Thursday, October 3, 2013

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Celestial - The Seven Kingdoms Collection

Completing the 31 Day challenge has meant I've fallen a long way behind in all my swatch reviews.  I have more than a dozen posts lined up of polishes to show you. The another thing I've realised doing the nail nail challenge is how much I loved doing nail art (not to mention how much you guys liked it too). As such, I'm making a commitment to do at least one too two nail art designs every week, in additional to regular swatches.

This first post back brings you a ten polish collection from Aussie indie brand - Celestial Cosmetics. The collection is called The Seven Kingdoms Collection and it's based on the Game Of Thrones TV series. It is a collaboration collection between Celestial Cosmetics and Color4Nails

The collection contains six thermal colour changing polishes and four chameleon duochromes. Let's get straight into the polishes.

Arya Stark - This is a pale pink thermal polish that is pink when it's warm and shifts to light purple when cold.  It also has a pretty holographic shimmer.  These photos are three coats in the sun, with the last photo taken after my fingers were plunged into our cold pool.





Highgarden - Another thermal polish that is a lime yellow colour when warm and green when cold.  It also contains silver micro glitter.  Clearly my fingers were doing strange things here, cause I had two warm fingers and two cold fingers.  Does that ever happen to anyone else when wearing thermal polishes?  I love it cause it creates such an interesting effect.  This is three coats with Seche Vite Top coat. This is my favourite one of the thermals in the collection.




A Lannister Always Pays His Debt - A yellow jelly polish with a holographic shimmer that changes to orange when it's cold.  This was three coats with Seche Vite top coat, and because of the jelly finish it is a little sheer, although it certainly isn't streaky or patchy.





Little Finger - A purple to blue thermal polish with a holographic shimmer.  The polish is blue when warm and purple when cold.  The temperature shift in this one is really obvious and I love a blue and purple combination.  The is three coats with Seche Vite top coat.





House Arryn - This polish is a blue to purple thermal polish with silver holographic micro glitter.  This one is a really sheer jelly and I should have layered it over another polish so you could see my stained ring finger nail, but after three coats I wasn't taking it off and starting again.  The colour shift is more subtle in this one, but you can see the purple more so on my index finger.




Iron Born - a purple to charcoal holographic polish.The warm colour is purple toned and the cold colour is a silvery charcoal.  The holo effect is good and the two colours compliment each other really well.  This it three coats with Seche Vite top coat.





King Slayer - a dark base with a blue to purple to red duochrome. Beautifully opaque in just two coats, I love that this duochrome doesn't need undies.





Mother of Dragons - a red base with a pink shimmer that shifts to orange and gold.  Another beautiful duochrome that is opaque in two coats. 




Jaqen H'ghar - a lighter blue base with a mauve shimmer that shifts to orange and gold. Am I repeating myself if I say this was perfectly opaque in two coats?  Another lovely and smooth duochrome.






Sapphires of Tarth - a shiny cyan base that shifts to dark purple. Opaque in two coats.  Another beauty.  I love that these duo chromes aren't streaky either.




Limited numbers of The Seven Kingdons Collection will be available to buy from 15 October and will only be available from http://celestialcosmetics.com.au/ and http://color4nails.com/.

Polishes provided for review. 

5 comments:

  1. Pretties. I love the shimmers in these and I saw several that I would love to have. I love the way the green polish looked on you and what a pretty gradient mani it made! Weird how your fingers were some, warm some cold. Then I scroll down to King Slayer, and then my jaw dropped. What a beauty. And then again with Jaqen H'ghar and then you slay me with that blue-black Sapphires of Tarth. Really I liked all of these except the yellow one. It was just too pale, too meh.

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  2. Mother of Dragons and Highgarden are gorgeous!

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  3. I'm kind of new to the wonderful world of nail blogs, and I'm so glad I found yours! I would never have even known about these amazing polishes otherwise, and now I own three of them. Thank you!

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