Friday, June 08, 2012

F4 Polish: Mint Chocolate Chip

Here is part two in my series of reviews of F4 Polish, Mint Chocolate Chip!  This is a lovely mint-green creme polish with brown micro-glitter, and it matches the name perfectly. 

For the pictures I used three coats. The first coat was thin and streaky; with the second coat it was evened out, but I could still see a bit of my nail line so I added another.  I think if I had done a thicker first coat I could have gotten away with two thick coats.  When applying, the glitters tended to congregate towards the bottom of my nails, but the polish didn't dry too quickly so I was able to brush over the nail a few times to spread them out.  I used two coats of Seche Vite; one on top of the polish was all I needed to make it glossy, but when I decided to add the rhinestones I had to seal them in with another coat. 

This polish is very pigmented and bright, and my camera couldn't do it justice.  It's much brighter in real life. 


Sarah doesn't own this pose, does she?










Macro bottle shot


I must admit I was a tad bit disappointed when the glitters weren't reflective on the nail; you can see in the bottle picture that some of them catch the light, but that didn't translate onto the nail unless you count one single glitter on my index finger.

So far, I'm very happy with the polishes from F4.  I only got mini bottles, but I think I'll have to buy some full-sized ones once they start "officially" shipping to Canada (which I'm told is being worked on).

You can buy F4 Polish at their Etsy shop ($8 USD per full-sized bottle), and get updates on their Facebook page.


Disclaimer: The products in this post were sent to me for review and my honest opinion. 

9 comments:

  1. I love the positioning of the rhinestones!

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    1. Thank you! If I stick anything on my nails I usually put it there because I can't feel or pick at it and they don't get caught on anything :) Haha

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  2. Haha I said that about the hand pose too ;) this polish is quite cute, I like the studs too

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  3. Love this it's so effective and I love the gems aswell vey creative so had to follow your blog.Please check out my blog I just started and I hope you follow me back thanks x http://blissbeautylife.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. Beautiful nails and really set of with the studs.

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  5. This is very pretty! And I love the single rhinestone :)

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  6. This is super pretty, and it looks amazing on you!! :D

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