Cirque Heritage Collection - Swatches & Review

Hi fellow nail polish lovers!!  Happy Monday!

Today, I have some Cirque beauties to share with you from the new Heritage Collection, inspired by Native Cultures of the Americas (see press release here).



Sani
The first-known Navajo silversmith; A silver foil with a rainbow holographic finish


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Panacea
A flashy chartreuse with a rainbow holographic finish

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Cerrillos
A vivid turquoise with a rainbow holographic finish

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Sky Woman
A deep periwinkle with a rainbow holographic finish

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Xochitl
After the Aztec word meaning "flower"; A radiant orchid with a rainbow holographic finish

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Powwow
An electric fuchsia with a rainbow holographic finish

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Luminous Owl
An homage to iconic printmaker, Kenojuak Ashevak; A warm coral with a rainbow holographic finish
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All of these polishes applied really well.  They were opaque in two easy coats and dried very quickly.  I used no top coat for these swatches.

I really love the variety of this collection.  The colors are really fun and pretty.  Though I like them all, my favorites of the collection are Cerrillos, Sky Woman, Xochitl and Powwow.  I also like that the holo effect is pretty strong, so you can see it even without sunlight.   Annie did an awesome job once again!

What do you guys think of the polishes in the Heritage collection?  Do you have any favorites?

Cirque polishes may be purchased online hereThe Heritage collection will be available online on April 10, 2014.  New lower prices for all holographic lacquers will be $13 (originally $15).  Refer to the Stockists page for participating retailers.

**Polishes sent for honest review**
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Indie Sunday - Dollish Polish Spam

Hi everyone!!  I hope you're all having a good weekend!  It's been a bit dreary here in NYC with cloudy skies and rain, but at least it's slowly getting warmer ;0).

Today, I have some spam from Dollish Polish to share with you!

Totes Magotes!


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Totes Magotes is a Limited Edition polish.  It's a pretty mint green holo with a frosty finish.  I was surprised at the finish because I assumed it was a creme with holo particles.  The first coat was pretty sheer.  The polish required three coats for full opacity.  It did apply well though.  In the first two pictures I used no top coat and in the last two pictures I added Seche Vite top coat and two holo studs that I got from Painted Polish.

Penny... Penny... Penny


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Penny...Penny...Penny is a peach crelly base with copper glitter.  It's slightly thick, but applies well and is opaque in two coats.  Here I used Rejuvacote as a base, two coats of Penny...Penny...Penny and Seche Vite Fast Dry Top Coat.  I love the combination of this polish.

Anybody Want A Peanut?


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Anybody Want A Peanut? is a beige crelly with gold, copper and brown glitters.  It has a great formula and applies flawlessly.  It is a bit sheer though, so it required three coats for full opacity.  Here I used Rejuvacote as a base, three coats of Anybody Want A Peanut? and Underground Nails Quickie Dry Top Coat.  I really love the uniqueness of this polish.

Expecto Patronum


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Expecto Patronum is a white crelly base with teal glitters and shimmer.  It's one of the first white based indies I fell in love with and I'm so happy I finally got my hands on it.  It has a good formula and is opaque in two coats.  Here I used Rejuvacote as a base, two coats of Expecto Patronum and Underground Nails Quickie Dry Top Coat.

Purple Rain


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Purple Rain is a lavender creme with a mixture of small purple glitters.  It's really pretty!  It applied really well and was opaque in two coats.  I used no top coat.

Murky Dismal


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Murky Dismal is a mint green jelly with black and white glitter.  It's a really fun combination.  It requires three coats for full opacity, but you have to wait between coats as the dry time is slow.  Here I used three coats with no base or top coat.

I really love these polishes a lot!  Dollish Polish always has fun and unique combinations.

You may purchase Dollish Polish purchases online at their website here.  They're also sold at llarowe.com, where I got a few of these.
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Aphrodite Lacquers - Rum Runner

Hi fellow nail polish lovers!!

Today, I have a polish that I got from my first ever order from Aphrodite almost two years ago.  Rum Runner is a red/berry jelly with pink glitter.  It has a really good formula and is opaque in three coats.  I used no base or top coat for these swatches.

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I love jellies like this.   It's pretty and squishy and the glitter is perfect!

What do you guys think of Rum Runner?
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