In the package I received from Indie Polish there was a little party in a bottle waiting for me. Named Santa’s Disco Suit, this was the one holo I received. A pinkish-red, it really does remind me of what Santa might wear for a night out on the town… New Year’s Eve outfit, anyone?
Santa’s Disco Suit – second from right
I’m slowly working my way through the Indie Polish package, and today I have another one to share. This is a pink polish with a mix of shimmers and glitters throughout. Called Sugar Plums, it’s a fun festive polish without being too ‘traditional’ in the colours and glitter mixes.
Sugar Plums (far right)
This is another polish that has been sitting sadly in my untrieds pile for quite some time. Okay, I don’t actually have a pile of untrieds… they are actually neatly sorted amongst the rest of my polishes. It’s more of a mental pile. But, I digress… this beauty wasn’t getting any love, and every time I had the intention to pull it out and use it, another polish order would show up and get in the way. Who knew polishes could be so rude to each other?! Lilypad Lacquer’s Ruby Slippers was a patient lady, so I finally pulled her out over the weekend to give her a chance to shine.
In my recent package I received from Emerald & Ash, I also received a sample of their cuticle oil to try out. The scent of the month is Fresh Cut Grass… and is it ever! The oil smells exactly like freshly cut lawns, without the sneeze factor. As you can see, I’ve been enjoying the cuticle oil. One thing I really appreciate is that it’s formulated with jojoba oil, which is really important in maintaining cuticle health! I admit, I haven’t been great at upkeeping my nails this summer (which has led to many breaks on my left hand), so this little bottle has been great to have on hand.
I really love the roller ball applicator. It keeps the oil from getting all over and only applies where I want it to be! Perfect. The best part is that E&A offer their cuticle oil in a HUGE variety of scents. Seriously, go check out the list right here… it’s enormous. The next ones I want to try out are Lilac, Toasted Marshmallows, and Vanilla Champagne.
Overall, I’ve really enjoyed these polishes and oil from E&A! My favorite polish was hard to choose… pink, purple, and blue are my most reached for polish colours. I love Titty Sprinkles for it’s name, Zetus Lapetus for the colour, and Stubble Jumper for the awesome flakies.
Zetus Lapetus – a pretty pink with blue microflakies.
Stubble Jumper – a blue with blue shimmer and gold microflakies.
Titty Sprinkles – a polish with a hilarious name, and a crazy amount of flakies in all sorts of colours!
Check out my reviews of all three, and then choose your own favourite! Happy Sunday!
Disclaimer: I received these products for review – but all opinions are always my own!
I’ve finally finished posting all the beauties from the Mount Olympus collection by BlackLace Cosmetics. So let’s do a quick review of my favourites.
My top polish from the collection is Dionysus. A beautiful holo purple that applied creamy dreamy!
My next favourites were a tie. The first was Hermes, a pearly white with a smattering of holo.
The second was Aphrodite, a bright pink with holo that proved incredibly difficult to photograph!
None of the polishes were complete misses for me. The formula overall was really easy to work with and I found the collection to be a good mix of finishes and colours! Of course, we all have our colour preferences, but that’s just personal taste!
Full review of Dionysus
Full review of Hermes.
Full review of Aphrodite.
Full review of Athena, the soft lilac.
Full review of Artemis, the dark green jelly.
Full review of Apollo, a pretty coppery metallic.
Any standouts for you?
Disclaimer: These polishes were sent for review – but all opinions are always my own!
I finally have the last polish from the first half of the Mount Olympus collection by BlackLace Cosmetics ready to go.
This one gave me such a hard time photographing it, due to the vibrant hue of pink which is notoriously difficult to capture on film. I tried multiple times, which is why it took so long! Finally, I found the formula… overcast day, natural light, and flash and I got the colour to show properly! Phew.
I used 3 coats and topcoat in these pictures. The formula was great, and you can probably get away with 2 coats on this one. Aside from the blindingly bright shade, it also packs a sprinkling of scattered holo throughout. So pretty!!
Can you see the holo glitter in there? Very pretty! This and Athena… and Hermes, are probably my favourites out of this half of the collection! Check them all out here, including the second half of the collection. Happy Monday!
Disclaimer: This polish was sent for review – but all opinions are always my own!
Next up from Emerald & Ash is Zetus Lapetus, a beautiful hot pink polish with blue microflakies.
I love, love the color and finish of this polish. I did find the formula quite thick and decided to thin it out with some of my Poshe polish reviver. Once I did that, it was great.
I used 3 coats and one coat of topcoat as usual. Please excuse the blue ink on my finger… a pen I was using leaked all over and it didn’t scrub off for 3-4 days!!!
I adore this polish! I love the unique flakies… and we all know I love pink!
This polish was sent for review – but all opinions are always my own!