Friday, August 23, 2013

Droids, Champagne and Aqua Delights! Let's check out Ellagee Polish!


Happy Friday!!

You guys will be proud of me, I have a post for you today that *I* did!

Truth be told...I really dislike the length of my nails right now, I wish I could have waited a couple more weeks to start back to painting but you guys will just have to see the nubblies!

Anyway - enjoy today because it is EPIC in its awesomeness!


Ellagee - Not the Droids You're Looking For
Ellagee - Bubbly
Ellagee - The Hottest Spot North of Havana

Illamasqua - Baptiste



So hi - these are from Ellagee and how cute are they?!
I have to admit, I have been eyeing up Ellagee for awhile now - but with a non-existent polish fund and a huge amount of brands out there to try, sometimes I just can't get everything I want.
So I'm always thrilled when a polish brand I dig asks me to do a review for them - and when Laura of Ellagee asked, I was beside myself. She's made quite a name for herself in the polish community and you can see why with these 3 pretties I have for you today.

First up is Bubbly - which is gold circles and hex's of varying sizes encapsulated in a shimmering gold clear base. Basically, a bottle of yum champagne for your nails. Let's make it rain.

I paired Bubbly up with Illamasqua Baptiste because I really thought a shimmering deep purple would look divine and royal with gold. Man I love gold. This is just one coat of Bubbly over Baptiste.

I might add that some of these glitters are gold holo! So much fun when you see those bits of blue and other rainbow shades pop off!

Formula wise this ran a little thick, but thats not abnormal for a good suspension. I used a method of application that involved me blobbing the polish on a sheet of paper and then I picked up the glitters on a dotting tool and placed them on the nail - then I applied a sheer thin coat of the polish over that. I love this shot - it looks like planets!

Next up is Not The Droids You're Looking For...I admit that two things about this one sucked me in - the name and the mix of gold and aqua! Plus - circles!  This is combined with small silver hex and they all live happily in a clear base.

This is just one coat coverage of Droids over another polish I will show you below. 

Standard application here, Droids has a lovely formula and the glitters flowed easily to the nail!

And last but nowhere near least - The Hottest Spot North of Havana. A gorgeous aqua blue holo...Not necessarily something I don't have but to be honest, the name got me and I had to have it. I have a thing for Barry M. And not the nail polish brand..though I love him, too.

This leans a little greener than true life, sorry! I'm still working out the kinks of my new camera!

Ok gorgeous...now the best part about this insanely awesome holo - it was ONE COAT!
OMG - alert the media, this is the bomb!

So - do you own any polishes by Ellagee? She makes quite an array of polishes, from neons to holos to glitters and glitterbombs!
Make sure and check Ellagee out at the following internet hot spots:



**items in this post were sent to me for free by the company or their PR firm in exchange for my honest review**
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Missy Molotov

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