Depend O2 Once upon a time

Hello everyone! Today I have swatches of Depend’s new O2 collection called Once upon a time. The collection consists of eight shades, four creme polishes and four matching holographic polishes. If you like what you see you better act fast, because this collection is limited edition.

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All my swatches are painted over Depend O2 Protecting base coat and topped with Depend O2 Glossy top coat.

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Here I’m wearing two coats of 5065 Be my sleeping beauty (creme) and 5069 Stardust melody (holo).

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Here I’m wearing two coats of 5068 Fairy fun (creme) and 5072 Mermaid kiss (holo). These polishes are giving me mermaid vibes!

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Here I’m wearing two coats of 5067 Pretty pink princess (creme) and 5071 Cinderella glow (holo).

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Here I’m wearing two coats of 5066 Buy me a unicorn (creme) and 5070 Miss tinkerbell (holo). This is my favorite pair from the collection, just look at that beautiful pink holo!

I really, really like this collection and I love that Depend made matching creme and holo polishes. It’s perfect if you want an accent nail or make nail art in matching tones. I would have loved to have a purple pair in this collection, let’s hope we get to see more holo polishes in this formula from Depend in the future!

 

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Smith & Cult Fall 2016

Hi guys! Today I’m going to show you the fall news from Smith & Cult. I know it’s a little late since we’re already in the middle of December, but when I first got these one of the polishes were broken and it took some time to get a new one.

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Out of these three polishes one of them, 1972, is a limited edition, the other two will be added to the ordinary range. The polishes are swatches over one coat of base coat and topped with one coat of Above it all from Smith & Cult (review of the top coat will be up later). With that said, let’s take a look at the swatches.

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img_3510Smith & Cult – 1972

1972 is a rose gold metallic polish that covers in two coats. It’s a bit streaky so you want to do as few brush strokes as possible while applying it, though the top coat did smooth out the brush strokes a bit. Any imperfections on your nails will be very visible so I’d recommend using a ridge filler as a base for this polish.

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img_3516Smith & Cult – Darjeeling Darling

Darjeeling Darling is a dark green creme polish that covers in two easy coats.

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img_3525Smith & Cult – Flatte top coat

Flatte top coat is a matte top coat. So far I can’t say that I’m impressed with this top coat. The first time I used it, it was a big lump on the brush. After removing the lump I painted one coat over my polish but nothing happened, it was still shiny. So I painted one more coat and it turned semi matte. The second time I used it (the picture above) it made the nails somewhat matte. It also left them very streaky and some parts of the nail turned completely white, it is visible on the tips and next to the cuticle on the ring finger. I will try it some more before I give it my final verdict, but so far I’m not a big fan.

My favorite out of these three is without doubt Darjeeling Darling!