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Entries for Wednesday, February 29 2012

China Glaze’s Blue Year’s Eve

China Glaze’s Blue Year’s Eve

Posted on Wednesday, at

This is a slightly brighter blue than Countdown - but otherwise, they're both fairly similar. This is almost exactly the same base color as Eyes Like Sapphires…which is still available from a few stores, but not necessarily as easy to find. I think it's the same base color as Frostbite, too - so I guess that I'm just very strongly drawn to this shade of blue, since I have so many similar polishes! I find that, while they cost...

Zoya’s Jana

Zoya’s Jana

Posted on Wednesday, at

This was actually a little darker than I expected. Application is good, and the polish is fairly sturdy. But…this just isn't the shade I was expecting. I thought this would be just a little closer to Carey, in terms of brightness. “Not as bright as I thought” seems to be the mantra for this collection, judging by others' comments and by my own experience with Cynthia.

OPI’s I’m a Princess…You’re Not!

OPI’s I’m a Princess…You’re Not!

Posted on Wednesday, at

I like polishes that I can use for layering…if I know that they're that sheer when I'm buying them. I was lead to believe that this was semi-sheer, but that after three coats it would show more of the pink and not show quite so much VNL. As you can see, even after six coats (6!!!), you can see plenty of the nail bed, and very little of the pink iridescence of the pearl finish. I may find use layering...