I’m going to give myself a slight pat on the back today. After working down to the wire last month to get my HHC post up before the release, I focused this month and refused to procrastinate, and I am actually on time this month! Yay me!
How does Hella Handmade Creations work?
Each featured brand commits to participating for a minimum of 4 months. Each brand chooses their own theme and will create 1 polish per month inspired by that theme.
The are 36 brands participating in July! Here are the brands and their chosen themes.
☆ By Vanessa Molina – Angels
☆ Chirality Polish – The Tarantino Effect
☆ Colors by Llarowe – Wizard of Oz
☆ Don Deeva – American Horror Story
☆ DRK Nails – Mamma Mia
☆ Esmaltes Da Kelly – Rainbow
☆ Ethereal Lacquer – Greek Mythology
☆ Femme Fatale – Candy
☆ Great Lakes Lacquer – The Last Airbender
☆ Homemade Natural Beauty – Birthstones
☆ Heather’s Hues – The Office
☆ Indie by Patty Lopes – Orphan Black
☆ Kathleen & Co Polish – Nature
☆ Lake House Soapery – The Little Mermaid
☆ Lilypad Lacquer – Magical Images*
☆ Lollipop Posse Lacquer – Adventure Time
☆ LynB Designs – Friends
☆ MDJ Creations – Empowerment*
☆ Music City Beauty – Prince
☆ Nail Hoot – The Labyrinth
☆ Nailed It! Hawaii – Under The Sea
☆ Necessary Evil – Doctor Who
☆ Night Owl Lacquer – That 70’s Show
☆ Pampered Polishes – Bob’s Burgers
☆ Penelope Luz – Symphonic Metal
☆ Rogue Lacquer – London
☆ Sassy Pants Polish – The Magicians
☆ Shleee Polish – Promare*
☆ Supernatural Lacquer – Neurotransmitters
☆ Turtle Tootsie Polish – Comfort Foods*
☆ Under A Hula Moon – Friends
☆ Wildflower Lacquer – Buggin’ Out*
Free Stuff, What??
Dawn and Aubrey of Hella Handmade Creations and Under a Hula Moon are continuing with their free gift with purchase promotion in July with a free full size (.15ml) bottle of Ricos Gel Finish Top Coat for all orders over $75.
Ricos was named after the surfing term (and Spanish word) meaning rich or perfect. This top coat will give you a thick, rich gel gloss finish that will allow polishes to last up to two weeks without tip wear or chippage. No UV/LED lamp required!
No code needed. Just add your July polishes, totaling $75, and the top coat will automatically be added to your order. It’s that simple!
Some other fun news, due to popular demand, the ladies of HHC will be adding some yummy mango jelly candy to the site in July. Please note, the candy will not be counted towards the mimimum $75 order needed to get the free gift with purchase.
Sale will begin on July 14th at 12:01am Eastern time.
Sale will end on July 21st 11:59pm Hawaiian time.
Polishes can be purchased at www.shophhc.com.
This is a preorder sale and the turn around time is 3-4 weeks!
I have 22 products to share with you all this month. All swatches done using Vapid Lacquer Commitment Issues and Under a Hula Moon Ricos Gel Finish Top Coat. Pictures taken in direct lighting with a natural daylight Ottlite.
Bee’s Knees Lacquer
Operation Bloodthirsty Bat Removal
Theme: Ghost Adventures
Operation Bloodthirsty Bat Removal is described as a blue-teal jelly full of red to green shimmer.
Wish Upon A Starling
Theme: Beautiful Birds Around the World
Inspired by the Greater Blue-Eared Starling this is a purple jelly with purple to red and magenta-purple-gold shifting ucc flakies. This starling can be found all over the Southern African continent. Like most starlings, it doesn’t mind being a mooch and scavenges from humans to supplement its diet.
All of the polishes in Beautiful Birds from Around the World theme will benefit bird conservation because Bluebird will be donating $1 to Wild Bird Rescue and Rehab. Wild Bird Rescue and Rehab is located in Bluebird’s home state of Colorado. They are devoted to the care, rehab and treatment of orphaned and injured wild birds.
