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The Nail Challenge Collaborative Presents 3rd Anniversary Surprise

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For my final installment, I am doing a recreation of a cloud mani by the Nails for the Sake of Sanity. Next month's theme will be flowers!!
I decided to do this one because well April Showers bring May flowers, right?? Well, I guess that is where next months theme is coming from.... Meh. Well, my Birthday is in April and all I want is SUN!! We didn't get much of it in Pennsylvania. 
 I love doing these cloud manis and I haven't done one in quite some time so when I came across this, I was so excited to recreate it. The only problem is, I didn't have a chrome silver. Gah! I must find a good one. If anyone has suggestions, please let me know. I tried one, but it was not easy to apply so I used the Sequin instead.
Colors Used:
Sally Hansen- Gray by Gray
Sally Hansen- Costume Glitters
L'Oreal- Stroke of Midnight
Revlon- Sequin
What do you think of this one? Do you think the Revlon Sequin was a good substitution?  Do you have any good silver chrome polishes in …

Ipsy April Bohemian Beauty Glam Bag Review

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Julie G Nail Color


This color is in Damsel. It is a pink creme.  I did swatch this but you will have to wait for the later post to see it. I used it under some nail decals. It is a suuuuuper pretty color for the summer. I have a couple pinks close to this color and I love them. It's not too bright and it's perfect for work!







Pandora's Makeup Box Blush 

This blush is in the color of Pink Carnation. It is a pinky color on my skin tone. I love pink blushes for the spring and summer. They are so fresh and bright.








theBalm Cosmetics Eye Shadow This is in the color Fit. I actually did not like this on my lids but I have been using it as a bronzer when I want a little shimmer. I love my theBalm prodys so I can't let it go to waste.



Olive Natural Beauty Lip Balm This is an awesome products. It is animal cruelty free beeswax lip balm that  truly does moisturize. I love this and now keep it at my desk when I need a little dehydration. This is going to come in hand…

ZOYA ISLAND FUN & PARADISE SUN Press Release

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**Press Release** LIVE THE LIFE!! ZOYA ISLAND FUN & PARADISE SUN Introducing two new ZOYA NAIL POLISH collections for Summer 2015, Island Fun & ParadiseSun. All in the Big5Free* formula Zoya is Famous for.


ISLAND FUN (creams) Ready for an island vacation, these playful creams embody a tropical getaway! They are strong in color to balance the brilliance of the summer sun, with a flawless cream formula.
Jace (ZP796) - Modern tropical green in a full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula. A green that is more muted than lime and surprisingly wearable! Cecilia(ZP797) - Classic teal in a full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula. Talia(ZP798) - True turquoise in full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula. Serenity (ZP799) - Summer purple in a full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula. Reminiscent of beautiful blooming irises, a harbinger of summer!  Nana(ZP800) - Deep summer fuchsia in a full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula. Demetria(ZP801) - A …

My Birthday Nails using Nail Studs from Born Pretty

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**Product Review**
So.... TODAY IS MY BIRTHDAY!! Wahoo!! I decided to do something super fun on my nails. It's super fun and super colorful. I got these circle, square and diamond shaped studs from Born Pretty to review and I thought I would use them for my special day since they are so colorful. They come in a little pot- which I love because they are so much easier to handle. I dump a little out in the cap and work with those. I used my wax ended dotting tool to apply them. So, I literally dipped the end of one of my dotting tools in some wax and now it's my tiny rhinestone applicator. I tried tweezers but I just can't. Sometimes, I dip the wax end in a little water and it just picks up and applies with so much better control. Anyway, these babies are just $1.99 and you get about 300 little pieces in the pot. That sounds silly. The colors are super fun. They are like a muted neon. I call these the Miami colors. Hence the reason I used some colors from the Keys Collectio…

Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Round Up

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Lola's Secret Beauty Blog: Mio The Activist Firming Active Body Oil is the perfect answer for ultra-hydrated, smooth and firm skin! It also smells delectable! Painted Ladies : 3 Reasons You’ll Love Embryolisse Lait Creme ConcentrateColor Me So Crazy: Nail Design for U by Kotex. Are You an UnderWarrior?The Feminine Files: These new Revlon HD Lipsticks deliver high impact color, with a light buttery feel. I Know all the Words: Summer is closer than you think... #GoConfidently with Summer is closer than you think... #GoConfidently with @jolenbeauty Cream Bleach Formulas & new Facial Hair Remover KitMy Highest Self: NEW Vitabath Fragrances PLUS a GiveawayNever Say Die Beauty: Allison treated herself to the adorable peach-scented Tony Moly Peach Anti-aging Hand Cream. Have you seen how cute it is?

