[Chanel] Rose Néon (#596)

Finally here’s Rose Néon. Since I could not get this at the Chanel Beauty Boutique because for some reason it hadn’t arrived, I ordered it online from Chanel. Neons are amazing and in summer I can’t get enough of them. Rose Néon combines pink with a hint of coral.

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This is two coats over a white base. The finish is actually semi-matte, but I decided to use a top coat.

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The ice cream is called “Freitagabend” and it’s caramel with popcorn and salted caramel chunks, which are really salty, hence absolutely yummy stuff.

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[China Glaze] Highlight Of My Summer

Highlight Of My Summer. Amazing neon mint green – truly an unsual combo, which is why I like this so much. Moreover, it has been snowing again (note: It’s Holy Thursday and exactly one year ago we had 22 degrees celsius outside 🙄 ), so I need bright colours that at least remind of spring.

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Two coats shown below. The neon is more on the pastel side but it’s really bright and flashy. Couldn’t stop looking at my nails and admiring it. 😉

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Artificial light.

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[Chanel] Scenario (#604)

A current favourite, with special regard to Christmas. I fancy reds and I fancy neons; Scenario combines both.

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Two coats applied. The finish is actually matte but photos were taken with top coat.

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Daylight.

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On my way to the subway – here you can probably see how bright this is. 🙂

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[Chanel] Magnetic

Magnetic, the neon pink shade, is the only colour of the Chanel Neon Wave varnishes I have not yet shown. So here it comes.

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Unfortunately, I have only photos under artificial light but will wear this again soon. It’s bright and flashy, truly textmarker pink. Three thin coats over white.

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This is the only outside photo I have – but with a water I got from Chanel after being at their Alsterhaus counter. 😎 😉

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[Chanel] Ultrasonic

Orange neon. This is incredibly flashy and so far my favourite of the Neon Waves.

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Three thin coats over white, no top coat (but hand cream on the next day, thus the normally semi-matte finish seems a bit glossy).

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So bright! Too this photo with Arthur Bear while chasing Pokémon and fighting at a Pokégym in Kellinghusenpark.

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Indirect natural light.

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[Chanel] Fantastic (Neon Wave)

Monday marked the day of my first visit to Chanel Beauty Boutique at Mönckebergstraße, Hamburg’s major shopping areas. The boutique opened a year ago and I had not managed going there, since I usually purchase my nail varnishes at Alsterhaus or online. But regarding the Neon Wave collection, I felt I had to get them at the Boutique, not wanting to wait for any delivery (they are boutique-exclusive). Which I did not regret of course. The shop assistants were lovely and the boutique is beautiful. So Chanel, so handy when you live in Hamburg.

As a fan of greens, I will show you Fantastic first.

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All of the Neon Wave colours are flashy, but it’s hard to capture their brightness when taking photos. This might give you an idea.

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Shown below is three coats of Fantastic – with top coat, the finish is normally semi-matte, and I realised that I actually prefer wearing these without top coat (which you will see with the blue one, Electric, in a different post). What is more, for the next manicure I tried white base, to bringt out the neon effect.

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Nevertheless Fantastic stands out against the grey clouds.

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