Colors by Llarowe Tribute To Michael Jackson Collection Swatches and Review

by Lisa Heath

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I have another amazing collection to show you tonight!  It is missing ONE polish – which will be on my front step tomorrow morning.  Since the name is a BIG one… I’ll give it it’s own post ;)

Tonight I have the Colors By Llarowe Tribute To Michael Jackson Collection!

These will be launching on the Llarowe Shop TOMORROW!

Beat It

Beat It Normal Lighting

First up we have Beat It!  This is 1 of 3 linear holos in the collection.  Beat It is a charcoal linear holo with blue flash.  I used 2 coats for this photo!  This is also normal kitchen lighting.

Beat It with artificial lighting

Beat It Artificial Lighting


Beat It Closeup

Dirty Diana

Dirty Diana Normal Lighting

Dirty Diana is my favorite holo in the collection!  Dirty Diana is a magenta linear holo!  I only needed 2 coats for this photo.

Dirty Diana with artificial lighting

Dirty Diana Artificial Lighting

I know.. I know.  It’s gorgeous.


Dirty Diana Closeup

Smooth Criminal

Smooth Criminal normal lighting

Smooth Criminal is a bluish purple linear holo.  I only needed 2 coats for this one as well!

Smooth Criminal in artificial lighting

Smooth Criminal Artificial Lighting


Smooth Criminal Closeup

Man In The Mirror

Man In The Mirror full

Man In The Mirror is a dense silver micro glitter with holo micro glitter.  I used 2 coats on its own for this photo and 2 coats of top coat to smooth it over.  Incredibly sparkly!

One coat over Bad

Man In The Mirror over Bad

If you aren’t into the full on glitter look, it’s a nice glittery top coat over another shade!  This is one coat over Bad (which you will see next)


Man In The Mirror



Bad is another stunner.  Bad is a deep indigo with a pink flash!  I used 2 coats for this photo.  It’s nearly a one coater though.

Side View


Bad with artificial lighting




Billy Jean


Billy Jean is a wine red crelly with intense golden red to green shimmer.  This is a classy shade perfect for Fall!

Side View


Billy Jean under Artificial Lighting




Black or White

Black Or White over Melon Wine

Black or White is a glitter top coat!  It contains black and white matte glitter in hexes, circles and bars!  I used 2 coats over Melon Wine (from the Last Shot of Summer Collection).


Black or White Closeup over Melon Wine

I am missing ONE polish and it will be here tomorrow, as I mentioned earlier.  I am missing Thriller!  How can it be a Tribute to Michael Jackson without Thriller?!  I will have it up tomorrow as soon as possible!  My mailman usually gets here at 9am… so tomorrow better not be his day to be late ;)

For more shots of this gorgeous collection – head over to Set In Lacquer!

Each polish will be $12.00, except Man In The Mirror which will be $10.00

You can buy the whole set in one shot for $92.00 (she will have a single listing to get the whole collection)

You can find Colors By Llarowe in the Llarowe Shop

For more swatches of the Colors By Llarowe collection as well as stocking updates,  make sure you keep an eye on the Llarowe Facebook page!


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Kelly R August 16, 2013 - 8:37 pm

I love how you showed them in artificial light. Great swatches. You made them all look phenomenal. Wait, they are phenomenal. You just captured them well!

Becky August 16, 2013 - 10:17 pm

Dirty Diana and Beat It must be mine – gorgeous! But the most surprising part of your review is that your mail gets delivered at 9am – lucky lady! Takes mine until 6pm some days – which just plain hurts when you have beautiful polishes like these on their way to you!

Kirrix August 17, 2013 - 12:25 am

Beautiful swatches, you made me want to have them all, argh. How many coats was Billy Jean?

Looking forward to your swatch of Thriller, I read it’s a teal holo and I just love teal.

Lisa August 17, 2013 - 11:00 am

Oh sorry! I used 2 coats for Billy Jean!

Emily Lacquerologist August 17, 2013 - 4:32 am

Beautiful collection! I love Beat It so much!

victoria-manicurator August 17, 2013 - 4:33 am

They all look amazing..but those holos!? <3

Adventures in Polishland August 17, 2013 - 5:58 am

These are amazing!! I love Bad.

Jess Scull August 17, 2013 - 9:20 am

Ahh I love these!

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