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Press Release: New Seriously Randoms from Pretty Serious

By A Lacquered Affair · May 19, 2013 · 0 Comments ·

Meet the New Kids on the Pretty Serious Block!

Four incredible new shades have just been added to the Pretty Serious "Seriously Random" collection and you can get your claws on them right now! You voted for your favourites and here they are!
CYBERNETIC  - In the year 2165, a cybernetic nail polish goes back in time to 2013 with a mission to assimilate the nails of all the ladies into the Pretty Serious network with it's advanced nanotech. Will you fight assimilation? Do you want to?</p> <p> CYBERNETIC is teal green and violet microglitter in a blue jelly base - 11ml $9.95</p>

Grimm DemiseGrimm Demise

<span style="font-size: 12px;">GRIMM DEMISE - Little children don't fare well in the shimmering, dark forests where the witches lie in wait, and now you can wear this fairytale on your fingertips as well. This sparkly teal polish has it's own intriguing aura of dark magic about it.

GRIMM DEMISE is teal green microglitter in a teal jelly base - <em>11ml $9.95

My Darlin' ClementineMy Darlin' Clementine
</em><span style="font-size: 12px;">MY DARLIN' CLEMENTINE - Now y'all know what Huckleberry Hound's been singin' 'bout all this time!

MY DARLIN CLEMENTINE is a twinkling orange glass fleck with a hint of duochrome sparkle - <em>11ml $9.95

Purple Monkey DishwasherPurple Monkey Dishwasher
</em></span><span style="font-size: 12px;">PURPLE MONKEY DISHWASHER - Our most requested Seriously Random polish is finally here! Purple Monkey Dishwasher does not contain any actual monkeys (hey, we're vegan and cruelty free!), and it won't actually wash your dishes for you, but it is 100% purple! Sparkly purple!

PURPLE MONKEY DISHWASHER</span> is vibrant violet glitter in a translucent purple jelly base - <em><span style="font-size: 12px;"><em>11ml $9.95

The Pink OneThe Pink One
</em></span></em>THE PINK ONE - Everybody wanted The Pink One, so we delivered! This hot pink has a blue flash that screams for attention - 11ml $9.95


Pretty Serious polishes are DBP, Toluene and Formaldehyde Free as well as Cruelty Free and Vegan friendly! </p>

We are designed and manufactured in Australia and each polish comes fully packaged in specially designed boxes (see left for an example!). We ship worldwide from our store (yes, everywhere!) and are also available from online etailers Llarowe in the USA, Pshiiit Boutique in France, Norway Nails in Norway and Mei Mei's Signatures in Singapore.

<p> Our polishes retail in our store for $9.95 and are 11ml/0.37fl.oz
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Pretty Serious Daphne's Birthday Party Press Release

By A Lacquered Affair · April 29, 2013 · 0 Comments ·

Press Release: Daphne's Birthday Party


Our fabulous NEW sparkling birthday polish "Daphne's Birthday Party" is now on sale and you can help us make May 14th a very special day for both us and our girl Daphne, and pick yourself up some bonuses as well! 

How can you be a part of the festivities? Easy!

Firstly, grab yourself a bottle of Daphne's Birthday Party as soon as you possibly can! You want to make sure you have yourself properly prepared in time. You can pick it up now at www.pretty-serious.com

Next, get that polish of sparkly explosion on your nails so you can grab yourself a swatch or two (a whole blog posts worth even!) If you are going to put it on your blog, you may want to get it ready before hand, but most importantly...


Once it hits May 14th in your timezone, unleash upon the interwebs with all you have and wish Daphne a Happy Birthday! We want to spread the sparkly confetti far and wide on one big special day, and we don't care if you aren't a nail artist with but just a dormant instagram account to your name - join in with us!

Finally, come to our site and hit the Contact Us tab on the side of the page, or just email info@pretty-serious.com, and let us know where you put your swatch. 


We're giving everyone who joins in a 20% off discount code for their next order! But most importantly, we'll put you in the draw to win the very special prize of 


Trust us, that's quite a bit of polish that will start paying off rather immediately.

As we said before though, just a few general rules-

  • Your swatches must be of Daphne's Birthday Party, and they must be your own. Stealing someone else's swatch of Poltergeist Puddle and putting it up on the day doesn't count. Just saying, because there's always someone... Also, the polish must have been bought by you. No buying one bottle so you and 5 close friends can enter. That's not very sporting. Group orders are okay, provided every entrant [purchases their own bottle.

  • Your swatch must be viewable to all on some form of social media or website. Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, your own blog - the more the merrier!

