Manicure Monday ~ The Collection

pic mani 1 pic mani 2 pic 3 maniScreenshot 2014-11-13 at 18.04.4520140621-133912-49152417.jpgHi there! I am still buzzing in anticipation for my new nail polish to arrive as part of my Love Me Beauty Box and I thought I share with you what I already have in store. This is half of my entire collection – I move too much so I leave almost everything at my parents house (aka free storage place). Back in the day I was never one to wear bright colours apart from red because that’s my colour but lately I seem to have grown a backbone for colourful and bright colours (Even dare to paint the Gentleman’s toes – was funny and cute). My latest manicure wish list contains more bright colours than ever before and I am happy with my new confidence of wearing such bright colours.  This Fall has brought me into loving these Fall colours I shared in my post and though I love all the colours I must say this NYX fairly Pink colours does stand-out for me. I think I have mentioned in almost all my manicure monday posts how much I love each polish I wear and mention when I do not but usually if I do not like the manicure I never bother sharing. What I usually love for in a nail polish is:

  • Application – how easy is it to apply, does one coat or two do it?
  • Removability – I have had my share of nail polish that once on need a whole bottle of vanisher to remove and even when removed they leave an ugly stain. I need a polish take an arm and a leg to remove
  • Non-chip  – I love non-chip nail polish I like to wear a polish for more than 5 days so need a lasting ones and at times I wear same for two weeks or so hence I need non-chip polish
  • Shine/shimmer – I do love nail polishes that shine and or shimmer because I don’t know but they look better and more stylish and not just bland.

What do you look for in nail polishes (if you wear)? What do you think of my collection?

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    • November 28, 2014 / 6:33 am

      I always love the golds, blues vary with me lol

  1. November 23, 2014 / 1:29 pm

    I love all these colors. Reminds me I need to fix up my own nails.

    • November 28, 2014 / 6:33 am

      Thank you, I love my collection

  2. Elizabeth O.
    November 20, 2014 / 5:01 am

    I think red nail color is a must try for holiday season.

  3. Carly Anderson
    November 19, 2014 / 11:41 pm

    All of these colors are pretty! I always look for my polish to not chip right away.

    • November 20, 2014 / 9:03 am

      I like non-chip polish with my constant hand washing I need it strong

  4. November 19, 2014 / 6:53 pm

    I love all of the colors that you have in your collection, especially the turquoise. Turquoise is one my favorite colors to wear when it comes to nail polish. 🙂

    • November 20, 2014 / 9:03 am

      I do love turquoise its a pretty colour

  5. mail4rosey
    November 19, 2014 / 2:44 pm

    My daughter loves to experiment with polishes. She’s pretty good at polish designs too, it’s fun to watch. She’d love your collection!

    • November 20, 2014 / 9:02 am

      awww bless, wish I was good at the art/design part but nope lol

  6. April @Everyday Fitness and Nu
    November 19, 2014 / 10:38 am

    I love the color selections you have. I don’t paint my nails often but I would definitely want something that held up well.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:22 am

      This is why I love the non-chip because though I have this collection and love it I dont paint weekly like before

  7. Manu Kalia
    November 19, 2014 / 4:24 am

    I love colors of those Nail polish.

  8. Chrysa Duran
    November 19, 2014 / 3:08 am

    Bring on the no chip nail polish. It is the only kind to put on! Thanks for sharing your collection. I loved it.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:22 am

      Thanks non-chip is the way forward everything else is enemy of progress

  9. Ann Bacciaglia
    November 18, 2014 / 6:23 pm

    I like your collection of nail polish. I have a huge collection of so many different colors. My daughters friends get me to do there nails.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:21 am

      awww thanks, we should compare lol

  10. Risa
    November 18, 2014 / 6:05 pm

    I find that almost every nail polish I wear chips really fast. I got some samples of those Jamberry nail wraps that I’ve been meaning to try, I just haven’t gotten around to it yet. I hear they last a lot longer than nail polish.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:21 am

      I hate when they chip so fast, I need atleast 10 days

  11. Rebecca Swenor
    November 18, 2014 / 5:36 pm

    I love your collection of colors indeed. The polish I love the most are the ones with the glitter or shimmer in them. They have to last at least a week without peeling off. Thanks for sharing.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:21 am

      So true about shimmer not too much glitter girl i suffered one time with them and they couldnt come off lol

  12. Faithful_Mommie
    November 18, 2014 / 4:45 pm

    Great colors! I use OPI and Essie, but these are amazing colors too!

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:20 am

      I have 1 opi and a couple of essie which i could not find for this share

  13. Stillblondeafteralltheseyears
    November 18, 2014 / 3:53 pm

    I am loving the Gabrini colors. So fun to see your whole collection. I have quite a few but I find I only use one.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:20 am

      I was impressed with the Gabrini its not a brand I knew but love it now

  14. Nichole Monk
    November 18, 2014 / 2:56 pm

    Such pretty colors. I am a bit jealous of your collection!

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:19 am

      awww bless x

  15. мѕ.αℓчѕѕα
    November 18, 2014 / 2:30 pm

    WOW! I’m loving your collection, especially those reds!

  16. Lynn Dee
    November 18, 2014 / 2:11 pm

    Wow! What a collection! I love bold colors like red and black. Not much into pink.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:19 am

      Thanks Lyn I too love the reds but more pink than blacks

  17. Elizabeth O
    November 18, 2014 / 11:00 am

    I just had mine today but love those colors.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:19 am

      ooooh cool care to share? lol

  18. Johanna Both
    November 18, 2014 / 8:55 am

    As my nail artist said in the last couple of years I’ve been the “boring” french nail girl, until I was brave enough to try red couple of months ago. Since then I’m in love with it 🙂

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:19 am

      awww bless though I love french manicure cant be pop of colour

  19. john lopez
    November 18, 2014 / 8:13 am

    Nice colors and collection, my wife surely love this! Thanks for sharing 🙂

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:18 am

      Thanks John, get her some for xmas

  20. Juliana RW
    November 18, 2014 / 7:55 am

    You have lots of collection. Pretty colors.

