This is a polish I picked up in H+M. I spend a lot of time admiring the polishes in H+M but have never bought one before. I really like the look of some of their blues, although I couldn't tell you the names of the ones I'm picturing!
Anyway, I spotted this little gem which was in a different bottle to the standard H+M polishes. It's smaller and round. I spent ages just staring at it trying to figure out what I was actually looking at because it's gold and has the sparkle of glitter, but the pieces are distinctly flake like. Then I saw that the polish was only £1.50 so definitely worth a try and whatever it turned out to be, I'd have fun trying it!
Well it turns out that it is a flakie, a very pretty flakie. There's no duochromy colour changing tricksyness here, it's purely gold which I prefer. When I don't really know how to describe polishes, I just make up words and hope that you'll know what I mean!
By the way, it's called New Moon!
I dug out my much neglected extension tube (which is the cheap alternative to a macro lens) for some major close ups of this beauty.
I swatched one coat of H+M New Moon over A-England Lancelot and Cult Nails Time Traveler on the ring finger. I added one top coat of Essence Better Than Gel thanks to Bregje who sent me a few bottles from Europe after my cry for top coat help!
I was so impressed by this polish that I went straight back to H+M the next day to pick up a few bottles for a quick giveaway!
I have two bottles to give away and all you have to do to be in with a chance to win is follow this blog in some form and fill out the Rafflecopter below. If you don't already follow me somewhere, your options are all in the sidebar near the top.
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