Great Lakes Lacquer My Winter Survival Kit

Hey guys! Today I have four cozy colors that make up Great Lakes Lacquer My Winter Survival Kit. I will also be showing you the three December LE’s she has, and let me tell you they are ALL gorgeous! She completely nailed a Winter Survival Kit, every color is perfectly matched with the name for keeping ‘warm’ this winter. Let’s get to the polishes!


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Formula/Application: No issues to report

Coverage: Opaque in two coats

Color: A deep watery blue with pink and purple sheen and shimmer with holo micro flakes and a linear holo finish.  2-3 coats for an opaque look.

Finish: Crelly flake holo shimmer

Notes: From the maker: This one is more about getting my husband out of the house and ice fishing, which saves my sanity.  Because if I have to listen to tales about the big one that got away last year one more time, I may have to throw some freshly fallen snow at him.


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Formula/Application: No issues to report – more HOLO FLAKES! <3

Coverage: Opaque in two coats

Color: A fuchsia red with purple shimmer and micro holo flake.  2-3 coats for an opaque look.

Finish: Crelly flake holo shimmer

Notes: From the maker: Warm and soft and necessary.  My favorite pair resemble this color, only this polish has added bling because feelings.


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Formula/Application: This one was a tiny bit thick, but I still didn’t have any issues. The silver flakes are gorgeous!

Coverage: Opaque in two coats

Color: A sparkly silver metallic with holo micro flakes and a linear holo finish.

Finish: Flake holo shimmer

Notes: From the maker: I’m not much of an outside person in the winter but I will admit the sun shining on freshly fallen snow is about the most captivating sight ever.  The twinkle and glints are one of winter’s redeeming qualities.


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Formula/Application: Again, no issues

Coverage: Opaque in two coats

Color: A midnight violet with sparks of blue, holo micro flakes, and a linear holo finish.  2-3 coats for an opaque look.

Finish: Flake holo shimmer

Notes: From the maker: Are you noticing a trend?  Warmth is comfort during the cold months, and there is nothing better than cuddling up in a soft, thick cover when it’s especially cold outside.


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Formula/Application: The flakes make this one a tiny bit thick, but not unmanageable to apply.

Coverage: Opaque in three coats. I did thin coats so I could get the flakes to pop

Color: A faded sky blue filled with multichrome flake that shifts from violet to blue to purple and shimmer that changes with the flake.

Finish: Crelly shimmer with flake -And THAT SHIMMER!

Notes: From the maker: Inspired by sunrises and the colors that inspire me the most


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Formula/Application: Again, the flakes make this one a tiny bit thick, but not unmanageable to apply. They are nice and dispersed in the base so they don’t clump or drag.

Coverage: Opaque in two coats

Color: A gray crelly absolutely packed with flake that represents all colors of the rainbow

Finish: Crelly with rainbow flake – also known as my new favorite polish ever

Notes: From the maker: Inspired by a photo and named for a beloved character in a book.  Every rainbow I see, I say in my head ‘Right Here And Now!’  Most times, I will add a Wolf onto the end as well.


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Formula/Application: No issues – this is a thermal polish

Coverage: Opaque in two coats

Color: A blue (warm) to blue-gray (cold) thermal packed with blue to purple shifting shimmer finished with just a touch of scattered holo.  3 coats for an opaque look.

Finish: Thermal shift shimmer

Notes: From the maker: An ode to the stolen blue sky of summer.


Oh my gosh! What do we think of the Great Lakes Lacquer Winter Survival Kit and December LE’s?

Great Lakes Lacquer My Winter Survival Kit:  Launching November 18th at 2 PM EST.  No discontinue date at this time.  All four colors will be available for $40.

December LE’s:  These will be available December 1st at 2 PM EST.  They will leave January 1st at 2 PM EST.

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  • Gorgeous swatches! I think Fuzzy Socks is my favorite!

  • Naked Without Polish

    OMG I need Rainbow! Right Here and Now STAT!! All of these are beautiful though. Your swatches blow me away consistently.

  • Lauri

    I’m seriously hyperventilating. Every one is gorgeous. Every one is a must. You did them all justice Jenne. <3

  • All of these are gorgeous! I can’t even come close to picking a favourite!

  • These are all so pretty – so sparkly! Rainbow! Right Here And Now is my favorite 🙂

  • Oh maaaan.

  • Now this is what I call a proper Winter collection – everything fits the theme perfectly!

  • Nik

    Beautiful swatches and they are all gorgeous but Fuzzy Socks wants to be on my nails.

  • Lothwen Akira

    WOW! Gorgeous swatches! I really really want them all!

  • Kristi Vasquez

    OMG! LOVE a few of these – purples are always on my list and iridescent glitters keep me happy too!

  • Tracey

    Gorgeous collection and all perfect for Winter. Love Fuzzy Socks x

  • I love Right Here And Now and that thermal polish!

  • LittleNuclearReactor

    These are all super gorgeous! I want them all!

  • Ehmkay Nails

    These are so pretty and definitely make me feel warm. So basically perfect for winter

  • Omgosh, that silver is to die for!

  • Fabulous collection I loved fuzzy socks shades most

  • Thick Ice is such a jaw dropper, so gorgeous!

  • holy moly these are all beautiful on you!