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Entries for Wednesday, January 05 2011

China Glaze’s IDK

China Glaze’s IDK

Posted on Wednesday, at

While the product promo pic and the description make this sound like it has a deeper purple base, it's actually a nice mid-lilac a bit similar to OPI's DS Diamond. (The Tronica color-match for IDK is Gamer Glam - but the holographic effect is sparser, so you won't see the holographic rainbow.) Like all of the OMG polishes, this does tend to chip easily and the holographic effect is severely muted by any kind of topcoat. Still, if you love...

Aromaleigh v1’s Promise

Aromaleigh v1’s Promise

Posted on Wednesday, at

I waited too long when the Angel colors were first released, and missed my chance to get this. But I did get several pots during Aromaleigh v1's final days…and I'm so glad I did! It's a softer neutral base color, which will make it extremely versatile. It's a slightly deeper beige than either Define Beauty or Angelique, both of which are slightly brighter and a bit more pink than this shade.

China Glaze’s Frostbite

China Glaze’s Frostbite

Posted on Wednesday, at

This color is BLUE. Unapologetic, almost neon, very vivid. I'm kind of peeved that this polish is too thin to use as a stamping polish, because this would look amazing over dark purple, black, or even grey. (Can you imagine this blue over Zoya's Kelly?

BareMinerals’ Black Gold

BareMinerals’ Black Gold

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A highly pigmented liner shade with gold shimmer. The gold shimmer is faint enough and sparse enough that it only really shows up when the color is foiled - when it's applied dry, the gold is barely noticeable.

BareMinerals’ Rose Gold

BareMinerals’ Rose Gold

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The “rose” portion of this color is fairly soft - in fact, this color almost looks like one of BE's Soft Focus shades with added gold shimmer.