Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Elevation Polish Wyoming the Wild Swatches and Review

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Hi everyone! Today I'm excited to share the Elevation Polish Wyoming the Wild Collection. This collection is inspired by Lulu's time spent in Wyoming camping with friends.  It consists of 7 polishes with a wide range of finishes and colors. Elevation Polish is also re-releasing an old favorite, Khongoryn Els.



Let's take a look!




First up is Cloud Peak.  It's a bright, but dusty creamy blue with ultra chrome flakies, black flakies, and a sprinkling of holo.  It's unique and absolutely gorgeous.  I think this might be my favorite of the collection.  Application on the was perfect.  This is 2 coats.

elevation polish cloud peak

elevation polish cloud peak


Fireflies in a Dark Meadow started off as a SBP and after some slight changes, has made it as apart of the collection.  It has a black base and is filled with more of those ultra chrome flakies, and tons of gold shimmer.  I don't know what it is about it but I love gold shimmer and that alone has made this one of my favorites.  The formula on this is on the thicker side, but it applies perfectly.  This is 2 coats.

elevation polish fireflies in a dark meadow

elevation polish fireflies in a dark meadow


Grand Teton Sunset is a blue leaning purple creme and it's color varies a bit depending on skin tone and lighting, so be sure to keep that in mind when looking at swatches and be sure to check out the other Elevation Polish swatchers.  Also note that this one has a different formula.  It has a built in top coat.  Because of this, it does not play well when topcoated.  The additional topcoat will cause it to streak.  I tried this one out for a couple days and it dried pretty fast and shiny and it wore well.  I also found that it dries slightly darker than the bottle color.  This is 2 coats.

elevation polish grand teton sunset

elevation polish grand teton sunset


Whoa! Jackson Hole is a creamy gray leaning taupe with lots of silver shimmer and some holo.  This one is also a thermal.  When cold, it gets darker, but the change is VERY subtle. It also dries slightly matte.  Application was nice and easy.  This is 2 coats.

elevation polish whoa jackson hole

elevation polish who jackson hole

This picture is my attempt at showing the color change.  My hands are really warm and my nails are short so it's harder for me to show.  My index and ring fingers were dipped in cold water.

elevation polish whoa jackson hole thermal


Iceburg Lake is a light mint green creme with subtle pearl shimmer.  The formula on this is a little thick, but it applies nicely.  This is 3 coats.

elevation polish iceburg lake

elevation polish iceburg lake


 Thunder Basin is described as a dark chocolate creme.  I have to admit, I usually shy away from brown.  It's the color I have the least of in my collection along with orange.  But I'm digging this one.  It's nice and dark and doesn't blend in my with skintone.  Love it!  First coat on this was sheer, but the second coat was all it needed for opacity.  This is 2 coats.

elevation polish thunder basin

elevation polish thunder basin


Last of the collection is Hidden Falls.  This one has real 23k gold flakes in a clear base.  What makes this one different from the others is how much bigger the flakes are.  The flakes are easy to get out because of the thicker base. Because this polish is made with real gold and is also hand rolled and measured by Lulu, this polish has a retail price of $25.  These pictures show one coat over Iceburg Lake and my favorite, Thunder Basin.

elevation polish hidden falls

elevation polish hidden falls

elevation polish hidden falls

elevation polish hidden falls


Khongoryn Els is not a part of the Wyoming the Wild Collection, but was a part of the Mongolia Collection and is being re-released.  It's a purple taupe with lots of purple shimmer.  My pictures show the shimmer looking a bit more blue, but it's definitely a bright purple.  It really is gorgeous.  It goes on sheer for the first coat but builds nicely.  This is 3 coats.

elevation polish khongoryn els

elevation polish khongoryn els


Along with these, Elevation Polish will also be offering some of Lulu's favorite hand care items from a few different indies.  I'm currently testing out Northern Star's cuticle oil and will have that review up soon. So far so good!

The Wyoming the Wild Collection will be available April 7th 9pm central and will be restocked April 22nd 9am central .  Will you be getting any of these?


**The products in these post were sent by the company for consideration.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.

50 comments :

  1. Gorgeous swatches! I think the mint one is my fav, normally it would be the purple one but I don't like polishes with built in top coat :(

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    1. Thanks Manna! I understand about the built in top coat. My instinct is to top coat everything lol

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  2. The purple one has got to be my favorite!!!

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  3. So many pretties, so little money! Argh!

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  4. Cloud Peak is probably my favorite too but this is a great collection.

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    1. Same, there's something about those flakies in a creamy base...

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  5. Stunning swatches. I love seeing new polishes x

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  6. Grand Teton Sunset is gorgeous! i think it would look great under Hidden Falls.

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    1. Gotta try that combo! I kind want to try Hidden Falls on all the creams. I'm so late to the gold flakie love.

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  7. Gorgeous swatches! I think the brown looks amazing on you. I also have very little brown and orange in my collection.

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    1. Thank you! We have to start wearing more oranges and browns!

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  8. This collection might be my gateway into Elevation. I NEED Cloud and Fireflies!!

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  9. Gorgeous swatches! Thunder Basin and Khongoryn Els are absolutely stunning!

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  10. I love the Khongoryn Els shade!

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  11. So beautiful! I feel like I went on a journey with those swatches. :)

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    1. Thanks! I wish I had pictures of all the places they were inspired by. I think next time I'll post links to other's photos of them.

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  12. I really like Woah! Jackson Hole. What a delicate holo!

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    1. That one is lovely. I wouldn't have thought to put holo with a taupe for some reason.

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  13. Stunning swatches! Cloud Peak is definitely my favorite on you.

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  14. Beautiful swatches as always! I really like Whoa! Jackson Hole and Khongoryn Els (that purple shimmer is killing me, I love it!).

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  15. I love Fireflies In A Dark Meadow! Cloud Peak actually looks like a dupe for Renaissance Cosmetics Cursed. It doesn't have ultra chrome flakies but rather pink shimmer, white micro flakes, red micro glitter, and a bit of scattered holo. The final result is very similar though.

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    1. Fireflies is even better in person! I't packed with glitters. I don't have any Renaissance (yet) but I'll have to check that one out!

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  16. Cloud Peak is just amazing! They all look great on you and they are all going in my cart!

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  17. Iceberg is my fav of these for sure! I probably will be passing on these for now, but will definitely be adding some to my wish list!

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  18. Oh gawd. I need all of these and that's totally bad. Especially Cloud Peak. NEEDS.

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  19. Your swatches are perfection! <3 <3 <3

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    1. Thanks Jenny! That means so much coming from you!

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  20. 1) your swatches are PERFECTION. 2) I need Cloud Peak and that Gold Flakies. 3) Your swatches are AMAZING!!!

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  21. I'm like on overload with this post! So much gorgeousness. But I think Thunder Basin is my fave. I love nothing more than a gorgeous brown creme.

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    1. I'm not always huge on brown, but I have to admit I did like it on. Perfect for a brown polish lover.

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  22. Khongoryn Els is stunning!!!! All of your swatches are beautiful.

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