Thursday, 4 February 2010

day one hundred and fifty two, orly star of bombay

like yesterday....there are lots more giveaways going on from fantastic bloggers that you all need to know about!

the lovely Gilded Angel from Naive Nails is having a giveaway to celebrate 300 (!!!!) followers and you have a chance to win the awesome milani holo polish collection that just came out. seriously. enter and follow. she was one of my very first blog commentors (and definitely my first regular commenter) and so she is held in high esteem in my books!!

another blogger, Sarah of I Heart Cosmetics is having a giveaway to celebrate 500 (although she is now at 600!!!!!!!!) followers and among other goodies you can win a mini Alice in Wonderland set!

the illustrious CucumPear is having an end-of-the semester giveaway with loads of goodies, nail polish, lotion, lip gloss, wow!

and finally Black Polish and Lip Gloss is having a giveaway to celebrate 300 followers, a huge amount of items to be won!

3 more followers and i'll be doing my own darn giveaway! :P


okay. onto today's polish, orly (ya, rly!) star of bombay is from the gems collection back in 2008 (can't believe it was that long ago or that we are in 2010! where does the time go!?) and i was recently gifted it from a friend during a nail polish secret santa! i was very excited to receive it as i always MEANT to purchase it (i even picked it up at a drugstore when i was in ohio this time last year but i put it down and didn't actually purchase it) so colour me pleased!

these pictures probably look really washed out...but this is a DARK blue. it's really a blue-black and i couldn't get the blue to accurately show up until i put my fingers right under a lamp, it just kept looking black. i had no problems with application, great pigmentation too..definitely didn't need 3 coats, could've gotten away with two...but i'm a 3 coater, it cannot be undone!

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Blogger gildedangel said...

That is a gorgeous polish! Thank you for mentioning my giveaway!

4 February 2010 at 20:03  
Blogger SEH said...

of course!!!! i do like this colour but it is wayyyyyyyyyyy dark

4 February 2010 at 20:05  
Anonymous PolishedPrude said...

I need more friends who give me polish, lol. Very nice shade of blue... for a moment I thought the shade was a black until I saw the pic with the tilted bottle.

5 February 2010 at 11:11  

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