The HHC February pre-order is the perfect Valentine’s Day gift to yourself this year! Keep reading to see the first half of my swatches for Hella Handmade Creations’ February release.
New to Hella Handmade Creations? Every month, HHC offers exclusive polishes from your favorite indie nail polish brands during a week-long pre-sale. The February pre-sale will be open from February 14th at 12:01 AM EST until February 21 at 11:59 PM Hawaiian on Hella Handmade Creations’ website. You can buy as many polishes as you want during the pre-sale. Each brand participating in HHC has picked their own theme to create specially inspired polishes.
Lilypad Lacquer was inspired by the Zodiac to create “Aquarius”, a mint blue scattered holographic with a pink to blue shifting shimmer and purple/blue/gold multichrome flakies. This shade will retail for $15.50 and has a cap of 150 bottles. My swatches show this polish in two coats of color.
Bees Knees Lacquer was inspired by Rick and Morty to create “I Love Me Strawberry Smiggles”, a deep red-toned pink jelly with green to gold as well as green to blue sibling UP, plus a rainbow of iridescent flakes. This shade was opaque in 2-3 coats of polish for me and will be available for $15.00 with a cap of 200 bottles.
Rogue Lacquer is beginning a new theme, Fantastic Beasts. The first shade in their new series is “Thunder Bird”, a nude holographic with copper microglitters and a beautiful bright gold shimmer. Stay tuned for an update on price and cap for this polish.
Ethereal Lacquer created a beautiful purple, “Flame Trance”, inspired by the mythical creature, the dragon. Flame Trance is a raspberry jelly full of red shimmer and blue to purple iridescent flakies. This shade was opaque in 2-3 coats of polish for me, depending on how deep you want to make the raspberry base. This shade will retail for $12.50 and has no cap.
Supernatural Lacquer created “Equivalent Exchange” through their new theme based on the anime Fullmetal Alchemist. Equivalent Exchange has a magental/gold/green aurora holographic base with red/purple/gold color shifting flakies, a blend of platinum silver flakes, and red/gold shimmer. This beautiful and unique shade was opaque in two coats of polish for me, and will be available for $13.00 with no cap.
Grace-full was inspired by DC character White Canary to create “Songbird Siren”. This polish is a silver holographic with teal aurora shimmer. This green-toned shimmer is absolutely beautiful in person! This shade was opaque in two coats of polish for me. Songbird Siren will retail for $12.00 and has a cap of 80 bottles.
Quixotic Polish was inspired by Parks and Recreation to create “Lord Sheldon”. This shade has a white crelly base with a dusting of holographic shimmer, blue-purple multichrome flakies, and an intense bright blue shimmer. Lord Sheldon will be available for $10.00 and has no cap.
My Indie Polish was inspired by their theme, Shameless, to create “The Thruple”, a purple crelly with orange glitters and sister UP pigment. This shade was opaque in 2-3 coats of polish for me. The Thruple will retail for $12.50 and has a cap of 50 bottles of polish.
Blush Lacquers created “An Ounce of Pink” based on The Pink Panther. This forest green linear holographic has small pink holographic glitters and larger iridescent shifting glitters in orange, yellow, green, and blue. This polish was opaque in two coats of polish for me. I absolutely love the large shifting glitters Blush Lacquers has been using in this series! This shade will retail for $11.50.
1850 Artisan Polish was inspired by Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory to create “Glass Elevator”, based on the ceiling that is shattered when the elevator erupts from Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. This shade has a linear holographic base and is filled with holographic pigments, holographic shards, and multiple sizes of holographic flakes. This polish makes a fantastic topper and accent nail, as well. My swatches show this shade in two coats of polish. This shade will retail for $12.00 and has a cap of 200 bottles.
Ms Sparkle was inspired by vintage toys to create “Dream Phone”, a trithermal that shifts from purple to blue to pink and is filled with aurora pigment, holographic sparkles, and UCC flakes. My swatches show this shade in three thin coats of polish. Dream Phone will retail for $11.00 and has no cap.
Mckfresh Nail Attire was inspired by Pokemon to create “Mystic”. Mystic is a medium blue when warm to dark, almost black, blue when cold thermal packed with a mix of blue glitters and holographic shimmer. This shade was opaque in three coats of polish for me, and will be available for $14.50 with a cap of 40 bottles.
The polishes shown in this post were sent to me for free in exchange for swatching and my honest review. Thank you so much for reading! If you’d like to keep up with my blog, take a peek at the right-hand sidebar where you can follow with your email address or WordPress account. You can also find me and my swatches on Instagram @rachelaughsnails where I will be hosting a giveaway when I reach 1,500 followers!