Stella Chroma ~ Constellation Trio

*Provided for review

*Picture heavy

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Hey! I hope everyone’s holiday shopping has gotten off to a good start! I also hope you left room in your budget to treat yourself. I have 3 multi-chrome, magnetic, flakie polishes to share with you that I am pretty sure you are going to need. Shall we?

Gemini “is a black jelly polish with green-gold-red shifting magnetic flakies.” The base for these polishes are sheer but they all build up nicely. The formula is smooth and applies wonderfully. Pam shared a blog post with me that helped me immensely with these magnetics. I will link it at the bottom. I followed it to a T, so if you have any questions please check that out! I used 2 thin coats with a 3rd thicker coat and glossy and matte top coats for my swatches. Gemini will be $13 USD.

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Perseus “is a black jelly with gold-red-violet shifting magnetic flakies.” This one turned out to be an unexpected favorite. For me, this one had the most shifty-ness. The flakies seem a little bigger in this polish so maybe that’s why. Either way it is fabulous. Again, the formula is flawless. I am REALLY starting to be spoiled by all these amazing polishes lately ❤ I used 2 thin coats with a 3rd thicker coat and glossy and matte top coats for my swatches. Perseus will be $13 USD.

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Orion “is a black jelly polish with violet-blue-green shifting magnetic flakies.” This was the one I thought would be my favorite. I still love it, don’t get me wrong, Perseus just stood out to me ❤ This is the exact multi-chrome I always go for. The purply-blue-green one 🙂 Now I have the option to magnetize it and I am super happy about that! Super smooth look once its dried down. Formula is spot on. 2 thin coats with a 3rd thicker coat and glossy and matte top coats for my swatches. Orion will also be $13 USD.

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You can get these polishes singly at the prices listed above or you can purchase them as a set for $36 USD. There will also be a variety of magnets to purchase as well starting at $3 USD! “A portion of proceeds for the last quarter of 2018 will be donated to GirlStart, a non-profit based in Austin, Texas that has after school and day-long camps to help young girls develop a love for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Black Friday and Holiday deals… We will lower our free domestic shipping threshold from $50 to $25 Black Friday – Cyber Monday. No code required. We will also offer a free upgrade to domestic priority shipping December 14th-19th. December 19th is the last day to order with arrival by Christmas.” Overall, I am extremely happy with these. I wasn’t into the magnetic thing until I had them on. It really is a 3-D look that is mesmerizing. Don’t miss out! Links below 🙂

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Holy Grail Blog Post For Magnetic Polish!

Live Swatches

Products Used For Art: Gemini; SinfulColors Gold Medal, Winstonia plate W417. Perseus; SinfulColors Gold Medal, Born Pretty plate BP-64, Winstonia plate W419. Orion; SinfulColors Gold Medal, Pueen plate 18. *Links where available.

Stella Chroma ~ The Nutcracker Trio

*Provided for review

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Hi polish lovers 🙂 Do you see these? FLAKIES! Each polish here has a different type of flakes and Pam knocked them out of the park ❤ This is The Nutcracker Trio. Sit back and enjoy some flakie goodness.

 

Sugarplum Fairy “is a delicate, pale lavender crelly with red-green-purple iridescent flakies and green-yellow shimmer.” This one is super delicate and feminine. The flakies give a soft glow from within. They are like little flecks of pastel colored glass. Just breathtaking. It is a little sheer but has a great formula. 3 thin coats plus glossy and matte top coats for my swatch. Sugarplum Fairy will be $12 USD.

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Mother Ginger “is a bright blue jelly polish with red-orange-blue iridescent flakies and green-yellow shimmer.” Holy mother of everything ❤ Do you see the flakies in the bottle?!?! I couldn’t stop moving my fingers while swatching. The shift is just intense! The squishy factor is off the charts ❤ For a jelly, the formula is phenomenal! I used 3 thin coats plus glossy and matte top coat for my swatches. Mother Ginger will be $12 USD.

