Hella Handmade Creations | June 2018

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Hello Sweeties! Today I have a blog post packed with photos of  nineteen gorgeous polishes from nineteen great makers. (There are two other makers and polishes not pictured hear because unfortunately USPS held them hostage so be sure to check out the HHC Facebook group to see their swatches) Tonight I have June's Hella Handmade Creations to share with you! Read on for more info!
How HCC Works:

Each brand featured in HHC has signed up for a minimum of 4 months and chosen a theme/series they will follow over the next few months. Each brand will make 1 polish per month inspired by their chosen theme/series.

For June, the following brands and themes/series are:
BLUSH Lacquers - Pushing Daisies
Colors by llarowe - Bruno Mars
Emily de Molly - Astro Boy
Ethereal Lacquer - Alice in Wonderland
Femme Fatale - Stranger Things
Girly Bits - Harry Potter
Grace-full - DC
Great Lakes Lacquer - Lord of the Rings
Heather’s Hues - Steven Universe
JReine - New Orleans
Lilypad Lacquer - Zodiac signs
Lollipop Posse - The Magician
Mckfresh - Aaahh!!! Real Monsters
Ms Sparkle - Trolls
POP Polish - Female Villains 
Quixotic Polish - Parks and Recreation
Sayuri - Studio Ghibli 
Seventy Seven Lacquer - My So Called Life
STELLA CHROMA - Game of Thrones
Supernatural Lacquer - Firefly
Turtle Tootsie - Marvel superheroes

Sale will begin on June 14th, 2018 @ 12:01 am Eastern time.
Sale will end on June 21st, 2018 @ 11:59 pm Hawaiian time.

All polishes will be available for pre-order in the Hella Handmade Creations online store. The HHC store is up so you can preview, but currently all products are listed as "sold out" until the sale begins.

Shipping of these polishes is not expected to begin until 3-4 weeks after the sale ends on 6/21/18.

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Now onto the pretties!

BLUSH LACQUERS-The Piemaker

DESCRIPTION:
A vibrant sky blue base with an orange to gold shifting shimmer (green at extreme angles) and holo flakes inspired by Pushing Daisies. $13.00
FORMULA & APPLICATION:
Shown here in two coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well. Barely needed a second coat.
FINISH:
Dries semi matte. Top coat needed for a full glossy finish.


Colors by llarowe-The Lazy Song

DESCRIPTION:A bright cherry red glow holo. One coat coverage inspired by Bruno Mars. $11.00
FORMULA & APPLICATION:
Shown here in one coat plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well.
FINISH:
Dries semi glossy. Top coat needed for a full glossy finish.


Emily de Molly-Occupied Cities

DESCRIPTION:
A dusty pink with turquoise overlay, copper flakes and copper micro glitters inspired by Astro Boy. $11.00
FORMULA & APPLICATION:
Shown here in two coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well.
FINISH:
Dries semi glossy with subtle texture. Top coat needed for a full glossy finish.


Ethereal Lacquer-We're All Mad Here

DESCRIPTION:
A violet toned orchid jelly with red/green chameleon flakes, red/green aurora, chameleon iridescent glitters and holographic pigment inspired by Alice in Wonderland. $12.50
FORMULA & APPLICATION:
Shown here in two coats plus top coat. Formula was on the sheer side but built up by the second coat.
FINISH:
Dries semi glossy with some texture. Top coat needed for a full glossy finish.


Femme Fatale-El

DESCRIPTION:
A dark blue base with a slight purple tinge, purple duochrome shine, and linear holographic particles and flakes inspired by Stranger Things. $14.00
FORMULA & APPLICATION:
Shown here in two coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well.
FINISH:
Dries semi glossy. Top coat needed for a full glossy finish.


Girly Bits-Addicted to Love

DESCRIPTION:
A sheer cool pink base with a strong red/violet to gold shifting glass fleck shimmer, a soft holo, and pink-gold-green colour shifting iridescent flakes. Inspired by the scene from Harry Potter where Hermione Granger and Ginny Weasley are looking at the love potions at Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes. $13.00 
FORMULA & APPLICATION:
Shown here in two coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well.
FINISH:
Dries semi matte with some texture. Top coat needed for a full glossy finish.


Grace-full Polish-Flash! Bang! Boom!

DESCRIPTION:
 A deep red linear holo with gold shimmer inspired by DC's Flash. $11.00
FORMULA & APPLICATION:
Shown here in one coat plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well.
FINISH:
Dries semi glossy. Top coat needed for a full glossy finish.


Great Lakes Lacquer-To The Very Fires of Mordor

DESCRIPTION:
An emerald green jelly filled with blue to green iridescent shifting flake, green to gold to blue shifting shimmer, and micro holographic flake inspired by Lord of the Rings. $12.50
FORMULA & APPLICATION:
Shown here in two coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well.
FINISH:
Dries semi glossy with texture. Top coat needed for a full glossy finish.


