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Review: Pretty & Polished Elvis' Pink Cadillac and Power House

My quest to try as many indie polishes as possible is making my wallet sad :(  What with the one day openings that people like Pam's Girly Bits and Dollish Polish keeping having and the general unavailability of Lacquistry and Nerd Lacquer polishes, anything that I can get my hands on means wallet pain.  Polishes which are a little easier to get a hold of but no less awesome are Pretty & Polished...polishes.  That was a lot of the same word in the one sentence, oh well.  Anyway, I ordered a bunch a while back so let's take a look at two of them, Elvis' Pink Cadillac and Power House, two coloured glitters.

First up, Elvis' Pink Cadillac is a soft baby pink with a ton of black glitter and let me say, the combination is greay.  Application was really nice with opacity in three coats.  What I liked about this polish is not only the black glitter which is always welcome but how the layers of polish means that the glitter peaks through at different strengths.  It's a really pretty polish, loooool.  Cos that's the name! Hur hur. 







Next up, Power House.  I started with two coats of American Apparel L'Espirit, a nice pastel purple.  I'm constantly surprised at how good the American Apparel polishes are.  They always cover nicely and are opaque in two coats.  Next, I added two coats of Power House.  This once was a little trickier to work with as the glitter is very sparse.  I had to fish around for the larger pieces of glitter.  Once on though I really like the effect the glitter has.  Huge pieces of glitter are always a winner with me.  I'd wear full sequins if I could find a way to make them stay.



Holy giant glitter, Batman!


The Verdict: I like both these polishes although Elvis' Pink Cadillac just a little more.  They're both unique, pretty and packed with glitter which are all winners in my book :)

Comments

  1. The first one is a little funky. I think I'd like it better with a mint green base because the flakes made me think of mint chocolate chip ice cream :)

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  2. These are both awesome. I have a few of Pretty and Polished polishes and I love them. She has some great colours. :)

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