Rainbow Polish Sky Walker

Sky Walker is from the Star Set 2 collection that is inspired by Star Wars from Rainbow Polish. I saw it available and bought it happily because I have the first set and enjoy it. Wonderful formula and great glitter payoff without any work. 

This is one coat of Sky Walker over CND Miss Wu with one coat of topcoat.

CrowsToes Heartshaped Box of Horse *!@#!

I love CrowsToes. I'm always excited when I see a new collection released. When the ValenCrows collection was available from llarowe I bought them right quick. She does glitter extremely well plus I enjoy her as a person. This is a glitter packed polish with brown, copper.gold and red glitter. The best part is that there are different shaped glitter which includes square. I love square glitter! I want more square glitter. I'm very happy with this polish. 

This is one coat of Heartshaped Box of Horse *!@#! over a pearly white that I made myself. One coat of topcoat over everything. 

Zoya Pixie Dust Vespa

Zoya Pixie Dust collection is six polishes with a sugared matte finish. I love, love, love the finish and feel of them all. They are all matte but still sparkle. It really does look like you sprinkled really fine sugar onto your nails. Very cool. I was sent the collection for review and have had a chance to wear them all and each one was a huge pain in the ass to apply. They have a gooey gel like consistency and if you don't wait for the first coat to 100% settle you will get major dragging and balding. They take forever to dry if they dry completely at all. The brushes on all of them are really soft and wonky in some way which made applying them even more of an issue. 

I am a huge fan of the finish and feel of the Pixie Dust collection but I am not a fan at all of the formula or the brushes. I've seen the reviews for this collection on other blogs and I can't be the only one who got bad brushes and had issues with the formula. Maybe Zoya just hates me. I really hope another company comes out with this finish because I just can't work with the Zoya collection. I'm really, really glad I didn't pay for these. I highly suggest waiting for a sale. 

This is Vespa a soft green. It's three coats and the second application. I did use thinner - lots of it - but the formula was still a pain. 

Ozotic 601

Another holo. I'm not bored of wearing them yet so you may be seeing a few more. Ozotic 601 is a scattered holo and I prefer them a smidge more to the linear finish holo polishes. It really does look like it moves in waves when I wiggle my fingers. I may be easily fascinated. 

This is two coats with topcoat. 

Color Club Cherubic

Cherubic is from the first set of holo polishes that Color Club released. It's a gorgeous nude holo with a really wonderful formula. All of the polishes from the Halo Hues collection have a lovely formula. I am hoping that Color Club puts out other colors. I would love to see an orange, rust, red, deep green and a grey. That would make me happy. 

This is two coats with topcoat. No special base at all needed. I seem to be on a holo kick of late. 

Layla Coffee Lover

I love coffee and caffeine. I love the bubbles of an icy cold Coke and the slight bitter taste of a strong black espresso. I drink iced coffee all year round. I enjoy a cup of hot, hot, hot coffee with sugar right before bed. I love coffee so when I saw that Layla was putting out a holo with coffee in the name I knew I was going to buy it. Luckily, it's a great color. It's oddly sophisticated for a holo since usually they run to the soft or pastel color range. This is a smokey kind of brown. The formula is fussy but an aqua base really helps. 

This is two coats with topcoat. 

Catherine Arley 801

Remember in 2010/2011 when everyone was going nuts trying to get their hands on this brand? Me included! Ah, good times. Catherine Arley is a vibrant chartreuse green with a soft subtle holo finish. 

This is two coats with one coat of topcoat. I love this color so much. 

Rainbow Polish Dark Side

Rainbow Polish Dark Side is part of the Star Wars inspired collection of polishes. My brother and I would speculate what Darth Vader looked like under that helmet and when he was finally revealed we were so disappointed. He looked like an egg. The hope was strong with us that he would look like a reptile of some sort but he looked like Humpty Dumpty. 

This is one coat over Zoya Trixie with one coat of topcoat. 

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Jade Mystic Gold

Jade Mystic Gold can be purchased from llarowe and Ninja Polish

Oh look, another holo! The holo collection from Jade is amazing! A wonderful formula and a very, very strong holographic flame. No special base coat needed. The entire collection is vibrant and cheerful and full of rainbows. I can't pick a favorite from them all but Mystic Gold is a huge winner for me. 

This is two coats with topcoat. 

China Glaze Cyberspace

Cyberspace is from the Tronica collection which didn't get a ton of attention. I kind of forgot that I had this one until I went digging in my Alex. I'm looking forward to the Hologram collection but I kind of wish they would release a collection like Kaleidoscope. I love the holo finish of those! 

This is two coats with topcoat. It's a great neutral/nude and the formula is great. 

OPI Designer Series (DS) Shimmer

I have posted bottle shots of all the OPI Designer Series polishes. You can find them on my Flickr account if you would like to check them out

I showed this one before but I didn't like the photos so I decided to photograph it again. I like to think I have improved a little in my photography skills. A soft silver holo that I enjoy but I do have a weakness for the Designer Series line from OPI. This is three coats with topcoat.

Hit Polish Funfetti

Hit Polish Funfetti can be found on etsy.

Hit Polish is one of my favorite indie brands. I am finding myself buying from a select few brands because I know I am going to enjoy them and that they are going to be well made. I do venture into new brands but I always check out some of my favorites to see if there is anything new. Funfetti is full of all sorts of different glitters and each batch will be different because of the glitter used. It's really well made and goes on like a dream for such a glitter packed polish. 

This is one coat of Funfetti over Orly Country Club Khaki with one coat of topcoat.