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Depends on the occasion – at Xmas my holy grail was Essie Ruby Slippers but they just HAD to discontinue it!! Haven’t found one as glittery since! In the summer I go BRIGHT with neons. MAC Steamy (bright but not a neon) was my go-to for many summers!

Right now, it is, hands down, Wet n Wild’s Buffy the Violet Slayer. It is the most incredible purple. Of all my high end, low end, and in-betweener polishes, it’s my go-to color. It’s been my favorite for two years running. Zoya’s Channing is an up-and-comer that could roust it from it’s favored spot for autumn, though.

For my toes I would pick Topless & Barefoot (Essie) or Mod About You (OPI). My fingers would be Macks (Essie) because it’s the perfect shade of red that can be worn all year long.

Butter London Wallis, Illamasqua Nomad or I layer Zoya Miley and Dharma. If I don’t feel a pull toward any of my other polish at the time, I’ll almost always fall back to those.

any pixie dust for me.. really any textured ones but pixie dusts are my favorites. especially the new fall colors!!! i just love that i don’t need a basecoat or topcoat and mistakes can be fixed easily. and i always get compliments on them!

OPI “Wooden Shoe Like to Know” and Wet n Wild “Haze of Love.” I can never go wrong with these, but they just so happen to also be PERFECT for autumn!

Right now, I’m loving Rebel Fox and The 444 from butter London, Isherwood and Black Metal Dahlia from OCC, and the new Urban Decay polishes. I haven’t found my prefect pink polish yet. πŸ™

Not a specific polish, but some variation on nude + subtle sparkle is my go-to look, because it looks “polished” without drawing too much attention to my often stubby nails. OPI Not Tonight Honey with a little Sidecar from the UD Naked polish collection is a great example. But I’ve been more into my nails recently and it is almost summer here, so I’ve been rocking brights the past few weeks.

My work requires me to have relatively natural-coloured polish so my go-tos are usually ORLY Sheer Nude, Pink Slip, Gilded Coral, and Bare Rose.

I can’t count the number of times I’ve hemmed and hawed over what to wear on my nails and I’ve just gone “F it, I’m gonna put on Butter London Knackered again.” It’s pretty much as many of my favorite things in nail polish that can possible be shoved into one bottle.

The color it displaced, which I still love a lot, is Zoya Zara.

I love knackered! And I love layering it over other polishes. If I’m sick of my manicure, but don’t really have time to change it, I just put a layer of knackered over it. I haven’t found a polish that it really looks bad over.

Essie’s Maximilian Strasse-Her – muted yet interesting colour (and I love all greens) and I find the application pretty impossible to mess up.

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