January 02, 2020

Brand Challenge: Great Lakes Lacquer


Great Lakes Lacquer Swatch

Hello readers,
Today I'm shopping my Great Lakes Lacquer collection. Let's take a look at swatches

Alternative Lipstick V2

Great Lakes Lacquer Alternative Lipstick V2Great Lakes Lacquer Alternative Lipstick V2 review

Alternative Lipstick V2 features a teal to indigo to purple to magenta multichrome base with a scatter holo shimmer. The formula was excellent and took two coats for full coverage. Photos show two coats of Alternative Lipstick V2 with one coat of Glisten & Glow H.K. Girl top coat in daylight spectrum lighting.

Great Lakes Lacquer Alternative Lipstick V2

Great Lakes Lacquer Alternative Lipstick V2 review

Great Lakes Lacquer Alternative Lipstick V2 swatch

Toronto #17

Great Lakes Lacquer Toronto #17Great Lakes Lacquer Toronto #17 review

Toronto #17 features a pale muted purple (cold) to pale muted blue (warm) thermal based with a sprinkling of tiny silver scatter holo flecks and a subtle pink shimmer. The formula was easy to work with and took three coats for full coverage in both the cold and warm states. Photos show three coats of Toronto #17 with one coat of Revlon Gel Envy Diamond Top Coat in daylight spectrum lighting.

Great Lakes Lacquer Toronto #17

Great Lakes Lacquer Toronto #17 review

Great Lakes Lacquer Toronto #17 swatch

A Dream Within A Dream

Great Lakes Lacquer A Dream Within A DreamGreat Lakes Lacquer A Dream Within A Dream review

A Dream Within A Dream is a vibrant teal to indigo to violet shifting foiled shimmer multichrome. The formula was excellent taking three thin coats for full coverage. This one just glows. Photos show three coats of A Dream Within A Dream with one coat of OPI Plumping Top Coat in daylight spectrum lighting.

Great Lakes Lacquer A Dream Within A Dream

Great Lakes Lacquer A Dream Within A Dream review

Great Lakes Lacquer A Dream Within A Dream swatch

Toronto #6

Great Lakes Lacquer Toronto #6Great Lakes Lacquer Toronto #6 review

Toronto #6 features an icy blue scatter holo base with a strong violet flash with a hint of gold shift. The formula was easy to work with and took three coats for full coverage. Photos show three coats of Toronto #6 with one coat of OPI Plumping Top Coat in daylight spectrum lighting.

Great Lakes Lacquer Toronto #6

Great Lakes Lacquer Toronto #6 review

Great Lakes Lacquer Toronto #6 swatch

July Mystery #4

Great Lakes Lacquer July Mystery #4Great Lakes Lacquer July Mystery #4 review

July Mystery #4 features mute blue tinted base with a strong violet to gold to green shifting shimmer, tons of silver holo microflakes and small indigo metallic flakes. The formula was easy to work with and took two coats for full coverage. Photos show two coats of July Mystery #4 with one coat of OPI Plumping Top Coat in daylight spectrum lighting.

Great Lakes Lacquer July Mystery #4

Great Lakes Lacquer July Mystery #4 review

Great Lakes Lacquer July Mystery #4 swatch

Toronto #12

Great Lakes Lacquer Toronto #12Great Lakes Lacquer Toronto #12 review

Toronto #12 features a deep purple base with a shimmer that looks warm purple in some lighting and copper in others along with a sprinkling of tiny holo flakes. The formula was excellent and took two thin coats for full coverage. Photos show two coats of Toronto #12 with one coat of OPI Plumping Top Coat in daylight spectrum lighting.

Great Lakes Lacquer Toronto #12

Great Lakes Lacquer Toronto #12 review

Great Lakes Lacquer Toronto #12 swatch

Final Thoughts

I'm not picking favorites this round because it's just too tough of a decision. You can find Great Lakes Lacquer on


Happy polishing,

Michelle

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