Monday, March 31, 2014

Authority Cosmetics Review and Giveaway!!!

Get ready nail polish lovers! Today I have an exciting review and giveaway on Authority Cosmetics nail lacquer. After realizing that my love of polish and continuous manicures was wreaking havoc on my nails and causing them to peel, I decided to search for brands that used fewer chemicals.



Authority Cosmetics offers 10 gorgeous shades of lacquer that are free of: formaldehyde, DBP, toluene, camphor and formaldehyde resin making them less toxic and a safer choice.

These nail lacquers come in cute packaging and the bottles are large! You can find colors for any season or occasion and there is a nice selection of vibrant, fun shades to choose from.


I found that some of the shades do stain heavily while others don't stain at all. I recommend applying a base coat, two coats of lacquer and a top coat. The formula is wonderful and not prone to those pesky little air bubbles which I find frustrating. The polish is easy to work with and the brush is standard size but good quality. I like that the colors dry quickly and touch-ups are a breeze.

The shades are rich and apply beautifully opaque and glossy. In sunlight, they make my nails standout and look fabulous! With a good top coat the lacquers can last quite a while before chipping.


Saint Valentine is a deep, vibrant red suitable for everyday wear and as the name indicates perfect for Valentine’s Day. Red lacquer is classic and never goes out of style. This is one of my favorite shades in the line!


Paradise is a light, milky sky blue that reminds me of Easter and spring in a bottle!


Gumdrop is a beautiful, true pink great for all seasons and everyday wear. This color is also pretty for a bright pedicure.

Disco is a bright lime green that just screams summer fun!




Mermaid Tail

Authority Cosmetics also offers a metallic collection and the shades can be purchased separately or at a group rate. This set of polish is deeper than the shades above and have a stunning duo-chrome effect. 


Each polish retails for $14 and the metallic collection is on sale right now for $35.

GIVEAWAY TIME!
Enter for your chance to win these TWO gorgeous nail lacquers! 
Because I am obsessed with these alluring lacquers, Authority Cosmetics and I have decided to host a giveaway for everyone! This giveaway is open internationally and will run for one month at which time a random winner will be selected. One lucky winner will be receiving two bottles of  nail polish:  Paradise & St. Valentine.

Please be sure to read the rules below and enter correctly as outlined via Rafflecopter. Some forms of entry into the contest are allowed daily so get those entries in and good luck everyone!

Disclaimer and Rules: (Please Read)
This giveaway is sponsored by http://www.authoritycosmetics.com/ and hosted by Diary of a Trendaholic. It consists of 2 full sized bottles of nail polish valued at $24. The winner will receive the colors Paradise and St. Valentine. All entrants must enter correctly and provide the necessary information as outlined via Rafflecoptor. Only viable entries will be considered. This giveaway is open internationally and will run for one month beginning on Tuesday April 1st at 12am and ending on April 30th at 12am Eastern Time Zone.

One eligible winner will be chosen at random and announced on http://diaryofatrendaholic.blogspot.ca/. You must be at least 14 years of age to enter. Entrants under 18 must have permission from parents/guardians. The winner must send their mailing address (no PO Box addresses) and contact information to diaryofatrendaholic@outlook.com to receive the prize.  Winners will also be contacted by email if an email address is provided upon entering. In the event that the winner does not claim the prize within one week a second winner will be chosen at random or another thereafter until the prize is claimed. Diary of a Trendaholic is not responsible for a lost package, delays, damages or any other issues that occur during shipping, handling or mailing. Good luck!

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80 comments:

  1. St. Valentine is my favorite shade =)

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  2. I love Disco!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  3. I <3 the colors, they are beautiful, perfect for the summer! Disco and Mermaid Tail are my favourites :D

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  4. Hi Love,
    I just wanted to inform you that I have nominated you for a Very Inspiring Blogger Award...
    Head to the link to my blog for the rules!
    Thanks for posting such beautiful and inspiring posts!

    xo Holly xo

    http://hollydolly88.blogspot.com.au/2014/04/very-inspiring-blog-award.html

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    1. Thanks Holly I will check it out!

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  5. I really like them all! Mermaid's Tail though is gorgeous!!! Thanks for the giveaway, Erica! <3

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  6. I'm a sucker for anything pink so Gumdrop is my favorite.

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  7. Gumdrop is so gorgeous! All of the colors are beautiful to me. Cool giveaway, I entered :)

    www.hautedare.com

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  8. Lovely giveaway.. such pretty nail colors xo
    My latest post: http://natashabhatt.blogspot.in/2014/04/miss-claire-kiss-proof-lipgloss-in.html

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  9. Mermaid Tail is fantastic!

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  10. Fab giveaway, these look lovely! I know you've said it's international, but I don't think we can receive nail polish through the post to the UK from overseas :( (I could be wrong!) xx

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  11. beautiful metallic collection - my fave is the purple.

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  12. I like Paradise because I don't have anything like it in my current collection. It's also suitable for the season!

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  13. St. Valentine is my favorite shade of polish.

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  14. EMERALD SKY
    Rafflecopter name:
    Enelram

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  15. I don't have Instagram, sorry!
    I love Disco!
    Thank you!

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  16. Mermaid Tail!!! it's just so pretty

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  17. Coda di sirena !!!!
    E' il più bello in assoluto.
    E-mail: tranidora@hotmail.it

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  18. I like the I HEART YOU 5-FREE NAIL LACQUER.

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  19. love these!!!
    mermaid tail looks awesome!

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  20. I can't decide between Emerald Sky and Disco! :)

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  21. Paradise is a beautiful colour and I don't have anything like it.

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  22. The entire metallic collection!!

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  23. Metallic green.. thanks for giveaway ..

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  24. I like the emerald sky in the metallic collection.

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  25. I like the SAINT VALENTINE 5-FREE NAIL LACQUER.

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  26. amazing prize i love it <3 Maida Cicvara

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  27. My favorite shade is Emerald Sky. I like the multi-colored look.

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  28. I'm loving all of the metallic shades ~ Thank you for the giveaway!

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  29. I love the disco and mermaid tail colors!!! Now that it's spring I gotta pull out my box of finger nail polishes and keep these fingers and toes painted! So far, I've been doing good!

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  30. Emerald Sky... I can't resist a multichrome and this one looks gorgeous!

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  31. Hy! Emerald Sky is my favorite! <3

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  32. I like St. Valentine. :)
    DOREEN LAMOUREUX

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  33. metallic purple caught my eye :)

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  34. Emerald Sky is right up my alley. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  35. emerald sky is my favorite! i love that color

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  36. My favorite shade is Khloe! So beautiful!

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  37. My daughters and I think you have great taste and we love all.

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  38. My favorite would have to be emerald sky!

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  39. I like paradise. Thank you for the giveaway!

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