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    Serum No. 5 Samba-dy To Love, part of the Fall 2013 collection
It’s a clear based glitter with red, blue, orange, and purple hex glitter of various sizes. Shown is over black, but I would love to see how this looks over other polishes as well! Overall I think this makes a great fall polish!
This polish was provided for review blah blah blah disclosure.

    Serum No. 5 Samba-dy To Love, part of the Fall 2013 collection

    It’s a clear based glitter with red, blue, orange, and purple hex glitter of various sizes. Shown is over black, but I would love to see how this looks over other polishes as well! Overall I think this makes a great fall polish!

    This polish was provided for review blah blah blah disclosure.

     
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    I’m coming out of hiding for a bit to review the Serum No. 5 fall 2013 collection. I’ve been with Serum since the beginning so when Victoria asked me to review the fall collection I couldn’t refuse. She’s really come so far since launching just over a year ago,and every month she donates 20% of all profits to charity! 
On to the polish- shown is three coats of Best Witches. Pardon the nubs, gotta keep them short for school. Best Witches is a really great polish for fall, especially around Halloween! It has a pretty grey base with silver micro glitter along with orange, yellow, purple, and white glitter of varying shapes and sizes. Overall I really like this polish, I think it’s so pretty and great for this time of year! 

    I’m coming out of hiding for a bit to review the Serum No. 5 fall 2013 collection. I’ve been with Serum since the beginning so when Victoria asked me to review the fall collection I couldn’t refuse. She’s really come so far since launching just over a year ago,and every month she donates 20% of all profits to charity! 

    On to the polish- shown is three coats of Best Witches. Pardon the nubs, gotta keep them short for school. Best Witches is a really great polish for fall, especially around Halloween! It has a pretty grey base with silver micro glitter along with orange, yellow, purple, and white glitter of varying shapes and sizes. Overall I really like this polish, I think it’s so pretty and great for this time of year! 

     
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    Studs on studs on studs featuring Serum No. 5 Barely There
Barely there is a lovely sheer nude polish featuring silver glitter of varying sizes. Shown is three coats but I think it looks a lot better if you stick to one or two coats so it’s still sheer. And like all of the other Serum No. 5 polishes I’ve tried, the formula was great.
As always, I’m obsessed with BornPrettyStore studs. They’re made out of metal and always feel really sturdy on my nails. If you ever want to purchase anything from their store you can use the code “UGJ61” for 10% off your entire order, and shipping is always free!
Some of the products in this post were sent for review, for more information please see my full disclaimer. 

    Studs on studs on studs featuring Serum No. 5 Barely There

    Barely there is a lovely sheer nude polish featuring silver glitter of varying sizes. Shown is three coats but I think it looks a lot better if you stick to one or two coats so it’s still sheer. And like all of the other Serum No. 5 polishes I’ve tried, the formula was great.

    As always, I’m obsessed with BornPrettyStore studs. They’re made out of metal and always feel really sturdy on my nails. If you ever want to purchase anything from their store you can use the code “UGJ61” for 10% off your entire order, and shipping is always free!

    Some of the products in this post were sent for review, for more information please see my full disclaimer

     
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    I haven’t posted in forever and I feel horrible about it, it’s just that school has taken over my life! 
It’s a long weekend though, so I decided to take a break and do nails inspired by my most recent obsession: Galaxy! I like how subtle these came out, and I just had to use Serum No. 5’s Starry Nights for the star shaped glitter! 
Is anyone else as obsessed with galaxy as I am? I found a phone case on Etsy that I’m really tempted to buy, and I also really need want a galaxy sweater and leggings! I would have no idea what to wear them with but they’re just so pretty!

    I haven’t posted in forever and I feel horrible about it, it’s just that school has taken over my life! 

    It’s a long weekend though, so I decided to take a break and do nails inspired by my most recent obsession: Galaxy! I like how subtle these came out, and I just had to use Serum No. 5’s Starry Nights for the star shaped glitter! 

    Is anyone else as obsessed with galaxy as I am? I found a phone case on Etsy that I’m really tempted to buy, and I also really need want a galaxy sweater and leggings! I would have no idea what to wear them with but they’re just so pretty!

     
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    This was my first attempt at geometric nails which is surprising considering how much I like them / how long I’ve been wanting to do them. The colors I used are Essie Navigate Her, Sinful Colors Dream On, and Serum No. 5 Call It a ‘Treuse (I will shamefully admit that it took me longer than it should have to figure out this name).
Call it a ‘Treuse is a “chartreuse polish with micro green and chartreuse glitter and multi sized fuchsia glitters.” I think the color combo is interesting and I definitely haven’t seen another polish like it. 
Call it a ‘Treuse was sent to me for review. All opinions expressed in this post are my own. 

