ILNP Sirene (H), Hush (H), Shockwave (H) Nail Polishes Reviews & Swatches

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ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish

Sirene (H)

ILNP Sirene (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish ($12.50 for 0.4 oz.) has a black base with multichromatic shift that went from emerald green, dusty teal, faded blue, violet, and warm plum with faint holographic micro-flakes. The holographic effect was more blended in with this shade, which gave it greater dimension overall.

The consistency was easy to work with as the formula was fluid, smooth, and not too thick or too thin, which allowed the product to apply evenly, self-level, and dry down without taking too long to do so between coats.

Per the brand, it has its maximum coverage in two to three coats. In the swatches, I’ve applied two coats and then one layer of Zoya Armor top coat (though I added Zoya Anchor as a base coat when I tested for longevity), and two coats seemed opaque to me in person but there was a hint of translucency in the close-up photos. I wore this shade for 10 days and had minor tip wear and no chips.

As a FYI, the brand offers this shade with and without holographic micro-flakes–shades designated with “(H”) include the holographic micro-flakes.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$12.50/0.4 oz. - $31.25 Per Ounce

The brand has several finishes, though some overlap, and they primarily have polishes with some shimmer to them, which often includes holographic, duochromatic, or multichromatic shimmer and effects.

The majority of shades specifically list how many coats are necessary for full coverage, which typically ranged from two to three, though a few went as high as four coats; the jelly finish, as expected, tended to be the sheerest. I found that what was stated was typically accurate to opacity performance. Most shades needed two coats for even (and/or opaque) coverage.

More metallic shades--often multichromes--had barely visible brush strokes from a normal viewing distance (as compared to a close-up photo, which is magnified). An additional coat sometimes made these even less noticeable, and then a good layer of top coat further reduced the visibility.

Both the holographic and multichrome shades presented with visible shifts and even dispersion of holographic shimmer/sparkle. Some of the multichrome shades had less contrasting shifts, so the effect wasn't as strong head-on (e.g. shifting between blue to violet to warmer purple) but readily visible just glancing at my nails resting on the desk and so on. Many shades had finer pearl/shimmer, which danced and caught the light beautifully but ensured a smooth texture and easier removal.

The formula tended to have a light to light-medium viscosity to it, which ensured fluid, more even coverage without being thick, goopy, or so thin that it dried down as one applied it to nail. Some of the black-based shimmer shades seemed to be a little thinner relative to the jelly or multichrome finishes. Most shades self-leveled and hid my more ridged nails, though a good base and top coat would be ideal. Overall, the polishes were smooth and easy to work with, while the brush itself wasn't too wide nor too narrow, though I had to be most careful working with some of the richer shades on my pinky!

The drying time seemed average; I was able to add a second (and/or third) coat after I had done the other nails on my hand. I would give the Multichromes a little extra time to dry down just to ensure the least visible brush strokes in the end result, though. For the more sparkly and textured shades, like the glitters, I felt like a top coat really helped to bring everything together to give the end result a shiny, plush effect.

Of the shades I've done full wear tests for (about 20 shades at the time of writing the overview), none of them have chipped over the course of a week. I've had minor tip wear across the board with some shades having very minor tip wear at that.

That being said, it's typical for me to have polish last a week or longer on me, though, and I have not personally had issues with finding a formula that wears a week with minor tip wear but no chipping. The primary source of tip wear likely comes from typing on the computer, though I also open small, paper cartons and peel off labels routinely when opening new products (for review).

Browse all of our ILNP Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish swatches.

Ingredients

Butyl Acetate, Ethyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid / Neopentyl Glycol / Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Acrylates Copolymer, Styrene / Acrylates Copolymer, Silica, Benzophenone-1, Trimethylpentanediyl Dibenzoate MAY CONTAIN Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77489, CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 7 (CI 15850), Red 34 (CI 15880), Yellow 5 (CI 19140), Blue 27 (CI 75510), Black 2 (CI 77266), Mica, Aluminum Powder (CI 77000)

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Sirene (H)

PPermanent. $12.50.
A
A
9.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
97%
Total
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ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish

Hush (H)

ILNP Hush (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish ($12.50 for 0.4 oz.) has a black base with multichromatic shift that went from deep, bluish-teal to bluish-violet to purple to magenta paired with holographic micro-flakes. It had a noticeable shift in most lighting, though the shift itself wasn’t quite as dramatic since a lot of it was between teal-violet and edges of warmer purple/magenta; I’d describe it has a moderate multichrome overall.

