These are different than China Glaze, though. See how and why after the jump.
The color names are so…uncreative. Honestly – Blue, Hot Orange, Magenta and Green. They didn’t put a lot of thought into it and just practically called them by their color names.
I decided to put them over China Glaze’s Snow. Of course, I only did one coat of the crackle because I was afraid I’d end up with a solid polish color.
Formula was was good and the crackles are consistent – the Blue tended to be a bit more crackle and shatter like. I particularly like how it went into tons of tiny little shatters. I found that the other colors tended to crackle in a bigger block. Still very pretty!
If you’re having problems finding China Glaze’s or another brand’s crackle/shatter polishes, this is a good alternative. These retail for about $6-$7, but if you’re lucky and live in the Bay Area, you may find somewhere that sells them. I’m a bit bummed that they don’t have a metallic version to complement their solid colors. I’ve been seeing the metallic crackles from friends in Europe and I admit that those are the ones that are much more interesting than the colored crackles I see now.
I’m still crackled out, though…and as for Mr Carinae? Over dinner last night he asked, “What the hell happened to your finger tips?” I guess that says it all, doesn’t it?