Previously I showed a NOTD from BYS which was provided to me for review. After seeing how lovely the colour and finish was I decided to head to my local Kmart to pick up some more. Because of time limitations I have swatched all colours on a nail wheel. Please note all colours are 2 coats without any top coat.
- BYS is readily available.
- Polishes cost $4.
- Range of finishes including shimmer, matte and metallic.
- Pretty easy to apply and they dry reasonably quickly.
- I noticed some shades had a stronger 'polish' smell than others.
- Most polishes would need a third coat to be opaque.
And can I be honest and say both of the supposed "bad" things actually aren't that big an issue for me. I am more annoyed by polishes that NEVER become opaque. Anyway let's get to the exciting stuff - looking at colours:
Shimmer Blue Hawaii
From left to right: Matte Pink, Coconut Ice, Hocus Pocus, Love Boat, Shimmer Blue Hawaii
I've said it once and I'll say it again for $4 these polishes look good to me. Matte Pink is more hot pink than my camera is showing - think BRIGHT and definitely matte. The only sheer shade was Coconut Ice which would be a great French Manicure colour for those wanting to highlight their natural nails.
Any recommendations for other great shades?
Disclaimer: Love Boat and Matte Pink were provided by PR for consideration. All other shades shown were purchased with my own money.