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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Parrot Polish Flakie Goodness

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Y'all, I am super stoked.  SUPER stoked.  Yesterday, something fantastical happened.  Something every mother *loves* to happen after giving birth.

I fit into my pre-pregnancy jeans.

No more maternity pants for this lady!  I am on Cloud 9!  Nothing can stop me now!!


So let's celebrate with some nail polish flakie porn!  Aw yeah!  Parrot Polish released 3 flakie toppers, and guess who got to swatch them?

ME!

Please note, all toppers were swatched over "Pitch Black," a one-coater black creme by Parrot Polish :)

We'll start with "Ice:"




Mattify!!

Full disclosure - this one is thick, and the flakes stick up/curl a bit.  The base seemed to bubble as well (best seen in the matted photo), though that could very well be user error - I've seen polishes bubble on some people and not others.  Otherwise, it's got great coverage, and I just looooove the blue!  

Next up is "Hemisphere:"





The green flakes in Hemisphere are more opalescent to me which really adds to the effect.  This topper is a lot more sparse in application, so if you want more coverage, you'll either want to do 2-3 coats, or sponge them on.  All of my nails above have one coat except the ring finger, which has 2.

And lastly is the most beautiful of the three - "Oz:"





Where are my Ruby slippers - I wanna LIVE in Oz forever!!  This polish had the best coverage with no fishing required, and my nails looked like opals!!  Truly a completely stunning topper, and easily opaque in 2-3 coats.  

You can purchase these flakie toppers at the shop link below:


What do you think of these toppers?  Are you as crazy about Oz as I am?  Let me know in the comments!

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Polishes were sent to me for photography purposes.  All experience with the polishes are my own and my disclosure remains 100% honest.


21 comments:

  1. Congrats on the pre-pregnancy pants! And YAY for Oz, such a killer flakie!

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  2. Woot! Congrats on getting back into your pre pregnancy jeans. That's awesome. :-D Loving the flakies. <3

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  3. Oz is perfect! And yay for fitting into pre-pregnancy pants! My FIL tossed my box of clothes when he "helped" clean our garage so I need to go shopping. -_-

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  4. I bet if you put Oz over a nude, it would totally look different! I like that one a lot!

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  5. The first 2 flakies are too large for my liking but I'm loving Oz!

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  6. Oh yes! Oz is amazing. Woohoo for the skinny pants!

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  7. I'll live in Oz with you! Yay to the regular jeans!

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  8. I am totally loving Oz, but the others the flakes are too large for my taste.

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  9. I'm not much for flakies like this but wowza, Oz is gorgeous!!

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  10. Oz is so gorgeous! Congrats on sliding into those jeans mama!

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  11. I mourned the loss of maternity pants. They were so comfy.

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  12. Oz is absolutely amazing. So dreamy ♡

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  13. The 1st two, I don't really like but Oz looks amazing!

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  14. I like Oz the best from these three.

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  15. Yay for you and pre-pregnancy jeans!! Love these polishes, they are very pretty!

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  16. Ooo look at the flakies! And awesome news on the jeans!!

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  17. Yay for you fitting into your pre-pregnancy pants! That's awesome!
    As for the flakies, I love them, especially Oz, it's perfection.

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