Saturday, November 30, 2013

SwatchTv Presents: Colors by Llarowe - Beat It!

Hello all, it appears turkey day is on the horizon. While people are scrambling for last minute cranberry sauces and boarding red-eye flights to their hometowns in Kansas, Texas, and Arkansas, I am swatching. Today's feature is Colors by Llarowe Beat It. Described as a charcoal grey holographic with a blue flash, this beauty was released as part of a Tribute to Michael Jackson Collection released earlier this year. Here I wear it in 3 thin coats plus top coat. Enjoy the swatches.

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Friday, November 29, 2013

SwatchTv Presents Girly Bits - What Happens in Vegas...Ends up on Facebook

Hiya, I hope everyone's thanksgiving was grand and full of food. I know I'm still carrying around yesterday's meal and today's leftovers...oh the leftovers....I suppose Thanksgiving may only be relevant to Americans at the moment as Canadian Thanksgiving already passed way back in mid-october. Which brings me to todays feature. Earlier in the year Canadian indie polish brand released a beautiful LE to bloggers that attended CosmoProf. It was then released in a single but moderately sized batch for the public a couple weeks later. And I totally missed out. However the polish community is amazing and a close friend of mine knew I was lemming this and sent it to me as a RAOK. I've actually worn it 3 times already it's just so lovely. I would describe it as a dusty rose pink almost plum with scattered holo and glowing iridescent blue flakies. Just check out the complexity in these swatches.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

SwatchTv Presents: Enchanted Polish - Vampires Suck

Greetings, today I have for you a swatch from Enchanted Polish's Halloween themed polish duo, Vampire's suck. Described as the successor to the discontinued Vampire's Dessert, Vampires Suck leans a blacked burgundy appearing brown in most lights. What makes this a new polish and not just a dupe is the duochromatic shimmer pulsing throughout the polish that shifts from golden brown to plum to copper. With a healthy dose of holo it's no surprise this is a stunner. Enjoy the swatches this is gonna get pic heavy!
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Monday, November 25, 2013

SwatchTv Presents: Enchanted Polish - Austin Powers

Hello again, I'm hot off the restock with jitters and adrenaline even a day after. So today I have for you my good luck mani, Enchanted Polish Austin Powers. I believe this polish was released sometime around this time last year. I scored it about 6 months ago and words can barely express how happy I am to finally be wearing it. Austin Powers is a gold linear holo and much much more than that. What makes this polish special is that the color comes from a combination of teeny tiny gold flakes and red-orange micro-hexes. The finish is smooth with just one coat of top coat. I see a lot of use coming from this polish in the future. And now enjoy the swatches.
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SwatchTv goes journalistic

Hiya, so ignoring the fact that one of the words in my headline isn’t an actual word I’d like to introduce my self to the blogosphere. 
After catching the polish bug years ago and the indie bug not too long after I figure it’s been long overdue that I try and put my high school journalism and yearbook courses to work and share my polish eye with whoever will listen/stumble onto this blog/etc/etc. I’ll keep this post short and sweet, but once I break out the swatches I can’t promise I won’t talk your ears off…or is that eyes…err you know what I mean. Anywho happy lacquering til next time!
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