Thursday, February 3, 2022

IndieSwatch 2021 Bests Announced!

Indie Lovers!

We are pleased to announced the winners and runner ups.  If a particular category has had the same winner in 1st place for 3 years in a row, the polish or brand will go into the Hall of Fame.  It will be added to the Hall of Fame tab and will be taken out of future voting for that category.  

We have 5 new Hall of Fame entries.  We see some new brands dominating the categories.  

Reflecting on 2021, we as a community saw new brands arrive, old brands bid farewell, and an increase in diversity as well as brands/groups using inclusive language.  We applaud brands that embrace diversity and we encourage collaborations to set expectations for participation as well as vet the brands that want to join to see if their own shop sites demonstrate a commitment to diversity.  Thank you to the brands that make everyone feel welcome.

We plan on retiring solar, wax, and mani bomb, and potentially scented top coat unless we see an increase in requests.  Next year we will add in glitter smoothing top coat and reflective glitter.  Please let us know if you have any feedback.

*UPDATED Feb 4, 2022 Apologies - noticed that scented top coat winner was supposed to be in the Hall of Fame from last year.