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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Swatch of H&M – Peppermint Fusion

Peppermint Fusion is a periwinkle blue based shimmer polish, in which the shimmer is a slightly colder blue than the base. Like in most subtle shimmer polishes, most of the shimmer is stuck to the inside of the bottle, fooling you into believing it more shimmery than it really is. It has a weird finish, …

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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 – Silver Frost

Silver Frost is a clear polish with silver hexagon glitter and tiny square glitter, and is much like a silver version of Stay Golden. Silver Frost is part of the Snow White collection from H&M, and the only polish I was particularly interested in out of all of them. Just like Stay Golden will this …

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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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Comparison of GOSH – 612 Galaxy, IsaDora – 747 Oasis & H&M – Black

GOSH 612 Galaxy IsaDora 747 Oasis H&M Black Coats for full opacity 3 3 3 Volume 8 ml/0.3 fl oz 6 ml/0.2 fl oz 5 ml/ 0.16 fl oz Price £4.99 SEK 69 SEK 59/5-pack Price per ml £0.62/ml SEK 11.50/ml SEK 2.36/ml Where to buy Superdrug.com Lyko.se N/A None of my Swedish readers could …

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Haul: Christmas presents and sales

Stocking fillers Depend 325 Pink Cookie nail varnish set Trind – CC119 Brand unknown – pink glitters (no names) Christmas sales Gina Tricot Beauty -92 Must Have & 104 Pump the Breaks IsaDora – 194 Jugend Black, 645 Deep Burgundy & 707 Hunter Green IsaDora – 186 Sapphire, 189 Black Rose & 633 Violet Vain …

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Swatches of H&M – Mon Amie, Oh La La & Je T’Aime

These three cute little polishes with French names stole my heart when I saw them. There’s something special about French, I studied it during high school and even if I don’t remember much I’ve managed to go to Paris four times and I’ve loved it just as much each time. I don’t know if I …

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Swatches of H&M – Autumn Sunset, Free Your Mind & Wine and Dine

H&M releases their Everyday Season polishes few times per year, and for this season they look like this. There was a fourth one as well, Bon Voyage, but I could see it clearly even in the bottle that it was another Lady Luck/Fantasy Ocean, so I didn’t buy it. But I’m not upset about that, …

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