9 Sep 2013

*T* Too Fancy Lacquers [Indie Guide Project]

Hi Girls & Boys!
I'm so happy to be back with another Indie Brand !
Today I'm presenting you Carmen,  the maker of Too Fancy Lacquers! 

Olá meninas & Meninos !!
Estou super feliz por hoje vos trazer mais uma marca Indie !
Hoje Apresento-vos a Carmen, a criadora dos vernizes indies Too Fancy 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: Carmen

Brand Name: Too Fancy Lacquer

Where are you from? Australia, currently living in Hong Kong

When have you started? June 2013

Is there a story behind the name of your brand? My bf has a saying (taken from a rap song called, you guess it, 'Fancy') that goes "Too Fancy huh", and it just somehow got stuck! 

How many polishes/collections have you created? There are 10 polishes in the current lineup, but I have also done many custom polishes for friends.

Is there a special polish/collection? Why? My current collection is pretty special to me, since it is my very first one, and they are holos!!

Do you have a best seller? Tell Me A Sea-cret, a seaform green linear holo

Where you a polish addicted before starting making polishes? Totally! 

Did you have a blog before making polishes or have you started one after? I have been blogging about polishes a couple years before I started Too Fancy Lacquer. I'm not a big time blogger, I mostly do it just for fun, and to share my pretties! My blog is called Polish Me Up! (http://cacanails.blogspot.hk/)

Whats your favorite thing about making polishes? I love getting lost in all the different colors, textures, and finishes! The magical thing about making polishes is that by varying your formula/combination, you could end up with a totally different polish. How awesome is that!

Can you tell us a curious thing that has happened to you with some client or something funny? 

One day while I was mixing up polishes, I accidentally knocked off the entire bottle of green colorant. There was green liquid everywhere; on the coffee table, floor, couch, and worst of all, all over my face and body! I was turned into Hulk! Immediately I tried to clean myself off with acetone, but it wasn't doing the job (colorant is a pretty concentrated dye!). So I tried to use alcohol swipe to clean my skin, and although it helped a little bit, my skin was stung bad because I have very sensitive skin. 

After trying to clean myself off for two hours to no avail, I jumped onto Goggle for suggestions. Turned out it was not difficult to remove oil-based colorant at all! All you needed to do was to clean the affected area with soup, then wiped your skin with Baby Oil, rinsed it off with warm water, and voila! I was human again! Thank goodness for the Internet!

Do you ship international? I definitely do!


Other Media: Instagram @ toofancylacquer

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Personal Notes from Betty:
Thank you so much Carmen, for all your support and for joining this project! 
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 Too Fancy Lacquer  Facebook Page with Carmen's Permission*

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