Swatch of ORLY – Rock-It

Rock-It is a reddish pink polish with large, slightly duochromatic shimmer flakes. The base is very magenta, but the golden flakes make it look more red once opaque. This is three coats and no topcoat. Application was alright, but I really dislike having to add a third coat. It dried fairly quickly though, so no …

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H&M – Newlyweds

Newlyweds is a champagne coloured frosty foil hybrid with golden glass flecks. It looks a bit grainy in the bottle but once applied it smooths out. However, I found it tricky to get a sharp edge around the cuticles, and cleanup was a bit of a nightmare because the shimmer ends up literally everywhere. Even …

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Swatch of H&M – Stay Golden

Stay Golden is a clear polish with golden hexagons and micro glitter and comes in the standard H&M bottle. The glitter is rather sparse so it works well in jelly sandwiches but maybe not so well as a packed-with-glitter accent nail or similar. The many coats will just make it gloopy and take forever to …

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