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Introducing the all-indie polish box: What’s In-die Box?

A new monthly polish box is in the works for Aussie ladies… with a twist. It only contains Australian indie polishes, and they will all be new releases, so there is no chance of getting something you already own! Some of them will even be exclusive or limited edition. It’s a great way to try different brands without… Read More »

Introducing Bogan-ville Lacquer – for the Aussie in all of us!

The Lacquerheads of Oz team is thrilled to announce the launch of our very own indie polish line! Introducing Bogan-ville Lacquer – for the Aussie in all of us! Our vegan, 3 free nail lacquers are designed by each member of our admin team, and are based around a uniquely Australian theme. Dry as a Dead Dingo’s Donger… Read More »

Indie Interviews: Mckfresh Nail Attire

Today we have an interview with the maker of Australia’s newest indie line, Kate from Mckfresh Nail Attire, which launched on Saturday with a 13-polish collection inspired by cult 80s film The Labyrinth, starring David Bowie. Who are you? I’m Kate. I live in Newcastle with my boyfriend and my dog, Jersey Squiggleface. I’m Commander in Chief of… Read More »

Where (else) to buy indies

So you’ve been bitten by the polish bug and your ulta3, OPI or Zoya just isn’t cutting it anymore. Enter the world of indie polishes. The lacquer world is undergoing a huge boom with indie polishes – a little over a year ago there was only a small handful of indie polish makers, now there are new creators… Read More »

Where to Buy Indies: Femme Fatale and Giveaway

Who amongst us hasn’t felt the pain of trying to get their hands on that elusive wishlist indie from the US? Setting your alarm clock for 3 am, hitting refresh repeatedly as you squint at the screen with tired, blurry eyes, then getting stung by excessive postage costs and long delivery times? And let’s not even mention the… Read More »

Indie Interview: Shades of Phoenix

Now for the next installment of our Indie Interview series: Teneil from Aussie indie line Shades of Phoenix has kindly taken the time out from mixing loads of polish for some exciting upcoming events to answer our (mildly) probing questions… Who are you? Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m Teneil. I am the creepy cat lady. I… Read More »

Indie Interviews: Femme Fatale Cosmetics

Continuing with our Interviews with Indies series, we’re sifting through the mind of Sophie from Femme Fatale Cosmetics today. She wears a lot of hats: as well as making her own polish, she also sells pigments for eyes, face and lips, and she’s recently become Australia’s first domestic indie polish distributor. How does she do it all?? Read… Read More »

What is an indie?

An “indie” nail polish is the term commonly used to refer to a category of polish brands that are independently owned and operated. These polishes are often created and produced by one individual, or in some cases a very small team. Some people consider only handmade polishes to be indie, but others allow manufactured polishes to fall under… Read More »

Indie interviews: Gloss ‘n Sparkle

Aussie indies are set to take over the world, with the recent stocking of some of the more popular brands by international distributors Llarowe and Shoppe Eclecticco. We thought it was high time to dig into the minds of their creators – first up is Gloss ‘n Sparkle’s Angela Clark, who was kind enough to answer a slew… Read More »