Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Wheels V5, W5, and X5: Blue, Purple, and Red Violet Cremes

Nail Wheel Wednesday is back from vacation, too. Today I've got three groups of cremes from the blue and purple side of the color wheel.

1. Miyo Nailed It Pacific (3 coats)
2. Essence Nail Art Twins Chuck (2) [I adore all the Nail Art Twins I have—someday I will find the elusive Mr. Big and complete my collection]
3. Cliche Blue (3)
4. Risque Lapis Lazuli (2) [this surprised my by drying to a satin finish, though if I read Portugese probably I would have known it would do that]
5. Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Gray by Gray (2)
6. Sally Hansen New Lengths Mosaic Creme (4)
7. Chanel Blue Boy (3)
8. Chanel Blue Rebel (2) [I can't remember the last time I bought a Chanel polish; guess I can only pay attention to so many brands at one time and they fell off my radar]
9. Orly Blue Suede (2)
10. Sonia Kashuk Taunting Teal (2)
11. Butter London Royal Navy (2)
12. Inocos Maria do Mar (2)
13. Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Himalayan Blue (2)
14. Golden Rose 204 (3) [I oughta slap myself for not cleaning up that bottle]
15. Borghese Marino (3) [oh, Borghese, I miss you and your retro bottles]
16. LA Colors Color Craze unknown (3)
17. Jesse's Girl Girls Night Out (3)
18. Butter London Blagger (2)
19. Finger Paints To-Teally Chic (2)
20. Filthy Gorgeous Midnight (?) [not sure why I didn't note number of coats here; guess I got distracted]

Bottles 1 through 4—royal blues, also known as blue beauties from swap buddies:

5 through 11—greyed and navy blues:

12 through 16—sky blues:

17 through 20—late arrivals to the wheel:

1. Incocos Bailinho (3 coats)
2. Essie Bangle Jangle (2)
3. OPI Rumples Wiggin' (3)
4. Milani Violet Dash (1)
5. Sinful Verbena (2) [yep, this came with that ring]
6. LA Colors Color Craze unknown (3)
7. Sinful Amethyst (2)
8. Golden Rose 205 (2)
9. H & M Plum (2)
10. Models Own Purple Grey (2)
11. SpaRitual Solitude (3)
12. Blue Cross Easter unknown (2) [has a slight shimmer—oops; if I'd known I'd never see another Easter collection from Blue Cross, I would have gotten more than this one color for my stash]
13. P2 Poetic (2)
14. Cosmetics Arts Frenzy (2) [not sure why this has a name when my other CA don't]
15. Studio M Grape Escape (2)
16. Quirius Starry Night (2) [almost a one coater]
17. New York Summer Hot Purple (3)
18. Filthy Gorgeous Pulp (2)
19. Butter London Muggins (3)
20. Illmasqua Faux Pas (2)

Bottles 1 through 5:

6 through 11:

12 through 18:

19 and 20:

1. Color Club Give Me a Grape Big Kiss (3 coats)
2. OPI The Violet-ter the Better (3)
3. Orly Frolic (2)
4. LA Colors Color Craze unknown (4) [apparently I bought a rainbow hued set of minis, which does sound like me]
5. OPI Houston We Have a Purple (4)
6. Finger Paints Raspberry Tafetta (2)
7. Filthy Gorgeous Judy Baby (2)
8. OPI Can You Dig It (2)
9. Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Anemone of Mine (2)
10. Dote 273 (2)
11. Essie Lady Like (3)
12. Sinful Beverly Hills (3) [another ring; I'm not surprised they haven't done this again since I bet a lot of the rings got lost/stolen]
13. Borghese Buon Viaggo Mauve (3)
14. Butter London Scoundrel (2)
15. Butter London Toff (2)
16. Finger Paints Purple Pinstripe (2)
17. Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Bewitched (2)
18. Essie Carry On (2)
19. CND Dark Amethyst (1)
20. Accessorize Unknown (?) [again, I got distracted before finishing my notes]

Bottles 1 through 4:

5 through 10:

11 through 14:

15 through 18:

19 and 20:


  1. whoaaa, so many beauties. :D Blues and purples are the best polishes ever.
    And where did you get Miyo? I thought it's only available in Poland!

    1. Rose, the Miyo is one of many treasures in my stash that I have thanks to wonderful ladies who have swapped with me. If I were better organized and/or less forgetful, I could tell you exactly who that particular bottle came from, but I'm not.

  2. You are killing me - so many favorites at one time - my brain melts LOL

  3. So many gorgeous blues. Goodness I could look at those blues all day.

  4. I love all of these but the blues are my favorites!

  5. Hi dear Karen... how many nail polishes!!!
    uhm if I've to choose the best for me..well I would opt for the super classy 11. Essie Lady Like (3)
    andd 1. Incocos Bailinho (3 coats) =)
    In this period I'm wearing dark polishes ;)

  6. Blues are my favourite:) Cliche Blue definitely pops!

  7. My eye was immediately drawn to no. 4 on the blue wheel....I'm not sure if I've seen that brand before!

  8. so many gorgeous polishes in one post... my favorite colors, only the green is missing ;)

  9. So many beauties! I think I need that Orly Blue Suede polish :D

  10. First two nail wheels are beautiful, my colours! :-)


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