Lacquerdaisical Jaffa Fake
Jaffa Fake comes from a new(ish) UK indie called Laquerdaisical, run by Alexia and sold through her Facebook page. She invited me to review some of her polishes and this is the first of three that I received.
Jaffa Fake is a thermal colour-changing polish that’s orange when warm and chocolate brown when cold. I love that Alexia has chosen to name her polish after one of my favourite biscuits (yes, I know, Jaffa Cakes are cakes … technically … I’ve seen that episode of QI too!)
It has a subtle magenta and orangey-gold shimmer to it, and this is especially evident when the polish is brown.
It was quite thick in application, yet the pigmentation is quite sheer. I used three coats, but you can still see through the polish in its warm (orange) state. Thankfully it’s winter, so my hands were rarely warm when I wore this, but I think orange or peach undies might be in order next time.
The polish dried matte, but a top coat made it shine and really brought out the shimmer.
Here you can see the different effects that I managed with it. While the standard transition look would be orange with brown tips, I did manage to get it brown with orange tips by blowing onto my nail tips while my hands were cold.
- Colour: three coats of Laquerdaisical Jaffa Fake
- Top coat: Sally Hansen Insta-Dri
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