Thursday, September 13, 2012

Guest Post: Jenna from I'm Still Thinking...

Hello, ladies.

As you may or may not know, I am a menace to myself.  I literally get one black and blue and then cut myself someplace else.  My friends regale in my stories of falls, trips, and mishaps on a daily basis.  To be honest, they do make good stories.  

But the matter is my latest disaster had me banging up my middle finger on my swatch hand.  I filed the nail down so that it would be straight but unfortunately, it resulted in a nub.  I simply cannot allow you ladies to endure that so I've enlisted a few of my fabulous bloggerettes to come to my rescue!
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Hey all! I hope you are doing great! This is Jenna from I’m Still Thinking… Amanda had a minor nail-tastrophe, and asked for a few of us to help her out a few days.  You know how I love to help out!  So I definitely couldn’t resist volunteering.  I hope you guys don’t mind :O) I am going to be going back to school in a couple months and have been stock piling as many pictures as I could to help me manage my time when I first start.  I am a little worried that I may be a bit overwhelmed in the beginning, so this is my way of relieving that worry.

One idea I had was to compare some of the newer colors released for fall, and I have one of these comparisons for you now.

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Here you have China Glaze Purr-fect Plum and Zoya Toni, both of these have just came out with the fall colors.  Haven’t you heard…Plum is totally in this season, lol.

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The pointer and middle are CG PP while the ring and pinky are Z T. Very possibly, these two are almost perfect dupes of one another. They are close enough alike, that I don’t see me needing them both.

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Both had an excellent formula, but Z T was a bit thinner resulting in two coats, where CG PP only needed one coat.

In my opinion, these two are two peas in the same pod. I really think if you have one of these, then you don’t need the other. How do you think they stack up together?

I am having an IC Awareness nail art contest over at my blog, be sure to check it out.
I hope you have enjoyed the post. Thank you for having me over again, Amanda! Hope everyone has a wonderful day! Toodles!!!
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This is awesome, Jenna!  Thank you a million times over for this comparison.  You know that this is immediately being added to my Dupe Alerts page :)

And make sure you enter Jenna's IC Awareness contest, which brings awareness to a condition that Jenna unfortunately suffers from.  Good look to all who enter!




9 comments :

  1. Wow, if I hadn't read that these were two different polishes. I wouldn't have known. Hope your finger feels better Amanda, and don't worry you're not the only clumsy twinsie.

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  2. Aw, it's nice to know I have company when I fall on the floor! And I know, right?! What a perfect dupe!

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  3. I'm with ChiChi--if Jenna hadn't said these were different polishes I'd never have spotted a difference. Great comparison, Jenna, and hope your nail recovers soon, Amanda!

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  4. Thanks, Elizabeth!! And Jenna has a great eye to catch that!

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  5. This color looks stunning on you Jenna!

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  6. Oh wow, those are perfect dupes.

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  7. Yay! Great post from Jenna!
    I wish your nail a speedy growth, Amanda! :D

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