I noticed some Valentine’s nail strips from Dashing Diva at Ulta in a “Hearts a Flutter” show. Solely two designs had been left by the point I noticed it. I nonetheless have not tried this model; I purchased some, simply have not gotten round to them.
Essie’s restricted version Valentine’s Day assortment, Love Be aware-worthy, was at Fred Meyer. The caps are printed with silver vacation designs. Shades, left to proper: Lips Are Sealed, Fairly in Ink, Underneath Locket & Key, Love-Be aware Worthy (why the hyphen is the place it’s right here in comparison with the gathering title, I have no idea), Reply with a Kiss, Quill You Be Mine (bought out).
At a special Fred Meyer, the Essie Valentine’s shades had been in a non-collection particular sidekick, combined in with different colours. Quill You Be Mine is the off white within the second row.
At Walgreens, the Essie Valentine’s polishes had been a part of a Maybelline make-up show. All six shades had been proven on the show however solely three of them had been there within the bottles: Love-Be aware Worthy, Reply With a Kiss, and Quill You Be Mine.
I suppose Essie’s Swoon within the Lagoon assortment is for resort season, as a result of it is vivid however too early for it to be for summer season? The very best stocked show for this was the one I noticed at Ulta. Entrance part: Swoon within the Lagoon, Day Drift Away, Boatloads of Love, Ripple Replicate, Pure Connection, Row with the Move, Frilly Lillies. Again part: Willow within the Wind, All Oar Nothing. There’s additionally a spot for Gel-Setter high coat right here.
The Swoon within the Lagoon show at Fred Meyer regarded like this:
At Walgreens, Swoon within the Lagoon was in an identical show, however this one had areas for 2 new therapies: Laborious to Resist nail strengthener in Glow (pink) and Neutralize (lilac). Weirdly, one of many three Valentine’s shades that wasn’t with the opposite three was caught in right here.
I noticed Essie’s spring assortment, Flight of Fantasy, at Ulta. Left to proper: Sing Songbird Alongside, Properly Nested Vitality (bought out), Flight of Fantasy, Spring Awakening, Stretch Your Wings, Maintain Branching Out.
I occurred upon a show of latest shades within the Essie Gel Couture line. I had to go surfing to seek out out these are the Sample Play assortment. Left to proper: Electrical Geometric, Completely Plaid, Chevron Pattern, All Checked Out, Fab Florals (this coloration doesn’t say “floral” to me), Paisley is the Means.
Essie continues to carry out new shades within the Expressie line as properly, nonetheless largely cremes. I noticed the SK8 with Future assortment at Fred Meyer. Three completely different Fred Meyers, truly, and not less than one coloration was bought out every time, so I am simply going to must share two of them, as I lack the photograph enhancing expertise to merge them. Left to proper: Sk8 with Future, Left on Shred, Trick Clique, Bearer of Rad Information, Streetwear n’ Tear, Every day Grind, Curbside Pickup, Only for Kicks, Keepin’ It Wheel, All Ramped Up.
At Fred Meyer, I noticed an OPI Celebration assortment show which was for Vacation 2021 however I hadn’t run throughout it earlier than. A number of the slots had been empty however due to good labels on it, I not less than know what I missed. Prime row: Ring within the Blue 12 months, LED Marquee, All is Berry & Brilliant (this does not notably say “berry” to me), Prepared Fete Go, Cheers to Mani Years, Confetti Prepared, You Had Me at Confetti, Massive Apple Pink. Backside row: Snow Day in LA, Flip Brilliant After Sundown, Massive Bow Vitality, Mylar Desires, Maraschino Cheer-y, Paint the Tinseltown Pink, OPI Hearts to Social gathering, My Coloration Wheel is Spinning.
Ulta had house for the Celebration assortment in that terrible for pictures backlit show that I’ll by no means cease complaining about. I used to be in a position to get an honest shot of the nail artwork proven subsequent to the bottle slots.
Ulta had the OPI Xbox assortment on the non-backlit finish, in order that was good. The highest had the shades in each the Infinite Shine and conventional strains, although many had been bought out (or not but stocked, I am undecided).
The underside half had mini units and duos, and a photograph of all twelve colours lined up. Left to proper: Achievement Unlocked, Pixel Mud, Racing for Pinks, Suzi is My Avatar, Buying and selling Paint, Coronary heart and Con-soul, The Go is All the time Greener, Sage Simulation, You Had Me at Halo, Cannot CTRL Me, Quest for Quartz, and NOOBerry.
There was a brand new Sally Hansen Miracle Gel show at Fred Meyer that appeared Valentine’s themed, with “The Good Pair” and “Romance in Paris” and “Fall in Love with 8 Dreamy Shades” all printed on the show. Confusingly, there have been slots for 12 shades (plus shiny and matte high coats) however solely 5 shade names printed on the entrance of the show. Luckily the 8 shades apparently a part of the Romance in Paris assortment had caps printed with hearts and “Eiffel in Love” so I might decide them out. Entrance row: Ski Bunny (particular cap), First Glass (particular cap), Love at First Flight (particular cap), Shell Yeah (particular cap), Women Flip (particular cap), Shiny Prime Coat, Matte Prime Coat. Again row: Sunbrella (particular cap), Cannot Beet Royalty (core), Pink Eye (core), Wine Inventory (core), Blue Skies Forward (particular cap), Blues Cruise (particular cap), Tipsy Gypsy (core).
The same however not the identical show for this assortment was at Walgreens. It did not have the identical assortment of shades because the one at Fred Meyer, not less than not by the point I noticed it.
After I walked to the again of that Walgreens to take a look at the core show wall, I noticed the “8 Dreamy Shades” that had been within the Romance in Paris show there, with out the particular printed caps, tucked right into a row labelled because the “Journey Seekers Assortment”.
At Ceremony Support, the “Good Pair” Romance in Paris show had the eight new shades properly lined up within the entrance row with good labels beneath them. There have been some core shades within the again row, too, and the shiny and matte high coats on the finish. Left to proper: First Glass, Love at First Flight, Shell Yeah, Ski Bunny, Women Flip, Blue Skies Forward, Blues Cruise, Sunbrella.
At Walgreens I got here throughout a free standing Sally Hansen show with a number of issues in it: Good Form Pure, Coloration Remedy, and Coloration Foil, plus nail artwork kits and instruments and coverings. This was the primary time I might seen the Coloration Foil in my space. So far as I might inform, these shades are all core for now. The Coloration Foils listed below are: Rose Beam, Metal a Kiss, Vio-Lit, Gold Normal, Sky-Fi, and Chopping Hedge.
As with the Miracle Gel, once I went again to the core space, I noticed the Coloration Foils there, too, with yet another shade than was up entrance. Left to proper: Rose Beam, Fuchsia-ristic, Metal a Kiss, Chopping Hedge, Gold Normal, Sky-Fi, and Vio-Lit.
That is all for now. Possibly subsequent time I’ve sufficient shows to share I will have ventured right into a Sally Magnificence and/or a Walmart as properly. Laborious to say how issues will unfold.