Heather's Hues-A Gem of Many Talents

DESCRIPTION:
A linear holo with a pearlescent-like effect created by an iridescent shimmer that shifts from teal to blue to pink-violet, filled with holo flake and iridescent flakes in blue-green-pink-gold inspired by Steven Universe. $12.50
FORMULA & APPLICATION:
Shown here in two coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well.
FINISH:
Dries semi glossy. Top coat needed for a full glossy finish.


JReine-Swamp Water

DESCRIPTION:
A swampy green base infused with a fine linear holo pigment and loaded with a coppery, golden shimmer to represent the beautiful Louisiana sunrise inspired by New Orleans. $12.50
FORMULA & APPLICATION:
Shown here in two coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well. Barely needed a second coat.
FINISH:
Dries semi glossy. Top coat needed for a full glossy finish.


Lollipop Posse Lacquer-Sultry But Damaged

DESCRIPTION:
A forest green base with a burnt orange/red multichrome shimmer, scattered holographic pigment, and iridescent chameleon flakes that shift between aqua/green/purple and red/gold/copper. Inspired by Kady Orloff-Diaz of "The Magicians", and the apt (but also tongue-in-cheek) name assigned to her by Professor Mayakovsky during her time at Brakebills South. $13.00
FORMULA & APPLICATION:
Shown here in two coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well.
FINISH:
Dries semi glossy with some texture. Top coat needed for a full glossy finish.


Mckfresh-I Am NOT A Bunny

DESCRIPTION:
A magenta pink based holo with dark taupe sparkles and blue shimmers and glass flecks inspired by Aaahh!!! Real Monsters. 
FORMULA & APPLICATION:
Shown here in two coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well.
FINISH:
Dries semi glossy. Top coat needed for a full glossy finish.


P.O.P Polish-Poor Unfortunate Souls

DESCRIPTION:
A black jelly representing Ursula's dress, and it’s gelatinous appearance. Holographic flakies, for obvious reasons. Finally, purple translucent flakies to represent her skin, this polish is inspired by female Villains. $10.00
FORMULA & APPLICATION:
Shown here in two coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well.
FINISH:
Dries semi glossy with texture. Top coat needed for a full glossy finish.


Quixotic Polish-Indigo on Your Chiclets

DESCRIPTION:
A medium blue crelly with a purple shift, scattered holo effect and subtle iridescent green flakes inspired by Parks and Recreation. $11.50
FORMULA & APPLICATION:
Shown here in two coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well.
FINISH:
Dries semi glossy. Top coat needed for a full glossy finish.


Sayuri-The Power of Love

DESCRIPTION:
An almost-turquoise green holo with vibrant violet sparks inspired by Studio Ghibli. $12.50
FORMULA & APPLICATION:
Shown here in two coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well.
FINISH:
Dries semi glossy. Top coat needed for a full glossy finish.


Seventy Seven Nail Lacquer-Chase

DESCRIPTION:
A lightened, dusty eggplant purple linear holo with copper sparks and red/blue shifting pigment inspired by My So Called Life. $12.50
FORMULA & APPLICATION:
Shown here in two coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well.
FINISH:
Dries semi glossy. Top coat needed for a full glossy finish.


STELLA CHROMA-Queen Regent

DESCRIPTION:
Inspired by Cersei Lannister. This rich polish starts with a red base like the Lannister house colors. What are the Lannisters most famous for? No, not that. And not that. GOLD! We’re bringing the gold with this polish via gold holographic glitters and gold flakies. Opaque in 2-3 coats, this polish will make you want to delay your child king’s wedding to Margaery Tyrell so you can rule a little longer. $12.00
FORMULA & APPLICATION:
Shown here in two coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well.
FINISH:
Dries semi glossy with texture. Top coat needed for a full glossy finish.


Supernatural Lacquer-Big Damn Heroes

DESCRIPTION:
A deep rusty red with red/green aurora shimmer, a mix of red/copper/green color shift flakes, bronze micro flake and a semi linear holo inspired by Firefly. $12.50
FORMULA & APPLICATION:
Shown here in two coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well.
FINISH:
Dries semi glossy with some texture. Top coat needed for a full glossy finish.


Turtle Tootsie Polishes-You Won't Like Me When I'm Angry

DESCRIPTION:
A "hulk" green linear holo polish with purple shimmer, gold/green chameleon flakies and silver micro glitter inspired by Marvel's Hulk. $11.00
FORMULA & APPLICATION:
Shown here in two coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well.
FINISH:
Dries semi glossy with very subtle texture. Top coat needed for a full glossy finish.


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Sale will begin on June 14th, 2018 @ 12:01 am Eastern time.
Sale will end on June 21st, 2018 @ 11:59 pm Hawaiian time.



As stated above, All polishes will be available for pre-order in the Hella Handmade Creations online store. The HHC store is up so you can preview, but currently all products are listed as "sold out" until the sale begins.

Shipping of these polishes is not expected to begin until 3-4 weeks after the sale ends on 6/21/18.

For more info check out the links below!
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