Days since the begining of my experiment

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Where I keep my makeup



My updated collection

All my "trieds" together

L-R: Vert Sacrilege, Khaki Vert, Jade

L-R: Fantastic, Paradoxal, Vendetta, Lilac Sky, Violette

L-R: Black Satin, Flocon, Holographic
L-R: Orange Fizz, Tango, Biarritz, L.A. Sunrise
L-R: Fire, Coromandel, Lotus Rouge, Barcelona Red
L-R: Rouge Noir, Red Dream, Vertigo
L-R: Nouvelle Vague, Crystal Blue, Recto-Verso, Azur, Nuit De Russie, Riva

L-R: Ballerina, Jade Rose, Flamme Rose, Allegoria, Magnolia Rose
Top row L-R: Mistral, Vanity, Boa, Riviera
Bottom row L-R: Rose Gloss, Splendeur, Marilyn, Organdy
L-R: Trapeze, Forbidden, Kaleidoscope, Particuliére, Khaki Rose


My untrieds all together


Tuesday, January 25, 2011

My goal for March 25

Yup, I decided to make another small goal, that is not having ANY untried Chanel polishes by March 25th (my 26 year birthday)

Thursday, January 20, 2011

NOTD Chanel Recto-Verso

My dad chose this one, and it reminds me very much og Crystal Blue, which I adore.
Chanel Recto-Verso

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

NOTD Chanel Khaki Rose

This is the 2nd of the Khakis I have tried, I still have Brun waiting in my Helmer. It has different colors depending on the light. Sometimes it looks green-ish, sometimes rose-y. I really like this, it looks a lot like Particuliére, but is different enough to own both.

Chanel Khaki Rose

My Chanel salesassistant

Uhm… I think I might hang at the local Chanelcounter a bit too much. Yesterday I went buy to ask about the spring-collection (it will come in week 5), and she greeted me with a “Hi Trine”. We chatted for a bit about the upcoming summer-collection, when she suddenly asked me “you have Riva, right?” (Riva has not been available in my country, nor does Chanel ship here). When I said yes, she replied “I thought so”.  She then said that she really wanted it… And could I perhaps help her get it…?
I got her cell-number, and when I took her card, she noticed my nails. “That’s not Chanel, is it?” I told her I was wearing Lilac Sky, and she responded that she didn’t remember it being that pretty.
That’s so funny that I have to help a CHANEL SA wants help from ME to get a polish.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

NOTD Chanel Lilac Sky

I needed something spring-y and light after Black Satin yesterday, and both my friend and someone on mua suggested "something lilac" so it was an obvious choice. I have also nubbinized my nails, they were starting to split, and I wanted to put an end to that.
Chanel Lilac Sky

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Chanel and Seche Vite: a match made in h***

Dramatic title, I know. But for a np-addict, it IS bad! Since I started wearing only Chanel, I have noticed my nailpolish getting yellow within 24 hours, when I use Seche Vite Dry Fast Topcoat!

Yesterday morning I applied Flocon (a pealy white), and just now I removed it, causing this scenario to happen!!! On my thumb I had just swiped with remover lightly, removing the toplayer. Can you see the difference?! OMG!!!

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

NOTD Chanel Vanity

My friend Louise told me to use an untried pink, and so I did. And I was actually in the mood for something cheerfull and bright, so that was just perfect...

Monday, January 10, 2011

Latest purchases: Beauty Stuff

I always feel like I need a bit of sparkle in January. Going from x-mas and NYE with sparkles and parties to blah. It makes me feel dull. I recently tried this miracle from MAC. *drumroll*... STROBE CREAM. It has the softest texture, its sublte but still lights my face amazingly. Well, this saturday I splurged. I decided that I am worth it ;) I use it on my entire eyelid and on my cheekbones.





Yesterday I was actually, yes really, just browing through a store. Not looking to buy, yes REALLY, I just felt like looking at pretty stuff (am I the only one who does this?)  I stumbled across this Chanel eyeliner, which was on my christmas wishlist, but was sold out. Well, in this store is was still avalible AND it was on sale. 40 % off. That had to be a sign. So I got it. Its Stylo Yeux Waterproof 50 Jade.

I also bought a new handcream,  my very loved HG, which I had recently run out of, and which was ALSO on sale.

This made january feel just a little bit better. Can't wait to try Jade tomorrow, Im sure its gonna make my eyes pop.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

NOTD Chanel Vert Sacrilége

I just needed something green and shimmery...

NOTD Chanel Boa

This is not the best mani I've done. I need to get it thinned, because it was kinda gloopy. But it needed 3 coats, so that was a bit of a mess. But I really love this color, its so bright and cheery.

Thursday, January 6, 2011

NOTD Chanel Nuit De Russie

This baby was waiting for me when I came home after a New Years Eve party. Since I'd just put on Holographic, and wanted to wear that for a bit, I decied to wait to try Nuit De Russie.

January 4th I could not wait anymore, but I have not been able to take a decent pic before now.

Chanel Nuit De Russie

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Spreadsheet

I just updated my spreadsheet, so it now contains both my stash and my polish diary.
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