No Snow Petrol Again

Snow is melting and the sun is coming out – we might probably have witnessed the beginning of spring. Which would be lovely because I am planning to see my mother from Wednesday onwards for at least one week. Stll feeling a bit poorly I hope that I can go swimming again soon.

No Snow Petrol is one of my favourite Catrice nail varnishes. It’s not new in the blog, I had posted it before and thing I haven’t worn it since then. But this petrol base with its fine pink glassflecks deserves more than a second round. Application is still flawless after all these years; two coats shown below.

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Artificial light. Very recently I noticed that Catrice changed their bottle design – obviously more than one in the past few years. 😉

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Close-up picture.

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[Catrice] Call Me Princess

Japan-Filmfest is scheduled to start on Wednesday. Today I secured my tickets and, of course, I have already chosen my “festival nail colour”: Call Me Princess had been waiting patiently; it’s been in my stash for a long time, being neglected. It’s a sand polish and although I like this finish very much there was a time when I simply ignored it. I tried Call Me Princess, which is pink with golden glitter, about two weeks ago and loved how it sparkles. As for Japan-Filmfest, I prefer glitters, anything that looks a bit crazy and sparkly, so Call Me Princess really deserves to be worn.

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Two coats shown below. This also has the advantage of drying quickly.

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Close up view.

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[Catrice] Purple Reign

At present, my favourite Catrice nail varnish is Purple Reign. it has a rich purple base and is packed with blue flakes – stunning and beautiful.

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Two coats.

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I would have loved managing a macro shot, but, unfortunately, all of them were blurred. 😦 I also notice that it has been more than a year since my last Catrice post … but this brand definitely deserves more attention.

[Catrice] Be Aztec!

I’m still alive, despite of all those horror movies. 😉 Fantasy Filmfest Nights were great! So this is a rather short post, since it’s pretty late… Be Aztec! by Catrice, a green shade with golden shimmer.

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Two coats.

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Close-up view. 🙂

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[Catrice] No Snow Petrol

No Snow Petrol. Nice name… and finally, at my local drugstore, I could no longer resist this turquoise-petrol shade with its hint of pink glitter (unfortunately, this is not visible in the photos, due to the poor daylight conditions).

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Shown below is two coats; I like Catrice varnishes since they apply so easily and dry quickly.
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Under artificial light.

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[Catrice] Steel My Soul

I’m wearing Steel My Soul by Catrice today, for the second time, since I like its colour and application. It’s taupe with a hint of lilac or somewhat close to these shades, with a noticeable golden shimmer.

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By Catrice, this kind of finish is called “Brushed Metal Effect”, and it’s a bit gritty. If you add top coat (sadly I didn’t take any photos using top coat on Steel My Soul), this will bring out the shimmer particles.

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Close up view.

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[Catrice] Beam Me, Scotty!

One of the most beautiful varnishes by Catrice – Beam Me, Scotty! from their Out Of Space limited collection of last year. I’d been after this for so long and finally made a bargain. So worth the waiting time; this is a matte (yes :!:) mixture of dark green, silver glitter, and dark blue, I’d say.

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Two coats, no top coat.

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Close up. 🙂

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