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Saturday, August 10, 2013

piCture pOlish Shy Violet - Swatches and Review

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Happy Saturday! Hope you're enjoying your weekend so far! Mine has consisted of crawling in and out from under my car trying to replace a strut. Hot. Frustrating. BUT my nails, I must say, are gorgeous. I'm wearing one of the new piCture pOlish Collaboration Shades - Shy Violet!






Shy Violet was created in collaboration with Rachel aka Glam Polish and is described by piCture pOlish as an "electric neon purple jelly scattered holo." I'd call it purple for sure but it does lean to the red-violet side of the spectrum slightly. It's totally gorgeous. The scattered holo particles are like tiny flakes and they sparkle like mad in the sun. This one is a jelly so I used three coats for opacity and one coat of Poshe top coat for the photos. No issues whatsoever to report.

(*The last photo, a macro shot, is without top coat so you can see that it dries to a "wax" or semi-matte finish. This is actually how I prefer to wear this one.)

Continued after the jump...




In full sun...


piCture pOlish Shy Violet

piCture pOlish Shy Violet - you can see the holo properties of the micro-flakes in this photo best

piCture pOlish Shy Violet

piCture pOlish Shy Violet


In artificial lighting...



piCture pOlish Shy Violet

piCture pOlish Shy Violet

piCture pOlish Shy Violet

piCture pOlish Shy Violet

piCture pOlish Shy Violet


In indirect natural lighting...



piCture pOlish Shy Violet

piCture pOlish Shy Violet

piCture pOlish Shy Violet - without top coat


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What do you think of this one? The color is just STUNNING and the combo of a jelly formula with the micro-flake particles is perfection for my personal tastes. As I said, it dries to a "wax" finish on its own and while top coat makes it super shiny and sparkly, I actually prefer it without - again, my own personal taste. I really loved this one.

This shade is available directly from piCture pOlish and through various e-tailers in The Network.

The Network brings piCture pOlish and Ozotic to you through their network of members worldwide. By clicking on The Network on their site, you will be given a list of Network Members all around the world who carry piCture pOlish and Ozotic shades. The Network Members for the US are Kim at Overall Beauty and Leah Ann at Llarowe and for Canada it's Katie at Harlow and Company


Mine came from Overall Beauty.

So what are you waiting for? Go to the piCture pOlish site here and be sure and visit them on FacebookTwitterInstagram and Pinterest






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