Welcome back, reader! Even though I’m swatching a lot of new stuff from The Indie Shop Atlanta, I still have some swatches in the slush pile waiting to be published, and this is one of them. This is Finger Paints’s Psychedelic Hue; I’m wearing one coat over Sally Hansen’s Grey Area (gray), Deborah Lippmann’s She Bop (pink), and Zoya’s Chantal (nude), as well as a coat of Seche Vite top coat.
Psychedelic Hue is a clear-based flakie topper with green-to-blue shifting flakies. Application was good; the flakies distribute very easily over the nail when brushing it on. The product consistency is on the thin side, but the flakies suspend very well. Drying times were good, and the polish dries smooth to the touch. I used top coat for extra shine.
I adore flakie top coats. This one’s pretty basic as far as flakie toppers go; of course, this one’s been around a while and they’ve come a good way since then. I wanted to show this one over a few different colors, and unfortunately, the bright natural sunshine kind of washed it out over the lighter colors. With the lighter shades, the individual flakies aren’t as defined, but the shine and iridescence are still visible. Over the darker color, it looks fantastic; everything is nicely defined and exciting. The following photos were taken in the shade, attempting to show off the color better over the lighter colors.
I believe Psychedelic Hue was discontinued by Finger Paints; other Finger Paints polishes are available at Sally Beauty Supply.
Pretty and versatile topper!
wow, kicking it old school!
What great flakies! I love these over all different colors.
Great flakies in this topper!
I bought a collection like this a long long time ago from Finger Paints and everyone stopped me to ask about the great flakies.
THROW BACK!!! I remember when people were HUNTING for these polishes! I gave mine away since then but it’s so nice to see an oldie but a goodie getting some use.
Really? I dug the whole collection out of my Sally Beauty Supply’s sale bin!
Flakies galore! I love this over the dark shade!
Even though the effect is subtle, I prefer my flakie toppers over lighter colours. It makes me think of Australian Opals! I also love them over reds!
This must be one of the ones they had a few years ago? Mine all turned yellow and they got kind of gross, so I tossed them but boy those were good flakies before they turned!
I remember the flakie top coats from forever ago. I need to dig them out and use them