Bohemian Glass Nail Files - First post of 2021 and it’s a good one! Going through a pandemic our priorities shift, our focus continues to be directed to a multitude of things, and our routines are all out of whack. If you’re someone that had a weekly date with your manicurist I’m sure that schedule has been quite irregular over the past year. Or if you’re someone who is on …
Top 5 Tips for Your 5 Tips - So here we are.  March 2020 and we’re all stuck at home…quarantined.  Who would have thought that when we all yelled “Happy New Year!” to 2020 that within a matter of weeks we’d be put in an unimaginable reality where we’re forced to stay home to save lives and flatten the curve due to COVID-19.  With everyone being forced to stay home and a lot …
The Oscars 2020 - Award season comes to a close with The Academy Awards.  Although I never see a majority of the films being nominated, my favorite part about the Oscars is the
NYE 2020 Nail Inspiration - Somehow here we are, celebrating another New Year’s Eve.  The year 2019 went by super quick.  I’m sure a lot of you can relate…doesn’t it feel like NYE 2019 was just yesterday?  I can still vividly remember what I did and who I was with.  The night of my NYE 2019 actually ended on a great note.  A fond memory that I will
Holiday 2019 Gift Guide - It’s been a long time since I posted something.  I haven’t been intentionally neglecting this space, but life happens, things get busy, and before you know it – BOOM – it’s December.  With the holidays quickly approaching I thought it’d be the perfect time to
Chapter 30 - Birthdays are always a special occasion, but when it’s a milestone birthday you want everything to be as memorable as possible.  Earlier this month I celebrated my 30th birthday and of course I had to make sure all the details for my 30th birthday look from start to finish were as
Pantone Color of the Year: 2019 - We’re 28 days into 2019 and I’m so behind on keeping The Polish Report updated!  I’ve been neglecting my poor baby, but not on purpose.  When you travel non-stop for your job finding the time and energy to commit is HARD!  I’m also in the middle of planning my 30th birthday so there’s that.  However, I’m hoping to change that in 2019 and bring you …
The Benefits of A Glass/Crystal Nail File - Ladies, it’s time to throw away ALL of you nail strengtheners.  Well maybe not throw them away, but lessen your dependence on them.  Over the last couple of weeks I’ve
Essie: Fall 2018 - The first day of Fall was Saturday, September 22nd.  I am NOT ready for fall.  If you’ve been following my blog you know that Fall and Winter are just not my thing.  I don’t like colder weather, dressing in layers – I just can’t, the time change, and definitely not a fan of pumpkin spice anything (lol).  Spring and Summer are my seasons and it’s …
OPI Fall/Winter 2018: Peru - We’re approaching the end of August fast, which means we’re that much closer to Labor Day, and of course that inevitably means summer is ALMOST over.  With summer coming to an end that means a new wardrobe season, new trends, and new
OPI: Pop Culture Collection - Leave it to OPI to stay on top of their creative game.  Not only with the collections they choose to put out, but with how they’re introducing new nail polish TEXTURES to the nail industry.  They started this summer with the three Leather-Like shades in the Grease collection, and now they’re introducing 
Essie: Retrograde Collection - So it’s been a while! Almost two months to be exact (SMH) and I feel kind of crappy about not having time to commit to this blog.  My second year of The Polish Report was supposed to bring more new and exciting content, but in my defense life started to happen and I needed to answer!  Traveling for my job picked up and I got …
OPI: Grease Collection - We’ve all grown up watching Grease and singing along to its catchy tunes.  We all longed for Sandy’s style and grace and made googly eyes at Danny Zuko.  Grease is an iconic film.  A classic that we’ll continue to watch for decades.  To commemorate the film’s 40th anniversary, OPI has 
Essie: Seaglass Shimmers Collection 2018 - So we’ve seen Essie’s Summer 2018 collection and keeping within the ocean theme, they hit us with this unexpected, but oh so cute, shimmers collection.  Shimmers you ask?  Yes, you read that right.  The collection is to 
OPI Spring/Summer 2018: Lisbon - Spring is here and Summer is around the corner.  Leave it to OPI to bring the warmth and the heat for each season with their seasonal polish collections.  This time around they have curated 12 beautifully rich and bright colors inspired by 
Now it’s Time to Say I Do - Wedding season is around the corner, and I have a few friends that are getting ready to walk down the aisle this year or in the near future.  I figured after I curated a little piece about finding the right engagement ring for your finger, we should talk about 
Happy 1 Year Anniversary - One year ago today, I launched ‘The Polish Report’.  Preparing a launch for a blog in the midst of starting a new job is no easy feat.  Then trying to maintain consistency with your posts while constantly traveling for your job is something else.  However, I feel 
Essie Desert Mirage Collection - Festival season is around the corner, and while I’m not the festival season type I still like to offer some inspiration to those around me that may need ideas on how to lacquer their hands.  I’m completely a fan of going against the norm.  So while everyone else has feathers, flowers, ombre sunsets, dream catchers, and tribal patterns on their finger tips, YOU should be
