Regal Ween Lacquer: Middle Earth Part 1

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Today I have the recently released Middle Earth Part 1 set from Regal Ween Lacquer. This is a five part set that is inspired by different locations from the Lord of the Rings world. I did stamping inspired by each theme of the polish too! Up first is Minas Tirith.

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Minas Tirith is a metallic white inspired by the capitol city of Gondor of the same name. It has a subtle shift of color blue, purple, gold  or cyan with some scattered holo in the mix.

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I did brickwork and a castle for the great fort of Minas Tirith. This polish is beautiful. The formula was great, two to three coats for opacity. Dry time was also in par with her other polishes.

Products used: Dainty Digits Polish Glitter Be Gone basecoat, Regal Ween Lacquer Minas Tirith, I, A.M CustomColor DiamondPRO topcoat. Zoya Ling used for stamping with Moyou London Fairytale Plate 02 and Hehe plate 026.

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Rohan is inspired by the golden grasses of the fields of this city. It is a golden brown creme with gold holo dust. This also can used for stamping, which you will see later.

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This beautiful, unique, polish is great, two coats for opacity, great formula and dry time. Clean up was easy as well.

Products used: Dainty Digits Polish Glitter Be Gone basecoat, Regal Ween Lacquer Rohan, I, A.M CustomColor DiamondPRO topcoat. Ruby White Tips Kurt used for stamping with Moyou London Fairytale Plate 02 and BM-615.

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This is The Shire, a vibrant green inspired by Frodo’s home. A shimmering green that can flash gold or purple.

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I used Rohan for stamping here. I wanted a subtle tree look, but not to overpower the green and it was perfect for the job. It was opaque in two coats, and I feel this one is a stunner. Dry time was great, same with the formula.

Products used: Dainty Digits Polish Glitter Be Gone basecoat, Regal Ween Lacquer The Shire, I, A.M CustomColor DiamondPRO topcoat. Rohan used for stamping with Moyou London Mother Nature Plate 01.

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This is Mount Doom, inspired by the burning fires of the mountain and the cold metal armor of Sauron’s army. It is a blacked base with red and purple tones and a chameleon shift and scattered holo.

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This has a lot of depth to it, it like a little mystery in a bottle. I really love this one a lot. Opaque in two coats and great formula and dry time with no smudging.

Products used: Dainty Digits Polish Glitter Be Gone basecoat, Regal Ween Lacquer Mount Doom, I, A.M CustomColor DiamondPRO topcoat. Sinful Colors Gold Medal used for stamping with Moyou London Geek 05.

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Rivendell is inspired by the beauty of the elven city it is named after. It has green, mint, gold, holo white, iridescent and brown glitters, as well as multicolored illusion flakes in a clear base. It can be used as a topper or layered to opacity.

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I did one to two coats on each color from the collection. Regal Ween Lacquer has some of the best glitter toppers on the market, they are packed and you don’t have to fish for anything. Formula is great, fast dry time and no smudging.

Products used: Dainty Digits Polish Glitter Be Gone basecoat, Regal Ween Lacquer Rivendell, I, A.M CustomColor DiamondPRO topcoat.

It’s no secret that Regal Ween Lacquer is one of my favorite brands, and they didn’t disappoint with this new collection. Even though I only stamped with one of the colors, I’m sure all of them will stamp. I’ve used some of her other colors from previous collections for stamping so it’s safe to say any non glitter polish will stamp from them. All info for the store is below, and as always, thanks for reading! ^_^

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Regal Ween Lacquer: World of Warcraft Polish Review

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So, I’m a huge nerd, not that I talk about it much, but I geek out about anything themed on games,  fandoms, or anything I get my nerd on with.  I found Regal Ween Lacquer from a post on instagram,  and fell in love.  They are a just launched brand with their first set being based on the game World of Warcraft.   I don’t play currently due to different reasons, but WoW will always have a special place in my heart.  They have each polished themed after the different classes in the game, and I’m going to cover a few of those polishes in this post.

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This is Suffer Well, a beautiful glitter topper representing Death Knights.   It’s packed to the brim with black, gunmetal and ice blue glitter. There was absolutely no fishing at all for anything in this glitter.  I hate it when you get a beautiful glitter and can’t get certain shapes out, that is not the case with this.  I used Zoya Dove as a base since it reminds me of their grayed skin.

