Saturday, March 30, 2013

A Girl Obsessed Swatch & Review Post - AGO, Mt Dew, and OompaLoompa Love

Hey hey peeps! I have another sweet AGO review for your face. I've had these polishes for a minute, but after ripping off my nail and butchering the rest of 'em I opted to wait till they grew out a bit more before I swatched these pretties. Then I got crazy busy do to unexpected bullshit circumstances. Grrrr! Anywho, the dealio is this...after reviewing Sock Monkey I had to buy the full-size. Since I was able to use a 20% off discount code I went ahead and ordered another one of my AGO lemmings - appropriately named AGO. I was also eye-ballin' Mt Dew and Oompa Loompa Love hard core. Lucky for me, Sam was awesome enough to send me the minis. SCORE! Now I honestly can't say for sure which is my favorite, I love them all. I'll start off this review with those two sweet, sweet minis. Ready for it?

That's 2 coats Oompa Loompa Love over OPI Ridge Filler, with a coat of OTD. I love this stuff yo, I'm not even kidding. And, this may be the best formula EVER. It's just perfect, for lack of a more detailed description. You may or may not have noticed crellies are my absolute fave, and this one may have surpassed Sock Monkey on my favorite crelly list. I love the light nude-colored base, the mix of glitters is adorable too. I have an irresistible urge to show you a closeup...
 See - adorable, right? Bright green, copper, and silver hex glitters are mixed in with bright orange bars and red hearts. I totally feel the oompa loompa love, I think. That or I've developed hypertension. Hmm, regardless I fuggin' love this polish. And check this shades are on sale 25% off at AGO's Etsy shop, Oompa Loompa Love being one of 'em! Click here to open up the shop listing, better hurry though - there's only 4 full size bottles left at $6 a pop! All these back and forth trips to Texas are starting to get expensive, or I would've already snatched up one of these babies.

Next up is Mt Dew. This one is special. Sam made this in honor of a friend. I decided I wanted this polish after seeing Lacey's gorgeous swatches at My Boyfriend Hates Makeup. Check out her post here. I love the yellow jelly base. The red, bright green, and neon yellow hex glitters are friggin' perfect. Those white bar glitters make it even more perfect. Ha, they remind me of straws. I love it! The formula is perfect too, no surprise there.  Anywho,  my eyes are thirsty - must have Mt Dew! (Ugh, sometimes I am so lame).
I decided to try it over Sinful Colors Irish Green. I personally think I rocked it :) That's 2 coats btw. Delicious would be a good word for it. Now I need to tell you guys something. I actually had a very hard time swatching this polish. OMG, I love it! I couldn't make myself take it off, but I knew I needed to try Mt Dew with different undies. So after 2 days I finally forced myself to remove it. I decided to try it over Sinful Colors Unicorn. The hubs snatched it up for me a couple weeks ago and I hadn't tried it yet, so I figured why not? I got my answer to that real quick. Mt Dew has an awesome formula, but I believe my blogger buddy Cynthia from Of Life And Lacquer hit the nail on the head when she described SC Unicorn as having a "shit-tastic" formula. They should've named it Streaker or something. And wtf, am I the only one that couldn't get the crap to dry? Retarded. Oh well, it still looks awesome when I throw some Mt Dew on top. Check it out yo...
I love this swatch too. At first I was afraid to try yellow undies with Mt Dew. I thought it would drown out the bright yellow hex glitters, but I think it turned out pretty dang cute. Even though yellow isn't really my color, I'm totally diggin' this. Here's another closeup for your face...

Last, but not least is AGO. It's a flippin' adorable mix of white, black, and neon pink glitters, with iridescent flakies that shift from blue to green to yellow in a clear base. As with all the other swatches, I used 2 coats of AGO and a topcoat. Since it's so bright, I felt adventurous and decided to try it out over the brightest friggin' yellow I had - that being Lightening from Sally Hansen's Insta-Dri line. Not sure what my deal is with yellow lately, the color looks horrid on me. For some reason I keep finding ways to implement them in my reviews though. 
Something that does agitate me about this...for some weird reason I can't get the neon pink hex glitters to actually show up neon in my photos. What's up with that? Oh well, you're gonna have to trust me on this one. They are crazy bright. My photos don't do it justice, I've tried. AGO's formula is awesome too, as I figured it would be. Since I kinda had a theme going on with the Sinful Colors, I decided to see what AGO looked like over Cinderella...
This one's my fave combo. The pink shimmer in Cinderella goes perfect with AGO. But I do gotta tell ya, I did try AGO over a bright pink. It looked awesome. Unfortunately, I was unprepared and didn't get any photos. Oopsies, sorry 'bout that peeps. But here's a closeup of AGO over Cinderella...

So, my verdict on A Girl Obsessed Oompa Loompa Love, Mt Dew, and AGO....I love 'em! No joke, every AGO polish I've tried has blown me away. I recommend any polish addict try out at least one of Sam's creations. I'd be willing to bet you'll go back for more. Remember that 25% off sale I mentioned earlier? Well, that's to make room for some brand new AGO pretties and I can't friggin' wait to get my hands on some of those! Click here to see what's currently available at AGO's Etsy shop. Better hurry up and score some cheap indies while you still can! Now comes the annoying part...time for the interrogation. Which swatch is your favorite? Got any AGO polish yet? Got any lemmings? Gonna take advantage of the 25% off sale? And dudes...did you catch the sneak peek of the new AGO pretties? You should definitely like A Girl Obsessed on Facebook to stay up-to-date on shop news yo. If hand-made jewelry is your thing, be sure to check out Cooley Jooelry on Facebook too. Let me know whatcha think in the comments. I like comments, they make me feel like I'm not just talking to myself  :) Until next time peeps...


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  2. These glitter toppers are wicked!

    1. Right?! Ooooh, I can't wait to try some of her new ones. She's making some neon glitters :)

  3. I absolutely love all of the photos on this post. I'm not sure I have a favorite cause they all look so fantastic!!

    1. I totally agree with ya. She creates some awesome stuff!