Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Fair Maiden Polish Merry Grinchmas Collection

Who else but Fair Maiden to bring us something beautiful and sparkling for the holidays...with an added dash of nostalgic charm?

(promotional samples ahead)

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Well hello there, glowing red pile of awesomeness. This is a deviously squishy red jelly filled with metallic glitters and a twinkle of holo. It is hot and vampy...and also reminds me of a candied apple. It applies like warmed syrup and I needed two coats plus a layer of Seche Vite for these pictures.

Fair Maiden Polish ♥x3 | Merry Grinchmas Collection

Fair Maiden Polish ♥x3 | Merry Grinchmas Collection

Fair Maiden Polish ♥x3 | Merry Grinchmas Collection

Cindy Lou Who
This is a vivid raspberry linear holo with a glowing pink underbelly. From far away, it just looks like a supersaturated pink holo...but when you get close you see that peppermint-candy-glow underneath. It applies so smooth and easy, and I used two coats plus a later of Seche Vite here.

Fair Maiden Polish Cindy Lou Who | Merry Grinchmas Collection

Fair Maiden Polish Cindy Lou Who | Merry Grinchmas Collection

Fair Maiden Polish Cindy Lou Who | Merry Grinchmas Collection

All The Whos in WhoVille
This is a soft sparkly rose gold shade filled with flakes, holo, and glitter oh my. And just when you think its safe to call this polish a rose gold, it flashes a bright pink glow at you. It was a bit sheer on the first coat, but it was easily opaque at the third. I added a layer of Seche Vite here because I like that glass-like finish.

Fair Maiden Polish All The Whos in WhoVille | Merry Grinchmas Collection

Fair Maiden Polish All The Whos in WhoVille | Merry Grinchmas Collection

Fair Maiden Polish All The Whos in WhoVille | Merry Grinchmas Collection

Merry Grinchmas
What is a Christmas collection without a perfect tree green? This is a bright green linear holo with a metallic underbelly.  It is the best deep forest green holo I have seen in quite a while...but I admit I haven't seen a deep green that I haven't loved. The formula was Goldilocks quality and I used two coats plus a layer of Seche Vite for these photos here.

Fair Maiden Polish Merry Grinchmas | Merry Grinchmas Collection

Fair Maiden Polish Merry Grinchmas | Merry Grinchmas Collection

Fair Maiden Polish Merry Grinchmas | Merry Grinchmas Collection

Welcome Christmas
This is the trickiest polish in the collection. For me, anyway. I looked at the bottle and I thought "oh, its a frosty blue, like a snowy sky." Then I put it on and stepped into my light box area...and I saw this aqua-green flash. I actually walked back into the house to make sure I hadn't been imagining things. It was back to showing its bright blue face...and don't even get me started on the pinky-purple flash I caught in the macros. Tricky tricky. Whatever color it is...I love it and the formula. I used two normal coats plus a layer of Seche Vite here.

Fair Maiden Polish Welcome Christmas | Merry Grinchmas Collection

Fair Maiden Polish Welcome Christmas | Merry Grinchmas Collection

Fair Maiden Polish Welcome Christmas | Merry Grinchmas Collection

Who Pudding
This is the vampy sister of this collection. It is a blackened bronzey plum linear holo with a sexy warm underbelly. Just...yes. This is what I want Fall/Winter to be. The formula was so nice it would have given the Grinch himself a case of grabby-hands. I used two normal coats here plus a layer of Seche Vite.

Fair Maiden Polish Who Pudding | Merry Grinchmas Collection

Fair Maiden Polish Who Pudding | Merry Grinchmas Collection

Fair Maiden Polish Who Pudding | Merry Grinchmas Collection


Do you have a favorite here? I don't think I could pick a single "best in show". You had better just buy them all...just to be safe.

30 comments:

  1. These are all beautiful! Great Collection. I especially love Who Pudding

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  2. Do you have a favorite here? Really? Get out of here with that nonsense - ALL OF THEM!! :)

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  3. ♥x3 and Cindy Lou Who, holy shit.

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  4. Beautiful shots of these amazing polishes!

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  5. Holy moly that's a gorgeous collection!

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  6. OMG this collection is stunning! Those shades are absolutely AMAZING!

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  7. They never, ever, ever make a bad polish.

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  8. Holy wow!! <3x3 drew me in, but each one after that just kept getting better and better. This is such a beautiful well thought out collection.

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  9. Happy holidays to your nails! Lovely swatches.

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  10. These are all so pretty - and so sparkly! I love the Grinch!

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  11. I would be happy painting everything in my life with <3 X 3

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  12. beautiful swatches! Perfect for the Holiday

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  13. This is an all around awesome collection!

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  14. Holy red goodness! I also thought candy apples at first sight! Love that one. You basically showed them in the order I like them.

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  15. I need the whole of this collection! x

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  16. What an awesome concept, love the swatches

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  17. <3 x 3 is where it's at. I love a red jelly glitter.

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  18. Okay, stop it with all of these gorgeous swatches! I'm loving Welcome Christmas and <3 x 3 :)

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  19. I wish I would have seen these before I did my Black Friday damage today. This whole collection is beautiful!

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  20. Utterly stunning swatches and collection. Sure would suit me atm lol no Christmas spirit at all x

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  21. I'm usually all about the green, but Who Pudding is killing it!

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  22. I really like all of the colors in this collection. Very nice!

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  23. Normally I think reds are boring, but that first one is such a stunner!

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  24. This whole collection looks awesome 😍

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  25. Your swatches are so amazing, I want ever single one...sigh...

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