Tuesday, June 2, 2009

BB Coutures! Dragon's Breath, Frosty Meadow & Moon Over Manhattan

Above: BB Couture's Moon Over Manhattan, a dusty teal with tiny multi-colored sparkle in the bottle. On the nail, the silver sparkle is a bit more evident. Click pics for detail.
Above & Below: More pictures of Moon Over Manhattan. This may be my favorite of the 3 I'm showing you today, although I love them all!

Above & Below: Frosty Meadow, a Kelly green shade with tiny green shimmer sparkles.

Above & Below: Dragon's Breath (love the name!) is a medium-toned burgundy with silver and burgundy sparkles. In the bottle there are multi-colored sparkles, but the silver and burgundy seem more prominent to me. Excuse the mess, I wasn't very neat after all of my polish changes and this was my last one!).
Below: Not the greatest pictures, but I wanted to show you a close-up of each so you could see the shimmer/sparkle.


My first BB Couture polishes arrived yesterday and I am totally impressed by them. I'm also impressed by the fact that I ordered them Saturday afternoon (from California) and they arrived on Monday (to Michigan). Some of what I ordered is for my June contest winners, so I'm awaiting my Nubar order and my other Overall Beauty order, and then I'll be able to post a picture of the prizes for you. I was only going to do my nails one time yesterday, but I was so curious about these BB's that I ended up doing them 3 times. I'm sure I'll do some more today, so I hope you don't get tired of seeing BB pictures the rest of the week! The application of these was perfect after 2 coats. The bottle, handle and brush size are all 'just right' and I have no complaints about them, and that goes for the formula and polish thickness, as well. The micro-fine glitter in these is so pretty and sparkly, I cannot stop staring at them! They're not what I'd call a glitter polish (Frosty Meadow and Dragon's Breath), maybe more of a sparkly polish. Moon Over Manhattan is less sparkly to some degree, but the color is beautiful.

As I told you yesterday, Kim at Overall Beauty is having a terrific birthday sale this week. Today is Kim's birthday, so I'd like to wish her a Happy Birthday!!! She has generously offered my readers a little something extra...her sale is buy 2 polishes, get 1 free with a limit of 2 free. If you mention in the comments box on your order page that you're a reader of my blog, she'll let you pick 3 free (with an order of 6 polishes). Be sure to use the code 47KMMS for an additional $5.00 off any order over $30.00. She always offers free shipping on orders over $70.00. I noticed on her blog that she also has her own line of mineral products on sale buy 3 get 3 free with no limit, so I may have to check those out. I'm probably going to be praising and promoting her all week because I think she sells a terrific product and I'm very happy that she is allowing me to share a little extra savings with my readers. If you haven't tried BB Couture, or are looking to add to your collection, this is a great week to do that. After using these 3 polishes, I have to say that this brand is now in my top 3. There are so many more colors I want now, and I can't wait to finish going through the ones I've received.

14 comments:

  1. Aren't they great? I just ordered a whole heap including Dragon's breath and Frosty Meadow. Those all look great on you! :)

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  2. They really look beautiful, especially Frosty Meadow! :)

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  3. Those are all very pretty, I have been eye balling some BB Couture polishes for a while but haven't ordered any yet. Might have to soon!

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  4. I have Dragon's Breath ans Moon Over Manhattan too they are totally great..so unique!I will order some more for sure!It's on my top 3 too not only because of their fabulous products but for the whole 'package! I would love to try the base and top coats too I wonder if they are so good as the polishes!

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  5. Just stunning! How lovely are those colors!! I only looked yesterday. But I can see...that if I keep visiting your blog. I will end up ordering...lol! Must resist!!

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  7. Nixxy~they really are nice. I expected to like them, but I am very, very impressed not only with the polish, but with Kim as well.

    Alexlyndra~thanks, I'm always looking for blues and green to add to my collection :)

    Kae~yes, you *need* some! I'm sure you'd love them.

    Katie~yes, I agree with the "whole package", including their customer service. I would imagine their base and top coats are great products too, but I don't know, having never used them.

    Velvet~they're such nice polishes, you might as well just cave and get some :)

    Celine~I'm almost certain they ship overseas. E-mail Kim at kim@overallbeauty.com, tell her you're a reader of my blog and ask her to explain their international shipping policy, what method they use and the cost. She's very good at responding to all e-mails quickly.

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  8. This BB look great on you ! Love the blue

    I deleted my post because I asked you if they ship to France, and now I know : they do but 41$ for 6 bottles, glups, too expensive for me... :(

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  9. Big wave and a HUG! Seems like I have been gone forever!!

    I am loving the green one and the red/purple one! The green one seems like such a unique color!

    Ok, now I need to get my entry in on your wonderful contest!!! :)

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  10. I love these! I really want some. All of the ones I have seen are just awesome! These look great on you, too!! :)

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  11. I never tire of looking at these - especially Balboa Beach Bunny - they are gorgeous. I'm not quite ready to place an order (that's not something you'll often hear me say) but give it time.

    Which Nubars did you go for?

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  12. They are so gorgeous. Each one looks beautiful on you. I don't have Moon Over Manhattan. It's really pretty. I already have it on my list. I placed an order for 8 polishes. I can't wait to get them. I'm also impressed with their polishes and customer service. Happy Birthdat to Kim. She is the sweetest person.

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  13. Oh these are so pretty and shimmery, like the close up pictures. Love the look of Moon Over Manhattan!

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  14. Celine~thank you! I asked Kim at Overall about shipping for you and she said there was a problem with the cart, so that price is wrong. She said it's about $12.00. Hope that helps!

    Brooke~I've missed you! Glad you're back :) Good luck in the contest!

    Olivia~thanks! Every time I use one I am in awe! I need to get more.

    Helen~I have Balboa Beach Bunny coming any day now. I ordered the Nubar V for the contest and just 2 polishes, but I can't remember which ones !

    Lucy~thank you, I think they're all so pretty. Glad you're getting some more! Kim is fantastic, no doubt :)

    Clockwork~I thought the close-ups might be helpful to see. I love Moon Over Manhattan, too!

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