[Ciaté] Cutie Pie

I was in the mood for a neutral tone, someday during the summer holidays. I had worn so many bright and sparkly colours, and because the sun was shining every day, I could not resist a more natural look. This is Cutie Pie (the mini bottle), a semi-sheer nude pink.

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Three coats shown below. Of course, this would go well with French manicure.

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[Ciaté] Hopscotch

Hopscotch. Orange red- so I don’t really know what else to say about this beautiful colour. The bottle shows the miniature version.

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Two coats applied.

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[Ciaté] Sugar Plum

Sugar plum is a lovely lilac crème. This is the miniature bottle.

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Application was two coats.

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If you live in Europe, you will be aware of the current heatwave. It’s been lasting for a few weeks now I think. Although it is super hot outside (around 33 degrees celsius today), I’m still enjoying the summer; this is just what I need. Definitely my Asian heritage, I guess. 😎 Nevertheless, I’m typing and using my computer without glasses due to the heat and sweating, and I rarely wear contacts, so I hope I won’t make too many mistakes.

[Ciaté] Chinchilla

My Ciatés (more or less the minis from their first advent calendars) are at my mother’s house and I recently discovered them again. Although this one is called Chinchilla, it’s the perfect dove grey.

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Application was two coats – and finally, garden photos in the sunshine again. 😎

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[Ciaté] Power Dressing

I’m keeping the Ciaté minis (from their advent calendars) at my mother’s house (outsourcing 😉 ) and when I was in the mood for dark blue some days ago, I remembered Power Dressing. This is a dark blue jelly.

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Shown below is two coats. I had expexted Power Dressing to stain upon removal – but no such thing, thus: great plus!

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Anyway, this is the reason why you haven’t seen Ciaté in this blog for quite a while. This (kind of) “alternative” stash comes handy; normally, when I am away for some days, I pick my nail colours in advance, but sometimes change my mind (I try matching my nails with bags or clothes) – andam happy about “replacement” shades.

[Ciaté] Iced Frappé

Iced Frappé is a light, almost pastel mauve with hints of grey and nude. Thus a perfect neutral, but not nude, colour, great for every occasion.

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I’ve got the mini version (from last year’s Ciaté advent calendar) and applied two coats.

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