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Sunday, 17 November 2013

NOTD: Hex Rave

Ciate Snow Virgin*, Polish Me Silly Clowning Around & Nails Inc Kensington Caviar Topcoatreview swatch photo
Ciate Snow Virgin*, Polish Me Silly Clowning Around & Nails Inc Kensington Caviar Topcoat review swatch photo
iate Snow Virgin*, Polish Me Silly Clowning Around & Nails Inc Kensington Caviar Topcoat review swatch photo
iate Snow Virgin*, Polish Me Silly Clowning Around & Nails Inc Kensington Caviar Topcoat review swatch photo

Ciate Snow Virgin*, Polish Me Silly Clowning Around & Nails Inc Kensington Caviar Topcoat*

I had planned on doing a tippex style white manicure but after two coats of Ciate Snow Virgin, a simple classic white. I decided it needed a bit of something-something just to give it a bit of oomph. I pulled out Lush Lacquer Clowning Around. However on researching this post the brand is now called Polish Me Silly. Which is good because saves confusion with people thinking that whenever I talked about Lush Lacquer I was talking about Lush Cosmetics. They are a indie nail polish company who create a variety of highly unique and innovative nail polishes, unlike anything you'll ever find in the UK.

Clowning Around is a clear base polish with bright neon matte particles within it! The hexes come in different sizes and are neon pink, neon orange, neon yellow, neon green, neon blue and neon purple. I love it, it looks like a little rave on my nails. Not very seasonal but very fun. I smoothed everything over with a nice layer of the Nails Inc Kensington Caviar Topcoat. Super Glossy & quick drying but when layered over a white I could see a slight orange cast on the nail. You cant notice it unless you're up close but it's something that bothers me slightly.

I do love indie glitters, there are so much more unique than anything you can purchase on the highstreet, and I own quite a few polishes from Polish Me Silly (formerly Lush Lacquer). I usually buy the small job lots of polish, the ones in the mini bottles. Who really uses full bottles of nail polishes? Especially glitters. I can "rave" (bad pun, I know!) about them enough. Definitely worth investigating into if you're getting bored of highstreet offerings!

Have you tried any Indie nail polishes?


  1. Your nails are gorgeous! I've never seen the top coat before, it goes really well with the white polish :) ♥

  2. I love the White polish, I think it would look great for the winter! x

  3. Lovely! I need to get some polish me silly varnish.
    Hannah | twoforjoy | xo

  4. Love your mani, its gorgeous!

    Greetings from London,

  5. Stunning glitter polish x

  6. I'm not normally a speckled manicure fan but that glitter is adorable! I love it!


  7. such a gorgeous combo of nail polishes and one that i'd definitely love to recreate for the upcoming party season and maybe even christmas day itself! i've always wanted to try a white nail but can never find the right shade - i think this one is perfect though! every time you link to the lush lacquer's on your blog i'm always tempted by them and spend ages browsing through their offerings but never actually take the plunge and order them. however, after your brilliant 'raving' about them, i really do think it's about time i get myself some - as you say, they are unlike any other offerings on the UK high street and are such a unique brand! :) X

  8. Oooh, what a perfect combination! x

  9. Wow! These look awesome. In time for the party season!

    Gracious Silhouettes

  10. Clowning Around is gorgeous on you! Gives such a pop of colour - fab!

    ♥ Leanne | Leanne Marie | Bloglovin'

  11. I really need to try Ciate polish. I like the glitter here too.

    Whimsical Allure

  12. I normally don't like glitter polishes that are sold on the high street, I'm so glad you talked about this brand I love the effect of the glitter polish I'm going to have a spend now hehe xx Emmi

  13. That Polish Me Silly nail varnish looks so cool over the white. I've never tried anything from that brand but I might look into it, thanks for the tip off :)

    Louisa's Notebook

  14. Wow your nails are so pretty! :)

    Katrina xx

  15. Love the look of this, it's so pretty! I need to get myself a white nail varnish :)xo

  16. Such a lovely texture, the colours are so pretty! x

    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD 

  17. so pretty and colorful ♥

    m y b l o g .

  18. Such a nice combo! Love it

    xx Jo Betty

  19. This looks so lovely.. looks nice over the white too ..<3


  20. This colour seems really interesting, different to highstreet offerings :)

    Naomi from NaomiGabriella

  21. That Lush Lacquer is absolutely beautiful <3

  22. Love this - wish matte glitter topcoats were more readily available on the high street over here!

    Just thought I'd mention that Royal Mail recently changed their rules about sending nail polish in the postal system. Not sure if that includes nail polishes coming in from other countries but worth looking up the restrictions if you plan on ordering more.




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