It’s time for the next edition of A Box, Indied to roll out and I have a look at the January 2016 box! A Box, Indied January 2016 has the theme ‘New Year, New You’ and the makers who came together for this box are some heavy hitters! We have Colors by Llarowe, Girly Bits, Contrary Polish, Darling Diva Polish and CrowsToes.
Because of the holidays, I got a bit of a late start on this post. I took a few days off and just got back to it. At the end of this post you will find a list of other bloggers who will also have this box up on their blogs or IG channels so you can check them out as well. Usually these posts are up by the 23rd of each month, but again – lots of holiday prep for everyone, so they should be up within the next week.
PLUS! An addition to the boxes now – in 5 random boxes there will be $25 Gift Certificates to each makers shop! So 5 lucky people will get $125 worth of gift certificates in their box, how awesome is that? This will occur EVERY month too – not just this month!
Let’s take a look at A Box, Indied January 2016 New Year, New You!
Colors by Llarowe Just A Newbie
A Box, Indied January 2016 New Year, New You Colors by Llarowe Just A Newbie Swatch
Colors by Llarowe brings us Just A Newbie which is a medium burgundy red linear holographic with micro flecks mixed in. I used 2 coats and a glossy top coat for these photos.
Contrary Polish Clean Slate
A Box, Indied January 2016 New Year, New You Contrary Polish Clean Slate Swatch
Contrary Polish contributed the only creme shade in the box named Clean Slate. Clean Slate is a medium slate blue-grey creme that applied beautifully in 2 coats and a glossy top coat.
CrowsToes Revise Your Demise
A Box, Indied January 2016 New Year, New You CrowsToes Revise Your Demise Swatch
CrowsToes contributed this beautiful shade which is Revise Your Demise. Revise Your Demise is a periwinkle blue base packed with gold flecks and a delicate golden green shimmer. I used 2 coats and a glossy top coat for these photos.
For some reason my camera didn’t want to pick up the true color of this shade. The base is a slightly deeper periwinkle blue shade and not the powder blue shown. I wish I was photoshop savvy and could color correct – but I’m not. Make sure to watch for Sheila’s post on Pointless Cafe since I know hers is color accurate for this swatch.
Darling Diva Polish Dawn Of A New Day
A Box, Indied January 2016 New Year, New You Darling Diva Polish Dawn Of A New Day Swatch
Darling Diva Polish brings us Dawn Of A New Day which is a gorgeous medium rose pink base with scattered holo and gold shimmer. It has a nice, non metallic rose gold look to it. I used 3 thin coats and a glossy top coat for these photos.
Girly Bits Looks Like We Made It
A Box, Indied January 2016 New Year, New You Girly Bits Looks Like We Made It Swatch
Last up we have Girly Bits Looks Like We Made It! This is a beautiful medium orchid scattered holographic with additional holographic micro glitters and silver micro shred glitters mixed in. I used 2 coats and a glossy top coat for these photos.
A Box, Indied January 2016 New Year, New You Overview
This is a great mix of shades in the box as well as finishes. I’m fairly familiar with all 5 brands in the January 2016 box, so I was happy to add each shade to my collection. All 5 of them are wearable for me and I will probably do so often. I had no application issues to mention.
Each month will have a different mix of makers, much like the old box. Some are permanent that you will see often and there will also be guest makers that will pop up less frequently.
Price: $50.00 (no limit on how many boxes you can order)
Preorder Date: January 1st & January 2nd
Where To Buy: Llarowe’s Shop
For More Swatches & Information Visit These Pages: Llarowe Facebook | A Box, Indied Facebook | Contrary Polish Facebook | Darling Diva Polish Facebook | Girly Bits Facebook | CrowsToes Nail Color Facebook
As I said at the beginning of the post, you will be able to find photos/reviews of each box by the 23rd (some are delayed this month due to holidays!) of each month. Right now there are 5 bloggers receiving the box that you can keep an eye out for their reviews.
and as you should know by now… me.
Make sure you check them out for more photos/reviews/box information.
So what do you think of the A Box, Indied January 2016 New Year, New You? Will you be ordering this box?