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It’s almost Friday, y’all. We made it. Mostly. I’m sitting here, waiting for my pizza to cool and listening to the nerds click and type their way through video games and relaxing. Probably going to be a tub journey night. Yup. Mark’s parents just left to go back home but stopped by to hang out for a little. Was super nice, they’re an absolute pleasure to be around! I don’t have anything super interesting to share up here, so let’s get into the polish, yeah?

Connie from Seventy Seven Nail Lacquer is back with the awesome Life’s a Beach trio that is absolutely perfect for summer, and she even opened up the preorder a bit early for y’all!
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Hey loves! I’m super backlogged on swatching, so this is going to be quick, but you’re going to love all of it, I promise. Ella Ann Cosmetics, one of my favorite stockists, has decided to close her doors and step back from the polish world. Kristen has done a wonderful job over the last 3 or so years, and I sincerely hope that she has a blast with whatever her next venture is!

As a send off, of sorts, Dave, the octo-overlord from Octopus Party Nail Lacquer, has created a 5 piece tropical collection as a final collab with EAC, and that’s what I’m here to show you tonight! These are 5 tropical jellies with soft holo. They’ll be going up for preorder on June 9th at 9pm EST, so make sure to set your alarms!

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Y’all. I’m tired. I’m fighting the urge to curl up on the sofa for the rest of the day. As usual, I didn’t fall asleep until close to 5am. That’s fine, it’s whatever. I needed to be up by 10, because, you see, while Mark was gone last week, I impulse ordered 6 bottles of wine with unicorns on them. It was a moment of weakness. I regret nothing. However, an adulty adult has to sigh for the package, and the delivery window was 10-2 today. 5 minutes before my alarm for 9:20 goes off, I hear banging on the door downstairs. Maintenance. You know why? Our light fixture flipped out and starting blowing bulbs within just a few minutes of them being on. I put on the order that we’re okay with them walking in if nobody answers. Dudebro comes in at 9:15 in the friggen morning and just starts SCREAMING to get someone downstairs. Repeatedly. THAT’S COOL.

Hobie, one of the roommates, went downstairs to have the dude hakuna his tatas because I was searching for clothes to make myself look decent, and figured he may as well get ready for work. As he went to leave, he noticed that someone threw a big ass rock at his windshield. Funny that it’s just a few weeks after my window was broken in the same way. So now I’m up, waiting for UPS, eating cocoa crispies and trying to not fall asleep. May as well get a post up, right? At least I’ve got some gorgeous neons to share! They’ll for sure brighten up anybody’s day.

Okay, okay. Enough babbling. I’ve got the 3rd trio from the JulieG Spring polish line from Jesse’s Girl Cosmetics. Dang, that’s a mouthful.
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Happy Monday loves! I’m sorry for the absence, I kinda took the last few days to relax and sloth it up while the boyfriend was away for work. Many tub journeys were had, I can tell y’all that. But he’s back, and my heart is full. Ready to get back into our normal routine, y’know? I’m back to start the week off with some gorgeous summery, springy, pastely neons!

A few weeks ago, I shared the first Spring trio from JulieG, so now we’ll go ahead and take a look at the second one. These colors are actually quite friggen pretty. I’m a broken record, I know, but cremes aren’t my thing. Usually. These are slowly helping to change my mind (well, these and our beloved indies).

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Hey y’all! It’s been a while since I’ve shared something I purchased, huh? Even better, this is a new-to-me brand! I had the chance to pick out some KBShimmers last year when I won Naked Without Polish‘s giveaway, but honestly hadn’t worn them yet between moves and swatch fests (no complaints, please don’t get me wrong!). I continued buying all things pretty because hot damn, y’all know I love me some pretty polishes, and I clearly have no self-restraint. They’ve got their very own shelf in one of my helmers and I make sure they’re tucked in properly each night before bed. I’m a good polish hoarder like that.

Annnnnnnd moving on…

When the Nauti by Nature collection came out, I snagged the 6 holos so damn fast that my bank account didn’t know what hit it. They’re just so pretty, and honestly unique. Holographic polishes are still my favorite, and I’ll keep buying them, even if I may have dupes, but these. These are such rich and vibrant shades, I couldn’t resist. I didn’t have these exact colors, sooooo they came home with me. It’s bad for my wallet, living in the same town as KBShimmer. Seriously. I’m glad I have my car up here now. I can sneak to pick up an online order without my boyfriend having to take me. IT. IS. GLORIOUS.

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Happy Wednesday (well, Thursday by the time y’all read this), loves! I’m back with some bright-ass neons to get us through this glorious humpday. The weather is warming up (help me, I’m melting), the pollen is out in full force, and… and I have no idea where I was going with that. IT WARM and I hate it. I love the longer days, don’t get me wrong, and I totally love not wearing a sweater 24/7, but it’s already 70 and I clearly can’t handle the heat. My roommates are going to kill me if I turn on the AC already. So uh. I guess I’ll just distract myself with pretty things to get me through it.
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It’s a party, y’all! Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer is celebrating their 3rd anniversary, so what did Julie make? a STUNNING teal shimmer that’ll be available soon!

When the USPS ate the last swatching package, Julie sent a few extras to have me review and this was one of them. It’s friggen pretty, you guys! The formula is spot on and the color is just so happy. I want cupcakes inspired by this polish. Seriously.

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It’s been a while since I’ve had PCNP on here, hasn’t it? That needs to change! I’ve got a cute little spring crelly to share with y’all today – Fruit On Top. It’s one of the bajillion polishes that I won in the giveaway that Naked Without Polish hosted and I absolutely adore it!

Kristen from Poetry Cowgirl Nail Polish made FoT a few months back and I’d been eyeing it. I’m not one for glitters or crellies, but I fell in love with it the first time I saw it. It reminds me of the pistachio ambrosia salad that my grandma made when I was a child and I’ve now got a serious craving for some ever since I wore the polish. Do y’all remember it? So. Dang. Yummy.

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Happy Wednesday TGOBers! I received these little babes in the mail on Monday and had to resist digging my grubby little paws into them (I failed. You’ll see in some of the closeups) till today for swatches. Georgia has been nothing but oddly cold and snowy, so I had to wait for a morning/afternoon off to get some relatively decent daylight swatches.

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