Saturday, 25 August 2012

Indie Brand: Polish, Eh?!? - Gumballs Swatch and Review

This gives a completely new meaning to buying local. Polish, Eh?!? is an indie nail polish brand created by the sweet Janet, who I had the pleasure of meeting when picking up my polishes from her (she lives in my city!). I got the 5 for $18 minis deal from her Etsy shop here

The first polish I tried is called Gumballs, a clear base with different sized white glitter and colourful medium hex glitter. The formula is so great, no goopiness or long dry time. I had no trouble getting an even distribution of glitter on the nail. It is quite a top-coat hungry polish so I used 2 coats of Seche Vite instead of the standard 1 coat. I layered it over 2 coats of Essie Navigate Her and 1 coat of OPI Gargantuan Green Grape. I imagine this would look great on practically any polish, as Janet demonstrated in he swatches on the Etsy polish listing. 

Polish Eh?!? Gumballs

Polish, Eh?!? Gumballs (macro)

This was also the first time I tried Essie Navigate Her from the Spring 2012 collection. It is a dusty pistachio creme. Formula is impeccable in my opinion, just thin enough for easy application and full coverage in 2 coats. I'm usually wary of green polishes but this one is staying out to be worn in Fall. Here's 2 coats and no top coat:

Essie Navigate Her

I'm glad I came across Polish, Eh?!? and I plan on doing a spam post with the rest of the colours soon. What do guys think? First impression?

- The Manicurette


  1. Gumballs looks great! Can't wait to see the rest of the collection!

  2. Love this! I saw this indie brand on Etsy, but didn't see many swatches! I look forward to seeing the rest of the ones you bought :D


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