Sunday, July 19, 2015

Indie Swatch and Review - 80's Baby - All Grown Up Collection by Different Dimension

Hi lovelies! Today I resume my review of everything neon with the 80's Baby - All Grown Up 2.0 collection by 3-free indie polish maker Different Dimension!


The 80's Baby - All Grown Up 2.0 collection is comprised of 6 neons with scattered holo: Gnarly 2.0, Tubular 2.0, Totally 2.0, Whatever 2.0, and Ditz 2.0. The collection was originally released in 2013 and was reformulated in Spring 2015 to make the colors more neon and brighter. 

Formula - The formulae were very consistent throughout the collection, with a thick consistency and medium holographic effect under artificial lighting. Most polish only only required 2 easy coats for full opacity and the polish did not drag or pooled at my cuticles. Also, the colors were very rich and did not need a white base coat. Last, the polish were not very glossy when dried so I added a glossy top coat to all of the swatches shown below (Seche Vitae). 


Gnarly 2.0 - A highlighter neon lime green with scattered holographic shimmer and subtle blue shimmer. Shown are 2 coats plus top coat. 

Swatch of Gnarly 2.0 nail polish by Different Dimension

Swatch of Gnarly 2.0 nail polish by Different Dimension



Tubular 2.0 - A highlighter neon orange with scattered holographic shimmer and subtle gold shimmer. Shown are 2 coats plus top coat. 

Swatch of Tubular 2.0 nail polish by Different Dimension

Swatch of Tubular 2.0 nail polish by Different Dimension



Totally 2.0 - A highlighter neon chartreuse with scattered holographic shimmer and subtle gold shimmer. Shown are 3 coats plus top coat. 

Swatch of Totally 2.0 nail polish by Different Dimension

Swatch of Totally 2.0 nail polish by Different Dimension



Homeboy 2.0 - A highlighter neon blue with scattered holographic shimmer. Shown are 2 coats plus top coat. 

Swatch of Homeboy 2.0 nail polish by Different Dimension

Swatch of Homeboy 2.0 nail polish by Different Dimension



Whatever 2.0 - A highlighter neon red-violet with scattered holographic shimmer. Shown are 2 coats plus top coat. 

Swatch of Whatever 2.0 nail polish by Different Dimension

Swatch of Whatever 2.0 nail polish by Different Dimension


Ditz 2.0 - A highlighter neon Barbie pink with scattered holographic shimmer. Shown are 2 coats plus top coat. 

Swatch of Ditz 2.0 nail polish by Different Dimension

Swatch of Ditz 2.0 nail polish by Different Dimension


Overall, I love this collection. The formulae are easy to work with, the colors are all on point and I like how the scattered holo distinguishes it from other neon collections we have all seen since Summer 2014.

What I also love about this collection is how well it complements my darker complexion. The chartreuse was a pleasant surprise (I prefer it to the neon yellow!) and the blue is by far the prettiest neon blue in my collection.

Do you own any of the polish from this collection? What are your thoughts?

As always, feel free to comment below and thanks for reading!

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8 comments:

  1. Homeboy, Whatever and Ditz are beautiful. Great swatches :)

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  2. I love this collection! I have both the originals and the revamped versions.

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  3. I have and love these. They look beautiful on you!

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  4. This collection is really great, it's hard to see them and not buy them.

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  5. Beautiful swatches! These are really pretty for neons, the holographic does it for me more than straight creme neons.

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  6. I don't own any. But gnarly 2.0 looks awesome!

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  7. I don't own any of these but they're very pretty!

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  8. These all look amazing and your swatches are so clear and crisp. Love them!

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