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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Smokey Mountain Lacquers "Oh My Eyes!" Collection

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I'm back with more neon goodness!!  Cutting right to the chase with this post - one of my eyes is half-swollen from allergies O_o

Smokey Mountain Lacquers just released the gorgeous "Oh My Eyes!" collection comprised of 7 neon holographic polishes.  I've got swatches of each to show you today!  All the polishes are shown in two coats, topped with HK Girl Glisten & Glow topcoat, and they all dried to a shiny finish in under 5 minutes.

First up: Sinful Lime





Sinful Lime is a bright lime green linear holographic polish.

Next up: Butter Me Up





Butter Me Up is a bright yellow polish with a subtle linear holographic effect.

Next: Too Hot To Handle





Too Hot To Handle is a bright orange polish with a subtle linear holographic effect.

Here is Orchid You Not





Orchid You Not is a bright hot pink linear holographic polish.






Grape Expectations is a bright purple linear holographic polish.

Next: Twilight Twist





Twilight Twist is a bright blue linear holographic polish.

Last but not least: My Cup of Teal





My Cup of Teal is a bright peacock/teal green linear holographic polish.

The Ups: These polishes are absolutely gorgeous!  No matter what pictures say, these polishes are sooooo bright in real-life!  They are definite stunners and real eye-catchers.  I love that they are opaque with two coats, and that they are holographic without being overwhelmingly so.  The fast dry time is also always a huge plus for me :)

The Downs:  Because hot weather is approaching, be sure to do your nails in a cool area devoid of excessive humidity and blowing fans.  In Phoenix, is has been in the high 80's the past few weeks, and when I tried doing these polishes during the day on one of those days, the polish became very thick, and created huge bubbles.  NOT the fault of the polish, but the fault of my environment - just something to keep in mind when applying :)

Overall:  I found no fault in these polishes!  This is a beautiful collection that satisfies the neon freak and the holo addict in me :D  Perfect!!

You can purchase each of these polishes individually for $10 per bottle for full size, $6 for 8ml mini size.  You can also purchase the collection in full for a discounted price of $65.80 for full size and $39.90 for 8ml mini size.  Here are some store and social media links for you:

Shop: Here

Facebook:  Here

Facebook Fan Group: Here

Instagram: Here

Twitter: Here

So what do you think of this collection?  Which color is your favorite?

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Polishes sent to me by the maker for photography and review.  Opinions are 100% honest.

26 comments:

  1. I love all of these. Did you have problems with brush strokes showing at all?

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    1. There were a few, like Sinful Lime and Butter Me Up, that required a more mindful application due to brush strokes, but for the most part I didn't have issues - though I instinctively apply in the same direction every time :P

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  2. I love the way you do your swatches with an accent nail art added!
    I can hear you about allergies, mine haven't started yet, but I am closer to my "black area" which is end of April/start of May.

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  3. Oh, these are lovely! I love that the holo is subtle.

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  4. These are really nice! My Cup of Teal is a fantastic color.

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  5. I ordered the minis of this collection and I can't friggin wait to get them!!!

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  6. They're all so pretty but if I have to chose I'm going with my cup of teal. Gorgeous!

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  7. IDK why, but these make me think of the 90's. Possibly the finish? IDK. I love them, though!

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  8. They are all gorgeous, there's something odd about the finish though but I think I kind of like it.

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  9. loved ur accent nailarts :) great swatches

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  10. I love the blue and the real. Very nice swatches.

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  11. Grape Expectations is my favorite! But the bottle shot on Sinful Lime is to die for!!

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  12. My Cup of Teal is absolutely amazing, I'm awe-struck!

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  13. Oh my, the brush macro's have me drooling! Such beautiful shades they all are :).

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  14. I love the nail art you've done with all of these! Twilight Twist and My Cup of Teal are my favourites :)

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  15. This is such a great collection!! I love the nail art that you did!

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  16. Ooooh, that bottle shot on Sinful Lime! So pretty! I love neon holos so much.

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  17. These are lovely! Beautiful swatches

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  18. All of this is just too much! Love the colors and the nail art!

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  19. I absolutely adore your accent nails with these swatches!! They are so cute!

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  20. Beautiful swatches. I love the shade Grape Expectations most.

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  21. Screw allergies!!!! I hope you find some relief soon :-( I love neon holos!! These are so gorgeous!!

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  22. Oh, these are gorgeous, and I love the art you paired them with! That orchid in particular is fabulous.

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