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Herr Drosselmeier “is a pale grey crelly packed with red-orange-yellow iridescent flakies and red-gold shimmer.” Yup, this one is my favorite. It’s just simply stunning. It’s shifty, flakie, and has a base color that goes with everything ❤ I don’t really have words for this one. I just love it!! 3 thin coats with glossy and matte top coats for my swatch. Herr Drosselmeier will be $12 USD.

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Can you tell that the last nail art is a nutcracker? As I have said before, I am definitely not a good artist lol. Ugh, I just looked again and wow… I suck 😦 The Nutcracker Trio will be available on Black Friday (November 23rd) at Noon EST. You will be able to buy these as a set only through December 7th for $33 USD. “A portion of proceeds for the last quarter of 2018 will be donated to GirlStart, a non-profit based in Austin, Texas that has after school and day-long camps to help young girls develop a love for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Black Friday and Holiday deals… We will lower our free domestic shipping threshold from $50 to $25 Black Friday – Cyber Monday. No code required. We will also offer a free upgrade to domestic priority shipping December 14th-19th. December 19th is the last day to order with arrival by Christmas.” Now that you have all the info, click on the links below and check it all out! There are some amazing things in Pam’s shop ❤ Happy shopping y’all 😉

 

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Live Swatches:

Products Used For Art: Sugarplum Fairy; SinfulColors Black On Black, Joy Lacquer Pink Door, Stella Chroma Merlot Ho Ho!, Pueen plate 13, Winstonia plate W420. Mother Ginger; SinfulColors Snow Me White, Beauty Big Bang plate 14. Herr Drosselmeier; SinfulColors Snow Me White & Coffee, Stella Chroma Gala, Bundle Monster (now Maniology) plate S209. *Links where available.

Glisten & Glow ~ Rainbow Connection 5 Year Anniversary Polishes

*Provided for review

 

Hey! Are we ready to make this Monday fantastic? I have some Glisten & Glow LE’s to brighten up your day! Just recently, Annette from Rainbow Connection UK, celebrated 5 years in business ❤ Jill from G&G was one of the first brands offered on RCUK so it was only fitting she make some special polishes for the occasion 🙂 Let’s have a look.

Do What You Love is a deep berry holo polish with glowing flashes of purple/blue ucc flakies and a light undertone of pink shimmers. The flakes in this give me life! Seriously so eye-catching. This is a great polish for fall! Formula was wonderful as per usual for Jill’s polishes. I used 3 thin coats plus glossy and matte top coats for my swatches.

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Escape To Somewhere Magical is a deep purple holo polish with pink/copper/orange/bronze ucc flakies and a robust copper shimmer. To be completely honest, when I opened the package I thought this one was nice but the other one was amazing. After swatching them I realized they are both amazing but this one is better than amazing! Escape To Somewhere Magical has so many looks due to the always changing flakies. When matte, it looks like it is on fire from within. Perfect formula ❤ I used 3 thin coats plus glossy and matte top coats for my swatches.

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Don’t you just love them? I could just stare at these all day. Gimme all the flakies ❤ These polishes will be available on October 7th 2018 at 7pm EST. Each polish will be $11 USD. Don’t forget about Glisten & Glow’s product of the month for October: CTRL – ALT – DEL Latex Barrier! Links are below 🙂 Have a great Monday ❤

 

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Live YouTube Swatches

Stella Chroma ~ Fall Mattes

*Provided for review

*Very picture heavy

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Finally! Fall is on it’s way ❤ I am so stoked. Fall and winter are my favorites so I am so ready for the next 6 months! We also are starting to see the new fall polishes coming out. Pam from Stella Chroma chose to take the matte route and it was an amazing way to go! I’m sure you will agree so let’s have a look.

 

Pumpkin Everything: “What fall collection would be complete without a perfect pumpkin orange? This is a matte medium orange with a strong green shimmer as a nod to gorgeous pumpkin vines.” LOVE this polish. I noticed that if you hold your nails at an angle, the shimmer will turn purple. Only at extreme angles but still you should buy it and check it out. This polish formula was super nice to work with. I used 3 thin coats plus glossy top coat for my swatches.

