Dry, Dammit!

A nail blog by an impatient polisher


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50 followers & The Lady Varnishes It’s Not Fair

Hello! Tonight I want to say a big thank you to all my followers! I have recently cracked the 50 follower mark on my counter to your right and I think I have reached about 15 through Bloglovin’. That is amazing; thank you so much for reading about my adventures in the world of nail polish. It’s nice to think other people feel the same way.

Today I bring you another polish from The Lady Varnishes. It’s Not Fair! is a pale greyish crelly with large and small hexes in pink, blue, white, copper and iridescent purple. It’s from the You Have No Power Over Me Collection, which is based on the movie Labyrinth.

The Lady Varnishes It's Not Fair by Dry, Dammit!

The Lady Varnishes It's Not Fair by Dry, Dammit!

It’s a very pretty polish; I really like the amount of glitter in the mix as well as the colour combo. What you see on my nails is two coats. I did unfortunately find this polish a bit thick and difficult to manage. It seemed to self-level well though, but you definitely need a good thick top coat to smooth it out further. You can see it’s a bit bumpy in the photo below even though I had Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat on.

The Lady Varnishes It's Not Fair by Dry, Dammit!

The Lady Varnishes It's Not Fair by Dry, Dammit!

Once again, the polish comes with a beautiful little charm. I like to keep mine on my bottles, but if you order four or more polishes in one order, you receive a free silver or copper chain to turn your charm into a necklace. It’s the little things like that that I love about indie polish makers, it’s just so thoughtful!

DETAILS

  • Where to buy: The Lady Varnishes
  • Cost: AU$8.88 (I bought mine a few months ago and since then there has been a price rise recently 😦 and also the falling Australian dollar now makes it AU$10.39!)
  • Volume: 15ml
  • Coats to opacity: Two

I would love to buy more The Lady Varnishes polishes – a collection about the movie Return to Oz has been released – but since its recent price hike, I can’t justify it. Such a pity. Still, I have one more polish from The Lady Varnishes to show you so that will have to do for now. Thanks for reading!


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The Lady Varnishes Let Him Go

Hello hello! Today I have an indie polish to show you. The Lady Varnishes Let Him Go is a beautiful baby blue creme with fine blue and gold glitters. The idea behind all of The Lady Varnishes polishes is that they’re inspired from TV and film. Let Him Go is from the Because You Listen Collection, which is based on an American TV show called Wonderfalls. I’ve never heard of it though. I think is such a beautiful blue colour, but you be the judge!

The Lady Varnishes Let Him Go

Once again I had to take some photos at work, seeing as it’s so dark in the morning now it’s winter. I actually had a co-worker see me taking photos and asked what I was doing. I told him about my nail blog and he thought it was good that I had a hobby. I was quite happy with that as I thought he might think I was a little weird for taking photos of my fingers.

Oh, you also might have noticed the charm on the bottle. Every polish from The Lady Varnishes comes with a beaded charm. I’ve kept mine on the bottle but you could even put in on a bracelet if you like. If you order four or more polishes in one order, you receive a free silver or copper chain to turn your charm into a necklace. I only ordered three polishes, so I just missed out, but if you like collecting charms then this would be a great idea as the charms are very pretty.

The Lady Varnishes Let Him Go

The Lady Varnishes Let Him Go

I only had to use two coats to achieve what you see here. And I also have to say, the formula was great, very easy and manageable. I also tried this polish with a matte top coat and as you can see it looks quite good! See below.

The Lady Varnishes Let Him Go

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Along with Let Him Go I also purchased two other The Lady Varnishes polishes; Always Dreaming and It’s Not Fair! I’m excited to try these out. Let me know what you think of The Lady Varnishes polishes, have you tried any of them? There’s such a great range to choose from! Thanks for reading!