Glitter Gal Marine Blue – NOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On October - 13 - 2010

Steady yourselves ladies… this is a sparkler…

I received a bottle of Glitter Gal Cosmetics Marine Blue holo nail polish via R8Beauty (check them out on Facebook if you haven’t already) and when I first pulled it out of the envelope, I knew I wasn’t going to be disappointed.  I was right.

The holo effect is so wonderfully intense that it can even be easily detected without direct sunlight.  The formula was a touch thin and took three coats to achieve a fully opaque finish – I wouldn’t normally mind this at all, but as the bottle is only 9mls and I can see myself working through it quite quickly.

I’ve had SO many compliments on my nails and even got a “WOW!” from an SA in Superdrug yesterday!

The finish is smooth and doesn’t *really* need a topcoat though the addition of one does amp up the shine a touch, so if you can be bothered, I’d recommend.  The brush, although stumpy, didn’t give me any application issues and wear has been perfectly adequate.

Glitter Gal Cosmetics are an Aussie brand and there are currently no UK stockists.  You can purchase the Glitter Gal Nail Polishes online priced from AUD$9.95 each.  Sadly, when I added a few polishes to my basket, I was quoted a prohibitive AUD$25 for shipping.  I’ll keep my fingers crossed for a UK stockist soon.


10 Responses to “Glitter Gal Marine Blue – NOTD”

  1. Patricia says:

    Ooh so cute, wondering if there’s some dupe on this side of the planet…

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  2. Nicole says:

    Hi there….I am in Australia and am happy to custom purchase if you would like? Having said that, Glittergal charge AU$9 just for domestic postage (and that’s not even the express option!), so am not sure how much you would save, since I am not sure how much it would cost to post to the UK.
    Let me know if you are interested, as I can get a quote from the post office for shipping to the UK for x amount of bottles. I will probably buy a couple for myself so can split the initial $9 with you as well…
    cheers Nicole

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  3. How gorgeous is that….soo disappointed it’s not available here. x

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  4. I definitely need to check them out since they’re Australian 😀

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  5. Shortiee31 says:

    Reminds me of mermaids :) – I think I’ve said that before about another nail polish?! Either way it looks fab!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  6. gio says:

    That’s gorgeous! Too bad it’s not available here.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  7. Nicole says:

    Oh. Oh Oh. That is a gorgeous blue holo!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  8. Sylvie says:

    Can I marry this polish? Please?
    Sylvie xx

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  9. This is breath-taking!!! Wow wow wow!!!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  10. […] the two polishes that I’d been wanting for a while.  I first tried a Glitter Gal polish a couple of years back, and very pretty it was too – since then, the line has expanded greatly and my heart was […]

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

American Apparel – Mouse NOTD

I bought this last summer at the same time as picking up a few of their other shades.  I was so unimpressed with the gloopy …

January Essentials - Philip Kingsley Elasticizer

In this god-forsaken current climate that we’re all (not) enjoying, my hair is taking a bit of a beating.  Moving from centrally heated houses to …

NOTD: Leighton Denny - Astronaughty

I’m usually fairly decisive about nail polish but I really can’t make up my mind whether or not I love or loathe this one from …

Bank Holiday Deal Round Up!

I love Bank Holiday weekends me… here’s a few reasons why! 30% off everything this weekend! . 20% off everything this weekend – code: ZUCHIMP …

Smoky Blue FOTD

I never generally use more than 2 or 3 eyeshadows at once, I know lots of ladies manage to create spectacular looks with 5 or …

Silky Skin? LUSH Ro’s Argan Body Conditioner

I’m not a body lotion type person but I have about four bottles open, each at various stages of emptiness… I slather them on and …

Wet n’ Wild Color Icon Trio Eyeshadow: Silent Treatment

Continuing with my Wet n’ Wild palettes, today’s show is Silent Treatment.  I knew I’d like this one but well, this is just silly beautiful. …

Guest Reviewer for Clean Start by Dermalogica Please!

I’m looking for a guest reviewer please between the ages of 16 – 22 to trial and review a new range of skincare products for …

Purses at the ready...

…Bargain hunters may not want to miss this quick public service announcement! In celebration of the 15th anniversary of Liz Earle’s cult Cleanse & Polish …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

COMMENTS

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads