I am really excited about today’s post! It’s been a while since I’ve blogged about nailpolish…and if you know me, you know I LOVE me some polish! 🙂
I spent this past weekend on my #OperationSimplify grind, which included tossing, donating, and selling a ton of clothes, products, books, and other miscellaneous items in an effort to declutter my life + make room for new things to love! This clean out included downsizing my nail polish collection…
I tossed a bunch of old polishes, and was able to pack up a box of new + barely used bottles for someone’s daughter! It made me so happy to see them get a second life. I swear karma/the universe/whatever you want to call it works, because when you open your arms + make room for new things…new things arrive!
Six polishes from KBShimmer arrived at my door on Saturday + I was beyond excited to play with these new beauties!
I had never used or heard of KBShimmer before, but after scoping them out online, I love their story! The polish company was founded by a husband + wife in 2008 and their products are “Big 3 Free” meaning the formula is completely free of toluene, formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, and dibutyl phthalate [DBP]. Coming from a girl who paints her nails at least 2x per week, the less chemicals I’m exposed to, the better!
I could not wait to swatch each of these colors + when you see them…you’ll know why.
DISCLAIMER: excuse my sad little baby nails. 🙁 They’re not the prettiest for swatching, but I’m currently in the middle of an #OperationNailGrowth mission lol.
Check these colors out! –>
- You’re So Shellfish – This is one of my favorite shades for Spring + Summer! It reminds me of one of my go-to Sinful Colors polishes [Coral Island]. It applied so evenly + would really compliment a set of tanned fingers or toes! 🙂
2. So Flamous – I am so skeptical when it comes to glitter/shimmer polishes, but I was pleasantly surprised by this one! With only two coats, my nails were evenly covered + sparkled like crazy! I don’t usually wear glitter on it’s own, but this shade was quite sweet + demure for a shimmer…something I definitely find appealing for everyday wear!
3. Pools Paradise – Again, pleasantly surprised! I was not expecting this jelly polish to wear as well as it did! Two coats provided great coverage + even distribution! Such a fun Spring/Summer shade. The sparkles add a fun twist to your traditional baby blue. 4. Set In Ocean – Okay, HOLY MOLY does this polish pop! The bottle does it no justice! For the right occasion [when you feel like being a mermaid or something], this is the perfect color for a bold + eye catching mani! A bit much for me for everyday, but stunning none the less! 5. Hugs And Wishes – Not the craziest of colors, but a very pretty lavender shade. This is a great cream polish for Spring + applies perfectly in two coats! I enjoyed this one a lot…and the name is the cutest. 🙂
6. Oh Splat! – I applied three coats of this white jelly polish + was overall very impressed with how it wore! These types of polishes [especially those of a white base] can be tricky to apply evenly, but the brush perfectly distributed just enough glitter specks. These nails totallllly reminded me of a jawbreaker!
And there you have it! Are these polishes crazy gorgeous or what!?
I have to admit, when I opened the package, I wasn’t sure that I’d love them all, but I really was surprised by how beautifully they wore! I love being introduced to new companies + brands…and love even more when I actually LOVE their products. From a self proclaimed mani maniac, I am giving two perfectly polished thumbs up to KBShimmer!
I’ve been perusing some of the other shades on their website + am eyeing a few beauties that I may need to add to my recently downsized collection! 🙂
Which KBShimmer polishes did you like best!? [I’m having so much fun with these polls LOL!]
Have you guys picked up any new polishes for Spring? Let me know below!