Tuesday, 16 April 2013

My Nail Polish Collection

I'm not much of a beauty junkie but I do seem to have built up quite a big collection of nail polish. I have around 4-5 boxes filled with nail polishes in varying shades and finishes and I can't help but purchase new ones often. So today I'm going to show you some of my favourite picks in each colour category. Each polish is labelled underneath. Enjoy!

Essie 'Master Plan' - warm grey nude with a hint of mauve
Models Own 'Nude Beige' - brown beige
Collection 2000 'Angel Wings' - pale cool-toned grey
Barry M 'Cappuccino' - dark purple brown
Models Own 'Utopia' - pale pink/lilac cream 

Essie 'Mint Candy Apple' - blue toned mint green
Primark Beauty Polish - mint green
Models Own 'Top Turquoise' - blue toned forest green
Primark Beauty Polish - mid denim blue
Essie 'Bikini So Teeny' - purple blue

Essie 'Nice is Nice' - lilac lavender 
Primark Beauty Polish - bubblegum pink
Revlon 'Lilac Pastelle' - pale pink lilac
Essie 'Fiji' - pale pink nude
Essie 'Neo Whimsical' - pink mauve
Barry M 'Peach Melba' - pale orange pink
Essie 'Haute As Hello' - bright orange-pink coral

OPI 'Servin Up Sparkle' - silver holographic chunky top coat
Models Own 'Juicy Jules' - fine holographic silver glitter
Models Own 'Snowflakes' - clear with flakes of warm-toned glitter
Ciate 'Twilight' - black polish with fine sheen gold glitter

Seche Vite Fast Dry Top Coat
OPI 'Nail Envy' Nail Strengthener
ELF Matte Finisher Top Coat

All the polishes included in this post are honest favourites and beautiful shades. I could type for hours about each individual one. I pick up most of my nail polishes at discounted prices. You can find Essie polishes at TKmaxx, often the labels are mixed up or missing but the actual polish is perfect and they are so much cheaper. I've also purchased nail polish from buyapowa and Fragrance Direct. You can find Revlon and Rimmel polishes in some pound shops too so have a look around you never know where you will find a good deal. I'd love to hear about your favourites and if you own any of the shades from my collection...




  1. Love this post! I Think the mint/blue shades are my favourite! Mint and blue are just great colours for all year round too! xxx


  2. You have some amazing shades there, I'm jealous of how much Essie you have! I've only just really gotten into nail polish and still can't warrant paying £7.99 for one, I'll have to look in tk maxx like you said xx


  3. I've just started getting into nail polish, you've given me some ideas of what to try next. Thanks :D


  4. I love nail polish too! I used to paint my nails all the time, but now I work somewhere where because they want all the girls to have a natural look you're not allowed painted nails. I miss all the colours though :(

    Tyra xxx

  5. My nail polish 'collection' is crazy. Ciate 'Twilight' looks lovely! Really must try that! x

  6. Gorgeous collection! I have a very random few different shades that I normally go for, but not a very extensive collection I'm afraid :(
    I think I like your blue & mint ones best too :)


  7. Really need to get my hands on Essie's "Fiji". I've been all but obsessed with pale pink polishes lately and that's next on my list :) Really need to try Utopia, too.



  8. Loving those blue&mint shades
    S xx

  9. Very cute collection, hope mine grows into something awesome like this!


  10. I love the neurtral barry M polish! x

  11. These are all gorgeous shades, especially the mint and blue ones!
    Just discovered Fragrance Direct-WOW!
    Karen x

  12. This is a cute post! :)
    You have so many nice nail varnish colours!

  13. Love these colours, I'm a bit of nail varnish junkie, but there's some one here I am yet to try! Loving the look of the Essie ones you own : )


  14. absolutely adore this post! so well laid out and informative, thankyou!


  15. The neutrals category has got to be my favourite, Essie Master Plan is gorgeous, and I've only just discovered Seche Vite! So much time of my life wasted waiting for my nails to dry, I love that bad boy! xx

  16. What do you use to edit your pictures?


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