Friday, November 23, 2012

Review: Peek-a-boo, Splitter Splatter and Glitter Girl from Lush Lacquer

It is time that I actually review all the indie polishes I get off Etsy! I order a selection every time I get paid but then they end up sitting on my desk for a while.  I recently ordered a set of eight mini polishes from Lush Lacquer and they're so pretty I had to use them.  Let's take a look at the first three from my set.  

SO MANY PICTURES AHEAD, BRACE THYSELF

First up, Glitter Girl, a mix of black, white and pink matte glitter with lilac holo micro glitter.  I loved how this one looked in the bottle, so pink and girly.  Once I layered it over Joe Fresh Fuchsia though, I wasn't too ecstatic about the lilac glitter.  The black, white and pink were perfect but the almost iridescent micro glitter just made it a bit strange.  It could just be the colour combination though, I want to try this over a dark purple.  Don't get me wrong, it's still a really pretty polish, just harder to work with the micro glitter. I did find also that this one benefited from standing upside-down for a little while too, as you'd expect. 




Keep reading for more pictures and two more reviews




Next up, Peek-a-boo.  Now we're talking!   Not only is this a really pretty polish but it works normally despite being Halloween themed.  Peek-a-boo has orange, purple and black small hex glitter and micro black bar glitter (!) in a white base.  Application was really good with this one, the pictures below are three coats but you could get away with two.  The glitter distributed itself nicely without too much pushing around. I just love the bar glitter here, I have't seen anything like it before and I normally hate bar glitter.








Finally, my favourite of the bunch thus far, Splitter Splatter, a glorious mixture of while, blue and black glitter of all shapes and sizes in a clear base.  I always love blue polish so this was already up my alley but the mix of glitter is just so great and interesting to look at.  Layered over China Glaze For Audrey that I finally managed to get my hands on, look how awesome it is!  It works great as a gradient, you don't even have to do much.  The glitter even came out well without having to fish around. 






The Verdict: Love Splitter Splatter, like Peek-a-boo and Glitter Girl.  I really like the formula of all these polishes, there's just so much glitter in each bottle.  I've had a LOT of issues with some indie sellers lately with the glitter being way too sparse but it was perfect here.  I have five glitters left to review, check back soon, I'll get to them, especially if they're like these three :)

Lush Lacquer polishes can be found at their etsy store.  I bought the set of eight minis for $38.92CAD.

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