China Glaze’s Smoke and Ashes review

Posted on Wednesday, at bought • 567 views

  • Manufacturer: China Glaze
  • Availability: part of the Colors from the Capitol collection
  • Description: dark grey black-flecked matte
  • Cost/Amount: USD$6 for 14 ml / .5 fl oz
  • Would you purchase again: yes

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 Smoke and Ashes

I'm not quite sure how often I'll use this polish. It's matte, but there's a visual-texture so I don't know how well it will work as a background for nail art. It's an interesting contrast to the glittery and shimmery polishes in the Colors from the Capitol collection, and it fits thematically…but just because of personal preference, I don't know if I'll use it too much.

It applied smoothly and evenly, and was fairly durable. I didn't have any problems with the brush being mangled either, like I have with a few other China Glaze polishes.

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. The left hand holding a bottle of nail polish and displaying all manicured fingernails, with 2 coats of China Glaze's Smoke and Ashes Four fingers in a row, resting on the thumb, with all nails displaying 2 coats of China Glaze's Smoke and Ashes

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