Thursday, May 31, 2018

Pretty Jelly Nail Polish Polish Pickup Video Games June 2018 Swatches and Review

We're in the final countdown to Polish Pickup Video Games for June! Polish Pickup is a Facebook group and pop up shop that involves indie polish and craft makers producing items based on themes voted in by the group. The shop will be open from June 1 at 11AM EDT to June 4 at 11:59 PM EDT. Now I have Pretty Jelly Nail Polish's gorgeous aqua polish to share!
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Pretty Jelly Nail Polish Polish Pickup Video Games June 2018

Pretty Beautiful Unlimited Polish Pickup Video Games June 2018 Swatches and Review

One more day until the Polish Pickup Video Games-themed festivities begin! Polish Pickup is a Facebook group and pop up shop that involves indie polish and craft makers producing items based on themes voted in by the group. The shop will be open from June 1 at 11AM EDT to June 4 at 11:59 PM EDT. Next up I have Pretty Beautiful Unlimited's luscious red. Virginia does such spectacular flake polishes and this one is a doozy! Let's have a look!
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Pretty Beautiful Unlimited Polish Pickup Video Games June 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Heather's Hues Polish Pickup Video Games June 2018 Swatches and Review

It's time for more Video Games-themed Polish Pickup! Tonight's post is about a versatile flake shimmer polish that works on its own and as a topper, from Heather's HuesPolish Pickup is a Facebook group and pop up shop that involves indie polish and craft makers producing items based on themes voted in by the group. The shop will be open from June 1 at 11AM EDT to June 4 at 11:59 PM EDT. Let's have a look!
*sent by the maker for photography and review*
Heather's Hues Polish Pickup Video Games June 2018

Great Lakes Lacquer Polish Pickup Video Games June 2018 Swatches and Review

I'm back with more Polish Pickup! This time the polish is a mega-holo stunner from Great Lakes Lacquer. Polish Pickup is a Facebook group and pop up shop that involves indie polish and craft makers producing items based on themes voted in by the group. The shop will be open from June 1 at 11AM EDT to June 4 at 11:59 PM EDT
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Great Lakes Lacquer Polish Pickup Video Games June 2018

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Ever After Polish Polish Pickup Video Games June 2018 Swatches and Review

Ever After Polish has a couple items for the upcoming Polish Pickup Video Games for June 2018. There is a polish, and my perennial fave, the Cuticle Crelly! Polish Pickup is a Facebook group and pop up shop that involves indie polish and craft makers producing items based on themes voted in by the group. The shop will be open from June 1 at 11AM EDT to June 4 at 11:59 PM EDT. Let's have a look!
*sent by the maker for photography and review*
Ever After Polish Polish Pickup Video Games June 2018

Don Deeva Polish Pickup Video Games June 2018 Swatches and Review

Three more days until the Polish Pickup opens for the Video Games themed June release! Polish Pickup is a Facebook group and pop up shop that involves indie polish and craft makers producing items based on themes voted in by the group. The shop will be open from June 1 at 11AM EDT to June 4 at 11:59 PM EDT. This post is all about Don Deeva's offering, which is packed with holo, shimmer, glitter, and sparky aurora pigment!
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Don Deeva Polish Pickup Video Games June 2018

Monday, May 28, 2018

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer Polish Pickup Video Games June 2018 Swatches and Review

More Polish Pickup June polishes coming right atcha on the blog! This month the theme is Video Games and the makers have gone overtime on the creativity interpreting all the brilliant colors and textures. Next up is Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer's contribution! Polish Pickup is a Facebook group and pop up shop that involves indie polish and craft makers producing items based on themes voted in by the group. The shop will be open from June 1 at 11AM EDT to June 4 at 11:59 PM EDT
*sent by the maker for photography and review*
Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer Polish Pickup Video Games June 2018

