Kimber’s Mish Mash Challenge: Book



Talk about late for a very important date. I don’t know what was with me this week, but I just wasn’t feeling the whole “do my nail and blog about it thing.” But I wanted to get this week’s Mish Mash post up before I was a whole week behind and look like a fool.

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Black & White Challenge Day 10: Mani of My Choice



I’ve been looking forward to this mani since I decided to do the Black & White Challenge.

Simple newsprint nails today. All over a base of Sally Hansen Hard to Get.

Today is also Treatment Thursday and I have a new kind of treatment for you today.


This is my current nail polish remover. The Onyx Professional 100% Pure Acetone jar. I got it at WalMart.

What I love about this is that unlike other nail polish remover jars I’ve tried (the Sally Hansen ones), the Onyx Professional one has the remover sitting in a tub with plastic bristles, not in a sponge, so it works much better at removing polish than the sponges do. It’s also amazing at removing glitter polish, which is awesome when my POBC fails.

So, tomorrow is Household Item nails, then Saturday I start something new (not a true challenge, though.)

Welcome Post! Hauls and Recent Manicures


Hello! Welcome to The Polished Fangirl. Hauls, manis, and various fun with nails.

I’ll start off with my three most recent manicures, as well as a haul from yesterday.


This was my manicure from earlier this week (Monday, I believe). Essie’s Cocktail Bling (a beautiful grey with strong purple undertones) with NYC’s Matte Me Crazy as a top coat. (I HIGHLY recommend the Matte Me Crazy if you’re looking for a matte top coat. It does a wonderful job of mattifying without being as expensive as Matte Magic or Matte About You. It’ll run you about $2 after taxes. I got mine at Target.)


Next, I had a slight haul yesterday, and I apologize for not having individual pictures of the bottles. In the back row we have Kleancolor Red Crackle, Kleancolor Black, Kleancolor Silver Glitter, Kleancolor Ocean Waves, and Kleancolor Espresso. In the front row we have Color Club Top Coat, Color Club Magnetic Force, Color Club French Tip, and Color Club Shock Rock.


Since I’ve used crackle/shatter polishes in the past, my manicure of choice was the magnetic. Seen here with the Color Club Top Coat.


And then my most recent mani (for the time being). Newspaper nails with 10 Lacquer in Moonlight as the base color, and Sally Hansen Diamond Flash Fast Dry as the Top Coat.