Polish/Indie Pickup | Duos & Pairs | Feb 2019

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 Hello Sweeties! It's time for Polish Pickup February!

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)!

February's theme is Duos & Pairs

Reviews are in Alphabetical order by brand name. Read on for more info!

1850 Artisan Polish-The Final Problem

Inspired by Sherlock and Moriarty. 1850 teamed up with Girly Bits(swatches are below) Described as a dark and moody deep blue multichrome that shifts to purple and gold and is accented with gold microflakes.

$12.00
Cap: 200US / 10UK

Shown here in 3 coats plus top coat. Formula was on the sheer side but builds up well in 2-3 coats depending on visible nail line. Dried with some texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish.


Anchor & Heart Lacquer-Goodnight, Day

Inspired by Jessica Day from New Girl. Pink/fuchsia crelly with subtle scattered holo, purple iridescent micro glitter, and bright orange/red/pink/black glitter in various shapes and sizes.

$11.50
Cap: None

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


Anchor & Heart's other half of her duo "Goodnight, Miller" will be available in her shop at https://anchorandheartlacquer.com. This is described as a dusty blue crelly with subtle scattered holo, blue iridescent micro glitter, and orange/red/copper/baby blue glitter in various shapes and sizes. Same price and US cap. Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well. Dries with texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish.


AURORA 5-Free Nail Lacquer-1.21 Gigawatts!!!

Inspired by Thunder & Lightning, specifically the lightning storm from Back to the Future. Described as a navy blue UCC with pink/gold UCC flakes.

$12.00
Cap: 100US / 10UK

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well. Dried with texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish.


Bee's Knees Lacquer-The Dark Lord's Most Faithful Servant

Inspired by Bellatrix Lestrange from Harry Potter. Bees Knees teamed up with Night Owl(swatches are below). Described as a dark evergreen linear holo with red to green ghost flakes.

$14.00
Cap: 200

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


Bluebird Lacquer-It’s Hakuna MatatA not Hukuna MataTA

Inspired by Timon and Pumbaa. Described as a deep magenta jelly holo with gold and rainbow flakies and various sparkly glitters.

$11.00
Cap: None

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


Bluebirds other half of her duo "Accepted at Pigfarts" will be available in her shop at https://www.bluebirdlacquer.com. This is described as a colorless(warm) to turquoise(cool) thermal that’s full of flakies and aurora and various glitters. $12.00 and No cap. Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well. Dries with some texture so a top coat is needed for a full, glossy finish.


By Dany Vianna-Portable Swamp

Inspired by Fred and George Weasley from Harry Potter. Described as a muddy teal slightly holo jelly base with multichrome glitter multichrome flakies.

$12.00
Cap: 100US / 10UK

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


Colores de Carol-The Spaceman

Inspired by Buzz Lightyear. Described as a white crelly base with Aurora shimmer and a mix of green and purple glitters.

$11.50
Cap: None

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


Colores de Carol's other half of her duo "The Cowboy" will be available in her shop at https://www.coloresdecarol.com. This is described as a warm mustard yellow crelly with orange, red, brown and blue glitters and mini holo gold stars. Same price and US cap. Formula was good and applied well. Dries with texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish.


Colors by llarowe-How About a Brownie Dogg?

Inspired by Martha Stewart (and Snoop Dogg). CBL teamed up with KBShimmer (swatches are below) Described as a deep chocolate brown linear holo with OG UP and Aurora red to green to gold shimmer.

$11.00
Cap: None

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


Cuticula(IPU)-Dole Whip Confection Nail Fortifier

Described as a 1/2oz Jar of Confection Nail Fortifier scented in sweet, fresh pineapple. Inspired by one of Disneyland’s most popular treats, Dole Whip.
$6.50
Cap: None

NOW FREE OF NUT OILS.
Ingredients (optional): Water, Aloe Vera Juice, MSM, Rosehip Seed Oil, Kelp Extract, Neem Extract, Lanolin, Vegetable Glycerin, Jojoba Oil, Grapeseed Oil, Olive Oil, Apricot Kernel Oil, Avocado Oil, Castor Oil, Bees Wax, Castor, Rosemary Extract, DL Panthenol, Wheat Germ Oil, Allantoin, Vegetable Stearic Acid, Natural Vegetable Emulsifying Wax, Silver Dihydrogen Citrate, Citric Acid, Fragrance.


