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Sunday, August 9, 2020

All Mixed Up Lacquers - Calm Before the Storm Review | Polished Gamer Box August 2020 | Frankly Kiersten Reviews

 Disclosure: I received this polish in exchange for swatches. All opinions are my own. Find out more here

There is a round-up post for all of the Polished Gamer Box products that I received. Head there to see the other goodies that I reviewed for this month's release!

Polished Gamer Box is a monthly preorder of polishes that runs from the 15th at 2PM EST to the 20th. Each month has a different gaming theme and includes indie polish, makeup, stamping plates, nail and body care, wax, and other handmade products! Shipping is a flat $4 for the US and international is calculated based on your order.

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This polish will be $12.50 and is capped at 30. It is inspired by a photo of Geralt and Ciri with a stormy grey, orange, pink sunset behind them.

Calm Before the Storm is a light misty grey scattered holo base with heavy orange/pink/gold crystal flakies and 2 other color shifting flakies.

Brush macro.

Bottle macro.
Glossy nail macro.
I love the flakies in this polish. They just are so fun and shifty and it's fun to wear!
I used two coats and this was fully opaque. It dried down to a smooth finish and a shine.
Matte nail macro.
I really love this both matte and glossy, it's just so good either way!
Formula: Good.
Coats for Opacity: Two coats.
Ease of Dry: Normal dry.
Texture: None noted.
Finish: Shine.
Removal: No major issues noted.
Top Coat Used: Glossy/Matte.

As always, let me know what you thought of this polish in the comments!

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