5 indie makers have come together to create The Un-Valentine Collaboration Box. What is it? It’s a mix of 5 shades with funny names that’s aren’t the typical ‘love’ theme that everyone is so accustomed to when Valentine’s Day rolls around!
The makers involved in this box are: Cupcake Polish, Turtle Tootsie Polishes, 77 Nail Lacquer, Glisten & Glow and Bear Pawlish. We’re gonna jump right into the shades and at the bottom of the post will be all purchasing information!
77 Nail Lacquer – I Love You, NOT!
77 Nail Lacquer I Love You, NOT! is a squishy red jelly base with iridescent and holographic micro glitters mixed in. This is a beautiful shade and I used 2 coats and a glossy top coat for these photos.
Bear Pawlish – Table For One
Bear Pawlish Table For One is a black jelly based holographic with holo micro glitters as well as some holographic micro shred glitter. I used 3 thin coats and a glossy top coat for these photos.
Cupcake Polish – I Bought It Myself
Cupcake Polish I Bought It Myself is a coppery jelly base packed with gold holographic microglitters. I used 2 coats and a glossy top coat for these photos.
Glisten & Glow – Single and Ready To Mingle
Glisten & Glow Single and Ready To Mingle is a slightly green leaning blue ultra holographic. I used 2 easy coats and a glossy top coat for these photos.
Turtle Tootsie Polish – It’s Not Me, It’s You
And last up we have Turtle Tootsie Polish It’s Not Me, It’s You! This is a medium pink toned purple linear holographic with small iridescent flecks mixed in to spark off a little more color. I used 2 coats and a glossy top coat for these photos.
The Un-Valentine Collaboration Box Overview
So first off – I love the names and theme of the box. While my boyfriend and I have been together for over 6 years now, we don’t do a whole lot for Valentine’s Day. Not because we are ho-hum about it, but because we have Christmas in December, Nick’s birthday in January, Jacob is in February and I’m in March – so we’d rather make the birthday’s grand and kind of ignore Valentine’s Day. We acknowledge it and spend time together and all that – but do we really need more stuffed animals and such in the house? Not really. We already have trouble buying gifts for birthdays and such (we both kinda impulse buy when we see something we want) so throwing another gift in the mix – just nah.
Well, I babbled a bit.
The polishes in here are nicely done and I do enjoy them. The mix of color is really nicely done and all have the holo aspect in there, but in different ways which is always nice. I’m fairly familiar with 4 of the 5 brands – but surprisingly, this is my first experience with Bear Pawlish! I’ve heard great things, but hadn’t taken the plunge just yet – and I’ll have to do so. I know there were some pink holos in their shop I was eyeing before.
Application on all 5 was nice and I had no issues to report.
Price: $50 within US | $55 to Canada | $60 International (Shipping is included in all pricing)
Where To Buy: Turtle Tootsie Shop
Presale Dates: January 3rd, 2016 Through January 17th, 2016
Oh and did I mention there will be a surprise chocolate in the box as well? Cause – regardless of celebrating Valentine’s Day or not… chocolate is always welcome!
Will you be purchasing this box? I’d love to hear your thoughts on it!