Gloss & Co Polish Review

Disclosure Statement

It’s always nice to come across a new polish brand and if that brand happens to be an Aussie one then that’s even better plus then be based in my home town and I’m very happy indeed! That’s Gloss & Co, owned by the very lovely Simone. We met for coffee just before Christmas and she kindly gave me some of her polish to review.

 

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The polish comes in very nice packaging

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So on with the swatches! I used three coats unless otherwise stated. All of the polishes are 5 free, cruelty free and vegan friendly.

Saint – A white creme. Its a nice white, not too stark, not yellowy – just right! The formula was OK, and definitely needs three coats for opacity.

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Storm – I love Grey’s and this one sits very nicely in my collection. It leans a bit to blue and I don’t have anything like it in my modest collection ;0) Two coats and a nice formula for this one.

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Florence – A Periwinkle blue and such a pretty shade. Two thickish coats might do it but I went with three thin coats.

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Bingo – is beautiful deep royal blue. The formula on this one is a bit more crelly than pure creme. The first coat was very thin and definitely needed three coats but applies easily.

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Poppy – Again this one is more of a crelly and patchy on the first coat but evens out nicely in three coats. Poppy does seem a weird name for a purple!

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Amity – a vibrant in your face pink, so bright! Needless to say I loved this one!

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Oscar – A flamingo Coral is how this one is described and I’d say that’s spot on!

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Top Coat – I only tried this on Cindy, I mean what NPA keeps a top coat on long enough to test durability?!! It applied easily and isn’t thick like some light curable top coats. Dries really quickly and on one quick test didn’t smudge my stamping.

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The Nail Arts – 

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Florence stamped using Messy Mansion Carbon and BP-L006

 

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A gradient of Storm, Florence and Bingo

 

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And the gradient stamped using Barry M Silver Foil sand Konad Square plate 11

 

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A base of Saint with Amity, Poppy and Bingo applied with a fan brush then stamped using Mundo de Unas Black and Lesly LS-119

 

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Amity water spotted with Essie Licorice and topped with some Born Pretty studs

 

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Poppy and Amity with an accent of Saint stamped using Amity and a Born Pretty plate, forgot to note which!

 

Universe – Is absolutely packed full of gold glitter.

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Poppy with Universe

 

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Oscar stamped using Messy Mansion Carbon and Moyou Pro XL-18

Storm would be my favourite not only for the colour but the formula which seems a bit hit and miss across the polishes. Amity is such a fresh summery colour and Florence just so darned pretty. Gloss & Co can be found here They have a wide range of around 40 colours and also top and base coats, cuticle oil and removers.