China Glaze Towel Boy Toy Swatch

Towel Boy Toy is a very bright blue with subtle shimmer. It is a neon but it’s not as bright as most neons. The formula is a bit thin, so three coats are definitely required to get an opaque color. Because this polish is a neon a shiny top coat is definitely required! I used […]

Layla Hologram Effect Ocean Rush Swat..

For my base on this I tried out Essie Matte About You. I’ve heard from a lot of people that matte top coats are good bases for difficult holos. While that may be true for some holos it is not true for these Layla’s. It completely killed ALL the holo, like it just ate it […]

OPI Absolutely Alice Swatch

Maybe it’s the deep cyan blue of the base colour (which somehow manages to be richer, greener and sparklier than my pictures suggest..we’ve had non-stop rain with more forecast all next week, so I had to make do with flash). Maybe it’s the gold flecks which accessorise with all my jewellery. Maybe it’s the tiny […]

Deborah Lippmann On The Beach Swatch

First up is the creme shade that accompanied the famous Mermaid’s Dream in the Resort 2012 collection, Deborah Lippmann On The Beach.  This is a gorgeous, bright turqouise blue with a slight jelly finish!  On Deborah Lippmann’s website, I believe it is listed as a “creme” but I would definitely call it a jelly.  This […]

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Nerdlacquer: Shiny Swatch

Shiny is part of the Firefly trio and is “a clear sky blue with sapphire shift, silver and white microglitter, ultrafine opalescent blue glitter, multiple sizes of silver hex glitter, plus medium square white and silver glitter. It’s spacey, it’s cool, it’s synonymous with “fine,” and it’s very shiny indeed” View full post at polish […]