Monday, May 20, 2013

Random Illamasqua swatches

Illamasqua is one of my favorite makeup brands. I love their dramatic themes and artistic press releases. Sadly, I don't have much of their products but what I do have I enjoy thoroughly. These are the swatches of the rest of my Illamasqua polishes that were previously unpublished.

Illamasqua Nomad.  A bright jade cream.  My lighting is washing it out a bit.  It's much more vibrant in real life than this. 
I thought Nomad would be a good base for cherry blossom nail art. 

I did this using a black striper polish and a dotting tool. Relatively easy to do. There's tons of Youtube tutorials on how to do this. 

Illamasqua Load.  Yes I bought this because of the name!  It's a light buttery yellow cream.  It applied a little streaky and I was afraid it wouldn't go even.  It was fully opaque in 3-coats. 

Illamaqua Faux Pax.  This is a dark grape purple that dries to a semi-matte rubber finish.  This is from their 2011 fall release.  I think it was renamed and re-released under the Rubber Brights collection. 

Illamaqua Kink.  This is dark forest green that also dries to a semi-matte rubber finish. 


Illamasqua polishes and makeup are available at Sephora stores, or 

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