Model City Polish: Christmas Collection swatches and review!

Well, today was sunny and beautiful, so I had great sunshine for photos!  As promised, I have some fun Christmas polishes to show you (sometimes I use a lightbox, but these didn’t want to cooperate inside).  We’re in the process of putting up our tree and decorating here- I adore this time of year!

Tonight I have some of the colors from Model City Polishes Christmas Collection: O Christmas Tree, Silver and Gold, and You’re A Mean One.

First up, I have O Christmas Tree!This is a fun polish, filled with green shards, gold stars, silver bar glitter, and a variety of multi colored hex glitter!  Everything you’d imagine on a Christmas tree 🙂  This polish applied well- I chose to use the dabbing method to apply it exactly where I wanted it.  I layered 1 coat of O Christmas Tree over 2 coats of OPI Just Spotted The Lizard.

Next up is the Silver and Gold duo!  I’ll start off with Silver.

Silver and Gold is made up of 2 polishes- a silver glitter topcoat, and a gold glitter topcoat.   Both are filled up with multiple sizes of hexes and bar glitter.  Again, I chose to dab to apply where I wanted.  This one was a bit tricky to work with, but it didn’t take long to have everything where I wanted it.  I layered 1 coat of Silver over 2 coats of China Glaze For Audrey.

And now for the gold part of the duo!

Like Silver, Gold is made up of multiple sizes of metallic gold hexes and bar glitter.  This one was the most tricky of the bunch- the bar glitter has a bit of a curve to it (though topcoat helps smooth it down), and I definitely had to dab to place everything just so.  Out in the sun, this was very stunning!  I love wearing gold on my nails.  It was a beautiful counterpart to my base color- 365 Day’s of Color’s Mrs. Claus (which will be shown off all on its own in a few days!).

Last but not least, we have my favorite- You’re A Mean One!

This is a fun glitter topcoat filled with green squares, silver hexes and bright red hearts.  Again, I dabbed the glitter on for placement.   What I loved about this one was that I never once had to fish for hearts- what you see is what came out!  I think I had to put a few BACK one time!  This is 1 coat of You’re A Mean One over 2 coats of OPI Just Spotted the Lizard (which makes for a great undie coat for these Christmas colors!).

Overall, I really like this collection.  The glitters can definitely be a bit tricky with placement and things of that nature, so these are better suited for us ladies (or guys!) that love glitter and are used to dealing with the challenges they can sometimes come with- though it doesn’t take much longer using the dabbing method, just a bit more patience!  And I really encourage everyone to check out the store- there are some other AMAZING colors in this collection!  I just adore Spearmint and Sugar Plum, and Cookies and Milk is such fun!

You can find Model City polish on Facebook here, and you can buy all of the Christmas collection and more here at the Etsy store!

*These products were sent to me for review, all opinions are my own*

 

 

 

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One response

  1. Mmmm. Love the silver over For Audrey!

    November 30, 2012 at 8:53 am

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