Polish Pickup | Jan 2019 | Mythology

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 Hello Sweeties! It's time for Polish Pickup January! The first PPU of 2019!

If you don't already know, Polish Pickup is a Facebook group where makers create a polish/product based on a certain theme and all of the polishes are sold in the Polish Pickup store at the beginning of each month. Customers then get to pick which polishes they want and pay a flat rate shipping of $3(US)!

January's theme is Mythology! 

Reviews are in Alphabetical order by brand name. Read on for more info!
1850 Artisan Polish-Orion's Belt

Inspired by the beautiful night sky depiction of Orion the Hunter. Described as a denim blue base with copper shimmer, linear holo, holo microflakes, and a variety of aurora shimmers.

$12.00-Capped at 150

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was good and applied well.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Anchor & Heart Lacquer-Yggdrasil

Inspired by the Norse Tree of Life, Yggdrasil. Described as a turquoise green with green aurora shimmer and purple UCC flakies.

$12.00-No Cap

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was sheer but builds up well in 2-3 coats.
Dries with some texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


AURORA-Break Every Curse at Sea

Inspired by Poseidon's Trident from Pirates of the Caribbean. Described as a deep turquoise with blue/green shift, blue/turquoise/gold flakies and scattered holo.

$12.00-Capped at 75

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was good and applied well.
Dries with some texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


By Dany Vianna-Soulmate

Inspired by the Androginous myth. Described as a light gray jelly filled with micro gunmetal flakies, aurora pigment, iridescent and multichrome flakies.

$12.00-Capped at 125

Shown here in 3 coats plus top coat.
Formula was on the sheer side but builds up well in 2-3 coats.
Dries with some texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Colores de Carol-Sea Siren

Inspired by Mermaids. Described as a navy blue holographic base with aurora shimmer and multi-chrome magnetic effect.

$12.50-Capped at 275

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was good and applied well.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Don Deeva-Nyx Myx

Described as a black(cool) to colorless(warm) thermal full of copper micro flakes and unicorn sister pigment.

$17.00-Capped at 100

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was good and applied well.
Dries with some texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Fair Maiden-Mnemosyne

Inspired by Mnemosyne-one of the Titans, daughter of Uranus and Gaea, and goddess of memory. Described as an earthy multichrome that shifts amber-olive-spruce with aurora shimmers, holo glitters, and iridescent color shifting flakes pink-gold-green.

$11.00-No Cap

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was good and applied well.
Dries with some texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Heather's Hues-The Triple Goddess

Inspired by Diana. Described as a deep indigo blue jelly filled with gold holo and flakes and a mix of multichrome flakes in gold/bronze/silver and copper/green/blue/violet.

$12.50-Capped at 125

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was good and applied well.
Dries with some texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Jreine Cosmetics-Through Iris Eyes

Inspired by Iris - goddess of rainbows. Described as a pink/purple sheer jelly topper loaded with OG UP with red,gold,green flakes and holo.

$15.00-No Cap

Shown here in 1 coat over a dark purple cream plus top coat.
Formula was good and applied well.
Dries with some texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


KBShimmer-Gaia

Inspired by Gaia; Mother Earth, the Greek Earth goddess from whom everything is born. Described as a vibrant blue base filled with holographic glitters, color shifting unicorn flakes in shades or green, purple, pink and blue.

$10.00-No Cap

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was good and applied well.
Dries with texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Leesha’s Lacquer-Turtle Mountain

Inspired by The Ojibwe Legend of Turtle Mountain. Turtle Mountain is a creation story that describes the turtle, Makinaak, offering his back to be used as the earth. Described as a navy blue base with a strong green to blue to purple multichrome shift, green/bronze flakies and bright purple flakes.

$12.00-No Cap

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was good and applied well.
Dries with some texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Lemming Lacquer-Lotus Eaters

Inspired by The lotus eaters. Described as a blue-violet jelly with red shimmer, purple/pink/orange/gold iridescent flakes and holographic sparks.

$13.00-Capped at 250

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was good and applied well.
Dries with some texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Lollipop Posse Lacquer-Those Who Were Neither

Inspired by American Gods - Carousel from House on the Rock. Described as a soft, milky red jelly filled with chrome and iridescent flakes in various color shifts, as well as holographic silver flakies, red/green Aurora pigment, and scattered holographic pigment.

