Alter Ego Elbaite Tourmaline Swatches (Polish Pickup January 2021)

Alter Ego Elbaite Tourmaline PPU Jan 2021 Swatches 2

Alter Ego Elbaite Tourmaline might be the shiftiest polish Cynthia has made. It looks purple in the bottle but is a green base with pink, blue and purple shifts and a beautiful shimmer. It is exclusive to Polish Pickup starting today through Monday and priced at $10US. Alter Ego Elbaite Tourmaline Swatches Three coats of Alter […]

Alter Ego Bulbasaur Swatches (Polished Gamers)

Alter Ego Bulbasaur Swatches 2 Polished Gamers Box

It is almost Polished Gamers time again and this month is Pokemon! Cynthia’s box exclusive is Bulbasaur, a cooler toned minty green with a darker green microglitter and silver shimmer. This one is honestly a lot prettier than my photos show, it almost glows and the cooler tone makes it a really wearable green. I […]

Alter Ego Wwiillmmaa! & Loopy Fruits Acetone Additive

Alter Ego Loopy Fruits Acetone Additive (2)

How is it Polish Pickup time already? This month, animation was chosen as the theme which means lots of old school cartoons. Cynthia chose WWIILLMMAA as her polish, It is a white creme polish that glows orangey in the dark and is inspired by The Flintstones. White for Wilma’s dress and pearls and orange for […]

Alter Ego Under The Vampire’s Spell (All The Pretty Pinks Box)

Alter Ego Under The Vampires Spell Swatches 3

Under The Vampire’s Spell by Alter Ego is part of the Magenta to Blush: All the Pretty Pinks box for October. Pink for a Halloween box is a strange choice, but pink lovers love holidays too. It is a slightly dusty medium pink with holo. It doesn’t have a strong holo flame but somehow is very […]

Alter Ego Dramatic Drakaina Swatches (Surreal Sparks & Shifts Dragon Box)

Alter Ego Dramatic Drakaina Swatches 5 - Surreal Shifts and Sparks Box

Today I have some swatches of Cynthia’s latest creation, Alter Ego Dramatic Drakaina, a medium blue multichrome with a pinky purple shift. It is part of a collaboration box with two other makers and perfect if you love shifty polishes. The Surreal Sparks & Shifts Box is a collaboration box that features three makers with shifty […]

Alter Ego Search for Hearts of Gold (Polished Gamers Box) Swatches

Alter Ego Polished Gamers Search for Hearts of Gold Swatches 4

September is Kingdom Hearts month at the Polished Gamers Box and this month, Cynthia made Search for Hearts of Gold as the Alter Ego exclusive polish. It is a yellow and gold metallic holo microglitter in a clear base. This one is not super packed, I needed three coats and still showed some visible nail […]

Alter Ego Armor On Ready To Fight – Breast Cancer Awareness Box Exclusive

Alter Ego - Armor On Ready To Fight - Breast Cancer Awareness Box

Alter Ego Armor On, Ready to Fight If you are not familiar with the Breast Cancer Awareness Box, it is organized by Turtle Tootsie Polishes. Chrissy, the owner, is a breast cancer survivor and created the box to give back to Breast Cancer Research. The 2020 box includes 20 polishes as well as a few […]

Alter Ego Nothing Good Happens After Midnight Swatches

Alter Ego Nothing Good Happens After Midnight Jelly Sandwich Manicure PPU Sept 2020

It is Polish Pickup time and that means a new limited edition Alter Ego polish. Nothing Good Happens After Midnight is a teal toned blue that gets to a midnight blue at full opacity. It has a jelly like formula but is quite opaque for a jelly. I love the name of this one as […]

Alter Ego I Huff and I Puff Swatches (Polish Pickup April 2020)

Alter Ego I Huff and I Puff - PPU April - Swatches 2 with Hit the Spot

Aquatic Wonders month at Polish Pickup is just around the corner and Cynthia from Alter Ego has two wonderful offerings. Alter Ego I Huff and I Puff was inspired by this image of a puffed up pufferfish shared in the group. It is fully how people see it so differently, I was imagining it would […]