Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer: Hint of a Spark

Today, I have BEGL’s February Addicted to Holos polish to share!  I borrowed Julie’s bottle and then sent it back because I have to follow rules and it sucks sometimes.

Okay, as grumpy as my disclaimer is, I’m actually very thrilled and thankful to have been able to borrow this polish for a manicure!  I’m so lucky to be able to have a friend like Julie, that not only lets me borrow things but that trusts me to send them back to her.  (Honestly, sometimes I consider “forgetting” to send things back…)

Hint of a Spark is a “slightly darker than royal blue linear holo with scattered holo pigment and a teal to blue to purple shift.”  This is, truly, one of the best blues I have EVER seen.  I’m wearing two coats with base coat and top coat, but I honestly could have gotten away with wearing one coat in real life.  Since this is a borrow, I wanted to make the most out of the opportunity so I put this on as a pedicure too.  It’s super cute!

The macro is luminous!

AtH is changing their format a bit this year, please read on if you’re interested.  (And if you aren’t, skip to the next paragraph for purchasing information!)  From the AtH crew: “This year, instead of always having the 5 brands in the box, we will be including only 4 total bottles per box and substantially reducing the cost to $35 plus shipping.  This month will include 4 of the founding members, but subsequent months will see only 3 of the founding members and an introduction of a rotating guest.  The founding members will rotate their time off as well, so don’t be upset if your favorite brand isn’t in the current box!”

This release will include 4 holographic polishes from Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer, Philly Loves Lacquer, Sweet Heart Polish, and The Polish Bar.  The boxes will be up for preorder at the shop from 2/8/2016 through 2/15/2016.  All polishes are limited edition and exclusive to the box.  The box will be $35 plus shipping (available to you international gals, too!), and is available through the aforementioned preorder only.  The next box will be available in April.

Here’s how you can shop Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer and keep in touch with Julie:
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I help moderate an exclusive fan group on facebook for BEGL called BEGLove.  There are awesome people in there, including Julie herself!  (Aka we get sneak previews and special snowflake treatment from time to time.)  If you’d like to be added to the vouching list, please click here and request membership.  We do adds almost every week!

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer: Innocence in the Moment

I’m so excited to be bringing you January’s collection release from BEGL today! These were sent for review.

Like I said, I’m really excited to be posting this today!  As someone with a lot of nail polish that feels the need to have ALL THE THINGS by certain makers, I’m coming to love smaller collections.  Innocence in the Moment is four polishes, all outstanding and unique.  I’m at the point where I’d rather have a small, excellent collection than a huge one that starts to get redundant after a while.  Know what I mean?  These colors are all I need for January, that’s for sure!

Another quick note… this collection really showcases everything that’s excellent about BEGL.  The creamy holo with an added dose of specialness.  The jelly with the perfect formula.  The flakies in new colors.  The complex and unexpected shimmer.  This four-part collection is, in essence, everything BEGL is known for.

The Seasons Change. This is a “berry pink linear holographic with platinum micro-flakies.”  This looks berry but also rose-toned to me, which I really like.  This is the standard, excellent, creamy holo formula that we know BEGL delivers.  I’m wearing two coats with base coat and top coat.  I could have absolutely gone with one coat in real life, but I did two just to make sure my photos looked great.  Normally this type of warmer pink doesn’t look the best on me, but I’m really liking it with my skintone!

I Only Meant to Stay a While. An “emerald green jelly with micro holographic glitters in green, silver, blue, and purple.”  Squealllll.  I’ve become so enamored with emerald green lately, so I’m really excited to add this polish to my collection.  I’m wearing two coats with base coat and top coat.  As always, I love the slight opaqueness to BEGL jellies, so that you don’t have to have a million coats.  This dries the slightest bit textured, but regular topcoat was just fine.  (I also think one coat of this would look really interesting over a dark purple or dark blue polish, just saying!)

Chasing the Skyline. This is a “royal blue with rainbow iridescent flakies.”  This is so creamy in application.  Sometimes flakies make a polish too thick, but that’s not the case here; it’s perfect!  I’m wearing two coats with base coat and top coat.  This did dry a little on the duller side, but that’s no bother… top coat makes everything better!

Basking in the Storm. This is an “amethyst purple with blue and aqua shimmers.”  THIS IS IT, PEOPLE.  THIS IS THE MOTHERLOAD.  I never knew I needed this polish in my life, but I do.  (Julie, am I allowed to buy out your preorder stock as backups?!)  I’m wearing two perfectly perfect and amazing coats with base coat and top coat.  The blue and aqua shimmers really make this special and ohmygod, brb, wearing it forever.

Ready for the macros?!  I am.  Combined them all in one for ya!

This collection will be sold as a PREORDER ONLY, starting on January 27, 2016 at 3:30pm EST and ending on January 29, 2016 at 3:30pm EST.  There’s a chance that extra pours may be listed in the shop at a later date, but I’m too skittish, I’d rather just take part in the preorder so I’m guaranteed to get what I want!  The polishes are $8.50 full size and $5 mini size, with the exception of The Seasons Change, which is $12.50 full size and $6 mini size.  The full collection is $37.50 in full size and $21 in mini size plus shipping.

Here’s how you can shop Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer and keep in touch with Julie:
Shop: click here
Facebook: click here
Blog: click here
Twitter: click here
Instagram: click here

I help moderate an exclusive fan group on facebook for BEGL called BEGLove.  There are awesome people in there, including Julie herself!  (Aka we get sneak previews and special snowflake treatment from time to time.)  If you’d like to be added to the vouching list, please click here and request membership.  We do adds almost every week!

