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Review: Lacquistry Cassandra's Peacock

Ohhhh do I have a doozy for you ladies (and gentlemen, can't make assumptions).  As you may have noticed, I've been working my way through my pile of Lacquistry polishes - first world problem, that's for sure.  I initially tried this one out when I first received it, realised I should have layered it and put it back in the pile.  Consider it now having had justice done, because it's totally awesome!

Being such a chunky glitter, adding enough layers to be fully opaque can cause wear issues.  Not a fault of the polish, more of physics.  So instead of adding three-four coats, I started with a coat of my favourite sparkly blue, Orly Sweet Peacock.  Then, two coats of Lacquistry Cassandra's Peacock.  I can't even begin to describe how much glitter is in here.  There's blue, green, silver, all of different sizes and shapes, it's so amazing.  Because there's plenty of fine glitter in there too, it's just so sparkly and glittery.  It's just the right tone to go with the Orly polish too, so that's a win.  

Tip: To get these thick polishes to dry, add a coat of Seche Vite or the like, then add drying drops.  I didn't think they'd actually do anything but I've had far less problems with wrinkling and marks with them. 







The Verdict: I mean, look at it.  What else is there to say?

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  1. Beautiful! I'm always impressed with Jenna's polishes. She comes up with some fantastic ideas. :)

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  2. I can't wait to try my CP!! Nice swatches!

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  3. This is really, really beautiful!! :D

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  4. I absolutely love her polishes. Better glitters than any I have ever bought, hands down. This is awesome.

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