Dollish Polish-Ride Me Captain Deadpool!

Inspired by Deadpool & his unicorn. Dollish teamed up with Supernatural Lacquer
(swatches are below). Described as a shimmery pearl white with strong pink shift, loaded with holo micro shreds and rainbow chameleon flakes.

$13.00
Cap: No Cap

Shown here in 3 coats plus top coat. Formula was sheer but builds up in 2-3 coats depending on your visible nail line. This one would also be great as a topper. Dried with some texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish.


DRK Nails-The Holo Tramp

Inspired by Lady and the Tramp. Described as a mix of several holographic pigments, in a dark gray base, and iridescent flakies orange to green.

$11.50
Cap: 60US / 15UK

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well. Dried with subtle texture so a top coat is needed for a full, glossy finish. Also shown below, 1 photo with the "Lady Flakies" over The Holo Tramp.


Ethereal Lacquer-Morph

Inspired by Butterflies and flowers. Ethereal teamed up with Illyrian (swatches are below) Described as a sheer teal jelly with pink to gold aurora shimmer and color shifting iridescent flakies.

$12.50
Cap: None

Shown here in 3 coats plus top coat. Formula was on the sheer side but builds up pretty well in 2-3 coats depending on your visible nail line. Dried with some texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish.


Fair Maiden Polish-It's a Date

Inspired by Jim & Pam from the Office, Pam's pastel cardigans. Described as a light pink pastel polish with a tight linear holo. Aurora pigment gives this one extra shifty goodness and micro flakes amp up the complexity.

$11.00
Cap: None

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


Fanchromatic Nails-Twu Wuv

Inspired by Buttercup & Westley from The Princess Bride. Fanchromatic teamed up with My Indie Polish. Described as a dreamy, shimmery light purple crelly, with pastel and iridescent glitters, blue & gold microflakes, and tiny iridescent flakies.

$11.00
Cap: 75US / 10UK

Shown here in 3 coats plus top coat. Formula was on the sheer side but builds up well in 2-3 coats depending on your visible nail line. Dried with some texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish.


Girly Bits-High Functioning Sociopath

Inspired by Sherlock and Moriarty. Girly Bits teamed up with 1850(swatches are above). Described as a tweed inspired polish in a mossy green/brown holo with colour shifting shimmer and flakes.

$13.00
Cap: None

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


Great Lakes Lacquer-Bitches Get Stuff Done

Inspired by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Great Lakes teamed up with Pahlish(swatches are below). Described as a nude shifting from magenta to copper red to rosy bronze to gold to green with a scattered holographic finish.

$12.50
Cap: None

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


Heather's Hues-Lucy

Inspired by Lucy and Ethel from I Love Lucy. Heather's Hues teamed up with Quixotic(swatches are below) Described as a blue(cool) to colorless(warm) thermal with copper and blue-indigo sparks, copper holo dust, and red/orange/bronze/gold UCC flakes.

$12.50
Cap: None

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well. Dried with some texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish. Transitions easily.


Illyrian Polish-Psyche

Inspired by Butterflies and flowers. Illyrian teamed up with Ethereal (swatches are above) Described as a black jelly base packed with gold/bronze, pink/green and indigo/red iridescent flakies and micro holo flakes.

$13.00
Cap: No Cap

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well. Dried with texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish.


JReine-Show Me Sumtin

Inspired by Breast & Beads at Mardi Gras. Described as a purple jelly with OGUP, aurora shimmer, multichrome shimmer and shifting flakes.

$15.00
Cap: No Cap

Shown here in 3 coats plus top coat. Formula was on the sheer side but builds up well in 2-3 coats depending on visible nail line. Dried with some texture so a top coat is needed for a full, glossy finish.


