Friday, 25 May 2012

Have I Got A Haul For You (AWESOME Swap Goodies!) Part 1!!!!

As I posted earlier I was super-super excited to recieve my swap package from Pryanka today (I've literally been smiling constantly since it arrived!) and after swatching polishes and testing out eyeshadows, then taking waaay too many pictures; I'm finally ready to show you all what I got, but there's so much stuff I'm going to split it into two (I'll post part 2 tomorrow) or you'll be reading this post for hours!
I'm completely overwhelmed by Pryankas generosity, this is way more than she said she was posting! (I may have to send her another package as a thank you!) And I genuinely almost cried when I opened it up and saw all the lovely things in there :)


Revlon Whimsical, Popular and Radiant

Today I realised that Revlon bottles are Dalek shaped...
 These are the three polishes that started the swap off- I was lamenting that Whimiscal and Popular aren't coming to the UK- and although there is always a risk of being dissapointed when you finally get something you've been lusting after for months, I am definitely not dissapointed. I'm in love.

They're actually even prettier than I thought they would be. And when Amy got home from school she rushed to my new polishes, picked these three up and squealed! (I'm not the only one who's polish obsessed!) I'll have to be carefull she doesn't steal them!


China Glaze Luxe and Lush, Fairy Dust and Pelican Grey

Luxe and Lush was the only polish in the China Glaze Hunger Games collection that really caught my eye- it's a flakey with large chunks- the the colours are more muted and blue-toned than my Andrea Fullerton flakey (which is a firery red/orange and bright yellow/green)- In fact this polish really reminds me of the glitter I bought at the craft shop!




I wasn't originally planning to get Fairy Dust- in the pictures I saw it didn't look particularly exciting-  But Pryanka 'made me' choose it, and I am SO glad I did, because it's actually made of tiny holographic particles! Beautiful! And I adore Pelican Grey already- you know what I'm like with grey polish.... and this is a lovely, pale grey :)



And finally I had no idea these were coming:


GOSH Matt Effect, H&M Metalic Petrol and GOSH Blue Balloon


I love the teeny H&M bottle- I don't have a polish like it actually (and I have a lot of blues...) and it almost has a purple duo chrome to it. I have a matte polish, but I'm hoping GOSH might be a little more hard wearing- though matte top coats are notoriously good at chipping. Blue Balloon (another great polish name) is quite similar to Models Own Feeling Blue, but it's a little darker and it's one of my favourite shades so I don't mind having a back up!


CG Luxe and Lush, Fairy Dust, Pelican Grey. Revlon Whimsical, Popular, Radiant.
H&M Metalic Petrol. GOSH Blue Balloon


China Glaze Luxe and Lush and Fairy Dust


Thank you thank you thank you Pryanka!!! Now I just have to decide which one to use first!



                                                                                                           xGretalRabbitx

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    1. They are! I'm having a major 'what do I wear first' dilemma! :)
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  2. Love the polishes, especially popular! :) Great picks.

    Charlee
    http://charmedcharlee.blogspot.co.uk/
    xx

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    1. Yeah I think Popular is my favourite too! (and it's gotten the song from Wicked stuck in my head as I keep writing popular!) :)
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    1. Me too! It's so annoying that they're not sold here!
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  4. :D how exciting! I wouldnt know which to try first!

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    1. It is! No I still can't- I may have to roll a dice!!! :)
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  5. Radiant is amazing, and I'm going to buy Blue Balloon for myself since I've seen this swatch, I love it!! Also, I'M SO GLAD YOU LOVE EVERYTHING!!!!!

    The extras were my pleasure, I love makeup and polish products, so I always buy a ton more than I need. Plus shopping for somebody as amazing as you was fun :) Very worth it! I'm so glad you liked them all.

    Just wait till you layer Fairy Dust over other colors, it will definitely ASTOUND you! I guarantee my friends it'll make their polish look better. It makes any polish look better. It's just all-around amazing.

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    1. They're ALL amazing! But you should definitely get them for yourself, they're great shades :)

      Thank you! I'm posting everything else today- and I love them all too!!!

      Oooh I think I'll wear Fairy Dust over whichever polish I wear next then :)

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  6. Woohoo wonderful haul!!! :D

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    1. Yes indeedy!!! I'm thrilled with everything :)
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