Hi everyone! I have a lot to tell you today and a few things to show you. First of all, my GIVEAWAY. If you haven't entered yet, click the picture on the top of the righthand sidebar, which will take you directly to the entry post. In this same vein, I should tell you that I have added a polish to the GIVEAWAY. Yesterday I went to Claire's and saw a display of scented nail polish. Now, I'm willing to bet that they are all kinds of sheer, but they have really interesting hexagonal and regular glitter particles, so they'd probably be fabu for layering. Here's the little beauty I'm adding.
I didn't try this one, but I tried the Grape Popsicle one on a fake nail. It smells like Dimetapp (I'm not sure if Dimetapp is specific to the states, but for those of you who don't know it's a grape-flavored cold medicine) tastes, and I don't know about you, but I think that's awesome. I think Cotton Candy will be equally as awesome. So...yeah! Enter the GIVEAWAY!
Yesterday I went shopping (just a little!). I didn't find anything at H&M, sadly. I went to Forever 21 and I was digging through those little bowls in which they keep a plethora of ridiculous rings. I found and purchased what is probably the most ridiculous ring in my not insubstantial ridiculous ring collection. Anyone remember my yellow flower ring? My giant owl ring? This tops them. When I picked it up I said, "HA!" out loud, so I knew I had to buy it. I was a little scared because there was only one left and it was a small. I feel like whenever I post pictures of my whole hand on here my fingers look kind of fat, but they're really NOT because this FITS me like a GLOVE. Or...a ring?
Um, YEAH. Wait, it gets better.
It's one of those connect-y rings. Oh yes. Yes it is.
Angela named my parrot Ricardo and I think that is perfect. I love Ricardo so much that I matched my polish to him.
What's that polish, you ask?
OPI Jade Is the New Black!
This is one of the few polishes I've experienced that really does live up to the hype. I've been reading for months that this is going to be the IT COLOR, and you know what? It's gorgeous. It deserves the hype. It went on really smoothly. This is two flawless, almost effortless coats. The color...is divine. It's a dusty green that leans really far blue. Oh god, I love this. I don't really love greens most of the time (except Ill-am-ask-uh Rampage) but this...this is too lovely. I love the name, too. Jade (or green) certainly is the "new black" in the nail polish world. Every company is coming out with its own version of an awesome green (China Glaze Four Leaf Clover, Orly Wandering Vine/Enchanted Forest, Zoya Envy, etc). This one tops them all, though. At least for me. Ricardo loves it too. Ricardo isn't up on the Forever 21 website yet, but if you too would like to be the epitome of tacky, just check out his blingy brother here.
And now for my news, which you already know about if you're my Facebook friend. Drumroll please...I WAS ACCEPTED INTO AN ART HISTORY AND MUSEUM STUDIES MASTERS PROGRAM! *dances* I've been reading that grad programs are more competitive than ever because with the awful economy people are just deciding to continue their educations. The particular program into which I've been accepted is partnered with a major art museum, so if I decide to go I will have INTERNSHIPS there and CLASSES there and I will get to really EXPERIENCE the art. Oh my giddygod's trousers. I am so happy just to have not been rejected. I have options now! Options! *dance, dance, dance* My financial package isn't ready yet, but who cares! Someone wants me! Now I just have to decide what I want to do with my life. That's the hard part.
I thought that maybe I should buy myself something pretty as a treat. Kelsea would tell me to finally buy some Color Clubs. Ange-Marie would tell me to finally buy some Nfu-Ohs. I'm lemming Lippmann Marquee Moon because it looks super unique and it's named after one of my favorite songs. What do you guys think? Is there anything you think I should really try out? Maybe I'll totally SPLURGE and get myself a Rescue Beauty Lounge polish. Watcha think?
Thanks for reading, lovelies! Eeeeee, so excited!