Sunday, November 17, 2013

China Glaze - Happy Holiglaze Swatches & Review


Is everyone getting into the Christmas/Holiday spirit yet?
It seems like it starts earlier every year, I swear. I guess that's just old age making me feel that way though...
I used to work in retail and the holidays started almost right after they ended, with ordering and planning...at least with nail blogging they don't really start til around August/September. 
I say these things because today I have some of the polishes from China Glaze's holiday collection - Happy Holiglaze, to share with you today. There is a much "brighter" selection here than in some of the other big brand holiday collections, let's check it!



Oh yeah - I totally broke the corner off of my pointer yesterday! What a bummer. Instead of just putting blogging on hold, I shaped them all down into more squoval shaped and less square...I kind of like it.


These are the polishes I was sent to review by PR. From left to right they are: All Wrapped Up, This Is Tree-Mendous, There's Snow One Like You, Just Be Claws, Santa Red My List and Elfin' Around.


First up is All Wrapped Up - a beautiful sort of cornflower lilac color. Full coverage glitter - shown here at 3 coats plus top coat.




Elfin' Around - a very pretty autumnal shade of rusted orange in a foil finish. This is a literal one coater. No top coat.




Just Be Claws - A metallic shimmer red polish, nothing special but that doesn't diminish its beauty either. Shown here at 2 coats, no top coat.




Santa Red My List - this one is a little bit of a pinkish/wine shade, another foil finish similar to Elfin' Around, and also a stunning one coater! No top coat.




There's Snow One Like You - LOVE this! This is a textured shade with no shimmer, but instead larger, clumpy glitters that don't shimmer. This polish is more for a person who loves funky, nail art styled polishes. I don't think this would fit well into a lot of peoples collections, but if you love to do nail art, or have funky nails, or do things a little differently, I think you will enjoy this one. The formula is thickish and hard to work with because its clumpy, the secret is to put it over a white base. I believe they were trying to achieve the look of snow on your nails - and they hit it right on the head!




This Is Tree-Mendous - a light evergreen full coverage glitter - same as with All Wrapped Up, it's a 3 coat glitter with glorious depth. Shown here with top coat.



My picks from these polishes in the collection are There's Snow One Like You, All Wrapped Up and Elfin' Around - have you picked any of these up yet? If so, which ones are you loving?



The China Glaze® Happy HoliGlaze collection will be available in November 2013 at fine salons and beauty supply stores nationwide. Individual shades have an SRP of $7.50. The collection will be available in 24- and 36-piece counter displays, a 36-piece rack and 36-piece prepack in addition to the gift sets.

China Glaze® is free of DBP, toluene, and added formaldehyde.

China Glaze® nail lacquers are available through salons and professional beauty supply stores nationwide. For more information, please visit www.chinaglaze.com or follow China Glaze on Facebook (@ChinaGlaze), Twitter (@ChinaGlazeOfficial), Instagram (@ChinaGlazeOfficial), Pinterest (pinterest.com/chinaglaze) and YouTube (youtube.com/chinaglazeofficial).

China Glaze® is a division of American International Industries.




Share this PostShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail ThisPin ThisShare on Google PlusShare on Tumblr
Share it Please

Missy Molotov

Gnarly Gnails was established in January 2012 with the intent to combine the latest in polish trends, colors, and styles along with cutting edge nail art designs.

Copyright @ 2014 Gnarly Gnails. Template by Templateism