Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Polish Addict Nail Color - American Beautiful

          Tonight's post is the first of four Polish Addict polishes I have to share with you. Polish Addict was created back in August 2012 by polish friends Laura and Crystal. What better thing for bffs to do? As soon as I got this and the other polishes, I couldn't wait to give them a try! I've seen swatches while browsing Instagram and had to test them myself. 

Polish Addict Hand Made Nail Polish are cruelty free and made with 3 free suspension base (holds glitters, micas, pigments), *DBP FREE *Toluene FREE *Formaldehyde FREE Glitters are rigorously tested before release, and I stand behind my polishes 100%. 

Product sent for review.

Don't miss the full review after the jump...
All pictures were taken in natural light.
Please click on the picture to enlarge for a better view.

American Beautiful
sheer white crelly base
Small/medium/large hexes in dark blue, black, red, light purple, and light blue
medium gold hexes
medium/large squares in red and blue
fine red, magenta, and opal squares
random silver shapes

American Beautiful
2 coats over white base
2 coats Seche Vite

      I tried to use this without a base color, but didn't like it at all. Instead, I layered two easy coats over a white base; I used Sinful Colors Snow Me White. This jam packed glitter was easy to work with. I didn't have to fish around at all. 
      The dry time was average. It didn't give me any trouble. However, I found that the large squares didn't want to work with the curve of my nail. Two coats of Seche Vite fixed it for me.

American Beautiful

      As you can see, there's a ton of different glitters in here. I don't think I even came close to describing all of them in my bottle shot. 
        With so much glitter, I was expecting this to be thick or problematic. It wasn't at all. It's smooth as can be with top coat. That big blue square is the reason I used two coats of SV. 

American Beautiful

      This was my favorite nail. I had no idea this polish had silver shapes! The butterfly took me by surprise. I honestly don't know what else could be hiding in that bottle. haha!
      The tiny opal glitters in this are really nice. They at dimension and sparkle in the sun. Perfect for summer!

Polish Addict Nail Color can be purchased through the Big Cartel shop.
For all things Polish Addict, check out the Facebook Fan Page.

Products in this post were provided for an honest review. 
All opinions are unbiased and were not influenced in any way.

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