  • Each person will only be entered into the draw once. We toyed with the idea of an entry per separate post, but obviously, some people have a much larger online presence than others and we wanted a fair and even playing field for everyone joining in. We hope everyone will simply get into the spirit of it all and go crazy, if possible, anyway!

  • When we say "every single polish", that does not include any special one off polishes we may do for whatever reason. An example of this is The Great Below, a one of a kind polish currently up for auction for Paint It Blue. Other Limited Edition's in the vein of Emma Louise or Golden Ticket - all yours!

  • The competition is open to anyone who buys a bottle of Daphne's Birthday Party. Any bloggers that we may give a promotional sample to are not eligible, but if they bought a polish like everyone else - fair game! Also, our immediate family and close friends - all ineligible.

  • We'll draw the winner as soon as we can possibly organise it after the day is well and truly done. It will be drawn by a mutual third party who we have not yet decided on, and we will post a video of the drawing on our YouTube channel for all to see. Kaz is already cranky that she has to be in front of the camera, but we will do our best to prove we have an honest winner.

If anyone has any questions or is confused about anything - PLEASE ASK US! Leave a comment on our blog or Facebook wall, send an email, whatever you are comfortable with! We won't bite, and we're happy to help!

We hope you'll be a part of our incredible first birthday celebration!

<strong><span style="font-size: 12px;">There's still time to grab a bottle, so feel free to share this info on your blogs and help us make our first birthday an even bigger party!!

Daphne's Birthday Party is now available from www.pretty-serious.com for $9.95. Our Aussie made polishes are cruelty free, vegan friendly and Big 3 free. Volume is 11ml/0.37fl.oz

*Press release provided by Pretty Se

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Happenings: Flea Above @ *SCAPE Sky Terrace

By A Lacquered Affair · April 6, 2012 · 0 Comments ·

| flē |

Definition: Short for flea market; ghetto a** malls in the south made up of small booths. They usually sell food, fly clothes, sneakers, jewelry, and equipment for using and/or selling drugs. - urbandictionary.com


What will you guys be up to this Easter weekend? If you're in Singapore, here's an event all nail polish lovers may want to note and pop by:

WHAT: Flea Above
WHERE: *SCAPE Sky Terrace, Level 4, 2 Orchard Link, Singapore
WHEN: Saturday, 7th April, 2012. 2:00 - 8:00PM
WHY: Because if you're a nail polish junkie, you're gonna freak at the some of the sort-after cult nail polish brands that are going to be on sale!


The lovely girls from EClecticCo. and Star Trinkets will be selling their products at this event, so it'll be a great opportunity to get an upclose look at their gorgeous polishes and charming handmade jewellery/ accessories. Or just come say "Hi" to these friendly  polish lovers.

Here's a sneak peek at some of the goodies you're gonna want to bring home and/or gift to friends/ loved ones:

EClecticCo.Image from EClecticCo. Prices displayed are in Singapore Dollars.

EclecticCo., managed by Annette, brings you a variety of lifestyle products, but more importantly, wonderful nail polish brands such as the highly-raved Nfu.Oh, Milani and Kleancolor at affordable prices. These are rarely (or not) found in our local retail scene, so grab this opportunity be visually wowed by these polishes and get them at while-stocks-last prices. A few Nfu.Ohs are already waiting for me, and they're going to be my first! EclecticoCo. also sells on eBay and Gmarket. Be sure to check out the Facebook page or email for enquiries.


Joining Annette at the same location is Susan (aka The Subtle Shimmer) to promote her new creative venture - Star Trinkets!

Star TrinketsImage from Star Trinkets

Star Trinkets was conceived by a nail polish lover, who also shares a passion in making craft pieces. The combination of both passions, along with creativity and hard work, sees a well-thought range of beautiful jewellery pieces and accessories, using only high quality polishes and cult favourites as the star attraction. Prices start from SGD 8 for earstuds, SGD 10 for rings and keychains, and up to SGD 14 for pendants using premium polishes.

In addition, she will also be having piCture pOlish (SGD 18 each, SGD 21 for flakies) and OZOTIC (SGD 24 each) for sale, cult nail polish brands from Down Under. I only got to know about them this year (where have I been?!), and was immediately taken by the stunning holographic and multi-chromatic effects of these polishes, especially OZOTIC. Here's your chance to see them upclose and be hypnotised to get them all.

Remember, it's at *SCAPE Sky Garden on Level 4. There will be many other booths and flea vendors on levels 1 and 4, hawking various knick-knacks, but EClecticCo./ Star Trinkets will be your first pit stop :)

Hope to catch you guys there tomorrow. Meanwhile, enjoy the long weekend and stay lacquered!


I am not affiliated to or sponsored by any of the above establishments/ individuals. My recommendations and pre-event reviews are based on my experiences shopping with them.

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