Glitter Gal Lizard Belly

Glitter Gal is known for their holos, and possibly the most famous is their blackened green Lizard Belly.

indoor CF lighting
I've mentioned before that I often let the man pick a general color (hey, with this many untrieds, it's a way to narrow down the options), and when he said "black," and I was feeling more summery than flat midnight, this was one of the options.  In bright, intense light, Lizard Belly is most definitely green.  The majority of the time, though, it looks to be more of an earthy charcoal color.  The bottle shot up top is the greenest my camera would capture.

outdoor, overcast sunlight
Like Jen of The Polishaholic has been known to say, this is "holo like woah."  In almost all lighting, subtle or bright, there's at least the suggestion of a rainbow shimmering beneath the surface.  The pretty oil slick sheen makes up for the fact that most of the time on me, LB is deep grey and not at all recognizably green.

It's also a jelly polish, so prone to be a bit sheer.  I have 2 coats on here, and in the macros you can see through it in a few places.

outdoor direct sunlight
But yeah, that holo - it's intense.  And it doesn't need sunlight to really shine - the bottle shot up top and the macro just below are both indoors, with no flash, and without being close to any particular light source.

indoor incandescent lighting
It's not quite a surprise black (which I hate), and the subtle glassy rainbows are lovely, but I do wish it leaned a bit greener.

indoor indirect sunlight
Rating:  3 out of 5 stars.  Decent formula, pretty color, sadly quickly chippy (over my usual ridge-filling basecoat topped with aqua base).  It will be nice for sunny winter days, though.

Where to buy:  Glitter Gal maintains a list of their international stockists.



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