Middle Aged Beauty Queen

NOTD: Revlon Girly & My Brother’s Birthday!

Posted on: February 27, 2013

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Revlon Girly. I picked this up at Walmart the other night, only because there is a buzz about this polish and a lot of people have a hard time finding it. Which kind of cracks me up because it is everywhere I go. I have also received a ton of your emails asking about this polish and if it is a dupe for Deborah Lippmann’s Candy Shop. I haven’t seen Candy Shop in person but I can tell you just from the online swatches, this is not a dupe for Candy Shop. They are very similar but the DL polish has more colors of glitter, red, orange, green, turquoise, yellow, pink, white; along with different glitter shapes and sizes. Revlon Girly is a pink gel base with hot pink, navy blue, golden copper-y and silver glitters, depending on the light different colors show up. Which is part of the fun of glitter polish, right?

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I have 2 coats of Girly over the Anna Sui polish I showed in yesterday’s post. I’m trying to extend the life of this manicure as the Anna Sui polish showed tip wear right away. I think these look nice together.

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On the left is Girly by itself, 2 coats. On the right is what I’m wearing. As you all know I do not like the dreaded VNL, so I would always wear this polish over another. But if you like sheer polish, I think it does give a good bit of coverage.

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I do like this, which is so unusual for me? I am really liking glitter polish here lately. Also, today is my brother’s birthday so I thought this would be a festive polish for his birthday lunch!

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Happy Birthday Jim!. My oldest brother is on the left, he is next to Bill, my niece Barbie’s fiancé. My brother is an amazing guy who I love very much. He used to be a jockey, he was 6th in the nation when he was 17 years old. He lives about 45 minutes from here on 5 acres in the woods. He has deer, elk, and turkeys in his yard all the time. He raises racing pigeons and has a pigeon loft. When Jim gets “into” something, he is in all the way, which is one of the things I love about him. He is a great father to Barbie, Jami and Mickey. He has a beautiful wife Tammy. He has worked for the same company since 1979, but today he turns 62. Isn’t that the age you are supposed to retire?

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My brother Jim has the best memory of anyone I know. He tells stories of when we were little and I’m like where was I? He says I was there but I don’t remember so it’s good to have him around, if for nothing else, than his stories. We had a lot of fun when we were kids.
Happy Birthday Jim!

💅 As always, thanks for stopping by.

6 Responses to "NOTD: Revlon Girly & My Brother’s Birthday!"

I love this look. Oh, Big Wheels!

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Don’t you love that picture? That was so us when we were kids. Hope you’re having a great day! Xoxo

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I like that picture a lot. We would play all day without many restrictions and even have sleepovers outside where we “spied” on the neighbors. LOL But I’m 59 and my play was in the 60’s.

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Ahh, for the good ol days! 😊

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Wait your oldest brother is on the right? He looks so young and the guy on the left looks more like your brother….no?

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Thanks for the edit Lori. I can always count on you to find my mistakes! You are so right, but I changed it, so it reads correctly now. 😘 Sent from my iPad

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