Jessica is an amazingly friendly and accommodating person! She not only combined shipping for two full-sized polishes and the pleasures box, but Jessica also kindly sent me two mini-sized polishes for review purposes!
This is what she sent me...
The polishes I received from left to right (back row first) are Bunny Foo Foo (purchased for the BF's mum), Pink Parfait (purchased for me), Sweet Subtlety (my customized full-sized polish), Luck Be A Lady (gifted for review), MODemoiselle (gifted for review), April Showers (monthly mini), and Seche Vite. The little treat I received is All Natural Jers Squares Original Valencia Peanut Butter center mixed with crunchy rice crisp covered in milk chocolate... YUM!
I'm going to start the swatches off with the actual components of my Glitter Guilty Pleasures Box. For my customized full-sized polish, I told Jessica all about my love for stars and love-heart glitters in my polishes, as well as my obsession for creamy pink (perhaps with a bit of glitter or shimmer) polished nails. So with that in mind, she created Sweet Subtlety!
If you love this polish and wished you had one... HAVE NO FEAR! Jessica loved it so much, she had to create a polish very similar to this for herself (and her store). It's called A Subtle Star, and you can find it in her shop here for USD$8 (full size). Neither Jessica nor I know exactly how similar the two polishes are, but they do look really similar!
|Sweet Subtlety on ring finger|
|Bottle shot of Sweet Subtlety|
I did not have to fish a lot for the stars and bigger glitters, which is fantastic. The formula was smooth and not gloopy at all, and the drying time was really fast, especially with the Butter London topcoat on top. I waited about 15 minutes before going to bed, and I didn't wake up to wrinkles or marks on my nails!
The monthly mini that I got was April Showers. I do apologise for the sloppy application. It was getting quite late and I was tired from work (not used to this 9-5 working business thing...). April Showers is a grey shimmery polish with a tinge of blue. It has got large silver hex glitters and red flowers. I really like the contrasting red flowers in this polish. I did find that I had to fish a bit for the red flowers, as the large glitters had sunk down the bottom despite me shaking the bottle for 2 minutes and tipping the bottle upside down for about a minute or two.
|Bottle shot of April Showers|
|April Showers on middle finger|
I do really love this polish, and this has definitely convinced me to get another pleasures box!
The next lot of polishes were the mini sized ones that Jessica sent me for review. I shall start off with Luck Be a Lady...
|Luck Be A Lady on middle finger|
|Bottle shot of Luck Be A Lady|
You can get Luck Be A Lady here. It is USD$8 for a full sized bottle.
The second polish that Jessica sent me for review was MODemoiselle...
Like April Showers, this polish needs to be left upside down for a few minutes, as the large squares are quite heavy and sink down to the bottom. I didn't have too much trouble getting the larger squares out after leaving it upside down for about 2 minutes and giving it a good shake.
I applied two coats of MODemoiselle on each nail with no undies, and a coat of Butter London topcoat over the top.
|MODemoiselle on ring finger|
You can get MODemoiselle here for USD$8 (full size).
Lastly, I have Pink Parfait swatches to show you...
|Pink Parfait on ring finger|
Unfortunately, Pink Parfait is not on sale on Glitter Guilty, but you may be able to hint to Jessica to create another one or something similar if you are getting a Pleasures Box. Also, if you do decide to get one, I'd really appreciate it if you could enter my name "Abigail Teo" in the Referred by section of the Pleasures Box subscription form.
I could not do a swatch of Bunny Foo Foo for you, as I am giving this bottle to the BF's mum (as mentioned above). However, there are swatches on Glitter Guilty's shop here, and you can also purchase it for USD$8 (full size).
here. She does a giveaway or two every so often on her facebook page, and you will also be the first one to know when she releases any new polishes!