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Review: A Glitter-splosion with Sephora It's Bouquet with Me and Essie Jamaica Me Crazy

I reeaaallllllllly should stop buying nail polish.  I've only been at this a couple months but my Helmer is already nearly full! I'm going to have to start hiding polish around the place as I'd get in trrrouuuble if I bought another drawer set.  Shame it's really hard when the lovely lady at my beauty supply place (TBBS in Toronto, if you're in the city) keeps giving me deals and there keep being spring colours all over the place :(  On that note, let's look at two new polishes I picked up over the weekend, Essie Jamaica Me Crazy and Sephora by OPI It's Bouquet with Me!  Yay for looking at the pretty colours, not bank accounts!

It may seem like I'm doing this backwards but I wanted to talk about It's Bouquet with Me first.  Omg do I love this glitter.  Tiny holo, silver and pink glitter in a purple-tinted base, it's so sparkly it will almost blind you, but in a way that you'd be ok with cos it's not a bad last sight to see.  Sephora by OPI has done some marvellous glitters lately, especially with colour and holo mixtures, and this is no exception.  This is two coats to maximise the chance of blindness. 




I'd be remiss if I didn't show you Jamaica Me Crazy on it's own as it's so pretty by itself.  The polish is a shimmery magenta from Essie and such a bright colour, I love it.  Application was decent, the pictures below are two coats.  I don't have too many Essie polishes as I'm always attracted to the crazy glitters like a bower-bird but this one will do as it's very shimmery.  



The Verdict:  Both winners in my book, both in appearance, application and ridiculous names.  I do love the glitter slightly more, but that's just me and my patch of brain cells that appears to exist solely to go "ahhhhahsdfasdfasdf" at glitters.  It did that for the Sephora so yay!




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