Friday, November 15, 2013

Get Ready For Loaded Lacquer!

Hello Lacquer Luvers! It's such a special day today. I had the absolute pleasure and honor of swatching polishes for a company set to debut in just a few hours! Loaded Lacquer just might be the next line you start setting alarms for come restock time. Just check out my swatches of 4 lovely glitter bombs for yourselves below!

First up, we have The Dog Ate My Homework which might take a few of you back to childhood memories. This glitter bomb is jam packed with shreds, hexagonal, square and circle glitter that are black, white, green, grey and iridescent. The Dog Ate My Homework is abstractly reminiscent of shredded paper across a lawn or yard.

I put 1 coat of TDAMH over 2 coats of Bettina Concrete. Loaded Lacquer's are, as the name implies, loaded with glitter. These aren't the type of polishes where you have to fish for glitter or worry about placement as the brushes are nice and hold a generous amount of polish on them. However, to get a uniform look with all of these mani's and avoid any clumps of glitter, I did give one side of the brush a good wipe on the bottles. All of these swatches were topped with 1 cost of Seche Vite.

Next we have Fluffy Macaroons, a polish that's even sweeter than it's name! This beauty has a whimsical array of pastel and iridescent glitter that range in shape from hexagonal to square. There's light/dark pink, light/dark yellow, white, & mint glitter through and through but the periwinkle glitter in it just makes my heart skip a few beats! I love this so very much! Here she is 1 coat over 3 coats of Essie Turquoise and Caicos.

Oxygen Bar is up next and she is truly beautiful. This lovely contains hot pink, blue, purple, periwinkle and iridescent glitter. Again, the amount of glitter in these are very generous. This is one coat of Oxygen Bar over 3 coats of Zoya Heather.

Last but not least we have Captain Obvious. This baby is full of pink, blue and purple medium sized hexes with coordinating small hexes in the range colors. There's some iridescent glitter that reflects a light green color, too! Simple but oh so pretty! Shown below is 2 coats of China Glaze Recycle and 1 coat of Captain Obvious. 

Loaded Lacquer is set to debut today at 9:00am Central Time. Full sized bottles will be available at 15mL for $10 each. These gorgeous glitter bombs are 3-Free and will make for some wonderful stocking stuffers! Orders over $50 will receive free shipping and Loaded Lacquer ships internationally to Canada, UK, Japan, Israel, Sweden, New Zealand, Australia, Finland and Ireland. International orders over $50 are given a $5 shipping discount. So Lacquer Luvers, what do you all think? Are you guys loving these as much as I am? Set your alarm fit 9:00am CT & make sure you head over to to see the other polishes Heather will have in stock today!

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Pedi-Sox Review & Giveaway!!!

Hello Lacquer Luvers! Have you guys ever heard of Pedi-Sox? Well, last year I was putting together a wishlist for a Holiday Swap I was partaking in on Facebook and was looking for nail related products that weren't particularly a nail polish. I happened to stumble across Pedi-Sox while taking a look at a friends wishlist. After browsing their website, Pedi-Sox found it's way onto my wishlist as well! Read on to find out why and how you can win a pair of Pedi-Sox for yourself! 

Pedi-Sox are the revolutionary answer to how you can have the ultimate home pedicure experience. These socks have a hole in the toe area which allows you to paint your toes while simultaneously keeping your feet comfy and clean, allowing moisturizers to absorb better and protect your nail polish - while extending the pleasure of the pedicure experience. These socks are quality-conscious, come in a variety of styles and are reusable. 

I began my home pedicure by filling a basin with warm water and soap flakes. I then scrubbed, cut and filed my nails and pushed back my cuticles. I exfoliated my heels with the aid of a sugar scrub that I made myself (I don't measure anything but it's a simple mix of brown sugar and coconut oil that leaves your skin so smooth, soft and moisturized).

Once I dried my feet thoroughly, I applied a super thick mani/pedi cream by Cacee then put on these fabulous leopard print Pedi-Sox. I was immediately impressed by the quality and thickness of these socks. I liked that they were nice and "snug", it felt as if they hugged my feet and kept them warm and cozy. Once I completed my pedi and removed the socks I was impressed with how moisturized my feet felt. It seemed as though my skin drank up the moisturizers in the cream rather than allowing them to evaporate. 

So, now that you've read my review and seen them for yourself, I'm sure Pedi-Sox are on their way to making it on your wishlist, right? Luckily for one of you, I'm hosting a giveaway courtesy of Pedi-Sox where you'll have an opportunity to win a pair. The winner will be able to choose either the Original Pedi-Sox with the pink logo or the California Weight Pedi-Sox in blueberry. The California Weight Pedi-Sox are lite-weight material for warmer climates and year-round use. For your chance to win your choice of Pedi-Sox, simply wait for the rafflecopter widget to load below and leave me your email address. Additional entries can be earned as well if you follow my blog, share this giveaway, etc. Good luck to all! As always, I hope you all enjoyed this post my dear Lacquer Luvers and I look forward to sharing my next post with you, xo!


**This product and the prize was provided to me courtesy of Pedi-Sox**

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