Welcome to the Australian Indie Nail Polish Appreciation Society Newsletter for this fortnight! 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 fortnightly challenge.
This fortnight's theme was Horror/Halloween. With the abundance of amazing Halloween collections being released by our favourite brands we saw a lot of great #nightmarenails - even multiple ventures into nail art!
Briana Allen with (L) Shades of Phoenix - Third Harvest and (R) Mckfresh - Hoggle
Nicole Cousins (IG: @victory_nails) with Glam Polish - Frankenslime and Frankenslime 2014
Livia Scarcella with Pretty Serious - Bloody Bride
Alexis Green (IG: @gumnetbabygreen) with Moonstone Nail Polish - Enchanted Ceiling
Alinta McMurdo (IG: @alintamcmurdo) with Femme Fatale (L) Wickerman Embers and (R) Time for Slime
Theresa Carter (IG: @itsallaboutthepolish) with Celestial Cosmetics - End of Days
Leeanne Holdforth (IG: @leeanneholdforth) with Glam Polish - Corpse Bride and Vidia, Glittering Elements - Not a Cloud in The Sky
Tara Rogers (IG: @ lokislacquer) with (Top) Femme Fatale - Gossamer Dust and (Bottom) Femme Fatale - Stars Lament, Abuse The Ooze, Noxious Mire and Sparkleshell
Jae Harrison (IG: @procrastinatingpolishr) with Celestial Cosmetics - End of Days
Tracy Pask (IG: @oliviajade19) with Glam Polish - Snoopy the Witch
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 fortnight's theme is (drumroll) Jewel Tones. Rich, luscious and vibrant - show us your ruby reds, emerald greens, sapphire blues... you get the picture. Hashtag it #jewelsofAIPAS
NEW POLISH RELEASES
Celestial Cosmetics have a stunning new collection - The Bon Temps collection - a collaboration with Color4Nails. The collection was released on Saturday 8 November, with six shades inspired by the ever popular TV show True Blood. All six polishes are black based with different duochrome shimmers and platinum silver flakies.
The Bon Temps collection is available now via www.celestialcosmetics.com.au - don't miss out!
Shades of Phoenix
Shades of Phoenix have just reopened and have debuted six gorgeous new shades - the Bloggers Who Inspire collection. Six polishes inspired by some of our great Aussie bloggers - Look What the Bats Dragged In, Muggle Manicures, Lazy Lacquerista, Reluctant Femme, Pretty Random and Bettina Nails. All are available for pre-order via http://shadesofphoenix.bigcartel.com/.
This collection can be purchased as a set in full size or in 9mL minis, or individually in full size (12mL). Pre-orders will ship before 24th November.
Further shades have also been discontinued - make sure you head over to Shades of Phoenix so you don't miss out on a potential lemming.
Another vibrant new collection from Glam Polish was released on Saturday, these nine new beauties are the Broadway Collection, be sure to check them out - available both as a full set or individually.
Another exciting new offering from Glam Polish is the limited edition gift box seen below - four mini or two full size Xmas holo's packaged with a lip balm, cuticle balm and a small pack of nail art studs. Great gift idea for the polish lover or... yourself!
GIVEAWAYS / CONTESTS
Mckfresh Nail Attire
Mckfresh will be holding a giveaway in the Mckfreshies Facebook Fan Group when the group reaches 250 members. Swing by and become a Mckfreshie!
WHO IS AIPAS
The Australian Indie Polish Appreciation Society was created with a simple goal, to help promote and share the love of Aussie Indie polish brands. 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.
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 Nicole Wearmouth, Relle Kins (Lazy Lacquerista) and Teneil Masters (Shades of Phoenix/Shades of Teebee), assisted by Jae Harrison (The Procrastinating Polishr) and Theresa Carter(Grace-full Nail Polish/It's All About The Polish). You can email the mod team at firstname.lastname@example.org or send any of us a private FB message.