“The Browns” seemed like the most appropriate title, instead of saying the browns, coppers, neutrals, and other tannish shades.
Orly Rage is a metallic version of a neutral. It goes on smoothly and needs about two coats to be solid. It reflects light in an amazing way, but not in an overwhelming, not really neutral way. I only have it in a mini size, but if you find it out there in a large, I would grab it.
I have two Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure polishes that are practically identical. To try to justify this, I will say that I got them both at the bargain bin for pennies and in reality, they look a lot different painted on than in the pictures. At any rate, this one is Cinnamon. This is a dark creme polish that is simply brown. For lots of fall looks, this is perfect! It also goes on really smoothly, so it is lovely to use.
This glitter polish is one of my favorites, and I wish a picture could capture its beauty. Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Copper Penny is made up of different sizes of circle glitter pieces that look exactly like a brand new penny. The pieces spread evenly and apply smoothly, so this makes it a glitter polish that is actually nice to use. I like it a lot in autumn, but it can be used to shine up lots of looks.
Again, pictures! Why can’t I capture the real glory!?! OPI Gaining Mole-Mentum is a flaky glitter polish that has gold, silver, and copper flakes. It goes on fairly easily, with minimal pushing and shoving needed to make it even. This is another go to in the fall, but the variety of colors in the flakes makes it very versatile.
Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Moracc-go is the exact same shade as a terra cotta pot. It is basically opaque in one coat. I picked this one up specifically for stamping in the fall, but have used it a couple of other times. Insta Dri polishes work really nicely for stamping, if you are looking for alternatives to actual stamping polishes.
Here is the other Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure that I was talking about. This one is Branch Out. It is a little lighter, and has a tinge of copper sparkle to it. It is a gorgeous polish to use on its own and for accents. It goes on smoothly and two coats will cover you.
Sally Hansen Insta Dri Quick Sand is a neutral polish with silver sparkle. One coat could work with this one, but two is best. The sparkle gives it a nice kick out of the ordinary neutral nail.
I think the magnetic polishes are really cool, and this one is my favorite. Sally Hansen Magnetic Kinetic Copper is truly copper colored. You apply one coat, let it dry, then while the second coat is wet you hover the magnet over it. It makes it swirl into light and dark curls that are to die for! It is an easy manicure that looks like it was difficult and time consuming and will get you lots of compliments!
Revlon Parfumerie Autumn Spice is a dark brown that shimmers gold, rose, and maybe even a hint of green. It is the perfect fall polish. It does need about three coats to be completely opaque. As far as the scent…yes, it really does smell, and the smell is very autumn.
Sally Hansen Lustre Shine Copperhead is copper polish that shines green. In two coats it will be ready to wear. The only thing that I am not a big fan of with this polish is the streaky look it tends to get…but a lot of polishes like this, with multiple shades, can seem to do that easily.
Finally, Piggy Polish Sand It Over is a neutral shade that leans toward the orange/yellow end of the spectrum. It says “goes on toes” but I use it anywhere. Like any neutral polish, it is easy to slap on when you aren’t sure what the week is going to hold.
Thanks for reading all about my browns! Do you have any faves?