When I first read the description of Astrolady Formula X on their website, I had an image of myself, hands raised in their air, shooting of into space, nails first.
Formula X invites us to “be the queen of the universe with this pink and gold color-shifting micro-glitter”.
I picked this up in Sephora the other day because I was attracted to the unique colour of the fine glitter, not realising that the “subtle sparkle” dries with ” a modern, concrete texture.” In other words, its a textured polish.
I applied two generous coats of Astrolady, using a base coat (Sephora by OPI) and top coat (Sally Hansen Insta-Dri), which is a my go-to for super-fasting drying nails). I think I may have used too much. Of Astrolady, that is. It turned out to be slightly thicker than I wanted, which contributed to faster chipping later on in the week. I would suggest either one heavy coat or two lighter coats.
Textured polishes (of the concrete or sand-like variety) are not usually my thing, but I did like the way this turned out. It made my hands look more tan and it’s a nice colour for the Summer.
I am becoming a fan, in general, of the Formula X…formula. Their nude colour, Invincible, was part of the Sephora Favourites Meet Your Match kit and turned out to be my favourite polish of the batch.
In conclusion, I would say check out some of the great options Formula X has to offer.
Oh, and for those of you hoping to reach for the stars, I am sorry to report, that upon application, I did not soar into universe with a crown of glitter upon my head but I did feel like a queen. 🙂
What are some of your favourite nail polishes from the Formula X line? Have you tried them.
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