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Entries for Wednesday, November 16 2011

China Glaze’s Emerald Fitzgerald

China Glaze’s Emerald Fitzgerald

Posted on Wednesday, at

The color is almost blackened...but no, not really, it's just a dark rich blue-green. This is the color that my mom called "dollar bill green" - we had a car that was almost this color when I was growing up. I haven't often seen this blue-green shade in a nail polish, though, and I love it! This shade is very similar to OPI's Cuckoo for this Color, which was released about a month after this collection came out...and...

OPI’s Polar Bare

OPI’s Polar Bare

Posted on Wednesday, at

A decent enough medium peach creme; but the application was a bit uneven. I don't know if that's because of the age of the polish, or if my nails were just badly in need to buffing, or both…but this applied with streaks and with thin patches. Even with three coats this didn't look all that great on me. It did dry to a nicely reflective creme finish, but the poor spreadability really detracted from the finished manicure.

Zoya’s MarryJ

Zoya’s MarryJ

Posted on Wednesday, at

This color looks redder and warmer than I expected, based on the description and on various online photos. I may be able to make this work because of the fuchsia tones, but it isn't my favorite color ever. (And my photos are dreadfully blurred - sorry!!) There was a tiny amount of visible brushstrokes with this shade, but it wasn't as bad as some polishes. It's a toss-up whether to classify this one as a soft frost finish, or a...