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Showing posts from February, 2017

A Blogger's Bookshelf: My Reading Habits

Hi Paraders,

As I'm sure a lot of you know, I love books. I love bookstores. I love choosing books and smelling books and flicking through the pages of a freshly printed paperback. (Though I also love kindles and their convenience.)

However, nothing is that simple. And even when you love something, you have to let it go. Or maybe in this case, it lets me go instead. I'm not quite sure. Anyway, my reading habits are literally all over the place. I'm a literary mess.

Swatch Watch: KBShimmer "Alloy Matey"

Hello folks!

It's a new year, and thus a new post section title... thing... seems required. Thus introducing the Swatch Watch segment, where a load of swatchy goodness can be expected. To kick off the year's posts I've chosen a super sparkly holo glitter that is sooooooo pretty and distractingly in-your-face sparkling.

Introducing KBShimmer's "Alloy Matey", which arrived to me in this nail mail post.
First of all, this first image is extremely bad quality. But! I chose to include it because it shows off how holo-mazing this polish actually is. (Non-focused holo pics are like a life energy to me). Also note below the light conditions for this particular day - a rather stormy afternoon.

And this leads us on to some actually good images (in my opinion anyway, you're all welcome to disagree!). 
Fact File: Brand: KBShimmer Polish Name: Alloy Matey! # of Coats: 3 for 'extra sparkle', but 2 covered perfectly Finishing Texture: Smooth, glitter Cost: $9.25/£7.40…