Swatch of H&M – Moonlight

Moonlight is a wonderfully dark teal shimmer polish with a very strong duochromatic effect in the bottle. It’s significantly weaker on the nails but in the right lighting you can definitely see the shift from green to blue. It has a sheer charcoal grey base, and needs three coats to reach full opacity. And, as …

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Swatch of H&M – Mermaid

Okay, hold on to your socks because this polish might just knock you out of them! Mermaid is a stunning teal glitter polish, blue and green tiny hexagons in a clear base. This is two coats on a black cream with one coat of Seche Vite. The glitter payoff is fantastic, and it dries only …

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Swatch of H&M – Norwegian Sky

Norwegian Sky is a baby blue based polish with duochromatic glass flecks. It look absolutely stunning in its bottle and I just couldn’t wait to swatch it! However, I must have gotten a bad bottle, because it was so gloopy and just blargh to work with that I almost gave up. I’ve used some thinner …

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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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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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