31 Jul 2013

*O* Ooh La Lacquer [Indie Guide Project]

Hi Girls & Boys!
I'm so happy to be back with another Indie Brand !
Today I'm presenting you Nastassia, the maker of Ooh La Lacquer polishes! 

Olá meninas & Meninos !!
Estou super feliz por hoje vos trazer mais uma marca Indie !
Hoje Apresento-vos a Nastassia, a criadora dos Ooh La Lacquer!!!!

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For those who don't know what I am talking about (Follow me through Facebook to know a lot more!) I am making an Indie Guide A-Z! This will be a huge project and a enormous pleasure to do! So .. what am I going to do? Everyday, I'm going to show you a different brand of Indie Nail Polishes (and some of their major stockists too!! )
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Your Name: Nastassia

Brand Name: Ooh La Lacquer

Where are you from? Los Angeles, California

When have you started? Summer 2012

Is there a story behind the name of your brand? Coming up with the name of my brand was the hardest part ever! I came up with dozens of names that got axed because they were either too corny, didn't make sense, or I wasn't in love with it. Then one day my sister picked up one of my polishes, said "Oooh La La", a lightbulb went on over my head, & I jazzed it up to "Ooh La Lacquer".

How many polishes/collections have you created? I've created 2 collection and a total of 15 polishes.

Is there a special polish/collection? Why? The Collection that's most special to me is my Dangerous in Matte Collection. The polishes consists of fine, matte glitters and what makes these polishes special are the names. Each polish is named after one my favorite songs and I replaced one of the words with matte. For example, I Kissed a Matte is named from I Kissed a Girl by Katy Perry.

Where you a polish addicted before starting making polishes? Yes! My first nail polish related memory is on my 13th birthday when I got my first set of acrylics and I started buying cheap, $2 polishes. I didn't know much about big brands I just wanted all the colors of the rainbow. Then two years ago when Katy Perry released her collection I went crazy. In two years my collection grew from 40 to 560!

Did you have a blog before making polishes or have you started one after? Yes, once I began to realize I had a problem I started to blogging to keep track of my craziness. I mostly blog about my hauls, deals I've found, swatches, and my poor attempts at nail art.

Whats your favorite thing about making polishes? I love everything about making polishes. From the trial & error stage to the naming them. My most favorite part is when an idea in my head is interpreted precisely in the bottle.

Can you tell us a curious thing that has happened to you with some client or something funny? My customers are amazing! They're sweet messages and kind feedback make me strive to create more beautiful polishes in the future. I sincerely appreciate them all.

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Personal Notes from Betty:
Thanks Nastassia, for taking part of this project! It was an honor! <3 I wish you the best!
Once again I  show my total support for Indie Makers and my full respect for their work.
I will not translate the interviews because words and meanings get lost in translation. I hope you understand. Please pm me or comment bellow if you have any doubts. 
If you are an Indie Maker and wont to participate in the project, please contact me through Facebook or email (blog.bettynails@gmail.com). You are still in time! 
Don't Forget to come tomorrow ! 

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I hope you loved today's Post!
What was your favorite part? Let me know all in the comment section bellow! 
 Please do comment, follow and share if  you liked, your feedback is very important to me and to all the girls that invested in this project!
Kisses & See you tomorrow !

*This is a post for the Guide A-Z :Indie Brands*
You can find all the info in the Guide A-Z Indie Brands Page,on the top of the Blog, or check  the Indie Guide Tag
*pictures taken from Ooh La Lacquer  Facebook Page with Nastassia's Permission*

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