Givenchy Acoustic Colors: Acoustic Purple Vernis Please! & Lively Pink Le Gloss Revelateur de Liv

Hey everyone!

TGIF! I hope all of you pulled through the week unscratched, and are happily waiting for your work day to end! Today we’re going to look at some of the last things from the autumn releases I have to show you, Givenchy Acoustic Purple Vernis Please! and Lively Pink Le Gloss Revelateur de Liv.

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What Can Make Dior Vernis Better? Seeing Three of Them Together! Charnelle, Trench, & Bengale

Remember what they told you about not judging a book by its cover? Well, believe it or not, the same principle applies to nail polishes too. I am not big on nude nail polishes (blasphemy!). Sure I like a good one or two in my arsenal just in case I have to look very classy, but I don’t tend to get overexcited about them. When I saw Charnelle (115) and Trench (223. Two of the four new nude Dior Vernis) in the bottle, I was uninspired. Same goes to the muddy dark brown, Bengale (615. Part of the Dior Golden Jungle collection). I hemmed and hawed for a while before trying them on, and bang! I was actually more than pleased!

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Deauty, the First Beauty Subscription Box in Belgium + Essie Size Matters Swatch

With the amount of “unboxing” posts I’ve read, I couldn’t help but feel a bit left out of the whole beauty subscription box trend. It seemed like everybody was getting some, so why not Belgium?

Fear no more, my fellow inhabitants of the chocolate kingdom, as Deauty (the name stands for discovery beauty) is on its way to the rescue! September 2012 marks the launch of Deauty, and I am going to show you what the box holds!

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Blurple is the Word: Estee Lauder Bête Noire Nail Lacquer Swatch, Comparison (& an Update on My Nails)

For fall 2012, Estee Lauder brings out two limited collections of nail polishes. The inspiration behind Beyond Black and Metal Mania is Paris by night. If you’re interested in how the shades came about, you can take a look at this clip. Apparently the purples are based on French pâtisserie. Out of the 10 limited edition shades, only the blurple Bête Noire will make it into the permanent line-up, and today I have the swatch/comparison for you!

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Let’s See Some Magic with the Bourjois Magic Nail Polish Remover!

Sometimes you’ve got to give it to the cosmetic industry. Just when you think removing nail polish is going to be same old business forever, they came up with new things that actually work!

Bourjois Magic Nail Polish Remover is not the first of its kind. I know that Sephora launched theirs quite a while ago, and that one is insanely popular in the beauty blogger community here in Belgium. Since I haven’t got to visit a Sephora recently however, when I saw the Bourjois version in the drugstore I snatched it up speedy quick!

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