Swatch of Snowcrystal – 407

407 is a warm brown cream polish, rather bordering between maroon and burgundy. This is three coats, easily applied and easy to clean up even after four-or-so years. It is a bit of a mom-color, but still very office friendly and it goes quite well with my skin tone. Snowcrystal is the brand that got …

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Swatch of Essie – Hot Coco

Hot Coco is a soft brown cream polish, and very undramatic in a sense. It’s definitely a really good office shade, and quite pretty in its simplicity, but it’s not a shade I’m comfortable wearing in the spring – this is very much an autumn shade. But, I swapped it quite some time ago and …

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Swatch of H&M – Khaki Madness

Khaki Madness is a shimmer polish somewhere between olive green and brass. I have a hard time deciding whether the base is olive green and the shimmer is gold, or the other way around, but whichever the case, it’s a stunning shade. I actually have an exact dupe of this one at home already, I …

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Swatch of KIKO – 701 Wood

Wood is a medium brown magnetic nail polish which needs two coats to reach full opacity and has a strong magnetic effect. I, however, prefer magnetic nail polishes flat without any patterns from magnets. I got this polish along with three more from my dad last summer, and I have no idea why I haven’t …

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Swatch of GOSH – 612 Galaxy

612 Galaxy has a brownish base crammed with rather large shimmer particles, mostly a sort of pale brass color but also some pink and blue. It’s very sheer and needs at least three coats to reach full opacity and unless the coats dry properly the whole thing takes quite some time to dry completely without …

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Swatch of MAC – Anti-Fashion

MAC – Anti-Fashion is a grayish brownish purple (taupe?) polish with purple shimmer. It’s not unique (I’ve got a comparison coming up) but it’s a kind of polish which I love and matches my skin tone, and it’s also very office friendly. Depending on the thickness of your coats you’ll need 2-3 coats to reach …

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