Anchor & Heart Lacquer Polish Pickup Video Games June 2018 Swatches and Review

It's hard to believe, but we are almost ready for the June Polish Pickup! This month, the theme is Video GamesPolish Pickup is a Facebook group and pop up shop that involves indie polish and craft makers producing items based on themes voted in by the group. The shop will be open from June 1 at 11AM EDT to June 4 at 11:59 PM EDT. Today I have Anchor & Heart Lacquer's contribution to share!
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Anchor & Heart Lacquer Polish Pickup Video Games June 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer Atlanta Graffiti Collection Swatches and Review

I am off at my second professional conference this week but had to take a moment out to share an exciting collection from Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer for the brand's 5th anniversary celebration! The Atlanta Graffiti Collection will launch on Friday, May 25 at 3:30PM EDT and at the same time everything in the store that is not a new launch or a charity polish will be 35% off for the event! The Atlanta Graffiti Collection has four new polishes plus overpour of the neon yellow shimmer East ATL Rainbow polish from Indie Shop in the BEGLove member's only section of the shop. It is inspired by wall art all over Atlanta. Let's have a closer look!
*sent by the maker for photography and review*

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer Atlanta Graffiti Collection

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Great Lakes Lacquer Hella Handmade Creations May 2018 Release Swatches and Review

Have you checked out the Hella Handmade Creations store lately? This shop has evolved from a monthly custom format out of the Facebook group Hella Handmade Creations to a monthly pre-order based on themes that the makers follow for four months. Let's have a look at Great Lakes Lacquer's May contribution!
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Great Lakes Lacquer Hella Handmade Creations May 2018
First a little more about the themes for this month's pre-order, which is active now until May 21 at 11:59PM Hawaii Standard Time. Here's a message from the team:

As many of you are aware we have decided to venture into something new in HHC. This month we are rolling into our second month of our new series/theme adventures! What does that look like?
Each brand featured in HHC has signed up for a minimum of 4 months and chosen a theme/series they will follow over the next few months. Each brand will make 1 polish per month inspired by their chosen theme/series.
For May we have the following brands and themes/series:
BLUSH Lacquers - Pushing Daisies
Colors by Llarowe - Bruno Mars
DRK Nails - Despicable Me
Emily de Molly - Astro Boy
Femme Fatale - Stranger Things
Girly Bits - Harry Potter
Grace-full - DC
Great Lakes Lacquer - Lord of the Rings
Heather’s Hues - Steven Universe
JReine - New Orleans
Lollipop Posse - The Magicians
Ms Sparkle - Trolls
Quixotic - Parks and Recreation
Sayuri - Studio Ghibli
STELLA CHROMA - Game of Thrones
Supernatural - Firefly
Turtle Tootsies - Marvel Super Heroes
Under A Hula Moon - The Beatles
Great Lakes Lacquer You Shall Not Pass is Gandalf the Grey in polish form! It is an ash gray jelly with holo shimmer, orange-to-gold duochrome shimmer, and red-to-green multichrome iridescent flakes. I wore it in three thin coats for maximum depth. It is a quick-drying polish with a good formula. 

Price: $12.50
Great Lakes Lacquer You Shall Not Pass

Great Lakes Lacquer You Shall Not Pass

Great Lakes Lacquer You Shall Not Pass

Great Lakes Lacquer You Shall Not Pass

Great Lakes Lacquer You Shall Not Pass

Great Lakes Lacquer You Shall Not Pass
Great Lakes Lacquer You Shall Not Pass is available from the Hella Handmade Creations store for pre-order until May 21 at 11:59PM Hawaii Standard Time. You can chose from an interesting variety of makers and I picked a lot of them up myself! Have you shopped the store yet?

*sent by the maker for photography and review*

Hella Handmade Creations is a themed pop-up shop with pre-orders of indie nail polish and products. It is run by Dawn and Aubrey and based in Hawaii. 


