Glitter Gal Light As A Feather NOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On April - 23 - 2012

When I heard that Glitter Gal polishes had made it across to the UK last month, I immediately skipped over to the UK stockist and placed an order for 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 going pitter-patter for their holographic RED… but more on that one another time (i.e. when I’ve done the photos).

Light As A Feather is a subdued holo which compliments the soft, ethereal shade beautifully.  It looks plumpity and squishy on the nails with a little visible nail line peeping through despite three coats.  I think it actually suits the calm demeanor of this shade to be a little sheerer.  Sure, it’s not a wham-bam in your face holo but it feels like a demure, more grown up version of the trend – ideal for those of us looking for a work-appropriate bit of sparkle.

Once the light hits it (please excuse my dry hands and nails), the holographic particles spring forth and dance a little jig on your fingertips.  They’re linear in placement and sparkle rather than dazzle with their prettiness.  Jenni has a great swatch of it here.

Glitter Gal Light As A Feather is priced at £8.75 and available to buy online in the UK at Sjmwell Nail’s & Beauty


12 Responses to “Glitter Gal Light As A Feather NOTD”

  1. Oh! It’s nice! Excuse me whilst I go and buy some. x

  2. kelly says:

    oooooooh roll on payday!

  3. liloo says:

    supa pretty! x

  4. Anitacska says:

    Don’t do this to me Charlotte! Holo polishes are my weakness and now I’m going to have to go and order a few of these. I picked up 4 of the Layla polishes and those are really nice, but it’s great that these are a bit cheaper. I’m thinking red, fuchsia, marine blue, green…

  5. Clare says:

    I absolutely love this. Really simple & classy

  6. Lucy says:

    Oh god this is way too pretty, I reviewed their purple recently and I was SO impressed with it! I love greys, and holos :-)

  7. Jennie JLS says:

    That Is Gorgeous! I Don’t Usually Like Thhat Many Holo Polishes (After My Experience With GOSH’s Holo The Chipping Was Dreadful!) But I May Just Make An Exception For This, Understated But Gorgeous Nontheless!

  8. Anitacska says:

    Just received my order. They’re very pretty, but the bottles are tiny! Can’t see how they contain 9 ml each?!

    • I’d get me scales out (they measure mls, lbs, oz, the lot) but I fear I’d never get the polish back in the bottle!

      • Anitacska says:

        I’m sure it’s all there, just the bottles seem so tiny. Maybe they have thin walls though, sometimes they can be so big with not much inside. :) However, the colours are gorgeous, I can’t wait to try them out, don’t even know which one to pick first!

  9. Sydney says:

    Every girl can always use another holopolish. Especially when it can be deemed as ‘work-appropriate’

    What a stunner. Gee whizz.

  10. sjmwell says:

    Thank you for mentioning us in your post, Light as a feather is one of my personal favourite’s, your nail’s look lovely!

    Just to let you know we’ll also have the new collection from Glitter Gal very soon! xx

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