Essie Spring 2018 - Spring is around the corner…finally!  I say that as if I live on the East Coast and not Los Angeles.  Anyway, I appreciate Spring because that means we’re that much closer to Summer, and Summer is my favorite season.  I love being in the sun and I love the warm weather.  For the Spring 2018 season Essie created 
Valentine’s Day 2018 - So Valentine’s Day. . .a holiday I feel we can do without.  Now before you start jumping to conclusions about if I am a scorned, bitter woman I must say that I am not (lol).  I used to really enjoy Valentine’s Day as a kid.  I looked forward to picking out what type of Valentine cards I wanted to pass out to everyone in my …
NYE 2018 Nail Inspiration - 2018 is 48 hours away.  New year, new opportunities, and new ambitions.  With a NYE celebration comes physical maintenance.  From your hair, to your makeup, and your outfit, a manicure is needed to
Pantone Color of the Year: 2018 - It’s that time of year again!  A new year is right around the corner and for some it means new beginnings, fresh starts, more growth and opportunities.  I’m not into all that “new year, new me” nonsense, but I do like to make sure I accomplish some type of 
Love OPI, XOXO - The Holiday Season is officially here! Going home for the holidays means you have to be on your A Game.  Whether that’s making sure you look put together in front of family for those relatives that always have something to say, or making sure you let long-time friends (and maybe an ex or two) know that you still go it and never lost it.  OPI …
Essie Winter 2017 Collection - Essie’s next seasonal collection is here for winter and it’s super cute.  Holiday seasons are always fun as it’s the perfect time to amp up the sparkle when the weather gets 
Mila L. Banks: The Most Polished Woman I’ve Ever Known - In our lifetime we’re fortunate enough to be inspired and mentored by women that have set a standard on what it means to be a woman in every sense of the word.  These women are strong, fearless, determined, selfless, considerate, nurturing, generous.  The list goes on.  These women are women we’re lucky enough to call mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, friends, and teachers.  Sometimes even
Think Pink! - October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  This month is so important as it brings awareness not only to breast cancer, but it helps women take the necessary steps on making sure we can catch this disease in its early stages.  As women it’s important to
I Prefer a Polished Man - I love men and I love children, so when I came across this campaign last year that calls on men to bring awareness to bettering the lives of children being victimized by violence I instantly became a supporter.  It also doesn’t hurt that raising awareness is through
Pantone Fall 2017 Fashion Color Report - Gearing up for Fall means a change in wardrobe and a change in the colors you wear.  This never fully applies in Southern California because the weather is always nice, but for those that like to appreciate the seasons 
OPI Fall/Winter 2017: Iceland - OPI’s Fall/Winter 2017 collection is here with twelve new shades to choose from.  The collection is inspired by “fire, ice, and everything nice” allowing you to 
Throw It Back: Essie’s Fall 2017 Collection - Essie has released its Fall 2017 collection, and it’s reminiscent of one of the most influential decades of our time. . .the 90s.  With the rise of hip hop, grunge movements, and technological advancements, the 90s gave us some unforgettable moments that will forever have an impact on
You say yes, but does your finger? - One of my worst nightmares: someone proposing to me and my nails aren’t painted or they’re chipped!  What kind of man that loves me and wants to spend a life time with me would have the audacity to
Get Naked with Essie’s Wild Nudes - Are you a fan of nudity?  Enjoy a good naked moment?  Ever went streaking or mooned someone?  What about subtle skin exposures?  Well if you’ve said yes to any or all
Ciate London Chrome Nail Polish - So this isn’t a beauty myth and no you’re not dreaming.  Ciate London has made so many dreams come true with this wonderful creation.  It’s the beauty world’s FIRST ever
Essie Summer 2017 Collection - Essie’s Summer 2017 Collection is here and it’s polish perfection!  The Summer 2017 Collection is inspired by Parisian pastries.  The 6 shades are as follows:
Met Gala 2017 - The Met Gala is the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Annual Costume Institute Benefit.  Held annually on the first Monday of May, the gala is fashion’s biggest night.  Also known as “Met Monday” the purpose of this gala is
Getting Nailed by NYFW - New York Fashion Week is that time of year coveted by many women looking forward to seeing what to expect for the upcoming fashion season.  The clothes, the colors, the street style.  However,
Loubichrome - I remember when I was in high school and my mom and I decided to have a girls day so we headed down to South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, CA.  We walked into Jimmy Choo and that was when I
Chanel: Le Top Coat Tinted Top Coat - So I’m a little late to the game when it comes to this product but I’m going to talk about it anyway because this is my blog and it’s only right I write about what I wish.  There’s also a slight chance
Pantone’s Color of the Year: 2017 - As we all know by now Pantone released the color of the year for 2017.  If you’ve been living under a rock, or just didn’t know this existed, the color of the year Pantone chose is: Greenery.