Tuesday, March 27, 2018

LynB Designs for April Polish Pickup: Simply Crabulous and Universal Calm Personal Essential Oil Diffuser

Press Sample

Greetings, dear readers! We're continuing this week with reveals and swatches for items I have to share for the upcoming April Polish Pickup. The theme for April is Planets & Galaxies, and indie brand LynB Designs has two offerings in store for your shopping lists. Let's get a closer look at both of them, starting with the nail polish; it is the POLISH Pickup, after all!

Simply Crabulous

As a longtime fan of space, particularly on the Crab Nebula, it should come as no surprise that brand creator Jenna selected it as her inspiration for this theme. Simply Crabulous is composed of a rich purple crelly base filled with red to gold to green to violet shifting flakies and ultrafine holographic shimmers.

The formula of Simply Crabulous was fantastic! Not too thick or thin, it applies nicely to the nails in smooth coats. I used two coats to opacity and added a layer of glossy top coat for these photos.

Purple polishes are arguably my favorite to contain flakes because I LOVE how it all comes together under a matte top coat. Check it out below!

Simply Crabulous is really pretty either way, although I do think I like it most with a matte top coat. What do you think?

In addition to Simply Crabulous, LynB Designs will also be offering a personal essential oil diffuser.

Universal Calm

Because the universe can be so calming, Jenna used this sensation to inspire LynB Designs' first non-polish item for the Polish Pickup. Universal Calm is a blend of Jenna's favorite citrus oils: lime, orange, lemon and grapefruit, resulting in a scent that is both calming and uplifting. It is loaded into an oil diffuser that is approximately the same size as a pinky finger, making it the perfect size for easy portability. You can keep it in your pocket or handbag, open it up, and breathe in the aroma.

I have never really given any though to diffusing essential oils before, which in hindsight, seems a little odd to me as I am acutely aware of the effect that scents have on me. I enjoy citrus scents overall, and I do like the scent of Universal Calm. The grapefruit comes across the strongest to me although I can note that it is mixed with other citrus varieties to break it up. I personally find citrus scents to be more invigorating than calming although taking in deep breathes while smelling the scent from the diffuser does have a calming effect for me. I really like the idea of this particular product, and I hope to see more in the future from LynB Designs!

Simply Crabulous and Universal Calm will be available from the Polish Pickup shop from Friday, April 6th through Monday, April 9th. There is no cap on either item. Simply Crabulous will retail for $12 and Universal Calm will retail for $5.50.

What do you think about the offerings by LynB Designs? Do you think Simply Crabulous is better with a glossy or a matte finish? Are you excited to see a new non-polish item join the Polish Pickup lineup? I'd love to hear from you!

Until next time, dear readers, have a wonderful day!

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  1. I love that purple! The contrasting flakies are stunning!

  2. On my list for sure. What a pretty polish and I love LynB anyway!

  3. That polish is jam packed full of flakies and I'm not mad about it! <3 I love the matte!

  4. Purple polishes are my weakness, I really love how it looks matte!

  5. Oh I like these!!! I'd love to get a diffuser especially. And I like the polish Matte. Very pretty.

  6. Omg I'm dying over how it looks mattified! Love that effect with the glitter!

  7. It's soo pretty. I swear I think this month will break me!

  8. I love the name of this polish and it looks fantastic matte. I'm not sure about the diffuser but it looks interesting.

  9. That polish with matte topcoat is gorgeous. The diffuser sounds relaxing.


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