$12.50-No Cap

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was good and applied well.
Dries with texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Lucky 13 Lacquer-Fear of the Unknown

Inspired by Cthulhu. Described as a tri-thermal that changes from neon green(cool) to grass green(middle) to dark forest green(warm) with pink/gold/green color-shifting flakes, peridot-rose color-shifting shimmer, and little blue-purple iridescent hexes.

$13.00-Capped at 90

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was pretty opaque one first coat and somewhat on the thicker side due to the abundance of flakies throughout but it applied easily.
Dries with subtle texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


LynBDesigns-Throw Caution to the Wind

Inspired by Anemoi- Greek Gods of Wind. Described as a periwinkle multichrome that shifts from pink to purple to blue to teal at extreme angles, linear holo, and magenta to blue to teal to gold at extreme angles UCC flakies.

$12.00-Capped at 200

Shown here in 3 coats plus top coat.
Formula was sheer but builds up well in 2-3 coats.
Dries with some texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Music City Beauty-Fire Bird

Inspired by The Phoenix. Described as a blackened red jelly base with red shimmer and red to orange to gold UCC flakies.

$10.50-Capped at 75

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was good and applied well.
Dries with some texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Native War Paints-Andromeda

Inspired by Andromeda. Described as a brown(cool) to red(middle) to pink(warm) tri-thermal with cyan to blue to red shimmer.

$13.50-No Cap

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was good, applied easily and transitioned well.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Night Owl Lacquer-Asteria

Inspired by Asteria the goddess of stars. Described as a black holographic with 4 different shades of shifting galaxy shimmers, silver flakes, silver holo galaxy glitter and 4 different shades of color shifting crystal chameleon flakes.

$12.00-No Cap

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was good and applied well.
Dries with texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Pahlish-Cupid <3 Psyche

Inspired by the myth of Cupid and Psyche, an ancient love story. Described as a deep, dramatic oxblood red cream with crushed gold flake.

$12.50-No Cap

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was good and applied well.
Dries with some texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Rogue Lacquer-Princess of the Underworld

Inspired by Persephone and the two contrasting worlds she knows, goddess of the underworld and vegetation, springtime and fire. Described as a deep sea green with red to green (aurora) shifting shimmer with red and gold color shifting flakes and scattered holo.

$12.50-No Cap

Shown here in 3 coats plus top coat.
Formula was a bit on the sheer side but builds up well in 2-3 coats.
Dries with some texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Sassy Pants Polish-Goddess of Love

Inspired by Aphrodite, Greek Goddess of Love & Beauty. Described as a white crelly base with white diamond micro glitter, gunmetal microflakies and blue to purple shifting shimmer.

$12.00-No Cap

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was good and applied well.
Dries with subtle texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Serum No.5-Jade's Golden Script

Inspired by Jade Emperor. Described as a pistachio creme with iridescent and gold shimmer that glows green in the dark.

$13.00-No Cap

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was good and applied well.
Dries with subtle texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Seventy Seven Lacquer-The Goddess of Death

Inspired by the Queen of Helheim. Described as a medium toned nude base with copper and red shimmer, copper, pink and violet sparks, pink iridescent shifting Flakies and grey iridescent Flakies.

$13.00-Capped at 100

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was good and applied well.
Dries with some texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Supernatural Lacquer-The Man, The Myth, The Moth

Inspired by Mothman. Described as a muddied teal gray crelly with red/gold/green aurora/duochrome/multichrome shimmer blend and red/gold UCC flakes.

$12.00-No Cap

Shown here in 3 coats plus top coat.
Formula was somewhat sheer but builds up in 2-3 coats.
Dries with subtle texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Sweet Heart Polish-God of Thunder

Inspired by Thor. Described as a cool gray crelly with green to yellow to orange UCC flakies with charcoal and pewter micro flakes.

$12.00-Capped at 85

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was sheer but builds up well in 2-3 coats.
Dries with texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Top Shelf Lacquer-Hippocampus

Inspired by Hippocampus. Described as a medium blue ultra holo base, with magenta to orange shift and magenta flakes.

$13.00-Capped at 126

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was good and applied well.
Dries with some texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


Turtle Tootsie Polishes-Pegasus

Inspired by Pegasus. Described as a dark blue jelly base with holo micro glitter and purple to blue chameleon flakies as well as fantasy flakies.

$12.00-No Cap

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat.
Formula was sheer but builds up in 2-3 coats.
Dries with subtle texture.
Top coat needed for a full, glossy finish.


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