Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Polish Pickup June 2023 Misheard Song Lyrics: Noodles Nail Polish Walk Alone or Wear Cologne

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Hello hello! Anyone else thinking today is Monday instead of Tuesday because of Memorial Day? I spent a bit too much this weekend with all of the sales, how about you? Of course I kept a little money aside for Polish Pickup that starts on Friday. The PPU theme is misheard song lyrics, and the names of all these polishes this month are cracking me up! I'm equally guilty on mishearing lyrics, and when I finally figure out the correct ones, I always feel so embarrassed. Honestly, I don't know how makers translated wrong lyrics into a nail polish, but I guess that's why I only swatch and don't create polishes! Wishlisting is open, so you can browse at your leisure until it goes live on Friday, June 2nd. Also make sure to join the Polish Pickup Pack Facebook Group as swatches pop up there all the time. 

The shop officially opens at 11:00 AM ET Friday, June 2nd and ends on Monday, May 5th at 11:59 PM (but if a polish has a bottle limit and sells out before the end of the pre-order, it's gone, unless you get lucky and the cap gets raised...which is rare) on the PPU website. Just a heads-up, PPU raised their base shipping rates from $3 to $4 for the lightest packages. USPS keeps raising their prices, so at some point it gets too high and brands cannot eat those prices forever. If you get heavier items, I believe shipping prices get higher. Let's get a closer look at this month's Noodles Nail Polish offering. 






Noodles Nail Polish Walk Alone or Wear Cologne (2 coats)
Inspiration: What's my Age Again by Blink-182
Price: $11.50
Bottle Limit: None

I love Blink-182, and while I've never been able to see them in concert, I saw the side project Boxcar Racer with Tom and Travis. After the show I even got to meet them both! That was the highlight of my college years. Anyway, this month's polish is Walk Alone or Wear Cologne (Natalie, I 100% thought the lyrics were "walk alone") which is a white crelly base with matte blue/yellow glitters, sky blue holo glitters, and a touch of holo flakies. Don't be mistaken, this is definitely white. I went ahead and used 2 thicker coats for my photos, and I used a glitter smoothing topcoat followed by a QDTC for that smooth finish you see here. 

There you have it, folks. What do you plan on picking up this month? Start your wishlist now so you don't miss out on any capped items. You can find out more about Noodles Nail Polish on their websiteInstagram pageFacebook page, and Facebook Fan Group

*These polishes were provided by the company or PR representative. All reviews are based solely on my opinion. For more information, please see my full disclosure at the bottom of the site*

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Noodles Nail Polish Spring 2023 Collection Swatches and Reviews

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Hello again! I kept my promise, and I'm back with another (longer) Noodles Nail Polish post. Tonight I have the 8-piece Spring Collection which will be available this Saturday, May 6th at 5 PM ET on the Noodles Nail Polish website. It features a beautiful array of spring colors in crelly, glitter topper, and flakie finishes. Most releases are on Fridays, so set your calendar so you don't forget. All polishes will retail for just $10.50 each, which is a great deal because I swear most polishes I buy these days are $13+. 

Are you ready for this pic-heavy post? If so, click that button below to see these beauties. 

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Polish Pickup May 2023 Junk Food: Noodles Nail Polish Dunkie Junkie

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Hello hello! I hope your week is off to a good start. Tonight I'll be sharing the first of 2 posts for this week from Noodles Nail Polish. This is a short one for Polish Pickup, while the 8-piece Spring Collection will be posted in the next day or 2, so stop back soon. This month's PPU theme is junk food, and I'm all for it. Give me all of the candy, desserts, and fast food. Don't worry, I always make sure to eat it in moderation. Wishlisting is open, so you can browse at your leisure until it goes live on Friday, May 5th. Also make sure to join the Polish Pickup Pack Facebook Group as swatches pop up there all the time. 

The shop officially opens at 11:00 AM ET Friday, May 5th and ends on Monday, May 8th at 11:59 PM (but if a polish has a bottle limit and sells out before the end of the pre-order, it's gone, unless you get lucky and the cap gets raised...which is rare) on the PPU website. Just a heads-up, PPU raised their base shipping rates from $3 to $4 for the lightest packages. USPS keeps raising their prices, so at some point it gets too high and brands cannot eat those prices forever. If you get heavier items, I believe shipping prices get higher. Let's get a closer look at this month's Noodles Nail Polish offering. 






Noodles Nail Polish Dunkie Junkie (2 coats)
Inspiration: Natalie's love of Dunkin' Donuts 
Price: $11.50
Bottle Limit: None

I love a good donut, so I'll stop at Dunkin' any time (although my favorite donuts are from our hometown place run by a Cambodian couple). I think the coffee drinks are even more popular than their donuts! Dunkie Junkie is a white crelly base with magenta and orange matte hexagonal glitters and a fine sprinkling of fine holo silver glitters. Natalie's white crellies are some of my favorites, and this is no different. I went ahead and used 2 thicker coats for full opacity (you may need 3 coats if you use really thin coats), and it dried with texture from all the glitters. I recommend using a glitter topcoat to get that glass-like finish, but 2 coats of a thicker topcoat will work in a pinch. 


