Nail Mail – Cult Nails 2nd Anniversary Special Collection

I received my Cult Nails order late last week and I am in love~
I purchased their 2nd Anniversary Special Collection which consists of Fetish (a wax finish black polish), Tempest (white creme polish) and Blaze (a gold and copper polish). I also picked up Bitten and Blackout in this order!
Notice something about the card behind? Here it is with the special release collection.

Maria included a drawing along with my order! I was really surprised at this gesture. Initially I thought that they did this for all orders but eventually figured out that they took a line from my order! How sweet! 🙂
I am definitely floored by their actions and obviously this collection. Now to figure out which of these polishes I should try first!

First Nail Mail(s) of 2013!

You know your year is gonna be great when you get nail mail on the first day 🙂
 
First up nail mail from 365 Days of Color!
I got the Christmas grab bag for just $15 during one of the 12days of offers from Sunny! *Yay* In it came a full sized Mrs Claus (limited edition polish which only came with the grab bag) and Killer Kiss from the Toxic Love Collection, a mini Gimme Some Bubbly from the Holiday Collection. Sunny also included a mini miracle balm in Victorian Christmas, some Christmas themed stickers and candy canes (not pictured).
Next up, my order from Llarowe!
From L-R: Smitten Polish Glass Elevator, Hare Magic Mist and Heat Plague, Crowstoes Frogs Breath and Hell Hath No Fury and Girly Bits Black Eyed Susan
 
I grabbed this babies during one of the flash sales that Leah Ann had. These were all from the Going, Going, Gone section. If I remember correctly I got a 30% discount on these beauties!
And last but definitely not least – my order from LynBDesign.
From the back (L-R) : Shockingly White, Sassy Snow Pants, Marvin Gardens, The Envy of Mr GreenWater Works, Boardwalk Empire and Improbable Truths
In the front : Ghostlike Charm and Reindeer Games
I knew I had to have these polishes when I saw swatches of them popping up on nail polish blogs but when I checked on Jenna’s etsy shop, she did not ship outside of the US. I tried my luck and asked Jenna about shipping overseas and she said yes! 😀
Are you wondering why I am showing you only the back of these bottles? Well, the reason is because that some of these bottles do not have labels. Read on to find out why!

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Cult Nails Haul

I took the opportunity to grab more Cult Nails goodies while they were having the offer on grab bags!
I did not buy many colors this time. I pretty much decided this would be a good time to stock up on Wicked Fast top coat! (I grabbed 3). I also got a convert pack with Charlatan and Nevermore (not pictured) as well as Flushed, Afterglow and Disciplined from their new collection! Talk about being lucky!
This was what I had in my grab bag – another bottle of Flushed!!, 2 wheels of multi-colored square and rectangular rhinestones and 2 pots of metallic studs!
Not too bad eh?

Glitzology Haul

I placed an order with the lovely Stacy from Glitzology not too long ago while she was having a $5 sale. I have always been drawn by her polishes since I saw them popping up on Facebook but never bought any due to shipping cost and currency conversion. But when I saw that she was having the $5 sale, I just bit the bullet and placed my order.
I do not regret it one bit!
From L-R: Cupid’s Arrow, All or Nothing, Purple Rain, Baby Dragon, Crown Royal, Blue Lagoon, My Viking Boyfriend, Robots in Love
 
Stacy was really nice and really quick with shipping. She even gave priority to international order so that they would arrive before Christmas. Guess what – I believe that luck was on my side and my parcel came in just 8 days!
These glitter bombs got me drooling from the moment I saw them. I actually bought them for myself and as gifts but now I am thinking to keep them all to myself! Just kidding, no I can not keep them all to myself. If I do it means
I believe she is still having a $5 sale going on right now until the 21st! Hurry on by her etsy shop before it ends. You definitely won’t regret it 😀

Goodies from Australia!

My parents recently went to Australia and came back with these goodies for me 😀
Colour by T.B.N Lilac, Sea Foam and Stevealicious, ulta3 spring break, sweet violet and lagoon, NYC crazy and T.B.N Berry Blush
When I told my mom to look out for nail polishes in Australia and probably grab a few for me she was kind of hesitant. Well, it is because in her mind nail polishes are expensive.
I was at work when my mom came back and she did not tell me anything about her purchases for me. So imagine the joy when I came in my room to find a small bag with 4 polishes in them. I was literally beaming! When I went to thank my parents, they were like – What 4 polishes? We bought you 8 bottles of nail polish! I was ecstatic!
My mom’s choice in colors were much different from what I would pick. She did call and ask me what I would like, but not knowing much about color choices there I told her to just pick what she thought was nice.
ulta3 spring breaksweet violet and lagoon, NYC crazy
One thing my mom managed to do was to pick colors that were new to what I had at the time that she left. Yup, I recently got similar colors from an Aussie Swap. Talk about coincidence!
T.B.N Berry BlushColour by T.B.N LilacSea Foam and Stevealicious



Though they are similar they aren’t exactly the same. I shall post a comparison post one day! I am thinking to go out and grab a nail wheel for that. Fingers crossed that I can do that by the end of this week!

Birthday Haul

I got myself some pretty polishes for myself this month! After the No-Buy in October, I decided to go slow with the buying. It lasted OK until Black Friday came along! LOL. But those polishes are going to be considered my Christmas presents to myself so I guess it’s OK. Right? 😛
First up, I got myself a Deborah Lippmann Run the World (Girls) set! I haven’t gone crazy and splurged that much on polishes, I only got his because it was on SALE! Back in September, I bought a Groupon which gave me a chance to grab this at RM107 instead of RM287! That is a whooping 63% off!
The set came just in time for my birthday but it wasn’t perfect, can you see it in the photo above? How about in the photo below?
The pink polish (I Kissed a Girl) was missing 😦
I contacted the seller and they said it was a manufacturers defect and they sent me Pink Blush as a replacement. Not to bad I guess.
Next up I have 2 essence color3 polishes i picked up at a temporary essence stand in the maill. The colors I picked was 06 Ticket to the Show and 01 Midnight Date.

Last but not least I picked up a few polishes from the new OPI holiday collection! I was tempted to buy more than this but I told myself to be good and only picked up Skyfall and Goldeneye.

Wait a minute! I picked up 9 polishes! That’s not exactly a few. I think my limit was 10 polishes this month. LOL! Not so good afterall I guess.

Llarowe Haul

My package from Llarowe came finally!! I got 4 polishes this time. All from different brands as you can see 🙂
From L-R: Dollish Pollish Dino-mite YoshiMelonball – a Llarowe exclusive by Candeo Colors, Girly Bits Indian Summer from the third installment of the Calender Girls series and Glitter Food (Fix-a-flat) from Nail Pattern Boldness
Bottle shots after the jump!

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