Monday, January 18, 2016

The Holo Hookup February 2016 Collaboration Box: Swatches and Review

Provided for Review 
Hello! I have the latest Holo Hookup Box to share today. You may recall from the previous releases that the Holo Hookup Box is a monthly all holographic box with exclusives from Cupcake PolishDifferent Dimension, and Glisten & Glow, plus a guest maker. For this February 2016 box, the theme is Elements and Takko Lacquer  is the guest maker. 

Details about the box:
  • This will be a pre-order box, meaning that you can place your order during the week that is available in the Holo Hookup shop, for this particular box, you can pre-order beginning January 21st at 9 PM EST and the pre-order will end on January 28th at 9 PM EST. Shipping will begin early January. 
  • The cost of each box is $40, plus shipping and will include four exclusive all holographic polishes. 
  • Shipping will be available domestically and internationally. 
  • For other reviews/swatches and more information about the box itself, follow The Holo Hookup on Instagram and Facebook.
Cupcake Polish Air 
(Libra, Aquarius, Gemini)
Two coats
Periwinkle linear holographic with strong pink shimmer
This has an intensely strong shimmer that looks fantastic with the periwinkle color. Two coats for complete coverage, which is what I expect from Cupcake Polish's holos. The holo density is a medium to high one. 

(Direct Sunlight)

Different Dimension Earth 
(Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn)
Two coats
Rich brown linear holographic with multi-chrome flakes plus blue and green holographic micro-glitter
Very appropiately named as the first thing that came to my mind was that it was such an earthy brown color. The added green/blue flakes give it some contrast. Easy application in two coats and a very bold holo flame in the sun. 

(Direct Sunlight)

Glisten & Glow Fire 
(Aries, Leo, Sagittarius) 
Two coats
Red linear holographic with scattered silver and cherry holo micro-glitter
Fire! Love it. The red has some pink to it, bringing to mind a cherry red color. The added bits of scattered micro-glitter are a nice touch. And two coats gave me the coverage I needed with a gorgeous blue holo flame in the sun. 

(Direct Sunlight)

Takko Lacquer Water 
(Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces)
Three coats
Light aqua linear holographic with intense gold shimmer
I liked the color quite a bit though it looked a bit washed out on my skin tone in the shade. In the sun though, you really can see the gold shimmer and the more subtle holo flame. This was a bit thinner in formula so three coats worked best for coverage. 

(Direct Sunlight)


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