Monday, July 15, 2013

Lilypad Lacquer ~ Deep Blue Lagoon


Lilypad Lacquer ~ Deep Blue Lagoon  
Deep blue linear holographic 

Lilypad Lacquer is a new Australian brand that I’ve been wanting to try since I saw the first swatch of them. Their holos look amazing. I actually did a little snoopy dance when I saw the polish! Deep Blue Lagoon is from the "Colour my World" collection.

I just used my regular basecoat, and the formula was fantastic. This baby doesn’t require a special aqua basecoat, that’s for sure. The polish dries pretty fast, and it only took two easy coats to achieve desired opacity.

And here’s what the polish looks like in the sun; two coats, no topcoat:




“Deep Blue Lagoon” is the perfect name for this polish. I’m dreaming of bathing in a sleepy lagoon with water this colour!




The rainbows are not shy – they sparkle in the sun!




I have to admit that I took quite a lot of pictures of this baby!



The polish looks a completely different colour in the shade. Instead of this deep blue, it looks like a very darkened teal. It’s so nice to have polishes that have a great effect in the sun, but that also look cool in the shadows. I appreciate that a lot!



Seriously, I just couldn't stop!




I ended up doing a bit of dottery on it. I used a silver holo from Joss called Flash Diamond, and made a cross-like design. I chose this particular polish because I wanted another holo for the dots.



Here’s the final design – still without a topcoat:




And a last shot where the rainbows still show off: :D



The holo sisters!




I am extremely pleased with this polish. It’s pretty both in and out of the sun, and the darkness of it makes it perfect to wear when the summer leaves the northern hemisphere and the troll-filled darkness descends once more, and again we hear the Wolves howling throughout the long, cold nights. Right?? ;)





Opacity: 8/10
Colour, prettiness: 9/10
Durability: 9/10
Value for money: 9/10
Overall: 9/10
Buy again: Yes

18 comments:

  1. OHHH, this is pretty - one of the Lilypad's that I drooled over too - great swatches as usual!

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    1. Thank you so much! I knew that this needed to be tried first! :)

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  2. Bever heard of this brand but it is indeed a beautiful colour!

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  3. That is so pretty!! Now i can't wait for my two Lilys to arrive :)
    I have ordered We are mint to be and Blooming violets :)

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    1. Good choices too, I'm looking forward to seeing them on you! :)

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  4. OMG, how gorgeous it is! *drool* :)

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  5. The blue is stunning! I can't get over how beautiful it is! Love the dots, too! :)

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    1. I must admit that I'm quite stunned myself :) And thanks!!

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  6. These hues look perfect on you !!! And you can't gowrong wita holo!!! ;)

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    1. That's true - and thank you, I love shades like this :)

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  7. That's a fantastic holo! And the dots you added is super cute too. Love the result! :)

    ~ Yun

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    1. Thank you so much, it pleases me a lot :)

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  8. Love the way you always add something to your mani.. A "simple" holo is never enough :D

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    1. I know :D I hardly ever wear a polish on its own anymore :D

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