Wouldn't you just love having your dream nail polish into this beautifully epurated RBL bottle?
This is exactly what the Fan Collection is about. This is how four amazing shades were created, based on the life, love and imagination of outstanding ReBeLs.
Today I'll be sharing with you three of them : Aqua Lily, Halycon and IKB : 2012.
Aqua Lily is the creation of Kaydi-Kat inspired by her mother's turquoise birthstone.
Soft and yet vibrant, dusty and yet saturated, I don't think I have ever seen anything like it. Its unexpected shimmer, beautiful mix of blues and pinks gives a nice and subtle glow without altering the turquoise base. I loved Aqua Lily when I saw the very first swatches online on the blogs of Michelle, Kelly, Scrangie and Rie and I love it even more now that I can see it for myself!
Halcyon was imagined by Danielle, born from her fascination with succulent flowers.
The second it was out of its box, instant love! A beautiful muted sage green infused with color changing, metallic looking, shimmer particles. From copper to hot pink, really complex and versatile, this might very well be my favorite, be it only because of its uniqueness.
IKB : 2012 was dreamt by Laura, longing to wear Yves Klein’s signature blue on her nails.
It's a deep, vibrant and extremely saturated dark blue with the slightest purple hint. A really fabulous color, as vivid as blue could be. Not exactly a jelly but not quite a cream either, a "crelly" maybe?
Formula wise, Aqua Lily and Halcyon were flawless. Two-coaters, well pigmented and self levelling, they applied like a dream. IKB : 2012 seemed like it would be a bit streaky on the first coat but it evened out with a careful second coat.
For these swatches I used topcoat as they tend to dry a bit dull and a different basecoat than usual, CND Stickey. I've had some bubbling with my regular Nail Tek Foundation II (maybe it's the "non B3F" formula that doesn't work well with RBL...)
In conclusion, I'll just say that I absolutely love this collection!