    This was my first attempt at geometric nails which is surprising considering how much I like them / how long I’ve been wanting to do them. The colors I used are Essie Navigate Her, Sinful Colors Dream On, and Serum No. 5 Call It a ‘Treuse (I will shamefully admit that it took me longer than it should have to figure out this name).

    Call it a ‘Treuse is a “chartreuse polish with micro green and chartreuse glitter and multi sized fuchsia glitters.” I think the color combo is interesting and I definitely haven’t seen another polish like it. 

    Call it a ‘Treuse was sent to me for review. All opinions expressed in this post are my own. 

     
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    This is a really old picture that I took forever to put up because I legitimately don’t have a life anymore.
This features two coats of Serum No 5 Pretty Blue, which is a cute polish containing purple and blue glitter of various sizes in a clear base. It’s fairly basic so I don’t have much else to say about it. I think this would look great over dark colors and galaxy nails.
Pretty Blue was sent to me for review, all opinions expressed in this post are my own.

    This is a really old picture that I took forever to put up because I legitimately don’t have a life anymore.

    This features two coats of Serum No 5 Pretty Blue, which is a cute polish containing purple and blue glitter of various sizes in a clear base. It’s fairly basic so I don’t have much else to say about it. I think this would look great over dark colors and galaxy nails.

    Pretty Blue was sent to me for review, all opinions expressed in this post are my own.

     
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    Serum No. 5 Happy Special Day 

    Serum No. 5 Happy Special Day 

     
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    Serum No. 5 Happy Special Day and BornPrettyStore Glow in the Dark #02
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First up we have Happy Special Day, seen here with two coats. I really like this one because it has glitter in all sorts of shapes, sizes, and colors. It would definitely look great over any polish. It is a bit thick so the dabbing method may be the best way to go when applying it. 
I’ve shown Glow in the Dark #02 with two coats over a white base. In the bottle and on the nail it has a green tint but in the dark it glows blue, and a really bright blue at that. To take the picture in the dark I let my nails ‘charge’ in natural light for about a minute. I think it’s important to note that it was cloudy out, showing just how much light these soak up. 
If you ever want to make a purchase from the Bornprettystore you can use the coupon code UGJ61 for 7% off your entire order. 
Both products featured in this post were provided to me for review. All opinions expressed are my own. 

    Serum No. 5 Happy Special Day and BornPrettyStore Glow in the Dark #02

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    Serum No. 5 Starry Nights
a.k.a galaxy nails without even trying. Boom. 
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Shown is two coats of Starry Nights over a navy blue base. I was honestly so excited when I saw this polish because it’s my first polish with novelty glitter. Is that what it’s called? Well that’s what I’m going to call it because it sounds better than “glitter that isn’t shaped like what most glitter is usually shaped like”. Starry nights is described as having “silver holographic stars, off white, gold, lavender and sapphire glitter in a shimmering deep blue base.”
Oh my goodness beautiful. That’s all I have to say. 
Starry Nights can be purchased here. If you have any questions regarding her polish you can find Serum No. 5 on Facebook, Tumblr, and Etsy. Also, every month Serum No. 5 will make a donation to a charity of her choice in an amount equal to 20% of the proceeds of all lacquers sold. The November charity is No Kid Hungry.
This polish was sent to me for review. All opinions expressed in this post are my own.

    Serum No. 5 Starry Nights

    a.k.a galaxy nails without even trying. Boom. 

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    With all of the crazy weather we’ve been having in New England lately, I thought it was only appropriate to do nail art featuring Serum No. 5 Stormy Weather. 
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Stormy Weather is a lovely polish featuring “micro white glitter, purple glitter, navy hex and silver lightning bars in a holographic gray base”. It’s from the Fall collection and I’d say it’s one of my favorites out of the bunch. I really love the blue/purple/grey combination. Shown is two coats over a navy blue base. 
Stormy Weather can be purchased here. If you have any questions regarding her polish you can find Serum No. 5 on Facebook, Tumblr, and Etsy. Also, every month Serum No. 5 will make a donation to a charity of her choice in an amount equal to 20% of the proceeds of all lacquers sold. The November charity is No Kid Hungry.
This polish was sent to me for review. All opinions expressed in this post are my own.

    With all of the crazy weather we’ve been having in New England lately, I thought it was only appropriate to do nail art featuring Serum No. 5 Stormy Weather. 

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