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Too thick and didn't change color really

I purchased the Ride 'em Cowgirl (gold/red) polish and have so far be extremely underwhelmed by it, especially considering the price point. First off, my brush was not connected to the lid (argh!). Secondly, I found the texture to be far too gloppy, even though I perfectly understand it is a chunky glitter. It was so thick that trying to spread it around on top of any other polish you've done within the last 20 minutes is risking serious ruin. Also, because it *is* so thick, it demands a clear top coat unless you can deal with a bumpy feel to your nails (hate it–want it super smooth!).

But really, the big disappointment is that it *barely* changes color in the sunlight, pretty much undetectably unless you know what you are looking for. It is NOT dramatic as the website claims (The Ruby Wing website for the whole line of their polishes, which Ride 'em Cowgirl is not on). This is not a thermal polish, so heat isn't a factor, but I tried every source of actual bright sunlight I could get to during daylight hours. The biggest difference was a slight pinkish hue to the gold glitter. complete meh.

Anyway, I do like that it's vegan/not tested on animals/non-toxic, etc., but I would not purchase any others and would not purchase this one again since I can easily buy $5 chunky gold glitter polish anywhere else. Too bad, because I really wanted to love it.

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