Illamasqua Nail Polish Competition

Posted by Lipglossiping On February - 22 - 2010

Illamasqua have a hot new competition open… I’ll let the press release give you all the information you need to know.

Check it out:

2010’s hottest new nail colour is in your hands!

Whether it’s the standout shade of your favourite killer heels, your must-have cupcake frosting or the glow of the city skyline, Illamasqua want to hear what inspires your soul.

The UK’s hottest and most talked about make-up brand, Illamasqua is famed for its unique and daringly different collection of cult Nail Varnish colours.

And now they want YOU to get creative.

Illamasqua is asking finger fetishists the world over to submit a description of their dream nail varnish colour, for their chance to make it a reality.

Run in conjunction with luxury retailer, Selfridges, this incredible competition is giving nail varnish fans the world over the opportunity to push their imaginative boundaries further than ever before and design their very own perfect shade.

Entrants must explain in no more than 50 words what inspired their unique choice, and provide an image or photograph to illustrate their big idea.

The prize? Two winners will see their dream colour created and sold exclusively at and Selfridges in London, Manchester Trafford and Birmingham from October 2010. In addition, they’ll receive a bottle of their winning colour before anybody else!

The winning entries will be selected by a high-profile judging panel consisting of legendary make-up artist Alex Box, nail artist to the stars Sophy Robson and YouTube sensations Pixiwoo.

The rules:

In 50 words or less, submit a description of your dream colour and the thinking behind it – please include pictures to illustrate your inspiration if possible.

Entries must be submitted in one of the following three ways, no later than 14th March 2010:

Via email:

Via blog post: email the link to

Via mail:

c/o Illamasqua
6-8 Amwell St

One entry per person. Competition is open to entrants globally.

5 Responses to “Illamasqua Nail Polish Competition”

  1. Sophie says:

    My mind is buzzing with ideas already. Will be entering x

  2. sarah says:

    i was wondering which photograph to attach, one which inspired us or one we sketch?

  3. Eliza says:

    Thank you for this. I will be entering for sure.

    Totally random question to shove in here but I keep meaning to ask you. What lighting do you use to take your photographs? Your photos are always stunning and the lighting on them (especially the ones you have said were taken at night) is brilliant.


  4. I’ve been wracking my brain trying to put ideas together for the past couple of days actually XD

  5. Sirvinya says:

    I have been inspired! I have sent off my entry :)

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