[Chanel] Deepness (#715)

In my stash, Deepness is quite unique. This, yes, deep dark – almost blackened – green contains a slight golden shimmer, which is barely visible after application. (It’s barely visible in the bottle too.)


Two coats shown below.

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Artificial lighting.

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For those of you who might wonder – I’m quite happy with my job situation now. I’ll finish my second week at the bookshop tomorrow and I really like it. The staff is sweet, I get along well with the customers and like interacting with everyone. Being among books is amazing and there is always time for checking out books, so miy wish list keeps growing!

I quit tutoring maths because I need my free days for myself (and my daughter), and although I got along well with the pupils and am generally into maths, I can’t deliver lessons when parents are unwilling to pay an appropriate fee; I didn’t even charge that much but some wouldn’t pay an amount equal to a medium-sized Starbucks. Nevertheless it is easy finding pupils, so if I am in need of some extra money, I will be offering maths tutoring again. But for the time being, I try to adjust to a new life.

[Dior] Camel (#224)

Camel was, as far as I’ve heard, released for Fashion’s Night Out 2019. However, I purchased it online from the Dior webshop. It’s a light peach with golden glassflecks.


Sorry for the bad light but days have been rainy recently, so it’s hard to take photos outside. Two coats shown below.

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[Essence] Miss Universe

Season is getting more glittery, so here is Miss Universe, packed with blue and green (teal) glitter and, moreover, a purple shimmer. This isn’t available anymore, I regret. You might notice the old bottle design. But I’m still wearing this pretty colour from time to time, of course.

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Two coats shown below.





Close-up photo.

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[Chanel] Radiant Rouge Noir (#733)

Sorry for the rare posts but I am currently spending the summer at out house in Lower Saxony, escaping the big city life, and I’m not trying new nail colours here – but who knows, I’ll be checking out the local drugstore again on Wednesday.

Radiant Rouge Noir is the metallic version of iconic Rouge Noir (click here for the 2016 version), which has always been part of my very own inner circle of favourite nail colours. 😉 Hence, the base of Radiant Rouge Noir is dark red, enriched with golden and red shimmer.

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Two coats shown below.

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I tried to take photos outside the next day but we have the bin romantic again.

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Close-up photo.

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[Chanel] Afterglow (#703)

Afterglow is from the summer (or “Cruise”) collection. It’s a nude beige with subtle golden shimmer – and at least semi-sheer.


When looking at the bottle, you hardly notice the shimmer, and it won’t really show up on the nails too, but it’s there.

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Nevertheless, it’s a beautiful, neutral colour, going perfectly with my skin tone. I am pretty tanned now. Because Afterglow is so sheer, I applied three coats and there is still a visible nail line. This shade must look god with French nails, using two or just one coat.

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At home, inside.

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Close-up photo.

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[Chanel] Radiant Red (#731)

My latest red Chanel nail colour; Radiant Red is another of those shades exclusive to the webshop and Beauty Boutiques. The colour is metallic red.

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This small collection is amazing, great formula. Shown below is two coats, but this too was opaque with the first coat.

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Artificial lighting.

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Close-up view.

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I took the daylight photos above at the swimming pool again, with my  colourful TYR rucksack next to me. 😉 Love this style.


[Chanel] Gold Shimmer (#179)

Another one of my older Chanel nail varnishes. Gold Shimmer is (according to its name) gold with a proportion of bronze, and it also has a metallic finish.

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Although I’ve had this for years I only applied it a couple of weeks ago. Two coats shown below.

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