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Gemstone

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Dear Rus Noblesse Gemstone Pearl #17 is a medium blue scattered holo polish. The formula and application were good and I have no issues to report. When I first saw the bottles I was afraid I wouldn’t like them because they were tall and skinny like Julep but these bottles, in addition to fitting together nicely because of the bottle shape, don’t have that super long wand that hold too much polish on it. And the bottle is wider and heftier so I didn’t feel like it was going to tip over on me.

Love Actually

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I personally experienced VNL with both these polishes.  Now this could be because the whites of my nails are quite white, or it could be because the bottle is new, and will thicken up and therefore become more opaque in time …. Anyway – that’s why for the first polish, you’ve got it with and without top coat and with and without undies.  Ready?

Smitten Polish You Saucy Minx – on a base of Barry M Indigo, with top coat

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The gradient itself was super easy: I just started with a base of a-england Rose Bower and sponged on a-england Bridal Veil (both amazing polishes, by the way) with a makeup wedge. Holographic polishes are a great choice for gradients because they tend to blend well with each other and make for a nice transition between colors without too much fuss.

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My swatches today are from the upcoming Cast a Spell Collection, which will be available for pre-order in Australia on 21 November and available internationally later in the month. All swatches are two coats of polish and one coat of G&G HK Girl Topcoat. These are amazing, so let’s get started…

I’ll begin with my favorite. Glam Polish Tempestarii is a deep purple scattered holo. It’s gorgeous and the formula was so easy to control.

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KB Shimmer Myth You Lots is a deep blue linear holographic that is also a multi-chrome that shifts from blue, to purple, to copper.  The formula was smooth and easy to apply.  I love everything about this shade!  The holographic is such a great accent for the color shift. Shown is two coats of Myth You Lots.

SAUL!

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I’m excited I can finally show you Cadillacquer Breaking Bad Collection! I love Breaking Bad and unpacking these polishes and finding out their names felt like Christmas! Even my boyfriend stayed throughout the whole process just to find out all the nail polish names :D Anyway…

Better Call Saul! bright blue shimmer with holographic particles. It applied easily and is a bit streaky but nothing major. I’ve applied two coats and topcoat.

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This is two coats of Femme Fatale Fatal Attraction, a dark magenta pink loaded with scattered holo particles. It dries rough and matte, but topcoat (I used two coats) brings out an awesome shine. My indoor photo doesn’t do it justice. This is seriously a breathtaking polish. End of story.

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Cygnus Loop is a purple base changing into dark purple, blue, burnt orange and underwater there are additionally gold and green gold shades. It is well pigmented so two coats will be enough for full coverage. in this case I have applied one coat over black. The polish is slightly streaky but it’s not that visible unless in the direct sunlight.

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First up is my favorite from the collection, Beauty Queen. Guys, there is nothing better than a polish done right, and trust me, this polish is done right. It’s a smooth black jelly filled with gold, silver, and pink holographic hex glitters and holographic silver circles. Would you believe this is just one coat over black? Look at how much depth is in this polish! And not only did it require no fishing, but it applied like butter by far the easiest application I’ve dealt with in a long time.

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Oh my, just look at that shimmer. GAW-geous! The shimmer catches the light beautifully, and just sparkles. The combination of sage, pink and gold is really interesting and it’s unlike anything in my stash.

Holographic gradient nail...

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After seeing the awesome holographic gradient mani by the-swatchaholic I could not help but jump on the gradated nail bandwagon! Using some polishes from ChG’s OMG collection and HITS Hefesto as a top coat this is what I managed to achieve. For a first attempt I don’t think it looks too shabby do you?