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You Blockhead: “This shimmery yellow matte was named by Mr. STELLA CHROMA himself. He looked at it and said, “That’s the yellow of Charlie Brown’s shirt. It should be called You Blockhead!” He’s totally right, isn’t he?” Yes he is! I am always a little nervous with a yellow polish. Yellow has a horrible record for a bad formula. FEAR NOT! This is a smooth easy yellow 🙂 I used 3 thin, very smooth coats plus a glossy top coat.

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Gala: “Apple picking is a traditional fall activity, and this matte red stunner is bright like the skin of the sweet Gala apple!” Apple picking is a tradition in my family ❤ Then we all go back to my dads and make a few apple pies and some apple crisp! Ugh, I’m hungry lol! The best part about this polish is definitely the shimmer. It’s also more opaque than I was expecting. I used 2 fabulous coats with a glossy top coat for my swatches.

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Flannel & Boots: “Our favorite flannel shirt is this gorgeous shade of teal. What says fall like flannel shirts, leggings, and boots? This lovely matte polish is highlighted with white and blue flakies.” I love love love this color. This one is a little more crelly like in formula. Super easy to use! I used 3 thin coats plus a glossy top coat.

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Perseids: ” The Perseids meteor shower occurs every fall, peaking in August. This matte navy harkens to the night sky and the holo flakies sparkle like stars on your nails.” MY FAVORITE!! It really is the night sky on your nails. It’s a jelly base so its squishy and has layered flakie depth. Just breathtaking!! I used 3 thin coats plus glossy top coat for my pics.

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Cinnamon & Spice: “Warm brown tones are complimented by copious amounts of pink shimmer in this matte beauty that reminds us of all of the delicious cinnamon treats that pop up in the fall! Apple dumpling, anyone?” Did I mention that I’m hungry?? This color is like putting on a sweater. It just makes you feel warm and cozy ❤ The pink shimmer is such a compliment to the base color. This could be a 1 coater if you polish on the thicker side. Great formula that is totally opaque in 2 coats. I used 2 coats plus glossy top coat. Extra macros to show the shimmer shift!

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Now for the info; “The collection will release Saturday, Sept 22nd at noon EST. They will be $12 per 15 mL bottle. For the first two weeks after release (until Oct 5th), the full set of 6 will be available for $64.
“A portion of sales from Sept-Dec will go to Girls Who Code. January will be GirlStart.” I love the word donate. I always love to help when I can. I am sure you feel the same so buying these will help you support a cause ❤

*Note: Matte top coat was not used at all in any of my pictures. The matte finishes are all natural to the polish.

What one or ones make your “must have” list? Links below 🙂

 

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Live YouTube Swatches

 

Glisten & Glow ~ Summer Livin’ Collection

*Provided for review

*Very picture heavy

Hello! The weekend is coming to a close but I have something to brighten the mood! Jill, owner of Glisten & Glow, has some amazing neons coming to the shop on June 22 ❤ If you follow G&G anywhere then you have already seen these. I don’t think it would hurt to give another look, though, do you? Didn’t think so 🙂 Let’s go!

The Summer Livin’ Collection has 5 crème neons that are opaque in 2-3 coats and need no white base. They stamp and watermarble like a dream. I have never seen a neon that doesn’t dry matte. These do not! They keep a little shine to them. It’s so neat.

BBQ & Ball Games is a neon yellow crème. Very good formula for a neon. Even better formula for a yellow!! 3 coats plus G&G top coat and G&G matte top coat.

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Slushies & Sun Tans is a neon orange crème. 3 coats with G&G top coat and G&G matte top coat.

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Road Trips & Roller Coasters is a neon green crème. I love this one. The color green is just perfect. 3 coats with G&G top coat and G&G matte top coat.

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Watermelon & Waterslides is a neon pink crème. And I do stress the NEON!!! 3 coats with G&G top coat and G&G matte top coat.

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Last one is Flip Flops & Fireworks. This one is a neon purple crème. I only needed 2 coats for this one. Wonderful formula! With G&G top coat and G&G matte top coat.

