Friday, August 5, 2016

Octopus Party Nail Lacquer Heavy Medal

Octopus Party Nail Lacquer is, as we all know, one of my favorites. OctoDave took a chance on me many years ago, and it is his fault that I am here today. He isn't as prolific as some brands, so I always feel special when I have something fresh to post from him. Like today. Yay!

Octopus Party Nail Lacquer Heavy Medal

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Octopus Party Nail Lacquer Heavy Medal

Heavy Medal is a slightly silvery bronzed metallic polish with a smattering of tiny gold flakes and a soft holo sparkle. I applied two normal coats, and then sponged the last coat on to bring the shimmer to life. It reminds me of aged brass hand rails in the turn-of-the-century public spaces. 

It is a very metallic polish, and as such...you will have some mild brush strokes in the finish. Which is cool if you like that "actual metal" metallic look. I prefer the "spray painted" metallic finish. I also think that, for the purposes of photos, sponging is a good choice. It is a bit of a darky and moody girl, and sponging helps show all the nuances that are usually only obvious in real life.

Octopus Party Nail Lacquer Heavy Medal

Octopus Party Nail Lacquer Heavy Medal

Octopus Party Nail Lacquer Heavy Medal

Octopus Party Nail Lacquer Heavy Medal

This polish is available for pre-order. This weekend. Hooray! I admit I much prefer pre-orders. No stress, no worry...and I can get whatever I want without setting an alarm.

Friday August 05, 2016 (11am eastern)
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Sunday August 07, 2016 (noon eastern)

22 comments:

  1. That is a brooding, sexy polish. I love how Octopus marches to their beat.

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  2. Ugh, this is SUCH a gorgeous polish! Love it and WANT it!

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  3. I'm loving the antique bronze shade. The flakes and holo make it come alive.

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  4. This is a hot polish! Your nails scream "sexy!" Ooh la la....show me some cuticle.

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  5. I really love the look it has going on!

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  6. Ooooooo! This shade is just gorgeous!!!! <3

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  7. I love metallics and this one looks beautiful.

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  8. This is stunning, probably my fave of the Octopus Party polishes I have seen

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  9. This is stunning. Definitely the kind of polish I like to wear.

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  10. This is super pretty. I love how you can see how complex it is in your up-close shot!

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  11. The name describes this polish perfectly, very pretty!

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  12. Ohhh, this is so pretty! It feels very fall to me. :)

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  13. Wow, so intriguing and kick-ass, I love it!

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  14. I agree preorders are the best, I'm always having to fake going to the bathroom just to get polishes before they sell out

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  15. I just dropped a little. That's beautiful

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  16. So freaking gorgeous! Making me drool bucket-loads over here!

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  17. This looks like a great polish for fall :) beautiful swatches as always x

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