The consistency wasn’t too thick or too thin, so it had good spread and dispersion of the shimmer/sparkle, but self-leveled and didn’t take too long to dry down. I had just barely visible brush strokes on one or two nails in person. Per the brand, it has its maximum coverage in two coats. In the swatches, I’ve applied two coats and then one layer of Zoya Armor top coat (though I added Zoya Anchor as a base coat when I tested for longevity), which was enough for full opacity. I wore this shade for 10 days and had minor tip wear and no chips.

As a FYI, the brand offers this shade with and without holographic micro-flakes–shades designated with “(H”) include the holographic micro-flakes.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$12.50/0.4 oz. - $31.25 Per Ounce

The brand has several finishes, though some overlap, and they primarily have polishes with some shimmer to them, which often includes holographic, duochromatic, or multichromatic shimmer and effects.

The majority of shades specifically list how many coats are necessary for full coverage, which typically ranged from two to three, though a few went as high as four coats; the jelly finish, as expected, tended to be the sheerest. I found that what was stated was typically accurate to opacity performance. Most shades needed two coats for even (and/or opaque) coverage.

More metallic shades--often multichromes--had barely visible brush strokes from a normal viewing distance (as compared to a close-up photo, which is magnified). An additional coat sometimes made these even less noticeable, and then a good layer of top coat further reduced the visibility.

Both the holographic and multichrome shades presented with visible shifts and even dispersion of holographic shimmer/sparkle. Some of the multichrome shades had less contrasting shifts, so the effect wasn't as strong head-on (e.g. shifting between blue to violet to warmer purple) but readily visible just glancing at my nails resting on the desk and so on. Many shades had finer pearl/shimmer, which danced and caught the light beautifully but ensured a smooth texture and easier removal.

The formula tended to have a light to light-medium viscosity to it, which ensured fluid, more even coverage without being thick, goopy, or so thin that it dried down as one applied it to nail. Some of the black-based shimmer shades seemed to be a little thinner relative to the jelly or multichrome finishes. Most shades self-leveled and hid my more ridged nails, though a good base and top coat would be ideal. Overall, the polishes were smooth and easy to work with, while the brush itself wasn't too wide nor too narrow, though I had to be most careful working with some of the richer shades on my pinky!

The drying time seemed average; I was able to add a second (and/or third) coat after I had done the other nails on my hand. I would give the Multichromes a little extra time to dry down just to ensure the least visible brush strokes in the end result, though. For the more sparkly and textured shades, like the glitters, I felt like a top coat really helped to bring everything together to give the end result a shiny, plush effect.

Of the shades I've done full wear tests for (about 20 shades at the time of writing the overview), none of them have chipped over the course of a week. I've had minor tip wear across the board with some shades having very minor tip wear at that.

That being said, it's typical for me to have polish last a week or longer on me, though, and I have not personally had issues with finding a formula that wears a week with minor tip wear but no chipping. The primary source of tip wear likely comes from typing on the computer, though I also open small, paper cartons and peel off labels routinely when opening new products (for review).

Browse all of our ILNP Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish swatches.

Ingredients

Butyl Acetate, Ethyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid / Neopentyl Glycol / Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Acrylates Copolymer, Styrene / Acrylates Copolymer, Silica, Benzophenone-1, Trimethylpentanediyl Dibenzoate MAY CONTAIN Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77489, CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 7 (CI 15850), Red 34 (CI 15880), Yellow 5 (CI 19140), Blue 27 (CI 75510), Black 2 (CI 77266), Mica, Aluminum Powder (CI 77000)

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Hush (H)

PPermanent. $12.50.
A
A
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
98%
Total
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ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish
ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish

Shockwave (H)

ILNP Shockwave (H) Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish ($12.50 for 0.4 oz.) has a black base with multichromatic shift that went between vivid, ocean blue to cobalt blue to navy blue to subdued violet with holographic flakes. The holographic effect was like a starry sky as the flakes scattered and were slightly larger, so they were more visible and almost sat in the foreground with the multichrome portion sitting in the background.

The polish was smooth, fluid, and easy to navigate around the edges of my nails as it did not pool. I also felt like brush strokes were the easiest to control and least visible with this shade compared to the other dozen or so multichrome shades I’ve tried from the brand.

Per the brand, it has its maximum coverage in two to three coats. In the swatches, I’ve applied two coats and then one layer of Zoya Armor top coat (though I added Zoya Anchor as a base coat when I tested for longevity), which was sufficient for full coverage. I wore this shade for 10 days and had minor tip wear and no chips.

As a FYI, the brand offers this shade with and without holographic micro-flakes–shades designated with “(H”) include the holographic micro-flakes.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$12.50/0.4 oz. - $31.25 Per Ounce

The brand has several finishes, though some overlap, and they primarily have polishes with some shimmer to them, which often includes holographic, duochromatic, or multichromatic shimmer and effects.

The majority of shades specifically list how many coats are necessary for full coverage, which typically ranged from two to three, though a few went as high as four coats; the jelly finish, as expected, tended to be the sheerest. I found that what was stated was typically accurate to opacity performance. Most shades needed two coats for even (and/or opaque) coverage.

More metallic shades--often multichromes--had barely visible brush strokes from a normal viewing distance (as compared to a close-up photo, which is magnified). An additional coat sometimes made these even less noticeable, and then a good layer of top coat further reduced the visibility.

Both the holographic and multichrome shades presented with visible shifts and even dispersion of holographic shimmer/sparkle. Some of the multichrome shades had less contrasting shifts, so the effect wasn't as strong head-on (e.g. shifting between blue to violet to warmer purple) but readily visible just glancing at my nails resting on the desk and so on. Many shades had finer pearl/shimmer, which danced and caught the light beautifully but ensured a smooth texture and easier removal.

The formula tended to have a light to light-medium viscosity to it, which ensured fluid, more even coverage without being thick, goopy, or so thin that it dried down as one applied it to nail. Some of the black-based shimmer shades seemed to be a little thinner relative to the jelly or multichrome finishes. Most shades self-leveled and hid my more ridged nails, though a good base and top coat would be ideal. Overall, the polishes were smooth and easy to work with, while the brush itself wasn't too wide nor too narrow, though I had to be most careful working with some of the richer shades on my pinky!

The drying time seemed average; I was able to add a second (and/or third) coat after I had done the other nails on my hand. I would give the Multichromes a little extra time to dry down just to ensure the least visible brush strokes in the end result, though. For the more sparkly and textured shades, like the glitters, I felt like a top coat really helped to bring everything together to give the end result a shiny, plush effect.

Of the shades I've done full wear tests for (about 20 shades at the time of writing the overview), none of them have chipped over the course of a week. I've had minor tip wear across the board with some shades having very minor tip wear at that.

That being said, it's typical for me to have polish last a week or longer on me, though, and I have not personally had issues with finding a formula that wears a week with minor tip wear but no chipping. The primary source of tip wear likely comes from typing on the computer, though I also open small, paper cartons and peel off labels routinely when opening new products (for review).

Browse all of our ILNP Holographic Ultra Chrome Nail Polish swatches.

Ingredients

Butyl Acetate, Ethyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid / Neopentyl Glycol / Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Acrylates Copolymer, Styrene / Acrylates Copolymer, Silica, Benzophenone-1, Trimethylpentanediyl Dibenzoate MAY CONTAIN Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77489, CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 7 (CI 15850), Red 34 (CI 15880), Yellow 5 (CI 19140), Blue 27 (CI 75510), Black 2 (CI 77266), Mica, Aluminum Powder (CI 77000)

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Shockwave (H)

PPermanent. $12.50.
A+
A+
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
100%
Total

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