There you have it, folks! What would you use as your inspiration for a junk food? I think I would use Red Vines or Sour Patch Kids Fruits (which they don't sell anymore ­čśö). You can find out more about Noodles Nail Polish on their websiteInstagram pageFacebook page, and Facebook Fan Group

*These polishes were provided by the company or PR representative. All reviews are based solely on my opinion. For more information, please see my full disclosure at the bottom of the site*

Monday, April 3, 2023

Polish Pickup April 2023 Flowers: Noodles Nail Polish

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Hello hello! I just got home from working a trade show in Atlanta this weekend, and I'm exhausted. I didn't get home until 11 PM last night, and then I had to get up at 7 to go back into work. So. Much. Work. Anyway, this Friday Polish Pickup is upon us once again. Wishlisting is open, so you can browse at your leisure until it goes live on Friday, April 7th. This month's theme is Flowers which is appropriate since last month was Rainy Days. April is my favorite month because spring is in full bloom, it has my birthday, and I want all the Easter candy. Also make sure to join the Polish Pickup Pack Facebook Group as swatches pop up there all the time. 

The shop officially opens at 11:00 AM ET Friday, April 7th and ends on Monday, April 10th at 11:59 PM (but if a polish has a bottle limit and sells out before the end of the pre-order, it's gone, unless you get lucky and the cap gets raised...which is rare) on the PPU website. Just a heads-up, PPU raised their base shipping rates from $3 to $4 for the lightest packages. USPS keeps raising their prices, so at some point it gets too high and brands cannot eat those prices forever. Let's get a closer look at this month's Noodles Nail Polish offering. 






Noodles Nail Polish Oh the Places You'll Grow (3 coats)
Inspiration: Succulents
Price: $12.00
Bottle Limit: 200 bottles

You've probably noticed that Noodles Nail Polish does not have a bottle limit most months, but please be aware there is a cap of 200. I say this because this may be my favorite polish Natalie has ever done for Polish Pickup! I know that seems dramatic, but Oh the Places You'll Grow just glows on the nails. It's a sheerish light periwinkle crelly base with teal/aqua/green shifting flakes, silver holo glitter, and pale blue matte glitters. The flakes really catch the light and show the iridescence. You may be able to get away with 2 or 3 coats depending on how thick you apply the polish. I used 3 thin coats, and it does dry with texture, so I recommend a glitter topcoat filler followed by a quick-dry topcoat for a smooth finish. 

There you have it, folks! Reminder, this one has a bottle limit, so don't delay in case they sell out. You can find out more about Noodles Nail Polish on their websiteInstagram pageFacebook page, and Facebook Fan Group

*These polishes were provided by the company or PR representative. All reviews are based solely on my opinion. For more information, please see my full disclosure at the bottom of the site*

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Polish Pickup March 2023 Rainy Days: Noodles Nail Polish

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Hello hello! This week sort of flew by. My parents came and visited last weekend for the first time in almost a year. My dad has had some health issues that made him unable to travel (which is really hard for him because he loves to travel), so this was his first adventure in quite some time. Of course, time always flies by too quickly, but we had a great time. Can you believe it's March already? I sort of can because it has been in the 70s to 80s in North Carolina for the past couple weeks. Winter never really came this year. What about your neck of the woods?

This Friday Polish Pickup is upon us once again. Wishlisting is open, so you can browse at your leisure until it goes live on Friday, March 3rd. This month's theme is Rainy Days which is quite appropriate for March. I expect to see some beautiful blue and green polishes this month! Also make sure to join the Polish Pickup Pack Facebook Group as swatches pop up there all the time. 

The shop officially opens at 11:00 AM ET Friday, March 3rd and ends on Monday, March 6th at 11:59 PM (but if a polish has a bottle limit and sells out before the end of the pre-order, it's gone, unless you get lucky and the cap gets raised...which is rare) on the PPU website. Just a heads-up, PPU raised their base shipping rates from $3 to $4 for the lightest packages. USPS keeps raising their prices, so at some point it gets too high and brands cannot eat those prices forever. Let's get a closer look at this month's Noodles Nail Polish offering. 






Noodles Nail Polish Roses and Raindrops (2 coats)
Inspiration: raindrops on pink roses
Price: $11.50
Bottle Limit: none

Yes, we got a blue this month! Roses and Raindrops is a bright sky blue crelly base with various shades of pink matte glitters and a touch of iridescent glitters in hexagonal shapes. I used 2 thicker coats for full opacity, but you may want 3 if you use really thin ones, or you have long nails with a strong visible nail line. I went for a glitter smoothing topcoat followed by a quick-dry topcoat for my swatches, but two coats of a regular topcoat can often smooth the glitters if you don't have the glitter grabber. If you want a quality glitter smoothing topcoat, check out the one from Glisten and Glow which you can buy during the PPU sale and not have to pay more for shipping through their site. 

There you have it, folks! You can find out more about Noodles Nail Polish on their websiteInstagram pageFacebook page, and Facebook Fan Group

*These polishes were provided by the company or PR representative. All reviews are based solely on my opinion. For more information, please see my full disclosure at the bottom of the site*