Sunday, April 12, 2015

Glam Polish Fantasia Flakies - Star Shadow

fantasia flakies swatch

Happy Sunday everyone,
today is a perfect Spring day over here in good old Germany. We just returned from a weekend trip to Bonn, where we visited the botanical garden and attended a meeting about carnivorous plants. We want to go out and soak up some more sun while it lasts, but still I want to share a swatch with you that I did a while ago.


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I have to admit I am not the biggest fan of flakies, but since these multichromatic flakies keep flaoting around, I had to give in to the hype and try them out myself. One of the two I have purchased until now is Star Shadow from the Fantasia Flakies collection by Glam Polish. I went for this one, because it had so many different colors in it.

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While Star Shadow appears mainly teal and blue, there are also sparks of gold, green and pink in the clear base.

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I wore three coats of Glam Polish Star Shadow on its own. It looks a bit thin at the tips, but otherwise it is pretty opaque. Still I would rather wear this over a black base next time. The dark base brings out the color shift much better. Instead of doing several coats to get it opaque, I will try applying it with a sponge, which soaks up most of the clear polish and gives a much better flakie payoff.

Have you tried any of the new flakies? Let me know how you like them and which is your favorite, so I can check it out :)
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