Howdy y’all! This is going to be a very busy week swatching, blogging, and posting on Instagram! I will also be doing a lot with the kids! Wednesday is Bella’s last softball game, she is so sad about it. If she had her way she would play all year round. Haha Daniel has like 2 weeks left which is about 4 or 5 games, so we will still be busy with that. It gets dark here so much earlier so it’s hard to get in practices. Life has just been crazy lately, more so than usual. Haha. That’s why I love that I can come here and talk to you guys! You all rock and I appreciate you reading my blog xoxo! Any who let’s talk polish. Jill from Glisten & Glow sent me her 6 piece Winter 2016 Collection to swatch and review. These were sent free of charge for my honest review. Ok now that all those formalities are out the way, let’s get to the fun part. So this collection has 6 cremes. The colors are PERFECT for winter. Ugh I can’t even pick a favorite. Cremes are my weakness and each color is just gorgeous! Let me show you with some swatches!
Mittens & Mountaineering is a milk chocolate-brown. It really reminds me of a Hershey’s chocolate bar! It’s perfect for winter! This polish had a great formula. Evened out on its own and dried glossy! This could have easily been a one coater if I had done a little bit more of a thicker coat. But alas, I am a creature of habit and did 2 thin coats and top coat. This polish gradients beautifully too!
Here it is matte….my current matte top coat is acting weird so sorry for any white spots.
Long Johns & Luge is a caramel tan…do you see the trend. Apparently I want candy. Haha I can’t help it! This one does lean a little orange though. I did 2 coats and top coat. And as you can see it watermarbles! This one had a great smooth formula as well. And it dried glossy.
I really like this one matte. I’m usually not a fan of colors that are close to my skin tone but I am really diggin’ this one! Ugh that watermarble…just love it!
Coats & Curling is a true army green! ( a candy didn’t come to mind with this one! Haha) I love this shade of green. I feel it goes really well with my skin tone and it’s just so versatile! Formula is spot on and I had no pooling. Spreads in water perfectly! I usually take forever to watermarble but because these babies played nice, it seriously took me no time at all! I did 2 coats and top coat.
Matte..this is just plain sexy matte. lmao
Scarves & Snowboarding is gorgeous! Ugh this is the perfect deep wintery dark blue with undertones of green and grey. I get weak in the knees with all shades likes this and this baby is just perfect.This has such a rich creamy formula. Definitely a one coater but I did 2 thin ones and the first thin coat was pretty opaque! It is had to pick favorites but this is definitely in my top six. lmfao
You can see more of the grey undertones with the matte top coat.
Hats & Hockey reminds me of grape kool aid! It’s a lighter plum color with grey undertones. It is truly a beautiful color! This one also has a great formula and applied perfectly in 2 thins coats. I tried a new watermarble technique for this swatch and I don’t think I like it much. These polishes worked perfectly though. This was definitely user error. Haha Maybe I will try again in the future. Anyways I love these colors together!
It definitely looks more like a purplish grey with a matte top coat!
Flannels & Figure Skating is a very pretty dark pink almost fuchsia. This is the last in the 6 piece collection. I just LOVE this pink. I am crazy about pinks and teals. They will get my money every damn time. As with the other 5 polishes this one had a great formula and was completely opaque in 2 thin coats.
I really like how this watermarble looks with a matte top coat.
So there you have it. All 6 cremes from the Winter 2016 Collection by Glisten & Glow. These release on November 10th at 9pm EST. I know I mentioned that these watermarble and do amazing gradients but they also stamp! Just to let you know, I did use Wedding Gown White as a base for watermarble and gradient! I also used #HKGirltopcoat on all glossy swatches! Jill was a pleasure to work with and her polishes are perfect! I suggest you mark your calendars! As I said previously I don’t really have a favorite. They are all gorgeous and the formula was pretty consistent through out the whole collection. I am almost positive these could be one coaters with just a little but thicker coats! I like how these cremes aren’t watery and cause pooling and they aren’t thick neither! These get 5 out 0f 5 stars for sure! I will post some nail art at the bottom of this post! As always make sure to follow and like Glisten & Glow on all social media accounts to stay up to date with release, sneak peeks, and sales!
Here is some stamping that I did. As you can see they stamp better over lighter colors but some of these would have looked great matte! I still love them all!
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