Thursday, September 9, 2010

Fall Favorites Part 1:

I got a request from BudgetBeautyGoddess to do a post on my fall favorite polishes! This post is going to be in 2 parts. I'm going to organize these by color families. I've combined some color families, simply to save time. I also tried to use my best judgment on some colors, considering some colors could lean more purple, more brown, more pink etc. I just threw them into what category I felt fit. In addition besides for listing my favorites I'm going to list other recommended colors that are in the same family. These colors I all own, so of course there are many unmentioned that are great too, I just don't own them. All of these colors I list are easily available either in drugstores, beauty supply stores, or online, and of course they are all under $10! Obviously, these are just recommendations, and you can wear whatever colors you want in fall!

Greys/Taupes/Silvers/Greiges
Sephora by OPI- Metro Chic
Color Description: A taupe/purple grey creme.
Price: $9
Where to buy: Sephora or Sephora online
Other Color Recommendations: Confetti Moonstruck, Color Club High Society, OPI Lucerne-tainly Look Marvelous, & China Glaze Ingrid

Blacks/Blackened colors
China Glaze- Wagon Trail
Color Description: A deep blackened base with gold/olive shimmer.
Price: Varies on E-tailers, but around $3
Where to buy: E-tailers- Head2ToeBeauty, Victoria's Nail Supply, TransDesign
Other Color Recommendations: Wet N' Wild Blackmail, Sephora by OPI  212, & Orly Goth

Purples
China Glaze- VII
Color Description: A deep plum/aubergine creme.
Price: Varies on E-tailers more expensive at Sally's
Where to buy: Sally's & e-tailers
Other Color Recommendations: Orly Galaxy Girl, China Glaze Bogie, Color Club Uptown Girl, Pure Ice Purple Reign, & Zoya Anastasia


Blues
Zoya-Kotori
Color Description: A deep blackened blue base with with medium steely blue shimmer
Price: $7
Where to buy: Zoya website
Other Color Recommendations: Sinful Colors See You Soon, Color Club Naughtycal Navy, Confetti Smitten, Revlon Midnight Affair, OPI Suzi Says Feng Shui, & Finger Paints Easel-y Entertained

Greens/Teals
OPI-Ski Teal We Drop
Color Description: A deep teal creme.
Price: $5.24 on Transdesign & $8.50 at Ulta and salons
Where to buy: Transdesign, Ulta, some salons, and some beauty supply stores (not Sallys)
Other Color Recommendations: Zoya Irene, Confetti My Favorite Martian, Sinful Colors San Francisco, & Zoya Envy

I hope you enjoyed this post! In the comments please leave some of your fall recommendations for these color families! :) Part 2 will be posted tomorrow!

Happy Thursday!

18 comments:

  1. Great idea, thanks for the wonderful ideas, I am starting to be pained to not wear summer colors anymore but this makes me hopeful that I have some other colors in my collection that I can start rocking, everyone is commenting on how 'goth' my nails look since I am such a bright person, it really hurts my soul sometimes to not wear bright pink or red! lol

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  2. You choose really lovely colors! :)

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  3. ski teal we drop is an amazing color! i'm loving that somewhat-muted blue right now.

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  4. OPI Ski Teal We Drop is definitely a new fave of mine too and perfect for fall.

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  5. Whee! My Request! LOL

    OMG Wagon Train made me SWOON! Love it and I'm going to look into the other colors you suggested.

    I have and have worn OPI Ski Teal We Drop and I still don't know how I feel about it. I also have Gliterzland and I'm not too crazy about that either. I got them with my Ulta point for free and, I don't know:( Maybe I'll try Gliterzland over Ski Teal We Drop?

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  6. What a great information-packed post! Thanks for sharing these.

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  7. I love the look of Zoya Kotori, even though it's Spring here :D

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  8. They are all amazing, but the Zoya is so beautiful!

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  9. I like your taste for fall nail colors. I can't wait for fall to arrive. I'm over this heat!

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  10. Aggie-Go for the bright pink or red anytime of year! Whatever makes you happy.

    Tassa- Thanks

    Steph- It's a great color. I agree I love the muted blues too. You would also like OPI Suzi Says Feng Shui too.

    Justine- It's such a great teal!

    BudgetBeautyGoddess- Wagon Trail is such great color very interesting too. Give Glitzerland over Ski Teal We Drop a try you never know it could be a winning combination!

    Megan- Thanks! I'm glad you liked this

    Sylvia- Thanks. Zoya is probably my favorite brand of polish.

    thegirlwithabow- Kotori is gorgeous it would be nice for spring too.

    Leslie- Kotori is extra special. :) Thanks!

    Lacquer-Thanks!

    Kimberly- Thanks. I am SO over this heat too!

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  11. Nice colors. Wagon Trail looks alot like my Avon Golden Twilight polish.

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  12. I've been wanting Metro Chic and Ski Teal We Drop for a long time! Thank you for sharing!

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  13. I love your blog!

    Have a nice time!
    Paula

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  14. I must say, I like the plum color the most. It looks nice!

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  15. I must say, I like the plum color the most. It looks nice!

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  16. Nice colors. Wagon Trail looks alot like my Avon Golden Twilight polish.

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