For this fine Sunday, I have some indie polishes to show to you. I sorted them completely arbitrary by color, so today all I show you is green.
Hare Polish Supernova Springs (2 coats over Cult Nails Feelin’ Froggy) is part of my every once in a while indie swap with T. where we exchange a handful of polishes so the other can try them and see if it’s worth the cash. This one, even though pretty and fine application-wise, didn’t do anything to me. I think it is just too dark.
Different Dimension Irish you well (1 coat over p2 crazy about green), is a white jelly polish filled with green and gold glitters. Layering white jelly polishes over colors can turn out horrible, believe me, I tried. This one however looks nice over green. I had good experiences with most of my different dimension polishes, and I have ordered from Missi’s Shop more than once.
Different Dimension Sparkles like Edward * (1 coat over L’oreal New Money) is a sheer milky polish with intense pink shimmer and multicolor glitter. You can find my original review here.
Different Dimension work hard play harder* (2 coats over Zoya Meg) is a very unique green (and I didn’t have to layer it over anything, it covers perfectly fine in 2 coats) that is part moss and part fir tree green, with some blue shimmer mixed in it. Cool color!
ILNP (I love Nail Polish) Up to snow good (1 coat over IsaDora 759 Atlantis) is a glitter topper consisting of white and turquoise glitters in so many shapes and sizes, I can’t even start to tell you all about them. The application is good, and recently Barbra changed the formula of the base, so I hope the new ones won’t be as stinky!
Lush Lacquer just chill in’ (1 coat; first picture over color club perfet mol-ten, second picture over SpaRitual energy) was the worst disappointment for me. I bought this and another Lush Lacquer to try them out (they sell 2 minis of your choice for a reasonable price, perfect to try them out), and I really didn’t like it. I saw it on some blogs before I bought it and it looked so pretty and amazing and what have you, but in reality the color combination is, to say the least, difficult, and it is really sheer and when it is dry you still have to add two coats of topcoat to make it look nice and smooth. Not my cup of tea.
Lynnderella she lived in a swamp ( 1 coat over Finger Paints Silkscreen Green) – most toxic combination I’ve ever worn. Wow. Green glitter over neon green is quite something. I have a handful of Lynnderellas, and I love the glitter combinations, but all of the bar glitters curl and they are the worst pain to remove. If anyone dupes them in a better formula, I’m all yours (but please keep the bottle shape, it’s my favorite bottle!). PS: See the difference? Left is she lived in a swamp – old version, and right is the new version. Totally different…. not.
sonoma nail art Mustard fields (1 coat over essence i’m the moss) – I didn’t think I was going to like this as much as I do, because it seemed to me that there was too much yellow glitter in the mix. Once I put it on I realized that that was not the case – the polish is very well balanced, color-wise. You can find green, yellow and black glitters in there (bars, squares, circles, and even flower shaped ones!) and the bar glitters don’t curl! Yay! Slowly sonoma nail art is developing into my glitter love no 1, taking lynnderella’s place, but I’m still undecided about Cirque… hm. Very difficult decisions.
Whimsical ideas by pam Peas on Earth (1 coat over Catrice The army glow) is the first nail polish by whimsical ideas by pam that I tried. I love this weird green with red and blue and gold glitter, It looks kind of ugly in the bottle but I really loved it on my nails. I will definitely be keeping an eye out for other whimsical polishes that I like, as this one applied like a dream and, I’m sorry to admit that I’m so easily convinced, but it has a bow tie around the bottle neck.
What’s your favorite indie polish? I want to try out more, but I’m always a bit cautious because some that I bought were such a waste of money.