Boris & Natasha (OPI) again

Here we have a beautiful OPI nail varnish I have posted before, Boris & Natasha. Plum with crème finish. I felt like applying this again recently.

boris et natasha

boris et natasha1

boris et natasha3

boris et natasha4

boris et natasha5

Advertisements

[Essence] Hot Cocoa & Fuzzy Socks

It snowed today although the sky cleared up soon, so that the snow melted quickly. But I had this pretty winter nail varnish on my nails; Hot Cocoa & Fuzzy Socks is a deep plum shade.

hot cocoa et fuzzy socks

Two coats applied.

hot cocoa et fuzzy socks1

hot cocoa et fuzzy socks2

hot cocoa et fuzzy socks3

Artificial light.

hot cocoa et fuzzy socks4

[Dior] Amethyst (#998)

I don’t know why but Amethyst puts me in the mood for Christmas. Maybe it’s the plum colour (in addition to the bauble-shaped bottle).

Amethyst998

I had not been wearing plum or purple for a while and this is really beautiful. Two coats applied.

amethyst998 3

amethyst998 4

amethyst998 5

amethyst998 6

Artificial light.

amethyst998 1

amethyst998 2

[Chanel] Paparazzi (#579)

I tried to find Paparazzi in this blog, then realised that I had worn but obviously not been taking photos of it … thus I applied it again. The colour is brown with a hint of plum and copper shimmer.

paparazzi-579

Two coats shown below. I didn’t like it when I first tried it shortly after its release (hence summer 2013) but don’t remember why. Maybe the usual skinton/nail colour clash. Nevertheless, when I wore Paparazzi again a couple of weeks ago, I thought it looked really classy on my nails. Even under artificial light. 😉

paparazzi579 1

paparazzi579 2

Even better in daylight! 😎

paparazzi579 3

paparazzi579 4

paparazzi579 5

Close-up view.

paparazzi579 m

So, I’m sorry for not having shown it before. But even if I had – Photobucket is still keeping my stuff on hold, and I am very slow regarding migrating to flickr. I usually try to update all posts (i. e. uploading photos again) I notice you were clicking on, so at least you’ll have those.

And for something else: Tomorrow we’ll be going to a pool party, which is taking place at the local swimming bath (it’s a small, but this place has only a population of 32,000). You remember that I love swimming and I go there regularly. There will be a professional setup, involving many games and so, of course, it’s especially for children, so I guess my daughter will have loads of fun. And me too. People are so incredibly nice over there, guests as well as staff. I have kind of a swimming buddy – not a real buddy, just an old man I can share a lane with when it gets too muddled up in the pool. So we never speak – but don’t get in each other’s way, and he is a bit faster than me, but I seem to have gotten better, haha. 😉 But what I was actually about to say: At first, I thought he was in his mid-50s, until I could take a look at his face without his goggles – I would have guessed: 70 and above. But swims so so fast! Today I had another peek, and believe me or not: He must be way older than 80! I was just thinking: OMG! 😯 I wish I was that fit. Amazing.

(Also loved that tousle-haired granny today, who was a slow swimmer but still decided to move to the fast track – which I only use when there is no other lap. She looked to happy and smiled a lot! 🙂 )

[A England] Sleeping Palace

Hidden beauty in my stash – literally. It’s been a while since I purchased Sleeping Palace, 2013 to be precise. But only recently I came to wear it. The colour is a muted plum with copper and scattered holographic finish.

sleeping-palace_zps49xvvmec

Two coats shown below under artificial light.

sleeping palace1_zpsiejyzqtv

sleeping palace2_zpsxbaq06dh

sleeping palace3_zpsfrua6k1s

sleeping palace4_zpsraoejqqe

Here’s the macro shot.

sleeping palace m_zpsu89xrggo