KBShimmer-Fo Shizzle

Inspired by Snoop Doog (and Martha). KBShimmer teamed up with Colors by llarowe (swatches are above) Christy was inspired by Snoop and his unabashed love for the chronic.  A rich organic green envelops a scattering of green unicorn flakes, while a linear holographic flame adds sparkle and shine.
*Please note that this pot-inspired shade is scented with an earthy faux cannabis blended with patchouli and clove notes. It will have an option to purchase non-scented.

$10.00
Cap: None

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well. Dried with some texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish. You can very much smell the faux weed scent once the polish dries. It's not too strong but not subtle either.


Lacquer Lust-Don't Go Bacon My Heart 

Inspired by Bacon & Eggs. Lacquer Lust teamed up with Serum No.5(swatches are below). Described as a brick red(cool) thermal to salmon pink(warm) with brown, red, iridescent micro glitters and metallic shimmers.

$12.00
Cap: None

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well. Dried with some texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish.


Lemming Lacquer-Not Myself Today

Inspired by Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Described as a red-violet jelly with bright blue shimmer and blue/green/turquoise iridescent flakes.

$13.00
Cap: 250US / 30UK

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat. Formula was on the thicker side due to the abundance of flakies but still applied well. Dried with some texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish.


Lollipop Posse Lacquer-An Aura of Distinct Dottiness

Inspired by Luna Lovegood. Lollipop teamed up with STELLA CHROMA(swatches are below). Described as a very light, silvery-blue crelly filled with red/green Aurora shimmer, holo micro flakes, and color-shifting iridescent flakes.

$13.00
Cap: None

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


LynBDesigns-May I Offer a Sarcastic Comment?

Inspired by Statler and Waldorf from the The Muppet Show. Described as a deep red crelly base loaded to the brim with holo micro flakies, red to gold to violet shifting shimmer, and two different color shifting flakies: one that shifts from pink to gold and one that shifts from purple to lime to copper to pink.

$12.00
Cap: 200US / 25UK

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well. Dried with some texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish.


LynBDesigns-A Sarcastic Comment Wax
LynBDesigns other half of her polish is her wax melt in Indie Pickup, A Sarcastic Comment. Described as a sassy blend of buttered popcorn with a dash of vanilla and cinnamon. It melted perfectly and gave off a delicious scent of sweet and salty butter with a hint of cinnamon after tones.

$4.00 - No Cap



Music City Beauty-Beauty

Inspired by Belle from Beauty & The Beast. Music City teamed up with Turtle Tootsie(swatches are below). Described as a gold crelly with gold shimmer and purple to green to blue UCC flakies.

$11.50
Cap: 90US / 10UK

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well. Dried with some texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish.


Nailed it-Squirrel

Inspired by Dean Winchester from Supernatural. Nailed it teamed up with Wildflower Lacquer(swatches are below). Described as a gun metal gray linear holo with blue/purple/pink UCC flakies, pink/gold UCC flakies, green/blue/purple UCC flakies, gold flakies, copper sparks, and a subtle bronze shimmer.

$12.75
Cap: 120US / 30UK

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


Native War Paints-It’s A-Me Mario

Inspired by Mario from Super Mario Bros. NWP teamed up with Savannah Lacquer(swatches are below) Described as a white crelly with blue and red holographic glitter, blue and red micro flakies and red shimmer.

$12.00
Cap: None

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well. Dried with texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish.


Night Owl Lacquer-Love is Powerful Love

Inspired by Molly Weasley from Harry Potter. NOL teamed up with Bees Knees(swatches are above). Described as an indigo tinted base with red/bronze/copper multichrome shift, red/green/gold aurora shimmer, bright silver flakes, gold holo micro shreds and crystal chameleon flakes in purple/red/blue & purple/red/gold.

$12.50
Cap: None

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well. Dried with texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish.


Pahlish-Weekend Update

Inspired by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Pahlish teamed up with Great Lake Lacquers(swatches are above). Described as a soft charcoal with holographic flakes and pigments and a mix of multichrome pigments that shift from deep rose to bright copper and soft green.

$12.50
Cap: None

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


Pampered Polishes-Ketchup

Inspired by Ketchup & Mustard. Pampered teamed up with Rogue Lacquer(swatches are below) Described as a red jelly base with red and holo micro glitter, holo flakes, and ultra chrome chameleon flakies.

