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Re-Review: Nerd Lacquer Hyperspace Bypass

I've been in two minds about posting this particular entry, for two reasons: first, I have actually reviewed this polish before, and second, there is almost no way for anyone to buy this any more.  I decided to proceed as this has to be one of my absolute favourite polishes, and dammit, I wanted to wear it again.  I'm talking, of course, about Nerd Lacquer Hyperspace Bypass.  Amanda from Nerd Lacquer has completely disappeared and it looks as though there will only be ebay to actually buy these polishes.  I'm sorry :(

Let's marvel in this polish, since we're here.  Hyperspace Bypass is my most unique polish, and I don't use that term lightly.  I have a ton of almost identical polishes in my collection but only one neon mustard packed with silver and black hex glitter and micro holo particles.  It applies like a dream, needing three coats but giving that wonderful layered effect that only jellies can produce.  It's just so unique, I don't care it doesn't go with my skin tone, I love it so much.  It even managed to surprise me: I didn't even notice the holo glitter until I stepped outside.  Sigh.  I wish more people would franken instead of just making glitter-in-a-clear-base.  Don't get me wrong, I love that too but LOOK AT THIS.







The Verdict: My most distinct, unique polish.  It's in my top five of all time, I love it and am just sad Amanda isn't creating more.

The Polish:

  • Nerd Lacquer Hyperspace Bypass, $10, used to be from Etsy but no more :(

Comments

  1. I still love NL polishes and still love to see them. I'm sad that Amanda disappeared but I am happy and grateful that I managed to receive the few that I ordered from her before she disappeared.

    This is a crazy unique polish in every way.

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