Good morning my out-of-this-world readers! I hope you are ready for this amazing post that I have for you today. ALIQUID Lacquer is one of my favorite indie polish makers and she is celebrating the first birthday of the brand with a pretty amazing celebration, and 3 new polishes. I’m going to tell you the particulars of sales and what-not at the end of this post, but first I want to show you the three polishes Alison has created for this fantastiversary!
First up is ALIQUID Dogged, a brown scattered holographic polish with copper flakes and a blue sheen. This is 2 perfectly thick coats with Serum No 5 A Need For Speed top coat:
Alison’s explanation of this polish: “Being a new indie can be discouraging, especially if you compare yourself to older, more successful brands. In the next year, I will keep believing in my own talents!“
Next up is ALIQUID Gregarious, a lime green jelly polish with holographic and iridescent green, gold, and yellow glitters in various sizes and magenta flecks. This is 2 coats, it was a bit thick but still workable. I’ve used Glitter Food on top to smooth it down before using A Need For Speed top coat:
Alison’s explanation: “Running any business requires one skill I’m not great at: talking to people! I have had to leave my comfort zone many times this year. In the next year, I promise to stay open and approachable to customers and the nail community at large!“
Last is ALIQUID Artsy, a coral jelly polish with various shades of turquoise, yellow, purple and grey matte hexes. You’ll notice that my nails are shorter for this polish; I had swatched all three of these at the same time last week, then afterwards cut down my nails. But my photos for Artsy were all blurry (boo!) so I needed to re-do this week. This is 3 coats, first with A Girl Obsessed Matte-ict top coat, then with ellagee glass top coat.
Alison’s explanation: “It can be tough sometimes to stay creative when inventing new polish shades. In the next year, I want to broaden my horizons and approach polish making from a fresh perspective!“
I was also sent the Champagne Frosting scented lip balm, and no joke, the same day I received it I put it on my lips straight away and then emailed Alison and demanded to know what the scent was! LOL. It reminds me of birthday scented stuff but with a bit of grape scent. It is so yummy, and I usually don’t like bakery scents.
Phew! Isn’t this a great Fantastiversary collection? I just love it! And guess what? The collection is on sale (30% off) until December 1! That’s just one of the awesome things that Alison is doing for her Fantastiversary celebration. Here are details on what else is going on:
The anniversary celebrations will run from November 20 through December 1 (Cyber Monday). In addition to a Black Friday-Cyber Monday sale, the three new polishes will be on sale for the entire period. In addition:
- There will be a giveaway of the three polishes on the ALIQUID blog running the whole time.
- There will be a nail art contest running on Instagram–the directions will be posted on the ALIQUID feed and on Facebook.
- Each day, a different set of polishes will be discounted at the ALIQUID shop (not Etsy). So people should check back every day for new deals!
- There will be flash giveaways on the ALIQUID Lacquer Facebook page every few days.
WOW! A pretty amazing celebration, if I may say so!
I’d love to know what you think of these three polishes, and what your opinion is on my nails…do you prefer longer or shorter? I am really digging these shorter nails right now, though in awhile I’m sure I will want the long ones back! Thanks for reading,