Friday, 30 August 2013

Nail Lacquer UK Sticks and Stones Blue

Not too long ago, AJ from Nail Lacquer UK got in touch to see if I'd be interested in trying out a few of her polishes and I of course jumped at the chance to review some Indies from a UK based maker. There are so many amazing glitters in her store that it took me a while to decide on just a few but I asked if I could try Sticks and Stones Blue and Dog Days. I'm so happy to see a UK indie maker with such an amazing selection. The best part is that I can buy up as many bottles as I want without insane shipping or import costs! 
Another sweet little detail I want to mention is that each polish comes with a little handmade charm themed to suit the polish. You can either keep these round the bottle or clip them on to a charm bracelet (or anywhere else you want to wear them) with the lobster clasp. I'm currently rocking on one my purse! How's that for a loving touch?

Today I have a swatch of Sticks and Stones Blue to share. This polish is a classic black and white, bar and hex glitter with some lavender and blue additions with extra squares. There's a really good amount of glitter in the bottle - I only had to use one coat for this swatch. I'm really impressed with this polish and I really can't wait to try Dog Days too. Nail Lacquer UK polishes can be purchased in AJ's Etsy store. Mini bottles are £3.50 and the full sizes range from £5.50-£7.50.

My base colour is NYC Raindrop and I used one coat of Nail Lacquer UK Sticks and Stones Blue.
For the accent nails I use striping tape to mark off some racing stripes, then painted Barry M Matt White straight down the middle and NYC Lavender Cupcake at the sides. I added a pastel purple stud from Born Pretty Store.

It's all topped off with 2 coats of Sally Hansen Dries Instantly.



  1. What a pretty glitter! Love that there's blue and lavender in the mix too :)

  2. Awwww! This is sooo pretty!:)

    Hugs, Brittany, xx

  3. I have an EXACT dupe from sick lacquers! I love it!

  4. This looks great with pale blue!

    I've worn this one over orange and I loved it - I'm really impressed with Nail Laquer UK polishes too. I've also got Dog Days sitting here waiting to be tried, lol!

  5. That is gorgeous! Black and light blue look so cool together. Great mani xx

  6. I LOVE the addition of blue and purple to the standard black and white glitter, the design is so pretty. Love those studs too!! :)

  7. I love the glitter, and your racing stripes.

  8. Gorgeous mani, your stripes are so perfect and that polish is fantastic. Great to hear of more & more UK indie brands, hopefully the days of paying extortionate shipping to get unique polishes are coming to an end!

  9. Me encanta, preciosa y super original, me parece perfecta para combinar con ropa en tonos pastel. Un trabajo genial. Besiños.

  10. I love the combination of blue and purple glitter! It looks great with the stripes (:


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