretty. I don't think I own it, but I googled it and it looks really nice.
 

Anitacska

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I have a few more manis to share. First is my own franken polish. I really love this.

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Next is Femme Fatale Nightfall.

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This is Illyrian Polish Sanguine topped with Rogue Lacquer Beach I'm a Mermaid on the accents.

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My nails are so short right now, they keep breaking. I guess that's winter for you.
 

PearlyQueen

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I have a few more manis to share. First is my own franken polish. I really love this.

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Next is Femme Fatale Nightfall.

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This is Illyrian Polish Sanguine topped with Rogue Lacquer Beach I'm a Mermaid on the accents.

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My nails are so short right now, they keep breaking. I guess that's winter for you.
Nice set of manis! Your franken looks so professional! I love the FF when it's more blue, and the last combo is stunning!
 

Anitacska

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Got my package yesterday, but barely managed to unpack everything. We had lots of dramas at home and a very late night (teenagers, ugh). I only got around to taking pictures late this afternoon by which time it was dark, so they're not great. I went a "bit" crazy, but I had to take advantage of 3 Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals and the C4N 20% code earier in November (15 EdMs were from there). Turns out I'm practically out of storage again. Plus I got stung by customs, but tbh I really couldn't claim this lot to be below £15. So in the new year I will not be spending much on polish.

Anyway, pictures. Top row is last month's PPU (plus Girly Bits Euw Yucca from October), Tonics (obvs) and Different Dimension protos and other polishes.

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EdMs from C4N and EdM Black Friday sale, plus Purity (bottom right) from the PfD overpour sale (it was from September or October FTLOP, can't remember). They look so much better irl, lots of shifty multichromes/shimmers.

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Top row left is November FTLOP box, the rest is self explanitory. boschicka boschicka Love Darkness, thank you again! Bit underwhelmed by the Illyrian Cyber Monday order, the only ones I really like are the older polishes. The new protos are a bit samey. I like one of the EPs, the other is a bit dull. The PfDs though! :love:

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boschicka

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Got my package yesterday, but barely managed to unpack everything. We had lots of dramas at home and a very late night (teenagers, ugh). I only got around to taking pictures late this afternoon by which time it was dark, so they're not great. I went a "bit" crazy, but I had to take advantage of 3 Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals and the C4N 20% code earier in November (15 EdMs were from there). Turns out I'm practically out of storage again. Plus I got stung by customs, but tbh I really couldn't claim this lot to be below £15. So in the new year I will not be spending much on polish.

Anyway, pictures. Top row is last month's PPU (plus Girly Bits Euw Yucca from October), Tonics (obvs) and Different Dimension protos and other polishes.

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EdMs from C4N and EdM Black Friday sale, plus Purity (bottom right) from the PfD overpour sale (it was from September or October FTLOP, can't remember). They look so much better irl, lots of shifty multichromes/shimmers.

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Top row left is November FTLOP box, the rest is self explanitory. boschicka boschicka Love Darkness, thank you again! Bit underwhelmed by the Illyrian Cyber Monday order, the only ones I really like are the older polishes. The new protos are a bit samey. I like one of the EPs, the other is a bit dull. The PfDs though! :love:

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Beautiful!!! How many storage containers does your current collection occupy?
 

Anitacska

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Beautiful!!! How many storage containers does your current collection occupy?
Three 9 drawer Alexes, 2 Helmers and an 11 drawer plastic tower. I *may* have space for one more Helmer, but first I need to see how much storage space I'll have left in the loft after the conversion is ready. Also how much money I have left, ha!
 

PearlyQueen

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Got my package yesterday, but barely managed to unpack everything. We had lots of dramas at home and a very late night (teenagers, ugh). I only got around to taking pictures late this afternoon by which time it was dark, so they're not great. I went a "bit" crazy, but I had to take advantage of 3 Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals and the C4N 20% code earier in November (15 EdMs were from there). Turns out I'm practically out of storage again. Plus I got stung by customs, but tbh I really couldn't claim this lot to be below £15. So in the new year I will not be spending much on polish.

Anyway, pictures. Top row is last month's PPU (plus Girly Bits Euw Yucca from October), Tonics (obvs) and Different Dimension protos and other polishes.

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EdMs from C4N and EdM Black Friday sale, plus Purity (bottom right) from the PfD overpour sale (it was from September or October FTLOP, can't remember). They look so much better irl, lots of shifty multichromes/shimmers.

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Top row left is November FTLOP box, the rest is self explanitory. boschicka boschicka Love Darkness, thank you again! Bit underwhelmed by the Illyrian Cyber Monday order, the only ones I really like are the older polishes. The new protos are a bit samey. I like one of the EPs, the other is a bit dull. The PfDs though! :love:

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Wow, you went for it this time! It's a long time since I had a haul like this... Love them by the way, the PfDs do stand out from the others, really nice, and I totally see what you mean about the Illyrians, though they are pretty. Love the GLL at the bottom too, and your Tonics look very cool. So do your EdMs - I'm kind of fancying the next release from them too.
Enjoy!
 

PearlyQueen

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I have to say I'm feeling a bit disillusioned with polish buying at the moment. Illyrian have seriously left me angry and disappointed - no response to any of my emails to them, the fascist dictatorship they're running on FB and still no replacement brush, free gift or postage refund. The last one is what's really annoying me now, no recourse if they don't answer emails (I've sent two really polite ones so far about this alone). The way I'm feeling now, I'm not sure I want to buy again.
And my FTLOP Nov box is missing still, I emailed again and she's chasing the company for me, but that's a massive delay again.
Not to mention another order I placed on BF offered a postage refund if you met their minimum but couldn't enter the code, and again no refund, no response to my email (I only mailed yesterday once Stackry had the polishes though) - it just feels like I spend my life stressing about this stuff at the moment. So thank you Lemming Lacquer for your contribution.
Anyhow, sorry for venting but I'm soooo frustrated with all of them, customer service seems to be out of date with all of these people.
I just wish they'd KEEP THEIR F***ING PROMISES AND ANSWER THEIR EMAILS!!!!!
 

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