Monday, 29 April 2013

Mckfresh Nail Attire: Part 1

Today I have a new Aussie indie label to introduce to you, Mckfresh Nail Attire. Kate from Mckfresh has provided me with four of her polishes from her first collection to review so I'm going to split this into two parts and show you two polishes in each.

Mckfresh's first collection was inspired by a movie that those of you who were children of the 80's might remember, Labyrinth. I watched this movie for the first time about a month back, and I have to say that I'm actually rather glad I never saw it as a child, it's downright wierd and almost creepy. And what was David Bowie thinking with that hair!?

The two polishes I have to show you today are 'As The World Falls Down', and 'Sarah'. 'As The World Falls Down' was the song that David Bowie sang during the scene with the masquerade ball, and the 'Sarah' polish was inspired by the big ballgown that Sarah wore during that scene. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the movie, here's a video that I prepared *ahem* searched on youtube earlier:

'As The World Falls Down'

This was actually my favourite scene from the movie, so I'm really glad that Kate sent me this polish. 'As The World Falls Down' has a blue jelly base packed with blue and silver holo hexes and short holo silver bars. You could build this one to opacity in about 3 coats, but I've layered it over China Glaze 'Man Hunt'. 'As The World Falls Down' applies smoothly and the blue base coats the nail evenly with no streaking or patchiness. The glitters are all very well behaved, and if you're one of those people who despise bar glitter you should still give this one a go. Because the bars are short there are no issues with applying them. My camera refuses to pick up holo glitters, but rest assured that this one packs a punch in the sun, or any sort of direct light for that matter. Stunning!

Full sunlight

Full sunlight


I knew the moment I saw this polish that I was going to like it. 'Sarah' is a versatile clear based glitter topper full of gold, silver and iridescent glitters of different shapes and sizes. In addition to what you see on my nails there are also larger holo squares in the polish, but I couldn't manage to fish them out of my mini bottle. I definitely recommend getting a full sized bottle of this one, it's so pretty you'll definitely wear it more than once, and unfortunately my photos couldn't capture it's true beauty. 'Sarah' was easy to apply, with only minor glitter placement required. I did have to fish a little for the larger glitters, but I suspect this would have been easier if I had a full size bottle (can you tell I'm not a fan of minis?). If you're a fan of holo and iridescent glitters like I am this is one that you need in your collection. My photos show 'Sarah' layered over China Glaze 'Secret Peri-wink-le'.

Overcast lighting

Full sunlight

Mckfresh polishes are available from their etsy store for $5.50 for a 6ml mini bottle, or $10 for a full sized 12ml bottle. Unfortunately due to strict shipping laws Mckfresh polishes are only available within Australia at this time (sorry international ladies!). To stay up to date you can follow the facebook page. Stay tuned, I'll have two more Mckfresh polishes to show you later in the week!

Disclosure note: The product/s in this post were provided for review. This did not affect my opinion of the product/s.


  1. Hmmmmm, I think I might need the 'Sarah' polish, for obvious reasons!

    1. You won't regret it! My photos really don't do it justice, it's so sparkly!

  2. Oh these are beautiful!! I really love Sarah x


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