Daphine Polish's Sleepy Hollow Trio : Review and Swatches

Hi there, my darlings!! Halloween is just around the corner so I have yet another Halloween collection reviewed for you--this one is Daphine Polish's Sleepy Hollow Trio! When explaining her inspiration for her Halloween collection, Joanne mentioned that she grew up in Westchester County, where Sleepy Hollow is located and that she's heard stories of the legend all her life! Spooky, huh?

So, it's no surprise that Joanne's very first Halloween collection would pay tribute to Washington Irving's Legend of Sleepy Hollow. though she did want to emphasize that she was going for polishes that weren't overly about Halloween but instead could be potentially worn year-round.

(The descriptions are provided by the shop and quotes are excerpts from “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving, both in italics)

First up, I have for you The Hessian--A black holographic jelly polish with red sparkle. Deep, dark, and just a little bit sinister.
“It is said by some to be the ghost of a Hessian trooper, whose head has been carried away by a cannon-ball, in some nameless battle during the Revolutionary War, and who is ever and anon seen by the country folk hurrying along in the gloom of night, as if on the wings of the wind.” 

I used 2 generous coats for the swatches below and had absolutely no issue with the application or formula. I love the pretty shimmer throughout this polish!

With flash!

 Next up, I have for you Ichabod in Connecticut--A glitter topcoat with neon green, silver, grey, and orange glitters. Bright, bold, and perhaps just a tiny bit silly.
“...a worthy wight of the name of Ichabod Crane, who sojourned, or, as he expressed it, ‘tarried,’ in Sleepy Hollow, for the purpose of instructing the children of the vicinity…To see him striding along the profile of a hill on a windy day, with his clothes bagging and fluttering about him, one might have mistaken him for the genius of famine descending upon the earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a cornfield.” 

I used 1 coat over 2 coats of The Hessian on all finger, except my ring finger where I used 2 coats, topped with 1 coat of G&G's HK Girl. No complaints with the formula or application--a quick swirl through the polish with the brush and glitters came right out! 

With flash!

 Finally, the third of the trio is Katrina Van Tassel--A purple holographic polish with red shift, perfectly coquettish and pleasing to the eye.
“She was a blooming lass of fresh eighteen; plump as a partridge; ripe and melting and rosy-cheeked as one of her father’s peaches, and universally famed, not merely for her beauty, but her vast expectations.” 

I used 3 coats for the swatches below and the application was great--smooth and easy!

With flash!

So there you have it, my darlings!! The Sleepy Hollow Trio from Daphine Polish, which is available NOW on Daphine Polish's Etsy shop HERE. Do you need to add any of these spookily-themed polishes to YOUR stash?

Which do you like best? I'd love to know in the comments section below!

Until next time,

****Products were sent to me for an honest, unbiased review. All opinions are my own.****

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