*cough* But I digress...
Truth be told, I haven't progressed that much since my last update. I kinda lost my motivation once I cracked open my bottle of Essie's Saltwater Happy & left it on my nails for a whole week so I could review it for the blog.
Anyway, here's the polishes that have had no progress since my update about 5 weeks ago:
I'm ok with this as 2 of these polishes are going into my autumn edition, which you'll read all about in Monday's post.
And here's the rest, which have all had minimal progress:
I'm happy that I used a little bit of my bottle of Airy Fairy (top left) instead of just staring longingly at it & not wanting to decrease the contents because LOOK AT ALL THAT PRETTYNESS.
I've decided Kerfuffle (2nd from top left) is going into my giveaway pile as I only used it once during this edition & I'd barely used it beforehand. The polish next to it (Essie's Mojito Madness) might join it as I feel that this green is too warm for my skin and I'm not sure when I'll use it next. I'd rather have stuff go to somebody who'll use it more than I will.
As mentioned, Saltwater Happy (2nd from top right) was new so duh, of course there's been progress. I'm happy with the couple of uses I got out of it and can't wait until I finish Project Polish completely so I can use it again. Seriously, one of the best Essie polishes everrrrrrrr.
The rest....eh...I know I love Kit's Dive In (top right); Ciaté's Pepperminty (bottom left) is good but is a touch thin in formula & needs 3 coats to achieve opacity, but I can deal with that because I dig this particular minty hue; Essie's Spin The Bottle (middle of bottom row) is ok but I'm still unsure about this nude - I think it's too beige for my skin tone, but it's a decent enough base for nail art (needs 3 coats to achieve opacity since it is semi-sheer) and Butter London's Trout Pout (bottom right) I spoke about in a previous NOTD post, so I won't bang on about it here.
I would show you how much progress I've made on my base & top coats, but I know I'm going to finish most of them anyway so it's not worth showing IMO and besides, it's not like I had a lot of them to begin with. I will say however that I have made some progress (finally!) on my bottle of Butter London's Nail Foundation. I'll keep using it on my toes because it hasn't gone "off" yet, even though it is past its 30 month use-by date.
How am I feeling about this Project Polish idea of mine right now? Not that great. I've realised just how hard it is to finish a bottle of polish and I'm also annoyed at myself for finishing 1 lousy polish throughout this season (technically 2, but I threw one of them out). However, I'm proud that I've made decent dents in some of my other bottles, namely Essie's Good As Gold (2nd from left in the first photo) & OPI's Can't Find My Czechbook; although I've been working on the latter since I began this whole quarterly Project Polish thing last September.
Despite any weariness that's setting in, I'm going to plough on through regardless. I said that I would do this until the end of August (i.e. end of winter in Australia) and I'm determined to stick to it, but I guess I need to give myself some encouragement along the way...and a few Lleyton Hewitt-style "COME ON!"(s)....
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