Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Indie: CrowsToes the Pleiades Collection swatches

Disclosure: The following polishes were provided to me for swatching/review purposes.


Crowstoes sent me her Pleiades Collection a few weeks ago, but have been pretty busy at work recently, so apologies for posting this so late!

I am not the best at capturing multichrome polishes, but I tried to capture a couple pics of each under my desk lamp, since I normally photograph with a big diffused flash, which tends to wash out most multichrome polishes :( I think I did manage to capture some of the extra sparkle that is in these polishes, though! These are quite complex!

Formula is great on all of these. Some are a more opaque than others, but I think all can be worn with 2-3 coats on their own, or 1 coat layered over a coordinating base. Hopefully it's not too late for you to get these if you want them :S

Here are the direct links to the Crowstoes at Llarowe and OverallBeauty:
Llarowe CrowsToes
OverallBeauty CrowsToes


Bottle pics






Alcyone over Essie Film Noir - A cool-toned purple blue multichrome





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Asterope (3 coats on its own) - A pink-gold-orange multichrome, that reminded me a bit of MAC Bad Fairy, but lighter.




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Celaeno (3 coats on its own) - A gold-orange-green multichrome





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Electra over CND Midnight Sapphire - A turquoise-blue-purple multichrome





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Maia (2 coats on its own) - A bright red-pink-purple-fuchsia multichrome




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Merope (3 coats on its own) - A brownish purple-blue multichrome that reminded me a bit of Orly Galaxy Girl. Woops, sorry about the fuzzy on my ring finger!




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Taygete over Essie Film Noir - A true purple to pink multichrome




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Orion (3 coats on its own) - A green-brown-aqua-goldish multichrome




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And if you are having a hard time distinguishing these from one another, I tried to group them together and compare them on the same hand:

Comparison: Asterope (3 coats) and Maia (2 coats) - no underwear here

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Comparison: Merope (2 coats), Taygete (3 coats), Alcyone (3 coats), Electra (3 coats) - no underwear here

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Hope this post was helpful!

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  1. It's really hard to pick a favourite but I think Celaeno is gorgeous!

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  2. I bought Maia, Asterope, Merope and Taygete, and I simply cannot say how mush I am looking forward to get my hands of them. Your swaches look lovely, all though I actually prefer them (as far as I have seen) over black.

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