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Here is some art I did using all of the Summer Livin’ Collection!

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I don’t care how many neons you have, these are different and you need them. Everything about them is just flawless! Don’t forget, these release in the shop on June 22nd 2018 at 7pm eastern time. As a set they will be $40 USD or you can pick your favorites for $8.50 USD each! Let me know in the comments which ones your grabbing. Links are below. Have a great week all ❤

 

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Honey Bunny Lacquer ~ Galaxy Mattes

*Provided for review

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It’s the weekend for most of you. For me, it’s Tuesday 😦 At least I have polish to make me feel better! Today, I have the Galaxy Mattes from Deb, owner of Honey Bunny Lacquer 🙂 It is a 4 piece collection of dark, shimmery, flakie, mattes. I think dark is in this spring. I have seen it quite a bit all of a sudden! Not complaining one bit ❤

Let’s star with Dark Side Of The Moon, for obvious reasons ❤ Or maybe I am too old??? Either way, phenomenal polish. Dark Side Of The Moon is a deep bronze base with blue/green/gold/bronze ucc flakes with a green/teal shift. OMG the depth of this is just wow! I used 2 coats with top coat and without. This, along with the others, are easily 1 coaters. I just like 2.

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They don’t even look like the same polish! It is I swear 🙂 These polishes are just so shifty!! Next is We’re All Made Of Stars. This one has a black base with green/blue/purple ucc flakes and a purple/aqua shift. I used 2 coats with and without top coat.

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This next one is my favorite!!! I thought I was over my green phase until this baby was on my nails. I am so in love ❤ I know it’s ways away but this will be more than perfect for your holiday manis!! Space Oddity is a deep green base with green/blue/purple ucc flakes and a green/teal shift. I used 2 smooth coats with and without top coat.

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Now for Supermassive Black Hole. This one has a deep purple base with copper/green/pink/gold ucc flakes and an indigo/purple shift. As with the rest, I used 2 perfect coat with and without top coat.

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What one do you like best? I love these. They are super smooth for matte polish. No dragging or brush marks. The shimmer and flakes really stand out matte. If you want an even blingy-er look you can add top coat to really make the sparkle pop. No matter how you wear them, you will be very happy! Each full sized polish is $10.00 USD and is available now! I will leave the links below and don’t forget to watch my live swatches on YouTube! Have an awesome weekend ❤

 

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LevelUP Lacquer ~ You Matte, Bro? Summer Collection

                                                                                *Provided for review & lots of pics!

          EEEEEEEKKKK!!! It’s neon season 🙂 I am so flippin’ excited to bring you these babies. I was so happy to see that none of these have holo! Just some shimmer and flakies. I love my holo polishes but the mix of holo and neon is a bit over done in the indie market. Of course, that is just my opinion. So, we have this set of super bright polishes… Shall we dive in? Thought so 🙂

          First let me start with this disclaimer. Neons don’t always play nice with the camera. I did my best to get my pictures color accurate as far as the polish is concerned. My skin, however, may look a little… off.

          Let’s start with Hack The Planet since I already shared the swatch video on IG. Hack The Planet is a bright, not quite neon, grass green. She is filled with micro iridescent flakes and glitters and a soft shimmer. This one has a good creamy formula and was opaque in 2 easy coats. I used a glossy top coat and Ash’s new matte top coat called Come Matte Me.

