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Sassy Polish & Scrubs Review Part 2

As promised, I have part 2 of my Sassy Polish & Scrubs review! To remind you, Danielle from SP&S was kind enough to provide me 7 polishes for a nice discount. If you missed it, check out Part 1 here. This second post highlights 4 gorgeous polishes that I love: Breaking Dawn, Tiny Umbrellas & Tanlines, Huntress, and Romeo Brings Roses.

First up is Breaking Dawn. It’s a beautiful brownish burgundy polish with subtle shimmer and some scattered holo. The formula was amazing – smooth, evenly applied, and perfectly opaque in 2 coats. Unfortunately, this was a one-of-a-kind polish so it’s not available on her site anymore. But I love it!

Sassy Polish & Scrubs Breaking Dawn nail polish swatch

Here’s another pic – look at that beauty!

Sassy Polish & Scrubs Breaking Dawn nail polish swatch

Next up is Tiny Umbrellas & Tanlines. I was kind of nervous about this one because orange polish doesn’t always agree with my skin tone. But I couldn’t deny myself this bright pumpkin holo! It sure didn’t disappoint. I LOVE this one! The color is amazing – it’s almost neon, but it has this gorgeous golden shimmer too. The formula was perfect – even, smooth, and opaque in 2 coats. I definitely see myself investing in a full-size bottle! Perfect for all seasons 🙂

Sassy Polish & Scrubs Tiny Umbrellas & Tanlines nail polish swatch

Here’s another pic that shows off the shimmer/ scattered holo more:

Sassy Polish & Scrubs Tiny Umbrellas & Tanlines nail polish swatch

Next up is Huntress. I’ve been wanting a forest green polish for awhile, and I really love this one! It has a hint of holo to it, but seems more shimmery than holo. The formula for this was also perfect – even, smooth, but it did take 2-3 coats to be opaque. If I was to change anything, it would be to add even more holo to it! But I really love the color!

Sassy Polish & Scrubs Huntress nail polish swatch

See? So pretty!

Sassy Polish & Scrubs Huntress nail polish swatch

And last up is my favorite of the bunch – Romeo Brings Roses! I don’t own any red holos, so this is my first. It’s a goooorgeous coppery red polish with some background shimmer and scattered holo. It’s SUCH a pretty color! And the formula was also perfect – even, smooth, and opaque in 2 coats. Love, love, love! It would also look great as a pedicure.

Sassy Polish & Scrubs Romeo Brings Roses nail polish swatch

And another pic to show off the coppery undertones:

Sassy Polish & Scrubs Romeo Brings Roses nail polish swatch

So as you can tell, the first 3 I tried were pretty colors but the formula wasn’t great. But these 4 were perfect! Loved the colors, and the formula was fantastic! I see myself wearing Tiny Umbrellas & Tanlines and Romeo Brings Roses a lot!

Here’s a compilation pic of all the pretties I tried:

Sassy Polish & Scrubs review nail polish

So, quick overview: a few formula issues with 3/7 polishes, but the other 4 were perfect, and all polishes were beautiful colors! Danielle has a great eye for shimmers and holos. I plan on purchasing a full-size of the orange and red if that’s still available.

Which do you like? You should totally check Danielle’s site out – she has SO many options!

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Sassy Polish & Scrubs Review Part 1

Sassy Polish & Scrubs just opened up shop this past April, and the lovely owner Danielle Nesbitt contacted me to do a review. I chose 7 of her polishes (she also sells body scrubs) for a nice discount. This post will feature the first 3 I chose: Beach Glass, Penny Lane, and Dandelion.

So here goes! First up is Beach Glass, which is a nude polish that has some pink iridescence and subtle shimmer/ glitter. It’s a very pretty color! However, the formula was not great. It was a bit gloopy and difficult to apply evenly, and it bubbled on me a bit. I didn’t try it with polish thinner yet, which I’ll have to try since I really like the color!

Sassy Polish and Scrubs Beach Glass nail polish swatch

And here’s a picture in direct sunlight that shows off the pink undertones more!

Sassy Polish & Scrubs Beach Glass nail polish swatch

Next up is Penny Lane, which is a gorgeous copper shimmery polish with a bit of subtle scattered holo. It also almost has a bit of duochrome to it, with some lights catching a greenish tint. I really like this polish! The formula was much better on Penny Lane, but there was still a bit of difficulty getting a nice smooth application. It evened out nicely with top coat though!

Sassy Polish & Scrubs Penny Lane nail polish swatch

And here’s a pic that almost captures that greenish tint:

Sassy Polish & Scrubs Penny Lane nail polish swatch

Last up for today is Dandelion. Now, when I shopped for this it was described as a “clearish off-white linear holo stunner with tiny yellow and green glitters.” Obviously from my pics, you can tell I did not receive that polish. I instead got a minty crelly with some subtle holo and little teal glitter. I really didn’t mind that since minty teal is my favorite color, but I did want to try the original Dandelion.

I contacted Danielle about this, and the conclusion we came to was that she accidentally sent me a one-of-a-kind mixture she made for herself. She likes to take the remnants of batches and add to them to make little one-of-a-kinds for herself. She thinks that this was a bit of the original Dandelion plus some mint green mica and teal glitter.

Anyways, here is my special one-of-a-kind polish:

Sassy Polish & Scrubs Dandelion nail polish swatch

This formula, like Beach Glass, was a bit of a pain. It was gloopy and difficult to apply in a smooth layer. Such a gorgeous color – I was sad that it wasn’t easier to apply. It was also a bit on the sheer side. I applied 2-3 coats and there’s still a bit of visible nail line. Again, I haven’t tried polish thinner yet which I’ll have to do since I really like the color.

Here’s another quick pic:

Sassy Polish & Scrubs Dandelion nail polish swatch

So these 3 polishes I just showed weren’t my favorites in the bunch, but they are stunning colors and I’ll have to try some thinner to see if that improves things. I told Danielle about the formula issues I had, and she did say that Penny Lane can be a bit temperamental with the mica and that perhaps the bottles I received just hadn’t been mixed as well as they should have.

Either way, she creates some absolutely gorgeous colors and I certainly don’t hold some formula issues against a new indie brand. I’m really hoping that some thinner will fix the issues I had!

Stay tuned for Part 2, where I highlight 4 more of her polishes that were my favorites of the bunch! Here’s a quick sneak peek of the others:

Sassy Polish & Scrubs review nail polish

 

Danielle is selling full-size (15mL) bottles for $7 and minis (5mL) for $4. Such good prices! Check her out: