March 31: I was able to swatch this morning, unfortunately our springtime sunshine turned into cold and cloudy, so the lighting is not spectacular inside or out. Photos do however show a good representation of the color. Also, this is the first time I have posted swatches not on a nail wheel, and concurrently my hands are in a state of emergency after my fingertips started peeling! But I wanted to share the swatches anyway.
Ray of Light is a dark indigo creme with copper flakes with a slight green flash. If you haven’t heard by now, it is not the easiest to work with. You’re going to want to have some polish thinner on standby, and a lot of patience. It’s difficult formula may turn a lot of people off to it, especially since flake polishes are not exactly hard to find in today’s market.
Like most of Lippmann’s glitter polishes, the base has a sheer quality good for layering over other polishes.
Ray of Light is one thirsty polish. I used Lynnderella’s Glitter Tamer and topped with Seche Vite to dry quickly:
With added layer of Seche Vite: