ILNP Walking Home, Morning Rays, In the Clouds Nail Polishes Reviews & Swatches

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ILNP Walking Home Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Walking Home Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Walking Home Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Walking Home Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Walking Home Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Walking Home Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Walking Home Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Walking Home Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Walking Home Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Walking Home Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Walking Home Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Walking Home Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Walking Home Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Walking Home Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Walking Home Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Walking Home Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Walking Home Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Walking Home Holographic Nail Polish

Walking Home

ILNP Walking Home Holographic Nail Polish ($10.00 for 0.4 oz.) is a deep, bluish-purple with cool undertones with holographic flakes and finer violet shimmer throughout. It had a smooth, fluid consistency that wasn’t too thick or too thin, so it applied evenly to my nail and felt easy to control along the edges.

Per the brand, it has its maximum coverage in two to three coats. In the swatches, I’ve applied two coats using Deborah Lipmann Gel Lab Pro base and top coats, which was sufficient for full coverage. I wore this shade for 10 days and had minor tip wear and no chips.

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

Formula Overview

$10.00/0.4 oz. - $25.00 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 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.

Walking Home

PPermanent. $10.00.
A+
A+
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
100%
Total
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ILNP Morning Rays Ultra Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Morning Rays Ultra Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Morning Rays Ultra Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Morning Rays Ultra Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Morning Rays Ultra Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Morning Rays Ultra Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Morning Rays Ultra Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Morning Rays Ultra Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Morning Rays Ultra Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Morning Rays Ultra Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Morning Rays Ultra Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Morning Rays Ultra Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Morning Rays Ultra Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Morning Rays Ultra Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP Morning Rays Ultra Holographic Nail Polish

Morning Rays

ILNP Morning Rays Ultra Holographic Nail Polish ($10.00 for 0.4 oz.) is a medium, rosy mauve base with holographic shimmer and a more pronounced, pink-gold shift at most angles. The consistency was fluid without being too thick, which ensured each coat applied evenly and wasn’t prone to pooling along the edges.

Per the brand, it has its maximum coverage in two to three coats. In the swatches, I’ve applied two coats using Deborah Lipmann Gel Lab Pro base and top coats, and two coats seemed pretty close to full coverage. I wore this shade for 10 days and had minor tip wear and no chips.

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

Formula Overview

$10.00/0.4 oz. - $25.00 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 Ultra Holographic 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.

Morning Rays

PPermanent. $10.00.
A
A
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
98%
Total
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ILNP In the Clouds Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP In the Clouds Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP In the Clouds Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP In the Clouds Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP In the Clouds Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP In the Clouds Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP In the Clouds Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP In the Clouds Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP In the Clouds Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP In the Clouds Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP In the Clouds Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP In the Clouds Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP In the Clouds Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP In the Clouds Holographic Nail Polish
ILNP In the Clouds Holographic Nail Polish

In the Clouds

ILNP In the Clouds Holographic Nail Polish ($10.00 for 0.4 oz.) has a pale, lavender base with lighter, warmer gold shimmer throughout that gave it a more metallic finish. There was very fine, less noticeable holographic shimmer throughout. There were faint threads of metallic shimmer that were slightly visible in person, but it wasn’t too noticeable, particularly with a glossier top coat on top. The consistency was thicker and overly fluid for me, so the product didn’t apply as evenly as desired.

Per the brand, it has its maximum coverage in two to three coats. In the swatches, I’ve applied two coats using Deborah Lipmann Gel Lab Pro base and top coats, and a third coat would be necessary for full coverage, but two seemed on the thicker side in my experience. I wore this shade for 10 days and had minor tip wear and no chips.

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

Formula Overview

$10.00/0.4 oz. - $25.00 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 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.

In the Clouds

PPermanent. $10.00.
A-
A-
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
10
Longevity
4.5
Application
92%
Total

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Nancy T Avatar

In The Clouds is such an ethereal looking shade! Looks just like a nail polish I had many, many years ago when we still lived over in a 4 BR townhouse apartment in Surprise, AZ. I literally used up just about the entire bottle of it. Sadly, I no longer remember the brand name, mostly because they disappeared.
Walking Home is another stunning shade! Too bad I no longer do my nails ๐Ÿ˜”

Nina Avatar

These look fun. I donโ€™t wear polish on my hands, just toes. These look super fun for tanned feet, which Iโ€™m hoping will happen soon. Not too much sun but my feet have been in boots for far tooo many months here in The Hudson Valley ! Sun! Warmth! Soon! Have a great weekend Christina and Nancy !!! Enjoy

Deborah S. Avatar

I love all three of these shades. I don’t really wear nail polish as I was an RN for 45 years and really couldn’t wear it. I also am very hard on my nails and cuticles. Scrubbing your hands with antiseptics and soaps a gazzillion times a day doesn’t lend itself to nice cuticles. I do love them though and think they would be nice for my daughter.

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