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Entries for Wednesday, July 06 2011

China Glaze’s Adore

China Glaze’s Adore

Posted on Wednesday, at

This is a gorgeous shade of turquoise!! And it's metallic! Too bad the spreadability is so bad. The brushstrokes were visible no matter how thin a coat I applied or how careful I was. That really sucked the life out of this polish. I *might* be able to get around this by doing a sponge or gradient manicure with this color; and it will work fine for nail stamping. It just won't work as a standalone manicure shade or the...

China Glaze’s Strawberry Fields

China Glaze’s Strawberry Fields

Posted on Wednesday, at

Definitely a warm red, with a faint gold shimmer. I don't have this color to compare, but I think this might be the warm version of Ahoy Sailor (from the Anchors Away collection.) I was able to get full coverage in two coats, but I did apply the second coat a bit thicker when I saw that the first coat was a bit thin. I don't know if that was a result of the formula, or my application. I don't...

Zoya’s Yummy

Zoya’s Yummy

Posted on Wednesday, at

Not as pale a blue as I feared it might be. Initially I thought this might be the same blue color that most swimming pools are (or start out as), and so I steered clear. This is more like a lighter Smurf blue. And yes, that really is the best way I can describe this shade. (But if I ever describe colors as matching up with the Care Bears or My Little Pony, please someone send over the nice people...