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer: Snowbunny Siren

It’s time for January’s siren release, yay! This was sent for review.

I can’t believe we are already in year three of sirens!  (Well, technically, two and a half years, since it started in mid-2014, but you know, third calendar year.  WHATEVER.)  So, last January, siren was wishing like hell for summer, but it seems like this January, she’s starting to embrace the snow.  Good for you, lady.  I’m still over here trying not to die under all the cold and dark.  (How many more months until warmth?!)

This is a “periwinkle linear holographic with larger platinum flakies and gold glass flecks.”  This is like… ridiculous.  You can really see the platinum flakies in this, and it makes the holo so interesting.  I love BEGL holos… they are always the perfect color with something extra special included to differentiate them from the masses.  Aaaanyway, I am wearing two easy coats with base coat and top coat!

Ready for the macro?

This releases January 27, 2016 at 3:30pm EST over in the BEGL shop.  It will retail for $12, because it’s got all those dreamy (and expensive!) platinum flakies in it.  As always, sirens are first come, first serve, so if you decide that you need this in your collection, please be prompt on release day!

If you are interested in the BEGL Siren line, check out the Siren Master List!

Here’s how you can shop Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer and keep in touch with Julie:
Shop: click here
Facebook: click here
Blog: click here
Twitter: click here
Instagram: click here

I help moderate an exclusive fan group on facebook for BEGL called BEGLove.  There are awesome people in there, including Julie herself!  (Aka we get sneak previews and special snowflake treatment from time to time.)  If you’d like to be added to the vouching list, please click here and request membership.  We do adds almost every week!

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer: Siren’s Midnight Glitz

OH GOD I’VE WAITED SO LONG FOR THIS. This was sent for review.

So, last January, Julie released Siren’s A Special Snowflake, in honor of our friend MJ’s birthday.  (MJ is a January 1 baby!  So special!) That was THE blingiest, shiniest silver I have ever seen.  And now, finally, THERE IS A GOLD VERSION.  And not only is it gold, it’s got a rosy hint of color added in.  It’s also in honor of MJ’s birthday month, even though it officially released on December 31.  Oh, this is a glorious polish, and I’m so glad to have silver and gold now.  Be still my heart.  Okay, here we go!

Per Julie’s words, this is a “rose and gold microglitter with gold flakies.”  Per my words this is a HOLY CRAP GOLD SHINY YAY.  I’m wearing two coats with base coat and top coat, and no undies.  I wanted to show this on its own.  (But you can bet your butt that I’m going to use this in a manicure immediately.  Maybe over my favorite gold, OPI Glitzerland?!)  This spread really easily over my nails, without dragging.  Of course, it’s a bit textured when it dries.. it’s glitter for crying out loud!  A little bit of Gelous will fix that!

(If you’ve ever coveted Lynnderella Hot Toddy but don’t want the added hassle of huge glitter chunks, you should probably buy this polish, just saying.  Please don’t misunderstand, this siren is NOT a dupe.  But it’s in the same family, and it’s better.)

I can’t even with this macro, okay.

This went on sale to Julie’s special fan group, BEGLove, at the end of December.  The overflow was listed in her main shop, so I think if you want to grab this, you should move quickly.  If you want in on the fan group so you can get the special sirens, go to the bottom of the post.

If you are interested in the BEGL Siren line, check out the Siren Master List!

Here’s how you can shop Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer and keep in touch with Julie:
Shop: click here
Facebook: click here
Blog: click here
Twitter: click here
Instagram: click here

I help moderate an exclusive fan group on facebook for BEGL called BEGLove.  There are awesome people in there, including Julie herself!  (Aka we get sneak previews and special snowflake treatment from time to time.)  If you’d like to be added to the vouching list, please click here and request membership.  We do adds almost every week!

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer: Sugar Plum Siren

I am so excited to be sharing this polish with you today! This was sent for review.

I’m sorry this is so late in posting, but between the holidays and both myself and Julie of BEGL having jobs, I didn’t get this polish until recently and then I had to wait to swatch it because winter is stupid and dark so… there you go.  Life happens!  I’m just glad that I’m showing it to you, period!  So let’s not waste time and get right into it.

This is a “slightly pinked white with a red to green shifting shimmer.”  I loooove this!  I’m wearing two coats with base coat and top coat.  The formula is really nice, it’s not chalky at all, like some whites are.  (It’s similar to BEGL Cherry Blossom in formula, if you have that at home!)  The first coat is going to weird you out, it’s a little streaky.  And then on the second coat?  Total perfection.  Anyway, the shimmer is exquisite in real life, but pretty hard to capture in photos, so I’m sorry, but my photos are just not doing it justice!  This is just one you have to see in real life, I think.

Ready for the macro?  You can see hints of the excellent shimmer!

Lovely, right?!  This already went on sale, so it may or may not still be available in the BEGL shop.  I think it was there the last time I looked!

If you are interested in the BEGL Siren line, check out the Siren Master List!

Here’s how you can shop Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer and keep in touch with Julie:
Shop: click here
Facebook: click here
Blog: click here
Twitter: click here
Instagram: click here

I help moderate an exclusive fan group on facebook for BEGL called BEGLove.  There are awesome people in there, including Julie herself!  (Aka we get sneak previews and special snowflake treatment from time to time.)  If you’d like to be added to the vouching list, please click here and request membership.  We do adds almost every week!