Indie, Indeed! Nailicity Polish Swatch and Review

Hey, everyone! This post is just a touch different from the norm (I say that with this being only the second post concerning “the norm”, that’s funny) in that it isn’t exactly a genuine part of the “Indie, Indeed!” series, meaning it wasn’t a random selection.

You see, Matt and I sort of treated ourselves to a little vacation last weekend and ended up spending quite a bit of our money (going camping…I mean what), so I wasn’t able to take part in my usual purchases that I would normally be reviewing for you guys today yesterday. Believe me, I was really quite sad about it. Oh, and I’m a day late on top of it! I failed! But you know what? It’s okay! I’ll do better next time, and I also have a back-up plan for the present that’s just as good: Nailicity Polish.

Nailicity Polish was the very first indie company I ever swatched for, so it’s pretty special to me. Her polishes are home-brewed and as of now she has a total of thirteen shades, all 5 free, with new shades being added pretty regularly. One of them — a shimmery, sparkly black number called Wolf & Raven — is a new favorite of mine and will be one of yours, too, once you buy it. Her polishes will set you back only $5 a pop for a 12ml bottle and she also sells a swatch kit of 5ml minis when it’s available.

Today I’ll be showing you swatches of Wolf & Raven along with all twelve other shades as well. To save a little repititive talk, all of the polishes I’ve tried have had great formulas and an easy application. The finish on these are best described as satin/metallic shimmers.

Note: This post is a little picture-heavy, so please allow just a moment for the page to load fully.

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Okay, first one up is a soft, glowy light pink called “Champagne Bath”. This is three coats as it’s a little sheer but builds nicely. I wore this to my sister-n-law’s wedding and received several compliments on the color. I hardly ever (or never) wear pink outside the confines of my own home, but I loved how girly “Champagne Bath” had me feeling, even if it were just for the night.

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Next in line is a striking cobalt blue called “Tallulah”, a shade on par with this summer’s trends. This is two coats, no top coat.

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“Respect The Wilderness” is a forest green shimmer, shown here in two coats, no top coat. Most of these polishes dry to a semi-matte finish, so if you want a shiny mani with these just add a glossy top coat.

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Ah, the favorite child, “Wolf & Raven”. This is shown in two coats ONLY because I ran out of polish on my longer nails during the first application. Wolf & Raven is easily a one-coater. The finish reminds me of leather and it also has pink and blue micro-glitter dispersed throughout. I haven’t been able to pick the glitter up with my camera, but it is visible in person.

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Wolf & Raven w/Heart Bonus Pic

My preciousss…

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This one is pale yellow “Well Yellow, There”, shown above in two coats, no top coat. There were a few visible brush strokes present after application; a gentle hand and a little patience works extremely well with this kind of formula, especially with the lighter colors.

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“San Sebastian” is an emerald green shimmer. This is two coats, no top coat.

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“Ecliptica” is a light blue shade that seems to glow, similar to “Champagne Bath”. My notes say there was a slight duo-chrome effect to it that I wasn’t able to pick up with the camera. This is two coats, no top coat.

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“Northwind” is a pastel light green. This is two coats, no top coat.

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“Fury of the Wild” is a textured glitter-heavy pink. It is a little on the thick side but still a breeze to apply.

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“Purple Heart” is a purple crème with subtle blue shift and an even more subtle shimmer. This was another favorite of mine and another glower. Shown above in two coats, no top coat.

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This is “Storm Clouds”, a moody shimmery Alice blue. This is only one coat, no top coat. Absolutely lovely shade.

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This one is “From a Dark Horizon”, a lilac purple with light blue shift and blue micro-glitter. This is two coats, no top coat.

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Last but not least is “Labia Minotaur”. Love the name, love the polish. Above I have it layered over white, black, and by itself. In the first photo I am wearing just one coat and in the second photo I’m wearing three coats. This polish is a very sheer pink glass fleck with blue shimmer and it rocks. The photos hardly do it justice.

Here’s a couple of bonus pics to show you guys what else Nailicity Polish nail polish can do!

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Nailicity Polish nail polish stamps! <Champagne Bath, Tallulah, Respect The Wilderness and Wolf & Raven stamped over white/Wolf & Raven stamped over Tallulah>
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Wolf & Raven Bonus Pic: Look at teh sparkles
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Nailicity Polish nail polish watermarbles! <Champagne Bath, Ecliptica, Well Yellow There, and Respect The Wilderness>

That’s all for now, guys! I’m glad I was able to finally write up a swatch and review for Nailicity Polish as I’ve been meaning to for a while now. This was the perfect time for it! We should be back to our regular series (following my by-random rule) by the first week of July, shipping permitting.

Until next time!

Disclosure: I received these polishes for free from Nailicity Polish in exchange for swatches. A write-up on my blog was not initially discussed nor required and all opinions of the product are mine. This is not an affiliated post and I will not be compensated for any clicked links.

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2 Comments

  1. Oh my goodness, I love the colors!
    I just featured a Supernatural nail polish collection on my blog that I’ve been dying to get my hands on, but after seeing this I’m not sure which I’ll buy first >.< Too many options and too little money!

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