Hiya guys! We’re ending this week on an excellent excessive as a result of it is Polish Choose-Up day! It additionally marks the tip of a really demanding week that I used to be completely dreading attending to. But it surely got here and went fairly flawlessly, which is sort of humorous now on reflection as a result of I used to be so wired for thus lengthy. It is not typically issues end up effectively and for me which means celebrating. With some polish in fact! So for at the moment I am sharing the June contribution to Polish Choose-Up from Rogue Lacquer. This month the theme is Over the Rainbow and this shade takes it is inspiration from the rainbow going throughout the sky after a storm. This embodies the image that storms cross and there may be magnificence on the opposite facet. I actually love that and it is one thing I want to recollect myself when going via some powerful instances. However yeah with out additional ado, let’s go forward and leap proper into the swatches!
Rogue Lacquer – After the Storm
After the Storm could be described as a purple toned grey crelly with a rainbow of metallic flakes and holo flake shards. Is not this magnificence so good and distinctive?! I at all times get such an additional tinge of pleasure when I’m swatching a crelly because it actually brings me again to once I first acquired began in the neighborhood. This was the go-to end again within the day and for me it can at all times maintain a particular place in my coronary heart. That mentioned, this polish not solely brings again some reminiscences however it’s downright attractive in its personal proper. The entire totally different flakes actually stand out so effectively in opposition to the cool grey base that it simply makes you consider the rainbow inspiration. Simply nails it, no pun meant. Grey can be a colour that does not stand out in my assortment or that I see too typically. It is a refreshing absorb each regard and I positively advocate it make the lower into your cart this month. It is a colour that does so effectively in opposition to any skin-tone and the enjoyable colours make it wearable anytime.
The formulation has an excellent opacity that builds-up simply for full protection. Consistency sensible it felt effectively balanced, not too thick or too skinny. That was actually a pleasant shock contemplating how jam packed stuffed with flakes the end seems. I skilled no points through the software course of, every coat went on nice with the flakes being effectively distributed all through the coats. There was no clumping or something like that, which once more is so good in a polish so full of various flakes and glitters. The end dries all the way down to a really gritty/textured end that may be smoothed out for probably the most half after a a couple of layers of topcoat. It may need been an simply time getting it to easy down if I used a particular topcoat made for heavy glitters, however I didn’t have on readily available and used my regular quick drying one as an alternative. Even after doubling up on the topcoat layer I nonetheless felt it was gritty, so on reflection I’d have accomplished a 3rd simply to get a greater end result. My swatches are proven right here in two to a few coats and a double layer of shiny topcoat.
And I lastly did not goof and remembered to snap some pictures of this magnificence with a matte topcoat. Let me simply say *chef’s kiss* it was such a superb choice.
That is a wrap on one other attractive shade for Polish Choose-Up this month. I really like myself an excellent crelly and this one positively hits it outta the park. The one factor about this shade is how extremely textured it dries down. As I discussed earlier than I do not personal one of many specialty topcoats made for heavy glitters like this, so I needed to make due with double layering common topcoat and that did not really feel like sufficient. I did not hate the look of it being barely textured, however would have most popular it to have a smoother completed look. All in all it is not sufficient of a difficulty as it may be simply solved (both with the glitter topcoat or one other layer of my present topcoat) and I nonetheless extremely advocate this magnificence make it is approach into your cart. It is solely approach too distinctive of a glitter mixture and lovely to cross up on. You’ll want to take a look at extra of Rogue Lacquer, I’m leaving all of the hyperlinks for his or her social media down under. Let me know your ideas down within the feedback under. Till subsequent time, keep secure and effectively xoxo Moonbaes.