Social media:
Facebook group, Hella Handmade Creations: https://www.facebook.com/groups/HellaHoloCustoms

Great Lakes Lacquer is made in Michigan by Mariah. Find her at:


Social media: 
Facebook group, Great Lakes Lacquer Lovers: https://www.facebook.com/groups/508394052649579/

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Octopus Party Nail Lacquer Virtue and Vice Duo Swatches and Review

Octopus Party Nail Lacquer has another micro-release pre-order available to members of The Octosquad until May 19! These two shimmery polishes are inspired by Hieronymous Bosch's Garden of Earthly Delights and I couldn't be more happy about it, being a Dutch art major! Let's check them out...
Octopus Party Nail Lacquer Virtue and Vice Duo

Friday, May 11, 2018

Lollipop Posse Lacquer May 2018 Year of Tarot and Monthly Limited Edition Swatches and Review

Lollipop Posse Lacquer has just launched the newest additions to the Year of Tarot Series plus the Monthly Limited Edition and Sylvia Plath Quad. There are so many amazing, shimmery options to chose from this release! Let's get started...
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Lollipop Posse Lacquer May 2018 Year of Tarot and Monthly Limited Edition

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Lollipop Posse Lacquer The Sylvia Plath Quad Swatches and Review

Lollipop Posse Lacquer has an amazing release coming this Friday, not only the next Year of Tarot and Monthly Limited Edition, but a quartet of purple polishes, the Sylvia Plath Quad to celebrate the brand's anniversary. Happy birthday, Lollipop
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Lollipop Posse Lacquer The Sylvia Plath Quad

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Supernatural Lacquer Group Custom #9 Swatches and Review

One of the delightful things about indie nail polish nowadays are the Facebook groups that bring together polish lovers to talk about their hobby and crack jokes. Supernatural Lacquer's group, Polish Idjits - SPNL Fan Group is a particularly nice, laid back one. The brand has a series of group customs available to members, and I am featuring the ninth one on the blog today, which has a hilarious backstory!
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Supernatural Lacquer Group Custom #9

Friday, May 4, 2018

Supernatural Lacquer Polish Pickup 1990s! May 2018 Swatches and Review

Polish Pickup is live and ready to hoover up your polish budget! Polish Pickup is a Facebook group and pop up shop that involves indie polish and craft makers producing items based on themes voted in by the group. They are available for a pre-order, this time from now until 11:59PM EDT May 7. My final post is for Supernatural Lacquer's contributions, a polish and acetone additive. Without further ado...
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Supernatural Lacquer Polish Pickup 1990s! May 2018

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Moonflower Polish Polish Pickup 1990s! May 2018 Swatches and Review

We are closing in on the final rounds of items for the upcoming Polish Pickup! Polish Pickup is a Facebook group and pop up shop that involves indie polish and craft makers producing items based on themes voted in by the group. They are available for a pre-order, this time from 11AM EDT, May 4 to 11:59PM EDT May 7. Moonflower Polish is a newbie to Polish Pickup and her first offering is a mega-hot neon stamping polish with shifting shimmers. Let's look!
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Moonflower Polish Polish Pickup 1990s! May 2018

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Lollipop Posse Lacquer and Supermoon Lacquer Polish Pickup 1990s! May 2018 Swatches and Review

I'm continuing on with my coverage of the May 1990s theme at the Polish Pickup! This post is a double header, since Lollipop Posse Lacquer and Supermoon Lacquer teamed up to make a pair of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air polishes! Polish Pickup is a Facebook group and pop up shop that involves indie polish and craft makers producing items based on themes voted in by the group. They are available for a pre-order, this time from May 4 to 7. Let's have a look!
*sent by the makers for photography and review*
Lollipop Posse Lacquer and Supermoon Lacquer Polish Pickup 1990s! May 2018

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Heather's Hues Polish Pickup 1990s! May 2018 Swatches and Review

Weeee! It's time for more Polish Pickup, in this case Heather's Hues polish and delicious WiTS Lotion. Polish Pickup is a Facebook group and pop up shop that involves indie polish and craft makers producing items based on themes voted in by the group. This time the inspiration is the 1990s! The products are available for a pre-order, this time from May 4 to 7. Let's have a look!
*sent by the maker for photography and review*
Heather's Hues Polish Pickup 1990s! May 2018