Alter Ego Nice Boy Swatches (Velocirapture Collection)

Alter Ego Nice Boy Swatches and Review

Look at me saving purple til last.  Impressive as it is usually the first one on my nails!  This is the final of the five polish Alter Ego Velocirapture collection.  Nice Boy by Alter Ego is a foil like lavender.  It has a chrome base that helps give a smooth glowy finish.  But if you are going to get brush strokes with any of the collection, it is this one.  A little less opaque than the others in the collection[Read more]

Alter Ego Forever In Amber Swatches (Velocirapture Collection)

Alter Ego Forever In Amber

Alter Ego’s Velocirapture Collection debuted at Indie Expo Canada yesterday and will be available online tomorrow.  One of the colours that I don’t know if I would have picked up if buying but ended up loving is Forever in Amber.  Inspired by the amber that dinosaur DNA was found in from the Jurassic Park movie, Forever in Amber is a dark mustard-amber golden colour.  It has a chrome base and great opacity.   This one will be a one coat wonder[Read more]

Paint It Pretty Polish Purple Royale Swatches

Paint it Pretty Polish - Purple Royale - Swatch

A final sneak peek of polishes you can find at Indie Expo Canada.  Paint It Pretty Polish’s Purple Royale is part of the core collection so you can buy this one direct too.  They have a a number of multichromes and this one shifts from blue to purple.  In some light, you get more of a bronzed pink colour.   My pictures don’t do this one justice, you get more of a shift to the naked eye. The bubbling in my[Read more]

Alter Ego Women Inherit The World Swatches (Velocirapture Collection)

Alter Ego Women Inherit The World

Another polish from Alter Ego’s Velocirapture collection, Women Inherit The World.  This is the most summery and feminine of the five shades in this Jurassic Park inspired release.  A peachy shade with a chrome base.  It is also a little less opaque so while it still stamps well, you will need two coats of Alter Ego Women Inherit The World for full opacity.     Inspired by this clip of the movie and Ellie Sattler’s shirt in the movie, the[Read more]

Paint It Pretty Polish It Ain’t Over Till It’s Clover Swatches

Paint it Pretty Polish - It Aint Over Till Its Clover - Duochrome - Header

I have mentioned Paint It Pretty Polish before.  She was nice enough to make me a custom polish in memory of Izzy when she died last year.  It is also a Canadian brand and local to me so I am happy to see that she is a maker at Indie Expo Canada this weekend.  I already shared her limited edition polishes, Blue Me Away at IEC and Bling Up Your Life at IEC earlier but this is one of her[Read more]