China Glaze’s Passion

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  • Manufacturer: China Glaze
  • Availability: originally released as part of China Glaze's Romantique collection
  • Color Range: metallic gold shimmer
  • Staying Power: 2.5 out of 4 stars
  • Cost/Amount: USD$6 for 14 ml / .5 fl oz
  • Would you purchase again: no - because Midnight Kiss is the same color and is so much more spreadable
  • Similar shades: China Glaze's 2030; China Glaze's Midnight Kiss

NOTE 03/25/2013: I will no longer be purchasing or reviewing any new China Glaze products, aside from the two that I have in the publishing queue. All previously-published posts will remain up. Info & links of interest

China Glaze’s Passion

Lovely softer yellow-gold metallic…that, sadly, is a bit on the fragile side and has less-than-good spreadability. The brushstrokes aren't as visible with this polish as they are when I use some of the other polishes from the Romantique collection (like Awaken), but they're still visible. China Glaze effectively redid this color in two later collections, Khrome (2030) and ‘Tis the Season (Midnight Kiss) - both times with a much better formula. It's not easy to find 2030, and Midnight Kiss is getting less easy to locate even in Ebay; but hopefully China Glaze will take note of the demand and add a regular gold and silver metallic to their core collection.

Both 2030 and Midnight Kiss have much better spreadability and durability than Passion does. (But now, I've got a gold metallic for nail art and two for regular manicures! See, there's an upside to everything.)

Photos that show how the product actually performs...! See how I create my swatches

Close-up photo of the middle three fingernails of the left hand, showing the nail color applied. Nail Files: China Glaze's Passion Nail Files: China Glaze's Passion

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