[Chanel] Verde Pastello (#590)

Finally another green. I really like Chanel’s nail colours for spring (it’s actually their spring/summer collection), since I am more into the bright and colourful shades. Verde Pastello is a muted green with hints of pastel and turquoise, depending on the light.

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Two coats shown below.

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Finally – it’s been one month – I’m going to my mother’s place again! January was jammed with so many activities and stuff. Although I’ve been enjoying doing so much and especially Fantasy Filmfest White Nights last weekend, Iam looking forward to spending the weekend in Lower Saxony. Of course!

Wishing you, too, a wonderful weekend!

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Emerald (Dior, #809) again

I’m waiting for A England’s Tudoresque to arrive – and have more or less applied colours I had worn before, more or less. That’s why I have finally better photos of beautiful Emerald, one of my Christmas favourites this year.

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Close-up. This is such an amazing colour, in my view. It even seems to contain a hint of teal.

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[Dior] Emerald (#809)

Emerald is my latest and brand new Dior and belongs to this year’s Holiday collection, which had arrived last Saturday at Alsterhaus but since they had not testers, the display was still waiting for being set up. Emerald is a green metallic with a hint of turquoise.

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Two coats shown below.

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On my way to the centre of Nienburg, the small town in Lower Saxony where my mother lives.

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Letterbox in the background. :mrgreen:

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Close-up.

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[Essence] Holo Maniac

I have a couple of new Essence nail varnishes to share with you; most of the photos were already taken during the summer holidays. I am generally a huge fan of the Essence brand because their cute designs, especially with regard to their “trend editions” are always a surprise.

Concerning their current nail polish range, they have a small holo glitter series – and I snatched Holo Maniac from my daughter. The turquoise glitter (and it’s more a glitter bomb) made me think of China Glaze Atlantis, but the latter is more greenish. Nevertheless removal of both Holo Maniac and Atlantis is a pain. :mrgreen:

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Two coats applied; as with most dense glitters, this one is a topcoat eater too.

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Close-up.

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Utopian Turquoise Again

Felt like being thrown back to 2011, when I had applied Utopian Turqoise (Turquoise utopique) for the first time, because this brought me through the weekend now, and today I was also wearing the same turqoise dress you’ll see in this link, leading to the inital post. I had forgotten about the nail varnish/dress combo! 😉

Here are recent (i.e. of yesterday) photos of Utopian Turquoise, two coats.

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Same experience with this as last time: sot the slightest indication of chipping after two days. However, this lovely turquoise (with high proportion of blue) stains a bit after removal, but this won’t last long. It’s definitely one of the best formulae I know.

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