Saturday, June 30, 2012

ULTA: Navy Sealed with a Kiss Collection

Pin It Hello my lovelies! Today I have a super awesome mini set from Ulta *shivers at the thought of minis!*. The BEST PART?! It's NAVY related! WOOHOO!

Ulta Navy Sealed with a Kiss 4 Piece Mini Nail Lacquer Collection

Swatches and review to follow, and hmmm rumors of a giveaway???!

Friday, June 29, 2012


Pin It As I promised, I'd get through all my Nostalgic Nail Lacquer swatches this week :] And here is the last one...

Nostalgic Nail Lacquer Jem


Thursday, June 28, 2012

ESSIE Swatch Fest! [Van D'go, Mojito Madness, Mint Candy Apple, Borrowed and Blue]

Pin It Today I have 4 Essies to show you guys! I love these colors so much, I think you will too!

I recently got these in the mail. Do you see that A PINK, I own an Essie now that isn't green or blue lmao.... But look what the others are xP

Swatches and review after the jump!

Wednesday, June 27, 2012


Pin It Good evening! Tonight I have 2 polishes to show you guys!

The purple Cosmetic Arts (Color Club) polish is from a Creative Nail Fun swap with Enjeliqua of Mani Curiously! The glitter polish, Rio, I purchased from Nostalgic Lacquer! Yummy swatches ahead!

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

CHINA GLAZE [On Safari Collection]: Khalahari Kiss & Exotic Encounters

Pin It Yay it's almost Wednesday! Almost half way through the week! :D I have 2 polishes from China Glaze's new On Safari Collection! I want more but I had to compromise somewhere ;]

China Glaze Khalahari Kiss (left) and Exotic Encounters (right)

How awesome are those colors? Swatches to follow!

Monday, June 25, 2012

NOSTALGIC NAIL LACQUER: Rollin With the Homies & Duckie

Pin It Happy Monday! Welp, I hope your Mondays are going better than mine is haha. Today I have some pretties from Nostalgic Lacquer!

Nostalgic Nail Lacquer Rollin' With the Homies (left), Duckie (right)

I pre-ordered 4 through a wishlist and pretty much squeed with delight when they got here! I'm going to show you Rollin' With the Homies (from her new Clueless collection) and Duckie today!

Saturday, June 23, 2012


Pin It Happy Saturday evening guys! I have another Hungry Asian polish to swatch for you! Somehow Belle and a mini of Twenty Ten found it's way into my box. Kae <3

Hungry Asian Belle

Jump over and check out these stunning swatches!

Friday, June 22, 2012

WET N WILD Limited Edition Polishes: School of Pyrotechnics & Stars and Stripes

Pin It Woohoo, I'm back! Sorry for the unexpected "no blog" yesterday. I'm super stressed out and I just couldn't be bothered last night by posting. Sowwy guys! <3

ANYHOW! Today I have for you lovelies 2 Limited Edition polishes from Wet n Wild!

Wet n Wild Limited Edition: School of Pyrotechnics, Stars and Stripes

Oh look at that yummy, glittery goodness! I got swatches and close ups for you guys after the jump!

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

THE HUNGRY ASIAN: Mint Condition

Pin It Today I have for you guys a new polish by Kae, AKA The Hungry Asian, called Mint Condition.

The Hungry Asian Mint Condition

You won't want to miss swatches of this! Jump over for more :]

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

ORLY: Fowl Play

Pin It Ahhhhhhh! I think this is the latest I've ever done a post! We looked at apartments again today *sigh*

Any who! Today I have a polish I got off Copius for $2! Orly Fowl Play. I've been wanting this pretty for awhile and at $2 I couldn't pass it up!

Look at that flakie goodness! Yeah I'm late to the party but, better late than never! Especially with this polish :] jump over for more!

Monday, June 18, 2012

TWISTED FANTASY POLISH: Don't Turn the Lights on!

Pin It Happy Monday! (haha) Today I have for you guys another polish by Twisted Fantasy Polish! This one is called Don't Turn the Lights on!

Twisted Fantasy Polish Don't Turn the Lights on!

PS: It has glow in the dark glitter ;]

Saturday, June 16, 2012

CULT NAILS The Fairy Tale Collection

Pin It Today I skipped my planned post (again) to show you The Fairy Tale Collection by Cult Nails! I got it in the mail yesterday and had to share the "oooh,ahhh"s!

Friday, June 15, 2012

COLOR CLUB The Take Wing Collection: Metamorphosis

Pin It Happy Friday evening! Today I have Metamorphosis from Color Club's recent Take Wing Collection! I won it in a giveaway and I was super happy because it was the one color from the collection I wanted!

Pictures, dupe comparisons and review after the break!

Thursday, June 14, 2012


Pin It Good afternoon my pretties! Today I have some recent nail mail to share with ya'll!

LEFT: Butter London Lady Muck RIGHT: Lynnderella Gotta Love Brains

Aren't they just yummy in the bottle?! After the jump I have swatches and reviews, duh!

