Emily de Molly is well know for unusual finishes, spectacular holos, and stunning glitters. And now, henceforth, for must-have creams. Not only are these some amazing shades, but they are all confirmed to be pretty impressive stampers. Come check out these swatches, and be amazed.
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Bip, Bip, Bip
This is a bright, sunshine orange cream with a fine gold shimmer. Since I swatched this one, Ms Hayley has thinned this one out a little and she says the gold shimmer is far more evident on the nail and the formula is a little easier to layer. I used one coat here followed by a layer of Seche Vite, and I am glad to hear it is thinner.
This is a pale, peaceful green-leaning aqua. It is a perfect cream, and applied like a dream (accidental rhyme). It wasn't chalky or streaky, and I didn't even have to use a matte base here. I used two normal coats plus a layer of Seche Vite here. I was told this one was also thinned a touch, though I didn't have any issues.
This is a magical saturated jade green cream. If you wanted to do a Gumby manicure, this would be your color. This might be the best green cream of 2017. It applied smooth and easy, and I used one coat plus a layer of Seche Vite for these pictures.
So...I can't be objective with this color. I love these pale, bright blue/periwinkle/cornflowers. This is a great saturated version and I love it. The formula was just as pleasing, and I used a single coat plus a layer of Seche Vite here.
Given the Givens
Hello your majesty! This is a great royal blue with just a breath of violet. It is so bright and vivid, it gives slightly neon vibes. The formula is lovely, and I used two normal coats plus a layer of Seche Vite.
This cinnabar red shade was a big surprise for me. Normally I am not a big fan of warm reds, but this one really made me happy. The formula was creamy and delicious, and I used a single coat followed by a layer of Seche Vite for the pictures here.
This muted berry is one of my favorites of this collection! It reminds me of a more electric OCC Strumpet, which is one of my favorite lipsticks (and nail polish). This one is another wonderful one-coater, and I finished it off with a coat of Seche Vite.
Love Among the Runes
I love this pale pinky lavender. It is a wonderfully modern take on a traditional Eastery pastel. The formula is nice and smooth and I used two coats for these pictures here followed by a layer of Seche Vite.
I do love a good gray...and this is a very good one. It is a nice, warm leaning stormy gray cream. The formula was fantastic, and I used a single coat plus a layer of Seche Vite for the pictures here.
This glossy grape cream reminds me of a now-discontinued Wet'n'Wild color that I loved to death. Only this formula is worlds above that one. I only needed one coat plus a layer of Seche Vite for these pictures.
Picasso in My Cocktail
This was the perfect 90s raisin mauve...until I top coated it. Then it shifted into an equally-nice-but-not-at-all-what-I-wanted warm, ruddy brown. I tested it with my Yellow Stopper base + Seche Vite, and then my regular peely latex base + Gelous, Seche Vite, NYC Grand Central Station, and Vapid Matte...all brown. I like it, but I'm sad. Ms. Hayley can't figure it out, so this became a freebie-with-purchase. The formula was magic though, and I only needed a single coat for these pictures.
This is a country blue cream. The formula was easy and pleasant, and I used a single coat plus a layer of Seche Vite for these pictures.
Slackers, Bums & Weirdos
I am a little confused on how to describe this shade. It is a bit like a smokey robin's egg blue. It definitely feels like a mature, put together Easter color. The formula is, again, flawless. I used one coat plus a layer of Seche Vite for the pictures below.
This is a great, medium-deep softened charcoal gray. This is another very modern-feeling color. And again, this formula is great and I only used a single coat plus a layer of Seche Vite for these pictures.
This is a muted, dusty, modern proper violet. The formula is smooth and easy, and I used one coat plus Seche Vite here. I though I should have used a second coat, because I can see a little thin spot on my pinky. But this is more than opaque enough to make a great base for nail art.
These are all the creamiest of creams. EdM does good work, regardless of finish. I am also told that these stamp very very well. Once I find my stamping plates, I intend to test that out for sure. They are more than opaque enough to be great for stamping. I also intend to test out their water marble viability...when I find my special glass. Moving sucks, guys.