Nail Polish

MAC, Iris Apfel, lipstick, swatches, Pink Pigeon, Scarlet Ibis, Party Parrot, Flamingo, Morange, Entertain Me, Embrace Me, Redd, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Of the seven collections on MAC's counters right now (Daphne Guinness, Metal X, Tour de Fabulous, Lip Mix,    >>

Le Metier de Beaute, LMdB, Ken Downing, resort 2012, swatches, Yield to Yellow, Not So Safe Orange, ShocKen Pink, HibisKiss, Orange Juiced, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Last September I was in NYC for fashion week, and a fashion blogger passingly mentioned that neon was    >>

Deborah Lippmann, Edge of Glory, swatches, Barney's, Lady Gaga, Gaga's Holiday Workshop

I have a VERY exciting guest swatch for you today: from Barney's exclusive collaboration with Lady Gaga (Gaga's    >>

Chanel, spring 2012, swatches, Rouge Coco, Superstition, Chalys, Paradis, Charme, Destinee, Rouge Coco Shine, Candeur, Flirt, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Chanel's spring collection was one of the first on counter this year. The collection chiefly offers variations on    >>

Butter London, HRH, swatches

Tremendous thanks (again) to AlexandraRC for today's guest swatches. Pretty soon she will have captured Butter London's entire    >>

Butter London, Chimney Sweep, swatches

Tremendous thanks to AlexandraRC for today's beautiful guest swatch of Butter London Chimney Sweep. AlexandraRC says Chimney Sweep    >>

Butter London, Lady Muck, swatches

Tremendous thanks to AlexandraRC for allowing me to post her gorgeous guest swatches of Butter London's Lady Muck.    >>

Color Club, Hot Like Lava

Special thanks to Brittany of Brittany's Beauty Online for her guest swatches of Color Club Hot Like Lava.    >>

Refinery 29, Color Club, Punch Drunk Red, swatches, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Curious to see how it would look on my hands, I decided to do another manicure from the    >>

Refinery 29, Color Club, holiday 2011, swatches, Snow Pixie, Rolling in the Deep, Punch Drunk Red, Swan Lake, Wine Cooler, Happy Hunter, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Refinery 29 is an online magazine, and one of my daily reads for what's going on in the    >>

Butter London, Branwen

Another fantastic guest swatch from AlexandraRC: Branwen's Feather. This shade is a deep, dark, blackened red-purple shimmer (but    >>

Illamasqua, Faux Pas, swatches

Illamasqua introduced a new "rubber finish" nail polish formula with their Theatre of the Nameless collection. I swatched    >>

Laura Mercier, Moonlight, swatches, holiday 2011, Pink Pearl, Crystal Beige, Deep Garnet, Orchid Shimmer, Evening Pink, Raspberry Sorbet, Rose, Bare Beam, Nude Lilac, Lip Glace, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

I got the chance to swatch Laura Mercier's holiday collection, Moonlight. The color story is definitely non-traditional for    >>

NARS, holiday, 2011 swatches, Joyous Red lipstick, Albatross lipgloss, Space Odyssey, Endless Night, Campo de Fiori, St. Marks Place, Larger than Life Eyeliner, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

We had previously taken a look at NARS' holiday sets; the weather has finally permitted me to finish    >>

Butter London, West End Wonderland, swatches

AlexandraRC observed that I was woefully short on Butter London swatches, and graciously volunteered some of her photos    >>