Latest Haul

Whew – it’s been a long week (exactly) with sales. I think it’s time to go back to some more pictures. Here’s what came home with me this week. I’ll get around to swatching some of it but please ask if there’s anything you’d like to see!

First the miscellany. From Urban Outfitters: Lollipop (a pink glitter that reminds me of cupcakes) and Mystic, which reminds me a lot of the Layla Ceramic Effects I bought last week – but at about half the price. A Seche topcoat called Collage Overlay, the last Sephora polish I needed from Pantone Universe (Rose Dawn), and Color Club Love ‘Em/Leave ‘Em.


Next, LOTS of China Glaze due to a misunderstanding about a sale price at Sally’s. I also had a 20% off coupon so these were $3 each: Secret Peri-Winkle, Dorothy Who?, Glistening Snow, Fairy Dust, Watermelon Rind, and Black Diamond.

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And Running in Circles, Water You Waiting For, It’s a Trap-eze, Grape Juice and Avalanche.

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Perhaps most exciting of all, my Rescue Beauty order. You can’t really get the great depth and shimmer in the one picture where you can clearly see Recycle, but Recycle is just black in the other picture, so here’s both. Yes, I have ordered a lightbox. 🙂 By the way, Aqua Lily lasted approximately 30 hours before selling out again this week. It’s so beautiful! Aqua Lily, Insouciant, Poco A Poco, Ghost, Recycle, and Moxie (the surprise love here – not “surprised it’s beautiful” but “surprised that I think it will get more use than I thought” since I normally am not that into white polish).

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Ulta B2G1 on Polishes Starting December 1

Ulta will have B2G1 on Orly, China Glaze, Piggy Polish, and Zoya from December 1 to December 24. They have a $5 off $10 coupon on the flyer; these often go on the web site. With the two deals together, you could be looking at $11 for 3 Zoya polishes – not a bad deal at all! Also with purchase of 2 OPI colors Ulta will have one of three OPI “Holiday Exclusive” colors – Skip the Gift Wrap (green), Last Minute Shopper (red), or Gift Cards for Everyone (purple). These are full sizes of the same three colors that are in the Ulta mini set. 

Julep is on Hautelook Today

I have tons of photos to upload, but before I do that, Hautelook has a Julep event today. Items range from $19 for two polishes and a treatment (that’s called an intro box I thought) to three polishes and a treatment for $24-$32. If you’re already a Maven this is probably nothing big and you’ll find the “compare to” prices laughable like I did. But if they have colors you want that aren’t available as an intro box – have at it! Coming later today – a massive haul post and some more swatching! 

Haute Gel Polish at Sneakpeeq

Sneekpeeq has Haute gel polishes for $13. While this is a bit high, if you are a new customer, I believe you get a $10 badge right away, and if you use their iPad app they will give you a free shipping badge. I did something similar on the Layla polishes and was able to get 2 for $5 each with free shipping. Not such a great deal though without extra badges; I find their shipping high, especially on a small item like polish.

UVNails Kits on Hautelook

Hautelook has UVNails gel kits (including lamps) for $119; individual gel polish colors are $10. I haven’t used these but if you believe the web site the kits are normally $273, which sounds like a good deal. (But I’m always suspicious of the “retail price” that’s quoted).

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