[China Glaze] Meet Me In the Mirage

This is an older draft, from October. The garden in the background looks different now. 😉

Meet Me In the Mirage is a rose gold foil, also containing hints of bronze. Sparkly and pretty.

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Shown below is two coats. I had wanted to apply this for so long; it is more a summer colour, and a bit of sunshine would have brought out its sparkles.

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Close-up view.

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[China Glaze] Point Me to the Party

Happy New Year everybody! Hope that you all had a great time celebrating New Year’s Eve and that 2016 will be just brilliant.

My manicure to welcome 2016 was Point Me to the Party. This is a glitter topper in a transparent base, and the glitter comes in various shapes, sizes and colours, i. e. neon pink, yellow, green, orange and blue.

Point Me to the Party

Here is Point Me to the Party layered over two coats of Dior Bar.

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Point Me to the Party

Point Me to the Party

Direct sunlight.

Point Me to the Party

Close-up picture.

Point Me to the Party

[China Glaze] The Heat Is On

Finally another red. 🙂 I admit that the Desert Escape by China Glaze somehow skipped my mind until, by chance, I came across its mini versions – and had never noticed China Glaze minis before. These are so cute, except maybe the label sticking to the bottom, its print being so small that it’s hard to read when you’re heavily short-sighted. :mrgreen: This is The Heat Is On, a bright tomato red with a slight jelly formula (but not too sheer).

The Heat Is On

Two coats shown below.

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The Heat Is On

The Heat Is On

The Heat Is On

[China Glaze] Plur-ple

Plur-ple is a neon purple, but it is really hard to capture its true colour.

Plur-ple

The formula is a bit runny but builds up opacity with two coats. I also used a white base (and a topcoat). Plur-ple is actually much more brighter and more purple than shown below.

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Plur-ple

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Plur-ple

Plur-ple

[China Glaze] Home Sweet House Music

Home Sweet House Music. I thought I had already posted this. Nevertheless, here is this awesome tangerine neon shade.

Appication was two coats of Home Sweet House Music over Dior Snow White. Since Home Sweet House Music is, I guess, UV-sensitive, its actual colour is hard to capture. Whether sunlight, artificial light or inside with natural light, it can look totally different. Also, I took some photos with my smartphone.

All photos taken inside. Here it looks more tangerine.

Same angle, but photo taken with smartphone.

Here it presents its orange-leaning side.

Perhaps needless to say but I like this colour! I don’t have any other tangerine nail varnish, except Barry M Tangerine, which has a shimmer finish. 🙂