Speaking of which, I'll be announcing the winner of the survey giveaway either later today or tomorrow. You guys really helped me SO much, I am so grateful!
Anyway, my SO only works half a day on Friday so I'm meeting him for lunch. Nearby the lunch place is a Ross and a small beauty supply. ...I had to check 'em out and I'm so glad I did.
First, the beauty supply loot. I picked up some emery boards to bring on the trip since I don't want to risk breaking my glass nail file. I also picked up Gelous basecoat, which I had been hearing good things about on Nail Board:
(My NOTD is American Apparel Butter. The topcoat bubbled badly but the actual polish is incredible! Two coats...! A pale yellow pastel that's opaque in two coats! That's the dream! Didn't apply like butter per se but applied very well nonetheless.)
The beauty supply also had a rack of $5 OPIs. Now that our etailer advantage is gone, I'll be watching this rack closely in the future. This is OPI Bronzed to Perfection. The basecolor is the ugly pretty thing that I like lately but what really sold me was the gold shimmer and gold microglitter!
I rarely ever find anything good at this particular Ross but I struck lucky today. I don't LOVE Poshe but it's my "it's okay to mess up" topcoat: I use my bottles of Poshe for red nail polishes (which seems to be good at getting into topcoats and staining them pink) and glitters that need several layers of thick topcoat to even out. So when I saw it for $4, I decided to get it.
And then I saw these... Gimmicky, definitely, but I opened one of them up and it looked very smooth and pigmented... and smelled delicious!
I have high hopes for these. $4.
But then I came upon the real treasure:
Need some closeups? You got it!
Cotton Candy: looks super sheer and liquidy. Eh.
Mauvin' Metallic: sheer, frosty and thin. Not a great find.
Timely Rose, meh. But the last two was worth the $5 for the entire five set!
Silver Spells: big and small silver hex glitter plus small gold glitter in light gold jelly. It's all I can do right now to not layer it on my AA Butter mani!!
Vanishing Venus!! I never thought I'd find this. Dark purple with teal shimmer. :)
I also got some athletic socks but you guys don't need photos of that...
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