As you may remember from my last post, I was very excited to find Sally Hansen Sugar Coats in Clicks a few days ago. I love textured nail polish so I couldn’t wait to test it out and I got swatching! There are 8 colours available: Cherry Drop, Razzleberry, Sugar Fix, Cotton Candies, Sour Apple, Bubble Plum, Lick-O-Rich, and Sweetie. I got the first 6 of those – the two I didn’t get are Lick-O-Rich, which is a black texture, and Sweetie, which is yellow. I decided I don’t need another matte black texture since I have Nails Inc’s Leather Effect one and although it’s textured in quite a different way, I doubt I’ll ever use them both up. I also steered clear of the yellow since yellow doesn’t suit my skin tone, but I’m sure some people like it 😉
All swatches shown below are two coats, and the colours were pretty consistent. They applied easily and the texture developed as they dried. The white had a slightly thinner formula but it still applied well and looked good after two coats. And here we go:
First up is Cotton Candies. It’s a bubblegum pink and really is a perfect candy colour! Pink lovers need this one 😀
This is a bright red texture, and is the brightest colour in the collection while most of the others lean more pastel. The matte texture of these is similar to the Concrete polishes done by Nails Inc, but I think the texture particles of the Sugar Coats seem slightly finer. Not less textured, but just finer, if that makes sense. I only have one concrete polish but I think the only real difference between them is which colours you prefer. Next up is the white texture, Sugar Fix.
I don’t really know how much I can see myself wearing this one on its own, but it will most definitely be used for nail art. It’s a pure, stark white – sorry for the slight blue cuticles, I went and swatched the blue before the white (what was I thinking?)
Next up we have a surprise favourite of mine. We all knew I’d love the purple, and yes, I love love the blue as well, but I just didn’t want to take Sour Apple off to keep on swatching, EVEN THOUGH it made my fingers look all red and weird.
Of course, I had to leave the purple for last 🙂 This one stayed on my fingers for a couple of days and I did get some tip wear relatively soon – of course, it wasn’t top coated – but it wasn’t too bad. And it’s definitely worth it. Well, I might not drool over these QUITE as much as I will over glittery, sparkly textures, but I still like them. A LOT. I really wanted to show you some nail art with these beauties but the last few days were a bit hectic so I didn’t get a chance, but I promise you some very soon!
Sally Hansen has already released another range of sugar coat colours overseas (including a couple with sparkle!) so we’re quite behind here, but I’m super glad we’re getting them at all!
What do you think of these textures?