HHC April 2021

*Products shown were provided as press samples in exchange for photos and feedback. All thoughts and opinions are my own.*

It's Hella Handmade Creations time again! The shop is already open for preview, and filled with this month's beautiful offerings of which I have five here to share with you! March's pre-order sale starts on Wednesday, April 14th, and ends the following Wednesday, April 21st. These polishes, plus even more goodies will only be available at hellahandmadecreations.com.

Cuticula Nail Lacquer

"Brave Enough"

Price: $12.50 | No Cap

Theme/Fandom: Lindsey Stirling, specifically inspired this month by her documentary movie "Brave Enough."

Description: "Brave Enough" is a royal purple holographic base with shiny metallic flakes in turquoise, blue, and rose gold. Shown here in 2 coats, plus 2 coats of Cuticula's Limitless gloss top coat and 1 coat Cloud Cover matte top coat.

Thoughts: I LOVE this formula! And the polish is just stunning! On a side note, these micro flake polish Cuticula makes are some of my absolute favorites. This one applies easily and smoothly, being a near single coater. The sparkly flakes are packed in there, having a beautiful overall holo flare. Each coat dries nice and quick, leaving a textured finish. I opted for 2 coats of top coat for a smoother finish, but this is not a necessary step. It looks great matte as well.

Find more from Cuticula: shopcuticula.com

Heather's Hues

"I Need You to Be Brave"

Price: $12.50 | 100 Cap

Theme/Fandom: A Handmaid's Tale, specifically inspired this month by June and her daughter Hannah.

Description: "I Need You to Be Brave" is a white crelly with a strong red-pink-gold shimmer with a touch of scattered holo, holo microflakes, and metallic rose microflakes. Shown here in 3 coats, plus gloss and matte top coats. Some may be able to reach opacity in only 2 coats.

Thoughts: This is such a nice spring shade. The shimmer is strong, and gives it a cherry blossom feel. Application was very easy and controlled. I did notice it didn’t quite want to self-level on its own, so maybe a couple drops of thinner would help with that, but this isn’t necessary and is really personal preference.

Find more from Heather's Hues: heathershues.com

Heather's Hues

WiTS Lotion scented in 'Would You Like a Cookie?'

Price: $7.25 | 26 Cap

Theme/Fandom: A Handmaid's Tale, specifically inspired by the Serena's offering of a cookie to June.

Description: "What is This Sorcery?" or "WiTS" Lotion is packed full of skin-loving, nourishing natural ingredients that absorb quickly and leave your skin ultra moisturized. The 'Would You Like a Cookie?' scent is described as a pistachio macaron; a rich and creamy blend of crushed pistachio, sugar, cocoa, maraschino cherry, amaretto cream and vanilla ganache.*Please note: WiTS contains oils derived from seeds/nuts.*

Thoughts: This press sample, unfortunately, never arrived to me, so I can't comment on the specifics of the scent. I can say, however, that Heather's scent descriptions are always spot on, and her bakery and chocolaty scents are super scrumptious and mouth watering! As I've said before, WiTS has been my go-to lotion for years now! I always have a jar somewhere within reach. It absorbs quickly with a non-greasy formula, and provides intense hydration. A little goes a long way. I would highly recommend it.

Find more from Heather's Hues: heathershues.com

LynBDesigns

"Red Jamie"

Price: $13.00 | 250 Cap

Theme/Fandom: Outlander, specifically inspired this month by one of the many aliases of Jamie Fraser.

Description: "Red Jamie" is a deep red based multichrome that shifts from black to purple to red to orange with added holo flakies. Shown here in 3 thin coats, plus gloss and matte top coats.

Thoughts: I love this! It's such a beautiful burgundy. The base is a true jelly, so it sits sheer but coverage builds. This sheer jelly nature allows the holo flakes and glitters to absolutely pop. I'm not 100% sure, but if this is the newish black to red pigment, it is such a unique use of it. While I did not wear the polish for an extended period of time (only long enough to take these photos), I was left with some very slight light pink staining.

Find more from LynBDesigns: lynbdesigns.store

Night Owl Lacquer

"Sword That Seals the Darkness"

Price: $12.80 | No Cap

Theme/Fandom: Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild, specifically inspired this month by the Master Sword.

Description: "Sword That Seals the Darkness" is a glowing green/aqua/blue shift with lots of holographic micro flakies and sprinkled with charcoal flakes. Shown here in 3 thin coats, plus gloss and matte top coats. Some may be able to reach opacity in only 2 coats.

Thoughts: This is a gorgeous metallic silver polish! Application was perfectly smooth and easy. The pastel tones in the shifts add such a nice kiss of color. The metallic finish with the holo flakes is just stunning, and the charcoal flakes add the perfect amount of visual texture.

Find more from Night Owl Lacquer: nightowllacquer.com

Again, these beauties along with many others will be available for pre-order April 14th - 21st only at hellahandmadecreations.com!

About Hella Handmade Creations

Hella Handmade Creations (HHC) is a monthly collaborative pre-order sale headquartered in Hawaii, featuring an array of Indie makers from around the globe. Participating makers select a theme or fandom of their choice that inspires them to create a brand new, exclusive product each month. The HHC shop always opens 12:01am Eastern on the 14th day of the month and closes at 11:59 Hawaiian on the 21st day of the month. Shipping typically starts around 4 week after the sale ends, but orders are shipped as soon as all items of the order are received.

For more information, check out the FAQs: hellahandmadecreations.com/pages/shipping-q-as


*Products shown were provided as press samples in exchange for photos and feedback. All thoughts and opinions are my own.*

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