[Chanel] Beige Pétale (#567)

Beige Pétale; this is a sheer beige, which might be perfect for French nails. I’m not that much into transparent shades, especially when they are neutral, and hence don’t wear them too often. Nevertheless I tried this.

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As mentiones above, this is definitely transparent, and shown below is three coats. Beige Pétale is not really visible on the nails, but I like the glossy finish.

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Favourite location! I’m a keen swimmer, and “Alsterschwimmhalle” is my favourite swimming bath in Hamburg.

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[Essence] My Sweet Escape

I’m still at my mother’s house, not wearing any new colours for the time being. But there are some Chanel varnishes waiting at home. 🙂 As for this posting, I tried My Sweet Escape some weeks ago and it’s actually a thermo nail polish, changing its colour from beige to rose/peach. Hence it’s more a neutral shade.

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I tried my best to capture both colours but the cold version (= beige) wouldn’t really show up. Two coats applied, artificial light.

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Natural light. This is for sure the warm version.

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[Essence] … & my flaky caty

Going through my Essence drafts. … & my flaky caty is one of their recent releases, beige nude with black glitter and a finish that is frost and satin at the same time! What is more, look at its cute bottle design.

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Two coats shown below, no top coat.

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Macro photo showing the different glitter shapes and sizes.

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[Dior] Jungle Matte (#614)

I’m back from Fantasy Filmfest (although I was in Hamburg all the time, of course, but spending time at the movies for almost 12 hours a day is somewhat different …) and, being super crazy about this horror and independent stuff, saw all of the 54 films. 😉

Right now I am wearing Jungle Matte on my nails, which is a brand new Dior. So they ae doing mattes now and kind of re-invented this finish with a formula that is super easy to apply and dries quickly. No gritty surface – just pure matte. Jungle Matte is a nude beige (or light brown) colour.

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Daylight, two coats (no top coat, of course).

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[Chanel] New Dawn (#578)

I’m almost off to Fantasy Filmfest (while it’s raining heavily …) – officially Day One -, so this is going to be a short post, but I didn’t want to make you wait for ages for the next blog entry. So today it is all about New Dawn, which is dusty mauve, probably with a slight hint of beige. Exceptionally unique.

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Two coats shown below.

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Artificial light.

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[Dior] Enigma (#337)

When I went to Alsterhaus on Tuesday, to check whether the ladies at Dior know anything about the autumn collection, they were actually expecting me: A drawer was opened, showing three nail varnish boxes with my name attached. Surprise! I was speechless and impressed. 🙂

Today I had Enigma on my nails, which Dior describes as champagne shade, but in my view, it’s more rose gold, or even rosy beige (it certainly has a beige undertone), although with champagne bits of glitter.

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Application was two coats. Summer seems to be over and I took the photos outside while it was raining and under grey clouds.

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A single raindrop on the lid. 😉

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Macro photo.

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[OPI] Barefoot In Barcelona

I’ve been at my mother’s place for a week now and enjoying it so much. Didn’t tell you that Hamburg has early Easter holidays – so we are taking some time off in Lower Saxony, starting our days with swimming. I swam two kilometres each day except Sunday and it’s so great.

Once I’m back in Hamburg, there will be new Chanels to show. I noticed that I have not posted a nude shade – and an OPI nail varnish – for a while, so here is Barefoot in Barcelona. It’s beige with a proportion of rosewood. Lovely!

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Two coats shown below and another premiere for this year: The weather is getting better (i. e. warmer) and thus I am taking photos outside again. 😎

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