Saturday, 5 April 2014


22nd Edition

Welcome to the Australian Indie Nail Polish Appreciation Society Newsletter for this week!  AIPAS is a Facebook group of brands and fans that have come together to share the love of Australian Indie Polish.  If you're only stumbling across this newsletter from the web, please drop by and check out our Facebook group for shared swatches, up to date release previews and our weekly challenge.


This week's challenge theme was Blue, in honour of Light It Up Blue.  'Light it up blue' is a global campaign that sees thousands of iconic landmarks, cities and towns around the world turn blue on April 2 to recognise World Autism Awareness Day. The campaign highlights the pressing need for greater public education and awareness of autism in our community.

Alinta McMurdo with Emily de Molly (shade unknown)
Jae Harrison (IG @procrastinatingpolishr) with Celestial Cosmetics - March 2014 LE

Livia Scarcella with Loki's Lacquer - Blue Steel
Relle Kins (IG @lazylacquerista) with Loki's Lacquer - Barnicle 1 (over Sally Hansen - Blue It)

All photos published are done so with the permission of the poster.  If you would like to see your photos included in the weekly theme, please put your name on the Permission - Photo use in AIPAS newsletter file.

Next week's theme is Nudie Run - so dig out those nude/light polishes!


Sayuri Nail Lacquer

Set your starship's heading for Supanova at maximum warp, and....ENGAGE! Red Shirt, a polish available exclusively for the weekend of Gold Coast Supanova, is available now from the Sayuri stand at Supanova as well as on the website. Only on sale until 11:59pm AEST Sunday April 6th 2014.

Bella Belle Nail Couture

Bella Belle's Absolute Deck-adence Collection, will be available from Monday 7 April 2014 at 8:00pm Melbourne time.

Powder Perfect

Powder Perfect's Euphoria Collection will be available for pre-order from Monday 7th April, and on sale from 14th April 2014.  

(swatches by Christine of IG @serenitynails_)

"The collection features four jelly polishes filled with micro glitters. The Eu•pho•ri•a collection is the antithesis to our upcoming collection Melancholia. The shade Bliss was made in close collaboration with Brie Slatter – better known as @strawbrie on Instagram. Bliss is a limited edition shade."

A Pretty Perfect Package

Powder Perfect and Pretty Pots are joining forces again to bring us another Pretty Perfect Package collaboration.  Two great polishes from each brand in the one sparkly parcel!  The PP Package will be available from Monday 7th April from Powder Perfect's webstore.  

(Swatched by Cassandra IG @reluctantfemme) 


Sayuri Nail Lacquer

Sayuri will be at the Gold Coast Supanova on April 5th and 6th, 10:00am until 6:00pm.  If you're going to Supanova, drop by and say hello! Don't forget to pick up the Red Shirt exclusive polish!

Celestial Cosmetics

Celestial Cosmetics is celebrating it's First Birthday on 25 April 2014, and will be partying for the entire month of April.

Each week, there will be a different special!  Examples are free shipping, or a 25% discount, so you will need to keep an eye on Celestial's Facebook page for details.

Every order will also receive a full-sized mystery polish, which will be "a duochrome of some sort"!


Two Birds Lacquer is having a giveaway, ending Tuesday 8th April. It's open internationally, and the prize is 3 polishes of the winner's choice, plus a custom.  Head on over to Two Birds' instagram @twobirdslacquer for more details.


The Australian Indie Polish Appreciation Society was created with a simple goal, to help promote and share the love of Aussie Indie polish brands.

You can join in the fun and keep track of the latest release and sale info, as well as giveaways and other polish related discussions by joining the AIPAS Facebook Group. If a community isn't your style, you can always follow this blog using GFC or Bloglovin and get some of the highlights.

The AIPAS Mod team comprises of Cassie Goodwin (Reluctant Femme), Nicole Wearmouth, Relle Kins (Lazy Lacquerista) and Teneil Masters (Shades of Phoenix/Shades of Teebee).

You can email the mod team at or send any of us a private FB message.


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