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Bona Dea

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A flamingo pink crelly with gold flecks.

  • 15 ml: $10.00

  • 5 ml mini: $4.50

Our Price: $10.00

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Bona Dea is a flamingo pink crelly with gold flecks. Two to three coats are recommended. Each bottle contains one or two stainless steel BBs for mixing.

Bona Dea ("the good goddess") was a Roman goddess of fertility, healing, chastity and female sexuality. Only women were allowed to know her true name and take part in the rites honoring her. Every December, the wife of Rome's senior magistrate hosted the festivities for Bona Dea in her home, with other aristocratic women in attendance. This was the only time that Roman women were allowed to sacrifice animals and drink strong wine. Men could be punished with blindness if they witnessed this festival.

In 62 B.C., when the festival of Bona Dea was being hosted by Julius Caesar's wife, a politician named Publius Clodius Pulcher dressed as a woman and sneaked into the house. The event was such a scandal that Caesar divorced his wife, saying, "Caesar's wife must be above suspicion."
Always start with a base coat to extend the life of your manicure and reduce the risk of staining. Apply the recommended number of thin coats, waiting for a few minutes in between. Paint over the tips of your nails to form a seal. Finish with a quick-dry topcoat such as Out the Door or Seche Vite. For bumpy glitter polishes, you may need more than one coat of topcoat for a smooth finish.

To keep your nails and cuticles healthy, we recommend a cuticle balm such as Indigo Bananas!

Three-/four-/five-free polishes may settle over time (a layer of clear liquid will form at the top of the bottle). A good shake should redistribute the pigments completely.

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Great, as always! March 19, 2016
Reviewer: Ryan Johnson from Lacey, WA United States  
I've made a few purchases here, as my girlfriend loves these polishes, and every time it has been delightful! Always feels very personal, despite being a simple internet purchase, and she always feels incredibly excited to get the little box of goodies!

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