Nailbark Swatches & Review

Hi all! I'm back!  I took an extended hiatus but I'm excited to get back into blogging again.  And what better way to get back into blogging than with some swatches!  I know I talk a lot about Instagram but it is seriously the best way to meet people in the nail community.  I happened upon an indie polish maker, Stef, from Australia.  She owns and creates Nailbark Polish, which can be purchased on her Etsy polish boutique.  She is currently only shipping throughout Australia but hopefully with enough interest and support, we can get her shipping worldwide!

Okay enough with the jibberjabber and onto the swatches!


Thunder is a glitter topper that is described as "black, grey, and silver holos."  I thought it would be perfect layered over a light grey cream to mimic a stormy sky.  As most indie glitters, the formula was a little thick so I dabbed it around the nail to get even distribution.  This is 2 coats of Thunder over Sally Hansen X-treme Wear Wet Cement.

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Kitchen Sink

Kitchen Sink is described as "random glitters with black shards."  I layered this glitter over Wet N Wild Sterling Silver, which sort of looks like a stainless steel "sink" color.  It was my little play on words, with nail polish!  This is 2 coats of Kitchen Sink dabbed over Sterling Silver.

The bottle looks murky, but the glitters are in a clear base! It was hard to capture a picture of this one. 

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Tooth Fairy

Tooth fairy is described as "pink shimmer with pink and purple glitters."  I probably could have done 2 or 3 coats of this to reach full opacity, but I decided to layer this polish over a similar base.  This is 2 coats of Tooth Fairy over Sally Hansen X-treme Wear Lacey Lilac.

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Spangled is a holo top coat with small holographic hexes.  This polish would look very pretty over almost any color, turning it holographic! I chose to layer 2 coats over one of my favorite colors: Essie Where's My Chauffeur.

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New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve is described as a "rainbow of holo glitters."  This was my favorite of the 5 polishes I received for review.  This glitter topper is very pretty and looks amazing over black.  I decided a black base would help show off all the different colors in this glitter.  This is 2 coats over China Glaze Liquid Leather. 

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Overall, I'm liking these glitters!  Some of them were a little hard to get all the different glitters out of the bottle, but that may be due to the fact that the brushes are really small and short in the sample bottles.  Out of the five, I like New Year's Eve and Thunder the best and could see myself wearing them!  I hope this blog post reaches the Australian ladies and inspires them to check out Stef's Nailbark Etsy shop!

Thanks for stopping by!

xoxo Lowcountry Lacquer

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