Saturday, 19 July 2014


36th 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.


The theme this week was polishes that reminded you of your favourite beverage.

Rebecca Lavender-Roberts (Polished Peripherals) with Bella Belle - Japanese Slipper (the cocktail) and Pretty Serious - Java, Forbidden Fruit and Dimension X (coffee)

Ann Wong (IG @annvsv) with MckFresh Nail Attire - Buffy (coffee, spicy hot chocolate and red wine)
Emma Marks (Attempting Fantastic) with Arcane Lacquer - Colour of Panic (Ribena and soda)
Ames Spencer (IG @awesome_ames) with Sayuri Nail Lacquer - Luminous Illusion (Fruit Tingle cocktail) Celestial Cosmetics - Pentzberg Beer (beer + SOA eye candy)
Nicole Cousins (IG @victory_nails) with Emily de Molly - Ground Control (hazlenut latte)
Briana Allan with Mckfresh Nail Attire - Water (water)
Relle Kins (Lazy Lacquerista) with Celestial Cosmetics - Arya Stark (strawberry milkshake)

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 ......I Want Candy!  Polishes inspired by your favourite lollies.


Bella Belle Nail Couture

Bella Belle Nail Couture have released a new trio, Shades of Grey with three grey cremes for $27, available now.

Two Birds Lacquer

An upcoming release for Two Birds Lacquer, their Floral State-ment collection, celebrates Australia's unique and wonderful native flowers.   


Gloss 'n Sparkle

Gloss n Sparkle are having a 20% off sale for their discontinued shades this weekend!!  Simply use the code "bargain" at the checkout.

Also, Gloss n Sparkle are happy to announce that they will also be stocking with color4nails in the USA, with the first order in production, soon to be on its way.

Celestial Cosmetics

Celestial Cosmetics have given us the heads up that their recent Electric You collection is selling well, with only a few bottles left of each colour.  There will be one small restock of this collection, but unfortunately Singularity will not be back.

Helen Mather won the Celestial Cosmetics birthday contest in April, and below are swatches of the two polishes she designed, Tektite (a green jelly packed with green glitters) and Cydonia Nights (a brown jelly with various brown glitters).  

Celestial Cosmetics will also have a new collection in August, and we will have more information about that release as soon as swatches are ready.


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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