Beware of the Plastics
Theme: Mean Girls
Beware Of The Plastics is described as a bright raspberry pink nail polish loaded with holographic flakes and rose gold flakes.
By Vanessa Molina
Light of Angels
Light of Angels is described as a beautiful holographic with a disperse shimmer. it looks like a jewel in the nails.
Cap: 100 bottles
Theme: The Tarantino Effect
My Masterpiece is described as a pear green jelly filled with blue-teal-green-purple iridescent shimmer, translucent green micro flakes, green-gold shifting micro flakes, and kaleidoscopic green-purple shifting flakes.
Colors By Llarowe
Off to See the Wizard
Theme: The Wizard of Oz
Off to See the Wizard is described as a light periwinkle intense holo with red to green to gold shimmer.
Cap: 130 bottles
Theme: Greek Mythology
Medusa is described as a pale stony jade base with a bright emerald to sapphire colorshifting shimmer. Pictured in three coats with no undie and in one coat over a black creme polish.
We Said Be Aloof Not a Doof
We Said Be Aloof Not a Doof is described as a blue to pink thermal with red to gold to green shifting flakies, a touch of holo shimmer, and red to green shifting shimmer.
Cap: 90 bottles
Music City Beauty
Purple Rain is described as a purple jelly base with purple shimmer and violet to green to pink to gold color shifting iridescent flakies.
Cap: 100 bottles
As the World Falls Down
Inspired by the ballroom scene in The Labyrinth, As the World Falls Down has a flowing ivory base filled with opulent golden holo micro flakes that dance as the light reflects.
Theme: Under the Sea
Sea Star is described as a carnelian base packed with gold/green crystal flakies, a gold/green shifting shimmer, and a subtle holo.
Cap: 120 bottles
Necessary Evil Polish
What in the Name of Sanity Have You Got on Your Head?
Theme: Dr. Who
What in the Name of Sanity Have You Got on Your Head? is described as a ruby red with gold and silver holo flake, scattered holo and purple shimmer.
Night Owl Lacquer
Anyone Else Feel Like a Rainbow
Theme: That 70’s Show
Anyone Else Feel Like a Rainbow is described as a light & bright sky blue crelly filled with a rainbow of color shifting crystal chameleon flakes.
Theme: Symphonic Metal Music
Liv Moon is described as a dark cherry red with iridescent and multichrome flakies.
Cap: 200 bottles
The Queen’s Grocer
Inspired by Fortnam and Mason, the grocer of the Queen. The Queen’s Grocer is described as a pale spearmint with soft holo and green, blue, magenta ucc flakes.
Rogue Lacquer’s amaze-balls butter scented with a fresh cup of earl gray tea and light lemon accents.
Cap: 100 containers
Sassy Pants Polish
Hedge Witch Goddess
Theme: The Magicians
Inspired by Julia of the Magicians, Hedge Witch Goddess is described as a silver ultra-holographic polish with assorted navy blue glitters and silver holo microshreds.
Cap: 150 bottles
Lio is described as a pastel green, with pink iridescent aurora shimmer and flakies, and holographic micro flakes.
Cap: 100 bottles
Dopamine is described as a hot pink jelly base with orange to green and purple to blue color shift flake, orange green iridescent micro glitters.
Turtle Tootsie Polish
Ice Cream For Breakfast
Theme: Comfort Foods
Ice Cream For Breakfast is described as a mint green scattered holo base with assorted size hex glitters.
Cap: 150 bottles
Under a Hula Moon
I’ll Be There For You
What better way to finish this series than with a coffee based fragrance? This is the perfect blend of delectable toffee, rich buttercream notes spooned stirred into a hot cup of Joe and a snickers bar on the side to represent all the laughs our friends have brought to us. This is the last wax inspired by her HHC Friends series.
Theme: Buggin’ Out
Flower Beetle is described as an aqua based multichrome that shifts from green to dark blue to purple.
Cap: 200 bottles
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