Friday, February 24, 2012

Elemental Styles - 79 Fool's Gold

Guess what y'all, I have another indie polish to show you today!

This one was created by Whitney of Elemental Styles. She just opened an Etsy shop yesterday, and I've got one of them to show you today (the other one will show up on the blog another day).

The cool thing about Whitney's shop is that all of her polishes are science themed. This one is part of her Transition Metals collection, and is named 79 Fool's Gold. The 79 in the name is a reference to gold's number on the periodic table.

These swatches of 79 Fool's Gold are four thinner coats. It would be a great polish to layer over a gold foil if you wanted to use fewer coats.


This polish is a metallic gold shimmery base with gold and holographic gold glitters mixed throughout. There are a few different sizes of glitter in this polish!

I like the mixture of the shimmery gold pigment base with the matchy glitters.


Application was no problem! I did need four coats for these swatches, but it didn't bother me because this polish isn't thick. The four coats felt like a regular two or three coats of some other polishes.

I don't own a lot of gold polishes, and I'm not actually sure why. I like the look of them... I guess I just don't pick them much over other colors? Anyway, this one is lovely and a great addition to my collection.


Check out Whitney's shop at Elemental Styles on Etsy. 79 Fool's Gold is listed at $7.50 for a full size bottle. (Secret bonus info: I designed her shop header!)

Disclosure: this product was provided to me for an honest review.
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13 comments

  1. So pretty and I love the chemistry related name! :D

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  2. How do you deal with polishes not laying smoothly on the nail after too many coats?

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  3. Oh this is so lovely! What a great polish!

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  4. it's so beautiful:D
    I really love your polishes
    :)

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  5. I did my part to spread the word - I pinned several of her polishes on my pinterest board (http://pinterest.com/iroshi/nail-polishes-i-want/), with links to her etsy store. There have been a half dozen repins already! :) While I think Fool's Gold is pretty, it's not on my want list. Copper-nicus, on the other hand! ^_^

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  6. Thankssssss! Ahhhh! Your review was great :)

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  7. I did something similar the other day with Barry M and Sinful Colors - gold over yellow!

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