February 4, 2014

Formula X for Sephora- Photoelectric [Swatch]




Formula X for Sephora- Photoelectric is a saturated glassfleck finish with a teal base. The particles shift from bright blue to purpley- indigo at oblique angles in certain light.



Artificial light, three coats:


This is a very beachy, Summery color- and at the same time, it's festive and maybe appropriate for the Holidays since it's such a saturated jewel tone. 

Window-filtered daylight:



Outside, shade:



Here's the finish up close:



Formula: It's on the thin side and also a little bit sheer, although applies over the nail surface very nicely.  This took three coats for opacity, for me, but application was a breeze, so I didn't really mind.

5 comments:

  1. Gorgeous! I love the pink sheen to it.

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  2. No no no no no! I don't need ANOTHER Formula X on my wishlist, how could you do this to me? ;) Glass flecks with colorflash are gorgeous and Photoelectric is no exception! I love these pictures. It's immediately reminding me of some of Indigo Banana's colorflashing fleck polishes, would you say it's similar to those or in its own category?

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    1. It actually reminds me of Telephasic Workshop, so go for the Indigo Bananas! I think the color shift is less strong in the Formula X. :)

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    2. Awesome, thanks! Absolutely love my bottle of Telephasic Workshop so I'll stick with that :D

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  3. I love those electric shades of blue! Beautiful photos, too!

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