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Saturday, December 7, 2013

Colors by Llarowe: Oxen - Swatches and Review

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Colors by Llarowe

Oxen is a tightly scattered holographic polish is a deep oxblood shade - sort of a red plum with a violet purple holo center. It's part of the Winter 2013 Collection. And yes, I've already been asked how it compares to Unorthodox Annie. Unorthodox Annie is more of a bruised plum (browner undertones) with a tight linear brown/copper/bronze/royal blue rainbow. So yeah, you need both LOL! The formula and application are the same though. Smooth and easy and opaque in two coats. I used 2 coats and no top coat for the photos.

Artificial lighting...

Indirect natural lighting...


Remember when Unorthodox Annie dethroned Dirty Diana as my favorite CbL? Well move over UA - Oxen is in town. The only reason I like Oxen more is because I prefer a tightly scattered holo to a strong linear holo. Yeah, I'm weird. What do you think?

Colors by Llarowe polishes, including this one, are available at Llarowe's shop here. You can like Llarowe on Facebook and follow Llarowe on Twitter for more information and launch times. Holos retail for $12.00, glitters retail for $10.00 and jellies retail for $6.00. Be sure to sign up for the re-stock emails!

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  1. Oh no! another CbL to put in my wishlist... lol XD
    Awesome swatches ♥

  2. Hmmm, I didn't think I needed this because I had Diana and Annie. Now...not so sure!! Maybe this is your fault and you just make them all look so good!! :D

  3. Dang...I thought oxen was less purple based on the swatch in the listing. I thought it was a deep red...

    1. That's what I thought. These colors all look alike-- sad to say.


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