I recently received some Laqa & Co. products from My Retail Beauty to try out, and I have delectable duo Cagney and Lacey to show you today!
The first thing that struck me about these products was the beautiful packaging, and I've since found out that the unique art work on the boxes is done by young artists looking to get their work noticed, which I think is such a great idea! They also get a cut of each product sold. You can find out more about that here. I wish I could tell you who did the art work for the boxes featured here, but I can't find the names anywhere! I feel like they should be more visible on the boxes!
Cagney and Lacey (love the names!) are double ended polishes which include a colour and a gold shard glitter topper (6ml each) The gold shards are quite chunky but they apply really well and lie flat with a coat of top coat. Some may find it a bit awkward to apply a polish while holding the other bottle, but for me I found it actually gave me more control over the brush.
Cagney is a sheer pink jelly. This needed about 3 coats to achieve opaqueness, but the formula is good and easily buildable.
Cagney with the gold shard glitter, plus top coat:
Lacey is a mint green creme. This one isn't sheer at all! 2 coats
Lacey with the gold shard glitter, plus top coat:
These are great products with thoughtful packaging, and the pink and green shades match the gold shards perfectly. The only thing I might change is the jelly formula of the pink, it's a bit too sheer for my tastes!