  21. November 18, 2014 / 7:39 am

    Ooh what a pretty collection! How long do you keep it before you throw it away? I know I keep mine way after expiration date. I think for me the most important is that it goes on smoothly and doesn’t chip.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:18 am

      hun I think I have had some for 2 years now but later will throw some to replace

  22. November 18, 2014 / 6:36 am

    This post is like candy to my eyes lol… Have you tried other NYX products? I love them! Lets hope someone gets me nail polish for Christmas because you just made me very jealous!

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:17 am

      hahaha no not tried other NYX products just that nail polish

  23. November 18, 2014 / 5:23 am

    I been wanting to a post about my polish. I just been annoyed with how I want to set up my photos. I love the colors you have here. Love the mint greenish one.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:17 am

      Thank you, you could do it like I have simples lol

  24. Leon Bailey
    November 18, 2014 / 4:30 am

    You have a whole lot of nail polish. Are you sure that these will hold you down until you get your next batch in the mail? 🙂

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:17 am

      hahhaha yep should do for a little while lol

  25. Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell
    November 18, 2014 / 4:22 am

    These colors are so fun for holiday festivities! I like the shades.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:16 am

      Thank you Liz didnt think much about festive colours but thats good

  26. November 18, 2014 / 3:12 am

    Yes to all of those pink colors!!!!!!

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:16 am

      hahhaa thanks

  27. November 18, 2014 / 2:58 am

    Great collection. Love the purple.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:16 am

      Thanks me too

  28. November 18, 2014 / 12:13 am

    Great collection! I love all your shades of reds and pinks!

  29. michele d
    November 17, 2014 / 11:54 pm

    Look at all those beautiful colors. Purple is my favorite.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:15 am

      Purple is my all time favourite colour even before red which I love dearly

  30. Kae James
    November 17, 2014 / 10:39 pm

    Nail polish galore! You can’t go wrong with many nail polishes.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:13 am

      couldnt agree more

  31. Kari Jordan
    November 17, 2014 / 10:10 pm

    I like that Wined Up color. I need more color in my life!

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:13 am

      we could do with more colour in our lives lol

  32. November 17, 2014 / 9:15 pm

    That fairly Pink and orange nail color look fabulous. I love bright colors like that.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:12 am

      I love this pink, not too much the orange but i am venturing out so love it

  33. Lisa
    November 17, 2014 / 8:43 pm

    These are all such great colors. I’m a BIG fan of nail polish.

  34. Sophie
    November 17, 2014 / 5:20 pm

    So many pretty colours!, Being a Beauty blogger i really enjoyed this post.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:12 am

      I am glad to hear that Sophie, thanks

  35. CourtneyLynne Storms
    November 17, 2014 / 4:23 pm

    Ahhhh love it!!! I’m a nail polish junkie so this was right up my alley 😉

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:11 am

      welcome to the AAA for nail junkies lol

  36. Dawn
    November 17, 2014 / 4:06 pm

    I never really got into the wraps and the elaborate nail stuff, but I do love a good polish or lacquer.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:11 am

      I do love nail polish so when I can I do grab a few and play with them but nothing fancy

  37. November 17, 2014 / 4:01 pm

    It’s funny, I’ve never done much with my nails, but lately I’ve been thinking about giving a little color a try. I definitely need something to keep them strong.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:11 am

      I am now on the market for something to keep them strong too

  38. November 17, 2014 / 3:49 pm

    This is one of my addictions. I love fingernail polish and pick at least one up every week. I love that really light green in your collection. This is not something I would normally choose but I love it!

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:10 am

      ok your obsessions sounds more than mine lol I am lovely the green too for some reason

  39. November 17, 2014 / 3:26 pm

    wow what fun colors. I am just now getting into nails. I love all the colors.

  40. November 17, 2014 / 12:58 pm

    Oh eeeee look at all those colors. I’d have a field day in your polish. thanks for sharing.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:09 am

      hahaha thanks

  41. November 17, 2014 / 12:22 pm

    Great collection you have! For me, the biggest thing with nail polish is non-chip…that actually doesn’t chip! Sally Hansen Miracle Gel is it for me!

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:07 am

      I agree there so many sharing non-chip then they chip

  42. Vicki W
    November 17, 2014 / 12:09 pm

    Your collection of nail polishes is awesome! I need to venture out and try other colors myself! I always seem to stick to shades of pink.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:07 am

      Shades of pink aint bad lol thanks

  43. Fi Ni Neachtain
    November 17, 2014 / 11:12 am

    That’s a fab nail polish collection. I have so many too but hardly ever get time to sit down and paint my nails. You’ve inspired me to have a mani Monday tonight. Thanks girl! 🙂

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:06 am

      awww I am glad to hear that

  44. Robin Rue
    November 17, 2014 / 10:46 am

    You have an awesome nail polish collection. I love all your colors.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:06 am

      Thank you I am proud of my little collection

  45. November 17, 2014 / 10:03 am

    These are really nice colors for nail polish. It would really stand out.

    • November 19, 2014 / 11:06 am

      Thank you Franc x

  46. Lubna Naz
    November 17, 2014 / 6:12 am

    Wow, lots of cosmetics. I love all colors you have chosen for this collection. I like Pink and Red a lot.

    • November 17, 2014 / 7:37 am

      Thank you, I love nail polish too much x

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