Polish Pickup’s Ninties-themed April 2021 pre-order is open from April 2 at 11AM EST to April 5 at 11:59PM EST. In case you didn’t already know, Polish Pickup is a Facebook group and pop-up shop that offers monthly pre-orders of indie polish and crafts made to themes voted on by members of the group. I have products from Alter Ego, KBShimmer, Nail Hoot Indie Lacquers, Pretty Beautiful Unlimited, and Serum No. 5. Let’s check them out!
*sent by the makers for photography and review*f
Alter Ego 7 Cherries Rose Up Foaming Bath Crumbs has a white soda fragrance and comes in a 2oz bag.
Ingredients: unrefined kokum butter, castor oil, unrefined shea butter, baking soda, citric acid, cosmetci clay, tapioca flour, mica and fragrance oil
Price: $7 / 30 cap
Alter Ego 7 Cherries Rose Up is a cherry red shimmer jelly. I wore it in four thin coats and it had a good formula and dry time. It will cover in two or three thin coats.
Inspiration: Cherry 7up is a group member’s most vivid memory of the 90s. A little thin to mimic the sheerness of the soda pop.
Price: $10 / no cap
KBShimmer Fresh Peach Sugar Scrub has a ripe peach scent and is highly moisturizing. The container has 9.5 oz.
Ingredients: The Peach Pit from 90210
Ingredients: Sucrose, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Hydrogenated Palm Kernel Oil, Emulsifying Wax NF, Stearic Acid, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Fruit, Fragrance, Cetyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol (and) Caprylyl Glycol, Mica
Price: $10 / no cap
KBShimmer I Just Wanna Fly is a periwinkle with orange-gold-green-blue multichrome iridescent shimmer. I wore it in three thin coats and it had a great, fast-drying formula. Sorry for only showing one coat in the video – I had some footage not record properly.
Inspiration: Butterfly hair clips
Price: $11 / no cap
Nail Hoot Indie Lacquers Jellylicious is an iris purple jelly with purple holo microglitters and violet-to-pink duochrome shimmer. I wore it in four thin coats and it had a nice, fast-drying formula. It needs top coat to smooth.
Inspiration: jelly sandals
Price: $11.25 / no cap
Pretty Beautiful Unlimited The Future is Not Set is a pale gray (warm) to dark gray (cool) thermal with holo shimmer, magenta-to-green iridescent multichrome unicorn shifting shimmer, purple to red to gold crystal iridescent multichrome chameleon flakes, and black, red and silver holo microglitter. I wore it in four thin coats but two or three will cover. It has a nice formula and quick dry time. It needs top coat to smooth.
Inspiration: Terminator 2
Price: $12.50 / 160 cap
Serum No. 5 Egg Watch is a clear polish with matte pastel hex glitters, silver holo shimmer and microglitters, and white glow in the dark pigment. I wore it in four thin coats for full coverage, but three will cover. It has a good formula and quick dry time. It needs top coat to smooth.
Inspiration: the Tamagotchi
Price: $14 / no cap
Now for live swatches!
Polish Pickup’s Spring-themed March 2021 pre-order is open April 2 at 11AM EST to April 5 at 11:59PM EST. I love having a look back at the nineties, ah, back before I was old and broke down, lol. Have you checked out the shop yet?
*sent by the makers for photography and review*
The Polish Pickup is a monthly event in which multiple indie makers create polishes on a single theme. Find them at: