Saturday, February 25, 2012

Pam's Girly Bits Swatches

Disclosure: The polishes in the following post were provided to me for review.

Hi guys, I have some Pam's Girly Bits polish to show you today! Pam is a lovely lady from Canada who custom mixes her own polish for sale. She recently asked me if I would be interested in reviewing her polishes, and I was very happy that she considered me! I feel like a grown-up blogger now, haha.

If you are interested in purchasing her polishes, please check out Pam's Girly Bits for more information.

Here are the polishes Pam sent me (mostly in the mini size!):

Stormy Skies - 3 coats

Quick comp to help you get an idea of the colour

Notes - beautiful colour and pretty microglitter; reminded me a bit of some of BBC's older polishes. It dries a little satiny and needs topcoat, also like those BBCs. I found the formula on this one to be a little thicker than the others, but nothing I can't handle ;) I might add a couple drops of thinner next time I use it.

Sailors Delight - 2 coats

Comparison with MAC Imperial Flower, one of my fave oranges

Notes - DAMN. This is right up my alley. This has a gorgeous formula. It's very close to the MAC polish, except Pam's has way prettier and has larger glassflecks in it. *drooling* I don't have China Glaze Orange Marmalade, but I think this is redder. I haven't seen ChG Riveting in person yet, but it seems similar as well. I think the name is so cute, too.

Razzle Dazzle - 2 coats

Notes - Wow! I thought this would take a lot more coats! It's really pretty on the nail! I used 1 coat of SV, but as it started to dry down a bit, I noticed a bit of texture, so I would go with another coat of something to smooth it out :D

Hippity Hop - 1 coat over black

Notes - the shimmer in this polish reminds me of CND Sapphire Sparkle. Very pretty, kind of like instant galaxy nails.

Cosmic Ocean - 1 coat over CND Midnight Sapphire

with bounced flash

Notes - I believe this is the blue-green colour morphing pigment. I had a hard time getting the shift to photograph correctly, but hopefully you get the idea. The formula is very smooth and it does not dry cloudy or dull, which is nice!

January Morning - 1 coat over 3 coats Essie Marshmallow

January Morning - 1 coat over 2 coats Essie Sag Harbor

Notes - Very nice formula and very pretty. Has a very sweet meaning to Pam.

Promise Me - 3 coats

Notes - very complex pink shade, here! The base colour sort of reminds me of OPI Lucky Lucky Lavender. The formula was really nice and easy to work with. I think the colour is a tad cool for my skintone, but I really appreciate the depth in this one. DBF loves it, of course.

Hope this post helps you guys! And thanks again, Pam, for letting me try out your polishes! :)


  1. This is a post where I go "I so want to swatch those! "

  2. These are absolutely gorgeous!! :D  I love Stormy Skies and January Morning.  Promise Me is so beautiful!! :D

  3. beautiful swatches, love so many of them

  4. Beautiful swatches of these. This is the first time I think I've fully appreciated how pretty these polishes are. I was kind of indifferent previously, but actually they're really lovely. Thank you very much for swatching these!

  5. OH. MY. Goodness. Guess I'm making a Girly Bits order VERY soon. WOW!

  6. Fabulous swatches and reviews - Pam Heil has got a winning brand on her hands, and I expect every colour she produces to fly off her shelves.

  7. Love your swatches! I've got several of these coming to me and I can"'t wait. Pam makes such beautiful and good quality polishes and she's a doll!

  8. These colors are so pretty! Great swatches!

  9. I feel romantic looking at these:-)

  10. THANK YOU for the Stormy Skies/Raindrops comp.  I was wondering and googling swatches like a crazy woman.  Actually, I like Stormy Skies better, so yay! 

  11. \o/ Yay! Great thing, since Raindrops is so impossible to get your hands on lately!