I've been trying to find a good, dark linear holo polish for a while. I loved Cosmic Fate from this, the Halo collection, and thought that Beyond might suit me. And it's.... okay. Better than some other dark grey holos I've tried (yeah, I'm looking at you, China Glaze Galactic Gray), but it's still on the not-that-exciting side, unfortunately.
The formula is excellent, very smooth application, no worries there. The overall colour is a medium-dark grey, but I wish it was darker. The holo effect is pretty good, but in a lot of lighting situations, I find that the polish just goes into a kind of ordinary metallic grey, without much hint of the holo effect. I was hoping, based on my experience of Cosmic Fate, that the holo would be more pronounced. Still, it is visible and present in many lighting situations, and I don't want to sound like I hate this polish or like the holo isn't there, because I don't hate it, and it is present, just not as strongly as I would have liked.
I'm starting to suspect that doing a truly dark holo is just quite difficult to pull off, in which case, this is a pretty good attempt at it.
Decent polish, not sorry I bought it or anything, but it's not the dark polish with strong holo effect I was hoping for. Perhaps that's just my own expectations, though, because it does have the holo effect, and it is dark, so your mileage may vary. It's just not what I was expecting, nor does it live up to my hope and expectations for it. Still, it's good, and worth looking into for a decent grey metallic/holo.