A note....

by Norelis Ocasio


Hello Lovelies!!

Hoping all of you have had a lovely holiday season. Mine was pretty quiet, which is just like I like it. I have been meaning to post this a long time ago. I have been wanting to share with all of you a little update on my life and what has been going on. 

I recently was made aware of a post about bloggers who have stopped blogging in 2014. Apparently my name was mentioned in this post. While I have been a lot quieter than previous years I can assure you all I am still here active and loving my site. 

2014 has been a trying year for me in my personal life, I have dealt with some issues that I never thought in my 27 years I would deal with. While I do not want to share them on my site because they are very personal, I can say that I have been finally able to mentally and emotionally process all of it. Organizing my life will take me a little longer but all of those things that I love to do like blogging will be back to normal. 

I hope to eventually be able to open up about my daily life and maybe encourage others with my personal experiences. But for now I want to just let you all know I am here and will be posting like I normally do with out so many breaks in between posts. 

Love you all! 

XOXO


OPI Fifty Shades of Grey (Press Release)

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OPI to Release New Limited-Edition Nail Lacquers Inspired by Universal Pictures and Focus Features’ Movie Fifty Shades of Grey


OPI announced today the launch of six new limited-edition nail lacquers inspired by Universal Pictures and Focus Features’ Fifty Shades of Grey, the hotly anticipated film adaptation of the worldwide bestselling book by E L James. Available in January 2015, the collection includes five gray nail lacquers in varying shades and textures, along with one rich red hue. Fifty Shades of Grey arrives in theaters on Valentine’s Day weekend of 2015.

“The Fifty Shades of Grey book series is one of the greatest publishing sensations of all time, with more than 100 million copies sold to date. Fans have fallen in love with the characters and are eager to see them translated onscreen,” explains Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI Co-Founder & Brand Ambassador.  “The collection captures the mood, feelings and emotions of this film with assorted hues of gray, ranging from glittering and gleaming silvers to cool gray crèmes to dark charcoal. The collection also features a rich crème red to represent passion.

“Color is so much more than something to admire. The colors we choose to wear represent our personalities, our moods, our feelings,” continues Weiss-Fischmann. “The collection bottles the film’s passion, luxury and power in six beautiful nail lacquers ideal for expressing sensuality through beauty.”

The OPI collection includes the following shades:

My Silk Tie

This silky, gleaming silver has got me all tied up.

Romantically Involved

I’m in a deep relationship with this luscious crème red. 

Dark Side of the Mood

This brooding, stormy charcoal is dangerously gorgeous.

Shine for Me

This shimmering silver with subtle blue sparkle really turns me on!

Cement the Deal

I’d sign anything to get my hands on this stony, cool gray.

Embrace the Gray

Let this chic, moody gray crème become one with you. 


Each nail lacquer shade features OPI’s exclusive ProWide™ Brush for the ultimate in application. The collection will be available beginning January 2015 for a limited time only. Nail lacquers will retail for $9.50 ($11.50 CAN) each at Professional Salons, including Beauty Brands, Chatters, Dillard’s, Regis, ULTA and ulta.com. 

    OPI is guaranteed only when purchased through authorized professional beauty outlets and prestige stores, not from a drugstore, supermarket, mass outlet or other unauthorized source. For more information, please call 800-341-9999 or visit  HYPERLINK "http://www.opi.com" www.opi.com. Follow OPI on Twitter and Instagram  HYPERLINK "http://twitter.com/opi_products" @OPI_PRODUCTS and go to Facebook to become a  HYPERLINK "http://www.facebook.com/opiproducts" fan

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ABOUT OPI

As the world leader in the professional nail care industry, OPI is committed to providing high-quality products and services to both salons and their customers, along with a focus on industry safety and innovation. Known for its exceptional formula, fashionable colors and iconic names, OPI’s heavily-pigmented lacquers are super rich, long-lasting and chip-resistant – offering an affordable luxury to consumers. OPI nail lacquer is available in over 200 shades. Each lacquer features OPI’s exclusive ProWide™ Brush for the ultimate in application. Currently, OPI is available in over 100 countries and retails a full line of professional items, including nail treatments, finishing products, lotions, manicure/pedicure products, files, tools, gels and acrylics. 