Beauty Blogazons Weekly Round Up

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Makeup Demon: One of the most popular lip gloss review - VS Beauty RushTheFabZilla: Look glam and bronzed! This week, TheFabZilla shows her version using Vita Liberata Self-Tanning Bronzing MineralLola's Secret Beauty Blog: evanhealy Whipped Shea Butter with Olive Leaf is a glorious balm that nourishes the body from head to toe, and the whipped texture is truly amazing!Beauty on the Bayou: THE INVENTION OF THE COLOR CORRECTION WHEEL--Hide Your ImperfectionsKizzy Online: Kizzy Online has a brand new design! Check it out!Never Say Die Beauty: Allison's loving the new summer shades from her favorite matte lipstick line, Jordana Modern MattesColor Me So Crazy: John Varvatos Glasses Review and Giveaway PLUS a CUTE Lippy!!My Bootiful Beauty: Top Drugstore Mascaras

Make Me Pretty Giveaways

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**All photos are provided by giveaway owners. All credit is given to them. ** 


Today is make my Pretty Giveaways!! You get a comprehensive list of giveaways from around the Beauty Blog World!! I will gather a list of giveaways throughout the week and put them in a post. I will post the link on my sidebar so in case you miss it, you can quickly access it from there.

If you are interested in adding one that I have missed, please do so by using my contact  form here of emailing me at colormesocrazy@gmail.com.



Pacifica Deoderant Wipes from The Feminine Files

Ends: 4/27


Adventures in Polishland 3rd Anniversary Giveaway

Ends: 4/28


CybeleSays Derma E Giveaway

Ends:4/28

Writing in Red Lipstick Giveaway

Ends: 4/29


Estee Lauder Giveaway from Celebrations and Inspirations

Ends: 4/30


Of Life and Lacquer OPI Hawaiin Collection Giveaway

Ends: 4/30


Zoya Giveaway from Mimi and Chichi

Ends: 5/1


Beauty Info Zone Polish Giveaway

Ends: 5/5


Bling on Spring Giveaway from Amandalandish

Ends: 5/8

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The Nail Challenge Collaborative Presents 3rd Anniversary Surprise

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My next look, which is number 3, was inspired by Dancing Phalanges. It is in my favorite color combination! You can see Ali's entire post here. I love using black and white because it's such an easy base to dress up for fun. This look is so fun and geometric, too!  For my own added flair, I added a little bit of color just to make it unique. The first two looks I did, I literally recreated exactly what the original blogger had so I wanted to do something a little different. I think it turned out pretty nice. I actually like the purple flair!! I was going to add blue, but this week has been literally nothing but rain and we are getting literally nothing but more rain so I am going to avoid any kind of rain related colors hoping it will make the rain go away. lol

Colors Used: Maybelline- Black Onyx Rica- Whiteout
Sinful Colors- Amethyst 

Alpha Mani does L with Lynnderella

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**Prize**
This weeks letter is the letter L and the group picked Lynnderella to represent the letter L. I won this as a prize and it is actually the ONLY Lynn I own. I am just not that big of a Lynn fan and I am not sure why. I never got into the brand and my wallet is probably thanking me a million times over. Every polish I have every seen from this brand has been absolutely gorgeous!   This was super hard to get a close up shot of because it is sooo packed with glitter, but it is super pretty. It is a royal purple base which I always forget that I don't need an undie for this but I continue to put one on. I won this in a giveaway from Oh Three Oh Four and her swatches look 97 times better than mine but I love it! Do you own any Lynnderella polishes?  What do you think of this one? Do you love it?








Ohhh Look at My New Specs by John Varvatos PLUS a Giveaway!

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**This Product Was Provided for Review**
Well you all know how much I love my big chunky glasses so when I got a chance to try out these new John Varvatos glasses, I was super excited!  Yes, I know John Varvatos is a men's line but I find it super hard to find awesome plastic framed glasses in the women's section, so my secret... buy smaller framed men's glasses... Shhhh
Anyway,  I was super excited to find a shape and high end brand that I liked. I, along with a lot of you, like my name brands. John Varvatos is a very well known name brand and has a lot of high end classy and sassy clothes.
In line with the clothes, these glasses are classy and sassy. I love these because they are so bold looking and definitely make a statement.
These glasses are made of a full plastic frame with a single bridge that has the JV guitar logo on the arm near the temple. It is fitted with a spring hinge and the arms fit comfortably around your ear.
The best part about this is I get to give…