Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Contrary Polish Just Whistle Polish Pickup Old Hollywood

Time for another Polish Pickup lacquer! This time it's Just Whistle from Contrary Polish which might be my new favorite neutral polish. Even though it's far from boring with the most incredible shimmer and flakies. This is a work of art!

Contrary Polish Just Whistle Polish Pickup Old Hollywood

Contrary Polish Just Whistle is a slightly greyed taupe base with bronze flakes and micro glitter, strong purple shimmer, and a bit of linear holo shimmer to add some extra sparkle. I am wearing two coats plus top coat. It has a smooth finish but you want the top coat to bring the shine to a maximum. I love the Contrary formula. While it is sheer, it builds so well and the shimmer is just stunning. You will see what I mean in the macro below.

Contrary Polish Just Whistle Polish Pickup Old Hollywood

The name of this polish comes from Lauren Bacall's film debut in To Have and Have Not, specifically from the highly memorable scene where she says to Humphrey Bogart, “You don’t have to act with me, Steve. You don’t have to say anything and you don’t have to do anything. Not a thing.  Oh, maybe just whistle. You know how to whistle, don’t you Steve? You just put yours lips together and blow.”


Above is the inspiration picture of Lauren Bacall... isn't she gorgeous?! The translation of this photo into this polish blows my mind. The shimmer, her hair colour, her necklace. I don't know how Carrie did it but she's a nail polish magician. 

Contrary Polish Just Whistle Polish Pickup Old Hollywood

You can purchase Contrary Polish online. Follow Contrary Polish on Facebook and @contrarypolish on Instagram.

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