Thursday, May 10, 2012

Lynnderella Mercurial

Good Morning! Today I have swatches of Lynnderella Mercurial for you. This was one of my biggest lemmings and one of the first polishes I tried when I received my Llarowe order a few weeks back.

Mercurial consists of different size and shape silver, gunmetal, black and lavender purple glitter in a slightly tinted gray base. Formula was decent, with the exception of the large silver hex glitter. The large hex pieces curled and wouldn't stay down no matter how long I held them down flat during dry time. I took a macro shot of the hex glitter so you can see what I'm referring to. I actually left the hex glitter in place for the photos and picked it off later. I removed the hex glitter from my (unphotographed) right hand during application.

The photos below show two coats of Mercurial over China Glaze Concrete Catwalk...




Damn you curly hex glitter! lol

I wish I had chosen a different base for this, this seems too matchy-matchy for my liking.

Don't forget to check out my new *Blog Sale* page. I looked at my old stash list and I must be around at least 800/850/900 bottles by now. I NEED to unload! I'm too scared to actually count lol.

4 comments:

  1. I actually really love the base color with this!! try it over revlon royal cloak! i really liked it like that:]

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  2. i like it with this base color. can't wait to see what you put it over next

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  3. All you lucky folks out there who do the whole wishlist thing to own coveted Lynnderella polishes. Too bad about the curling on the hex shapes - kind of one of 'those' you need to go in with the tweezers and move the glitter pieces around. Agree - I think I would like it better with a different base - but heck - that's how we find these things out! I have been sporting a layering job I did that just won't quit - going on day 12 now and no tip wear - nothing - and I don't really like it - figures. I think I will soak it all off this weekend - it's got layers of glitter and Gelous among other things so I know it will be a good hr taking it off all 10.

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