Hey y'all! I'm still mostly on hiatus due to the move which is happening in just over a week, but I am here today to share the newest collection from LynBDesigns! The Tudor Roses collection is a special one because its a collaboration with one of my fellow bloggers, Jenn from TheJediWife! This gorgeous collection draws inspiration from the wives of King Henry VIII, each being beautiful and unique in her own way. There are 7 polishes in this collection so I'm going to jump right in!
|Jane Seymour in direct artificial lighting|
|Jane Seymour in direct sunlight|
|Jane Seymour macro|
First up is Jane Seymour, a dove grey crelly base with a hint of blue shimmer, golden flecks, and gold micro glitter. The formula is a bit on the thicker side but application was easy and self leveled well. I did one thin coat and a second thicker coat to achieve opacity. The blue shimmer made this polish
pull a faint lavender against my skin. This is one that is perfect for spring!
|Katherine Howard in direct artificial lighting|
|Katherine Howard in direct sunlight|
|Katherine Howard macro|
Next up is Katherine Howard, a light pink base loaded with silver and golden shimmer. Formula and application were both a breeze with this one, each coat self leveling nicely. This is another one that pulled more lavender against my skin tone. I used two coats plus topcoat.
|Anne Boleyn in direct artificial lighting|
|Anne Boleyn in direct sunlight|
|Anne Boleyn macro|
|Anne of Cleves in direct artificial lighting|
|Anne of Cleves in direct sunlight|
|Anne of Cleves macro|
|Catherine Parr in direct artificial lighting|
|Catherine Parr in direct sunlight|
|Catherine Parr macro|
|Tudor Rose in direct artificial lighting|
|Tudor Rose in direct sunlight|
|Tudor Rose macro|
Tudor Rose is a mixture of gold, green, and red flecks with white, red, and burgundy glitter all mixed together in a clear base. Tudor Rose is meant to wear as a topper, though it can be built up in about 3 coats if you dab the glitter closer to the tip of your nail. I did find the base to be a bit thick but it was to be expected with the amount of glitter packed into this gorgeous topper. None of the glitters in my bottle sank or required fishing to get out - the benefits of a thicker base. I layered one coat over a grey-white base to showcase all off the goodness going on in Tudor Rose.
|Katherine of Aragon in direct artificial lighting|
|Katherine of Aragon in direct sunlight|
|Katherine of Aragon macro|
The Tudor Roses collection releases April 1st at 7pm EST in the LynBDesigns store. Katherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn retail for $10 each and the others are all $8 each. You can find out more info for future releases and more swatches for this collection on the LynBDesigns Instagram, Facebook, and Facebook Fan Group.
Which one is your favorite? Are you a fan of collections based on history? I know I am!
Thanks for reading!