ABOUT FIFTY SHADES OF GREY

Fifty Shades of Grey is the hotly anticipated film adaptation of the bestselling book that has become a global phenomenon.  Since its release, the “Fifty Shades” trilogy has been translated into 52 languages worldwide and sold more than 100 million copies —making it one of the biggest and fastest-selling book series ever. 


Philly Loves Lacquer: Seeing Isn't Believing Collection 2014

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Hello Lovelies!!

Hope you are having a wonderful weekend. I have another beautiful nail polish collection to share. Philly Loves Lacquer sent me these 5 beauties and I am so excited to share them with all of you. 

Denny's An American Institution:

A yellow crelly with red hex glitter and scattered holographic glitter. This is two coats. 

Christmas At The Pound:

A nude pink holographic polish. This is two coats. 

Field Dressed A Cat:

A gorgeous pink holographic. This is two coats. 

Shots of Brown Liquor:

A brown scattered holo. This is two coats.

When I Wake Up, I'm Getting a CAT Scan!:

Dense rainbow micro glitter. This is two coats. 

I had a wonderful experience with all of these beauties. They applied well and looked magnificent not he nail. What you see on the bottle is what you get on the nail. You can purchase these polishes from the Philly Loves Lacquer site. You can also follow them on Instagram for more details. 

xoxo,


Q-Tips Precision Tips

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*Sponsored* 

Hello Lovelies!!

I wanted to share a new product that I have been using a lot to help with my nail art and makeup daily. The new Q-tips Precision Tips. 

Q-tips Precision tips are great for cleaning the cuticle area when doing some nail art. Simply did the tip into some acetone and swipe around the skin and cuticle area to remove any unwanted polish or glitter. It can clean quickly and efficiently. 

I also love using them to clean up around my lash line when I use black liner and my eyes get watery. It clean it right up and takes very little effort, most importantly it does not mess up my makeup. 

Total must haves in any beauty lovers daily life. I have one in my makeup station and another box in my nail polish area for quick clean up. You can pick these up at your local drug store, Walmart, Target. Make sure to check out their Instagram account for loads of makeup ideas and other cool stuff. 

xoxo,

*Sponsored post but all opinions are my own*


OPI Holiday 2014 Gwen Stefani Collection Swatches & Review

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Hello Lovelies!

I finally have the Gwen Stefani Holiday Collection from OPI to share. This collection has some beautiful shades and I know many of you would love to add them to your collection. This 18 piece collection has something for every polish lover.

Unfrost My Heart:

A silver foil, this is two coats. 

What's Your Point-Settia?

A true red creme. This is two coats.

Cinnamon Sweet:

A cinnamon red creme. This is two coats.

Comet In The Sky:

A black and iridescent hex glitter topper. This is one coat over Cinnamon Sweet.

Red Fingers & Mistletoes:

A shimmery cranberry red. This is two coats.

Fashion A Bow:

A red-orange jelly creme. This is two coats.

I Carol About You:

A purple shimmer with a blue flash. This is two coats.

In A Holidaze:

An oxblood red. This is two coats.

Just Be-Claus:

A magenta creme. This is two coats.

So Elegant:

A black and gunmetal hex glitters in a clear base. One coat over Just Be-Claus.

Rollin' In Cashmere:

A pearl gold shimmer. This is two coats.

I'll Tinsel You In:

A black and white matte glitter in a clear base. This is one coat over Rollin' in Cashmere.

Kiss Me- Or Elf!:

A magenta shimmer. This is two coats.

Snow Globetrotter:

A white and iridescent hex glitter combo in a clear base. This is two coats.

Love is Hot and Coal:

A black-brown with pink and blue shimmer. This is two coats.

First Class Desires:

A deep eggplant jammed packed with gold shimmer. This is two coats.

Sleigh Parking Only:

A raisin creme, this is two coats.

Christmas Gone Plaid:

The perfect christmas green creme. This is two coats.

Overall I absolutely love this collection. The colors are perfect for this season and the names are adorable. I also really love Gwen so this makes this collection that much more awesome. 

Gwen Stefani Holiday nail lacquer shades each feature OPI’s exclusive ProWide™ Brush for the ultimate in application. Gwen Stefani Holiday will be available October 2014, at Professional Salons, including Beauty Brands, beautybrands.com, Chatters, Dillard’s, Regis, ULTA and ulta.com for $9.50 ($11.50 CAN) suggested retail for each nail lacquer.

 

xoxo,