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Color Block Nail Art

Pin It Happy Hump Day! So the blog post I had PLANNED for today got deleted somehow? *sigh* who likes plans anyways?! This girl right here.

So instead of my swatch of a new Color Club polish, I will be showing you some nail art I did for a contest I entered last night on Instagram :D YAY

More nail art pictures, polishes I used and how you can replicate this after the jump!

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

REVLON Sweet Nothings Rendez-Blue and Lilac Lingerie

Pin It Today I have for you guys some older Revlon Polishes I bought off of Ebay!

Top: Revlon Sweet Nothings Rendez-Blue
Bottom: Revlon Sweet Nothings Lilac Lingerie

I haven't found an EXACT year of when these came out but one website did say 2008, not sure about that or not haha. Sweet Nothings also apparently has a second half to the collection called Dark Pleasures! These collections are sheer polishes that can be worn on their own or as a top coat.

Jump over and I'll show you my Sweet Nothings ;]

Monday, June 11, 2012

Comparing COLOR CLUB Earthy Angel & OPI Barefoot in Barcelona (Oh, and some super pretty & easy nail art too!)

Pin It This post is like a 3 in 1! Swatches, comparisons and nail art, OH MY! A little bit for everyone ;] Check out the nail art for sure though, it's simple and cute!

LEFT: OPI Barefoot in Barcelona & RIGHT: Color Club Earthy Angel

Sunday, June 10, 2012

New Iterms Added to My Blog Sale!

Pin It Just added TWENTY polishes... T-W-E-N-T-Y... to my blog sale! Check them out here!

Happy Sunday & happy shopping! :]
- Lacey

Saturday, June 9, 2012

WHIMSICAL IDEAS BY PAM: Peanut Butter and Jelly, Nimbus

Pin It Today I have 2 Whmisical Ideas by Pam polishes to swatch and review for you, YAY!

Whimsical Ideas by Pam Peanut Butter and Jelly & Nimbus
If you haven't checked out this Indie line, you need to! Since Nerd Lacquer has gone MIA, Whimsical Ideas by Pam has moved up to #1 on my Indie brand favorites list. Take a jump to see the rest of the post and find out why!!

Friday, June 8, 2012

REVLON Sheer Seafoam, WTF!? & A Jelly Sandwhich Tutorial

Pin It I get a lot of questions on Instagram about Revlon Sheer Seafoam and how to use it. I also get questions about a jelly sammich tutorial! Sooo I guess this is killing 2 birds with 1 stone?

Revlon Sheer Seafoam

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Maisie Shine Swatches & Reviews

Pin It Today I have for you guys a quad of beautiful indie polishes by Maisie Shine!

Maisie Shine Polishes, TOP: Fantasia, Orion's Belt. BOTTOM: Powder Puff, Magic Carpet Ride

Maisie Shine has recently popped up on Facebook and Etsy for me, and once I saw some bottle shots I KNEW I had to try them! Swatches and reviews after the jump for you ladies! [Warning, slighhhhhtttlllyyy picture heavy haha]

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

French Manicure w/ Flowers

Pin It This post is a manicure to go along with makeup done by Pretty Face, Happy Bank! Check out her post here :]

A neutral, French manicure spiced up a little with some pink flowers and gold accents! I have a short tutorial for you after the jump!

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Lace & Lacquers: Nail Stamping Tutorial, Tips and Tricks!

Pin It GUYS GUYS GUYS! I made a YouTube Video :D

Here are some of my tips, tricks and how I go about stamping. I hope this helps some of you if not gives you some more ideas on stamping! I was inspired to do this by one of my Facebook fans :]

MILANI Totally Cool

Pin It Ebay... Ebay.. Ebay.. What would I do without you? Haha

Today I have for you guys a polish from Milani called Totally Cool. From what I've read it's been discontinued {?} and then they brought it back?? Anyhow, I grabbed mine off of eBay for pretty cheap and I HAVE TO SHARE!

Monday, June 4, 2012

ZOYA Zuza and LOVE & BEAUTY Black/Silver Glitter

Pin It Happy Monday! (oxymoron, possibly??)

Today's post features the lovely Zuza from Zoya's Beach & Surf Collection (you can find swatches of the entire collection here) and a pretty bar glitter from Love & Beauty (Forever 21) that is simply called Black/Silver haha.

Jump on over, I got some swatches for ya'll!

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Guest Post from Sincerely Stephanie

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Hello lovely readers of Lace and Lacquers! 

I am really pleased to be doing a guest post for Lacey while she's away! My name is Stephanie and I run a Canadian nail art blog called Sincerely Stephanie. I actually started blogging in the same month as Lacey and well pretty much just love and adore polish! 

Today I have some muted semi 3D nails to show you. 


Friday, June 1, 2012

ESSIE Barefoot in Blue & As Gold As It Gets

Pin It I have a few Essies, maybe a handful? They were in my bag o' polish I brought with me to Tejas because there were a few I haven't tried. Barefoot in Blue happened to be one of them!

LEFT: Essie Barefoot in Blue RIGHT: Essie As Gold As It Gets

Combo after the jump!