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          Let’s check out Lag. This one is a neon pink crelly polish with glass flecks and iridescent flakes. I love the color of Lag. So bold and Barbie-ish! The first coat on this one was a tad streaky. It totally leveled out with the second and third coats. I used 3 coats for this one with glossy top coat and Come Matte Me.
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          Perma Death is next and OMG is it gorgeous. Such a perfect neon blue. This one is filled with blue and pink flakies and a subtle shimmer. Great formula on this one. Nice and creamy. Perfect in 2 coats. Again, I used a glossy top coat and Come Matte Me.
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          Last is So Meta. She is a neon grape purple. So Meta has the same gorgeous pink and blue flakes as Perma Death. The subtle shimmer in this one is pink! LOVE!! Please don’t mind the skin. I had to warm these up quite a bit for them not to look blue!! I used 2 coats with glossy top coat and Come Matte Me. The bottle shots are more color accurate.
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          I am so happy with this collection. Neon is my favorite color and I am an 80’s baby. I feel like this set totally captured that. Come Matte Me is included in this collection. This is more of a waxy matte, not a no-shine matte. The finish complements each color beautifully!! The You Matte, Bro? collection will be available on Thursday, June 1st. Don’t miss out on the flakie goodness of these!! As always links below 🙂 Hope you have a wonderful day!!
          **At this moment I am taking a moment of silence for the reason of the holiday, Memorial day. I have a sister in the services so I understand that today is more than picnics and celebration to some. Thank you to all the men and women, past and present, for your services ❤
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LevelUP Lacquer ~ Overwatch Colors

                                                                          *Provided for review

          Hello! How many of you are game players?? My husband LOVES his games but I don’t know too much. I know Mario, Mario Kart, and Mario Party! Oh, and I love Just Dance LOL! I seriously lack the coordination to play certain games (I’ve tried)… So when I saw these were based on Overwatch characters I knew I had to do my research! Luckily Ashley, being the awesome lady she is, sent me pics and info on each one!

          First up is Die Die Die. This polish is based on Reaper who is the rouge type, shotgun wielding, madman!

 
Die Die Die is a dark grey crème polish with black, red, and silver glitters. I used 2 perfect coats with top coat and I also matted it!
 
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Widowmaker Here is based on Widowmaker who is the inconveniently gorgeous French sniper.
 
 
I used 3 thin coats of Widowmaker Here with topcoat. This is so much more complex than it looks. At first glance its a grapey purple with red glitters. Up close you can see the pink glitters and flashes of blue. OMG!! This polish would be fine with 2 thicker coats, but you now me… 🙂
 
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Mercy On Call is based on the healer Mercy.
 
 
This polish is my favorite of the bunch. Mercy On Call is an off white crème polish with holo shreds, ultra fine gold glitter, and iridescent glitters. So eye catching for such a neutral color. I used 3 thin coats, but again 2 would be perfectly fine.
 
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Lastly is Cheers Love! This one is based on Tracer. Tracer is the spunky british instigator who laughs while she shoot you in the head.
 
 
Cheers Love is a glitter topper in a clear base so for undies I used a polish to match the blue glowy thing on her chest. I used a glow in the dark polish from Claire’s. Don’t even get me started on that!!! There will be no glow pics sadly. Either way the jelly polish was the perfect color match!! One coat of Cheers Love over Claire’s Neon Twilight.
 
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I really loved these colors. Ash is always making such unique polish. These will be available to purchase on July 20th. We also may or may not have something in store for you soon!! Stay tuned 🙂 Links below!
 
 
 
 
 
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LevelUp Lacquer ~ Intergalactic Flakie Collection

                                                                            *Provided for review

          Hey!! How’s it goin? I’m about to drop your jaw a few times. Ashley has done it again, and by that I mean created magic. I know there are some people out there that have been obsessed with flakies of all kinds since they became popular on the indie scene. I was not one of these people. I really liked the way it would look in pics but it was never quite enough to push me to buying one.  I have been converted. Like in an instant, hardcore!! I actually told my husband that If you could tattoo one polish on your nails to keep forever, I would choose one of these. But not just any one. Let’s hop into the pics and you will see this amazingness I speak of!

          First we have Stargazer. This is a flakie packed black jelly polish. I always thought that flakies would be a PITA to get nice and flat. I was wrong again… The formula is amazing and it is swimming with rainbow flakies. The sparks of blue and gold are the strongest. I used 3 thin coats with top coat

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I am super partial to blue and purple polishes so I was positive this would be my favorite. Subspace is beautiful but this is not my unicorn. Subspace is a dusty robins egg blue with a very strong gold shimmer and rainbow flakies. I could use the bottle as decoration because its just so pretty! I used 3 thin coats with top coat. Let me apologize (or not) right now. I took tons of pics. Well, because… FLAKIES!!!
 
