Monday, 25 May 2015

Inklings Collaboration Collection by Grace-Full Polish and Powder Perfect

The Inklings collection is a collaboration with Powder Perfect and Grace-full Nail Polish based on the works of J R R Tolkien. Pre-order for this collection opens on the 29th of May.

First up are the polishes by Grace-Full Polish.

"Mount Fang"  -  a deep charcoal based linear holo with red and gold sparks of colour throughout The red represents the evil within the tower from Saruman’s relationship Sauron. The gold represents the power of The One Ring. I love the crazy holographic effect of this polish, so many colours sparkling through.

Lighting: Direct sunlight

Lighting: Direct sunlight

Lighting: In light box



"Sunlight and Starlight" -  a subtle linear holo that shifts between blue and green. Based on the elven kingdom Lothlorien. From Lord of the Rings Book One The fellowship of the Ring.

Lighting: Direct sunlight

Lighting: Direct sunlight

Lighting: In light box



"The Lights in the Party Tree"-  a bright green microglitter full of holographic glitters with a green jelly base. There are pink, purple, blue, microglitters throughout to represent the hobbit hole doors and the flowers covering the hills. Inspired by my favourite of all Tolkien’s fictional places The Shire.

Lighting: Direct sunlight

Lighting: Direct sunlight

Lighting: In light box



"Where the Gods Dwell" - a subtle linear holo that shifts from a periwinkle blue to violet, it has sparks of pink and blue. Based on the place Valinor. Such a stunning and delicate shade of purple, but with an amazing holographic punch.

Lighting: Direct sunlight

Lighting: Direct sunlight

Lighting: In light box

Time for Powder Perfect's contributions to the collection...

"Horse-lords" -A maroon jelly glitter with accents of gold & bronze, representing the armour of the Rohirrim. I love this polish, it has such a beautiful combination of glitters. For my swatch I used three thin coats plus a glossy top coat.

Lighting: Inside with flash

Lighting: In light box

Lighting: In light box

Lighting: In light box



"King of Carven Stone" - A holographic polish with shadows of deep teal & seams of ultra-chrome green & gold flakies. This multi-faceted polish was inspired by the splendour of Erebor, the dwarf kingdom within the Lonely Mountain. For my swatch I used three thin coats plus a glossy top coat.

Lighting: Inside with flash

Lighting: Inside with flash

Lighting: In light box

Lighting: In light box



"Sacred Light" - A shimmering pale grey crelly with holographic particles, glitters & flakies. Recommended application is 3 thin coats with adequate drying time between coats. Sacred Light represents the sacred starlight that is precious to the elves of the Woodland Realm. For my swatch I used three thin coats plus a glossy top coat.

Lighting: Inside with flash

Lighting: In light box

Lighting: In light box

Lighting: In light box



"The Citadel" A rich navy holographic polish representing the flag of Gondor. For my swatch I used three thin coats plus a glossy top coat.

Lighting: Inside with flash

Lighting: Inside with flash

Lighting: In light box

Lighting: In light box

Lighting: In light box


Pre-orders for this collection open the 29th of May!

-Bettina