Essie Fall 2015 + Winter 2015 + 2 Lux effects | Swatches and review

Products received as a gift

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fall + winter collectionI was lucky enough to win a christmas giveaway on the blog Spinthebeauty. I won 14 Essie nail polishes! I won the entire fall and winter collection from 2015 plus two polishes from the new(er) lux effects collection. Thank you so much, Maria and Essie Denmark!

I got them in these awesome collector’s boxes that are super cute, and honestly, if they sold the polishes in these boxes out in the stores, I’d probably be buying full collections more often!

Now, I know the collections are not new, but they are still available lots of places, so I thought I’d show you swatches and provide you with my review in case you were still interested in picking some of these up. Continue reading

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Fall Clothing Haul

Since the end of the challenge, I’ve needed a break from blogging, and to be honest, that feeling hasn’t quite passed yet, so I’m not sure how often I will be posting over the next few weeks – that depends on how much I feel like it. I want to create good content for the blog, and that just doesn’t happen when it feels obligatory, so I hope you’ll bear with me, if sometimes my blogging schedule becomes a little sparse. I actually have a schedule planned out in my head, but since you don’t always know what life throws at you, I’m just going to keep it in my head so I won’t disappoint anyone if I stray from it.


After the shift in the weather I’ve been searching through my closet for warmer clothes, and as it turns out, I don’t have that much pretty AND warm clothes. Either it’s pretty, summer clothes or warm, comfortable clothes. I had my mom with me on a shopping trip looking for new, warm clothes that is a bit more mature and pretty than all of my comfy sweaters (which I still love, by the way).

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