Spell Polish Swatches and Review

June 12, 2016

Today I have a bit of a mix-it-up post filled with random swatches of one of my favourite international brands, Spell Polish. You’ve heard me say it before, and I stand my ground, Spell Polish is one of my favourite brands of artisan polish. Always good quality and always a treat for myself.

We all need to treat ourselves sometimes, trust me, I am needing treats right now big time! Things are insane around here at the moment! Let’s lose ourselves together in the polish.

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First up is Firefly Fairies from the ‘Legends And Dreams’ Collection. This is a vibrant chartreuse coloured shimmer polish with little iridescent and holographic glitters. I love the little pops of turquoise that sit in this polish. The polish has a potential to appear streaky from the shimmer on camera, however off camera, it all melds together to make a beautiful colour. Kind of reminds me of a cocktail of some kind. Some days I need a cocktail of some kind….

I applied three thin coats for my swatches but you could get away with two coats depending on your application.

Spell Polish Firefly Fairies

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Firefly Fairies

Spell Polish Firefly Fairies

Spell Polish
Firefly Fairies

Next up is Glittering Owl, also from the ‘Legends And Dreams’ Collection. This one is super pretty and I was really excited to try it based on the beautiful swatches I’d seen. It has a rich violet jelly style base with a whole heap of blue shimmer and tiny multi-chrome flakies inside.

It appears pretty sheer at first but builds ups nicely as you layer it. My swatches show three thin coats of Glittering Owl.

Spell Polish Glittering Owl

Spell Polish
Glittering Owl

Spell polish Glittering Owl

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Glittering Owl

Next up is an older release from Spell Polish. This is Shyster from ‘The Revenge Of The Duds’ Collection. This is a fantastically pigmented multichrome polish that shifts warm violet-blue-purple-red-gold. The shift was hard to catch on camera, but you can definitely see it on your nails. Spell’s multichrome have always impressed me, so I really recommend this one out of the range.

My swatches show just two thin coats and topcoat.

Spell Polish Shyster

Spell Polish
Shyster

Spell Polish Shyster

Spell Polish
Shyster

Next up is this vibrant blue based multichrome, it’s freaking unreal! Clodhopper is also from ‘The Revenge Of The Duds’ Collection, and while it is blue based, it is this stunning emerald green multichrome shimmer polish. It shift vibrantly through green-teal-blue-gold. I can’t get enough of looking at it!

For my swatches I applied just two thin coats. I can see myself wearing this one a LOT!

Spell Polish Clodhopper

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Clodhopper

Spell Polish Clodhopper

Spell Polish
Clodhopper

The final two polishes I have to show you today are matte finish ones. I do love a good matte finish polish and have quite a few of them in my stash. These fit right in with shades and finishes I love.

Firstly I have Dark Horse. This is a blackened navy blue polish with lots of fine blue-green shimmer. It dries to a nice waxy finish meaning you can definitely still see the shimmer in the polish which is great. For my swatches I’ve applied two thin coats. You certainly can apply topcoat over this one if you want to accentuate the shimmer.

Spell Polish Dark Horse

Spell Polish
Dark Horse

Spell Polish Dark Horse

Spell Polish
Dark Horse

Finally today, this is Golden Handcuffs. Bahahaha. I am not really sure about what the name means, but I conjure up all kinds of imagery with this one! Another matte finish, this one is a warm caramel brown filled with lots of golden shimmer.

My swatches are two thin coats and no topcoat as I wanted to capture it matte. Again, you can apply topcoat to really bring the shimmer out and make those handcuffs sparkle.

Spell polish Golden Handcuffs

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Golden Handcuffs

Spell Polish Golden Handcuffs

Spell Polish
Golden Handcuffs

So which of these do you fancy? DO you like multichromes, matte finish or shimmery beauties?

You can find Spell Polish HERE where they ship worldwide! Releases are becoming a bit more frequent now which is excellent to see from this brand.

Chris xx

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  • sugarboombliss .

    lol cocktails somedays. Girl, cocktails everyday. I am fancying Clodhopper. You know I like a range of finishes, but that depth of colour and the shift, hnnngh. Will have to keep this in mind for a future purchase. So was this your choice for the swatch fest? Or, do I have more goodness to look forward to? Dawnxx

    • Man I wish I could have cocktails everyday! oh no, I am doing the red with glitter that was suggested asap. I don’t have many though 🙁 Got rid of a LOT of my older glitter polishes because I rarely wore them sadly. But I do have some super cute ones I have never worn and am looking forward to getting into!

  • Tanya Payne

    Clodhopper is frigging gorgeous.

  • Honey, your swatches are fabulous and I’m absolutely mesmerized by Clodhopper – what a winner!!

    • Thanks Mina xx It’s a pretty outstanding polish! Looking forward to wearing it again soon!

  • Wow, what a beautiful selection of Spell Polishes! Clodhopper is absolutely perfect and I don’t know about you, but I feel like green polishes are such a great match with your skin tone. Thank you for sharing these beautiful swatches with us, Christine.

    • Thankyou so much Paulina! I am glad you think they look good on me, because I love wearing them (among other colours too)

  • Wow – such gorgeous polishes!! And you are right: TREAT YO SELF! <3 <3

  • Flawless swatches Christine!!! I love them all on you! Clodhopper is just magnificent though, that duochrome shift is everything!!

  • Dang! Clodhopper is amazing! Love your swatches Christine!

  • I’m not really sure I like this collection, Glittering Owl is lovely but the rest don’t really stand out. That’s not because of your swatches though, they are gorgeous as always!