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This is Circle of Light, which represents the Priest class. It’s a beautiful shimmer white with gold and iridescent glitters, which matches Priests perfectly.  This is such a gorgeous color, and applied wonderfully.   Again, no issues with having to fish for glitter.  I personally think this would make an amazing color for a wedding too!

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This is Life Bloom, and is the polish for Druids.  It’s a beautiful shade of green with bronze and pink colored glitters.  This one is the only one out of the bunch that I had to fish some with.  As long as you gave it enough time sitting upside down and gave it a good shake you can get the pink glitters out.

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This is Cloak of Shadows and represents Rogues.  It’s a shifty grape crelly with gunmetal and black glitter.  Of course it is one of my favorites, since it’s purple.   It applied well, with no fishing as well.

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This is Fel Fire and is my absolute favorite one out of this collection.  Not only does it have a multitude of purple glitter in green polish, my favorite color combo EVER, but represents Warlocks,  my own personal class preference.  I just can’t stop squeezing with joy over this polish.

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This right here proves how awesome Regal Ween Lacquer is.  This is an unnamed custom glitter topper based on my favorite color, purple.  It has so much bling I it it’s ridiculous.  Their glitter are hands down the best I’ve used in a while.  No fishing, just a blingy brush every time you go to apply.

I personally feel that these are a whole bunch of unique, beautiful polishes.  There are more choices in her store, this is only part of the collection.   Even if you aren’t into the theme of the collection, they are beautiful and I feel anyone can wear them.

All the polishes had awesome dry time, along with easy application.

Products used: Dainty Digits Polish Glitter Be Gone basecoat,  Listed Polish Color, I,A.M. CustomColor DiamondPRO topcoat.

All information for the shop is located below, and as always, thanks for reading! ^_^

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Geek Chic Cosmetics Eyeshadow

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I was introduced to the Geek Chic (http://www.geekchiccosmetics.com) brand lately when my best friend purchased some for me as a present.  It comes in 5g containers with a screw on cap and sifter and loose.  I have to admit, I don’t have much experience with loose powder so it took me a little bit to get the hang of not creating fallout EVERYWHERE.  I did get it down though!

As usual, I will state how I applied my makeup, so that way you know why your’s may look differently if you use this same product.  I applied Urban Decay’s Primer Potion in original before application.  With loose powder I would recommend a primer just because it will grab the powder and hold on to it better.  I used a brush, not a sponge applicator, I never use the sponge applicators actually.  They never seem to put out the same coverage for me personally, and its easier to blend with brushes or smudgers.  I also patted on the shadow rather then swept it on, reduces fallout and makes for darker pigmentation.

What I love about this brand is that everything is themed towards geek/nerds, which I am a proud member of this group of fun people! The swatches were done on my arm under lamp light, no flash and no primer.

The colors I got are:

Brotherhood of Crows from the Win or Die series (Game of Thrones)

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Blood Wine from the Go Boldly series (Star Trek)

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Sexy in Suspenders from the Timey Wimey series (Doctor Who/Torchwood)

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My favorite is definitely Sexy in Suspenders, but, I am a huge Doctor Who fan so that’s no surprise.  It is a nice neutral color that can go with almost any other color is why I love it so much.  Both the looks I’m going to show are using Sexy in Suspenders on the inside of the eye and then either Brotherhood of Crows or Blood Wine on the outside.  I figured this would be the best way to show the colors without just making a huge blended eye of all three.  I have tried that, and it looked good, but this is better for showing colors.

Sexy in Suspenders/Brotherhood of Crows

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Sexy in Suspenders/Blood Wine

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Overall I love these colors, and they don’t irritate my eyes at all, which is great with having sensitivities.  They blend well, but you do need to watch the fall out, which I just clean up with a bit of scotch tape and voila, clean!  They have 106 shadows currently and I personally plan on buying every single one, there isn’t a single shade I don’t like.  I am getting some one of their Joysticks (lipsticks) in and also a Geek Gloss, and when I do I will give them both a review for you guys.  They are currently closed as of this posting due to catching up with Black Friday orders, but, they will reopen before the end of December.  Visit http://www.geekchiccosmetics.com to view their whole line.  Thanks for reading everyone!

Update 11.30.13

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This is totally my new obsession make up brand, other then Urban Decay. My best friend got me some for Christmas (we exchanged early) and its amazing, plus they have 30% off and free shipping on orders $10 or more until Monday. They will be the review topic for next week. Definitely check them out!

http://www.geekchiccosmetics.com/