$12.00
Cap: None

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


Quixotic Polish-Ethel

Inspired by Lucy and Ethel from I Love Lucy. Quixotic teamed up with Heather's Hues(swatches are above) Described as a classic lilac base lit with lime shimmer, purple/blue and red/violet iridescent flakes, and holo micro flakes.

$11.50
Cap: None

Shown here in 3 coats plus top coat. Formula was sheer but builds up pretty well in 2-3 coats depending on visible nail line. This one would also be great as a topper. Dried with some texture so a top coat is needed for a full, glossy finish.


Rogue Lacquer-Mustard

Inspired by Ketchup & Mustard. Rogue teamed up with Pampered Polishes(swatches are above) Described as a sharp mustard crelly with copper, red bronze UCC flakes .

$12.00
Cap: None

Shown here in 3 coats plus top coat. Formula was sheer but builds up well in 2-3 coats depending on your visible nail line. Dried with some texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish.


Savannah Lacquer-Luigi Time 

Inspired by Luigi from Super Mario Bros. Savannah teamed up with Native War Paints(swatches are above) Described as a white crelly with tons of blue and green holographic glitter with a sprinkling of gold and silver holographic glitter along with turquoise shimmer and aqua/purple aurora pigment.

$12.00
Cap: None

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well. Dried with texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish.


Serum No. 5-I Couldn't If I Fried 

Inspired by Bacon & Eggs. Serum teamed up with Lacquer Lust(swatches are above). Described as a two-toned yellow thermal filled with micro yellow and gold flakes with a subtle contrasting blue shimmer and glows blue in the dark.

$13.00
Cap: None

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well. Dried with some texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish. The transition was very subtle and I had a hard time capturing it on camera.


Seventy Seven Lacquer-We Got Some Great Chemistry

Inspired by Walter White & Jesse Pinkman of Breaking Bad. Described as a deepened turquoise base with blue/green shifting pigment and gold/blue/green UCC flakies.

$13.00
Cap: 65US / 10UK

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


STELLA CHROMA-I Suspect Nargles 

Inspired by Luna Lovegood and Nargles. Stella Chroma teamed up with Lollipop Posse(swatches are above) Described as a holographic silver with purple and blue/green flash.

$13.00
Cap: None

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


Supernatural Lacquer-Ride It Like You Stole It

Inspired by Deadpool & his unicorn. SPNL teamed up with Dollish Polish
(swatches are above). Described as a blood red jelly base with blue to purple aurora and duochrome shimmer blend, multi-colored color shift and illusion flakes and a small smattering of holographic sparkle.

$12.00
Cap: No Cap

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


Sweet Heart Polish-Ferry Boat Scrub Caps

Inspired byDerek & Meredith from Grey's Anatomy. Described as a light frosty blue holo with blue shimmer and a rainbow of UCC Flakes.

$13.00
Cap: 75US / 10UK

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


Top Shelf Lacquer-The Royal Couple

Inspired by Prince William & Princess Kate's Wedding. Described as a white crelly with scattered holographic sparkle, Aqua blue glass fleck and red flakes.

$13.00
Cap: 400 US

Shown here in 3 thin coats plus top coat. Formula was on the sheer side but builds up well in 2-3 coats depending on your visible nail line. Dried with some texture so a top coat is needed for a full, glossy finish.


Turtle Tootsie Polishes-The Beast

Inspired by Beast from Beauty & The Beast. Turtle Tootsie teamed up with Music City Beauty(swatches are above). Described as a dark turquoise blue holo with holo gold micro glitter and gold shimmer.

$11.00
Cap: None

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well. Dried with some texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish.


Wildflower Lacquer-Moose

Inspired by Sam Winchester from Supernatural. Wildflower teamed up with Nailed It(swatches are above). Described as a red to orange to gold to green multichrome with UCC flakies that shift from blue to green, aqua to violet, gold to silver, with subtle blue and purple aurora shimmer and scattered holo flakies.

$13.00
Cap: 120US / 10UK

Shown here in 2 coats plus top coat. Formula was good and applied well. Dried with some texture so a top coat is needed for a smooth, glossy finish.


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