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Subspace macro

Subspace matte macro
 
 
 
 
When I realized that Subspace was not my favorite I thought, “Well, this has to be my favorite. In the bottle it looks like Lisa Frank. Freaking amazing!!” It is such a stunner. I didn’t want to take this off for a while. Nekrit Expanse is a medium dusty violet polish with color shifting shimmer and rainbow flakies. Again I used 3 thin coats with top coat.
 
3 coats of  Nekrit Expanse with top coat

3 coats of  Nekrit Expanse with top coat

3 coats of  Nekrit Expanse with top coat

3 coats of  Nekrit Expanse with matte top coat

 Nekrit Expanse macro

 Nekrit Expanse matte macro
 
 
This baby is Dark Matter. It gives me all kinds of feels. This is an ultra chrome flakie polish with a clear base. OMG is it stunning I highly suggest this matte! I used 1 coat over Jessica Cosmetics Argon Blue and then sponged it on without a base for the accent, all with top coat. To me, it got a little muddled. I will try this again in just 3 coats instead of sponging.
 
Dark Matter with top coat

Dark Matter with top coat

Dark Matter with top coat



Dark Matter with matte top coat

Dark Matter macro

Dark Matter macro

Dark Matter matte macro



Dark Matter macro

Dark Matter matte macro
 
 
Here it is!!!!! This is Temporal Flux. I seriously could be left on a deserted beach with just this polish and I would be good. This is an off white, almost a blue toned grey sometimes, with rainbow flakies and a slight holo sparkle. Just mmmmmmm. I’m actually sitting here at a loss for words!! This is 3 thin coats of PERFECTION with top coat. Pictures please 🙂
 
3 coats of Temporal Flux with top coat



3 coats of Temporal Flux with top coat

3 coats of Temporal Flux with top coat

3 coats of Temporal Flux with matte top coat

3 coats of Temporal Flux with matte top coat. This pic was taken with my phone with flash

Temporal Flux macro

Temporal Flux macro

Temporal Flux  matte macro
 
 
Which one do you like? I know you need to have at least one of these. You know you need to have all of these lol! I am sure you will be seeing a lot of these babies very soon. They have their own following haha! I will leave the links below for your purchasing pleasure 🙂 Have a great week everyone xoxo 🙂
 
 
 
 
 
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Deborah Lippmann vs. Sally Hansen

          Good morning! Its Monday… Let’s brighten it up with some glitter! This past Wednesday I got a package in the mail from a great friend I met on IG. I had mentioned that I needed to get Starry Starry Night from Essie and she immediately said here have mine!! Along with SSN she also sent me my very first Deborah Lippmann polish, Across The Universe. They are some pricey polishes so this was a super sweet thing to do! Thanks Jamee 🙂 I have owned Mermaid’s Tale from Sally Hansen for quite a while and never used it. I figured now that I have the expensive version let’s compare!

          Let’s start with the formula. MT was thicker while ATU was very thin but silky. Honestly, I prefer the Sally Hansen formula. It just isn’t as easy to work with a thin formula. It runs and floods the cuticles. The glitter to base ratio was exact to me. Same glitters, same colors, same sizes. The weird thing I did notice, ATU glitters were shinier. I checked in all sorts of light but it was always flashier. Maybe the base is a little clearer idk. Here are the pics!

Deborah Lippmann Across The Universe

Deborah Lippmann Across The Universe macro

Sally Hansen Mermaid’s Tale

Sally Hansen Mermaid’s Tale macro

Sally Hansen Mermaid’s Tale on pinky and middle finger.
Deborah Lippmann Across The Universe on my ring and index fingers.



Sally Hansen Mermaid’s Tale on pinky and middle finger.
Deborah Lippmann Across The Universe on my ring and index fingers with Pure Ice matte top coat.
 
 
If I didn’t label it would you be able to tell the difference? Let me know down below! Have a good day!