Finally, a new post! It’s been a while, I know. In the meantime I went swimming and I mean I spent quite a lot of time at the pool, improving my freestyle and butterfly strokes. And I enjoyed the summer, i. e. I am still enjoying it, meeting up with time and spending time outside.
Nevertheless I managed to get the fall collections by Chanel and Dior, so let’s start with Pure White, which is – white. You might know that white is one of my favourite nail colours, and I wear it quite a lot.
Two coats applied – flawless application and great formula!
To complete this, my favourite white is Dior Snow-White because most white nail varnishes tend to have a streaky or application and leave patches. Snow-White doesn’t and it needs only two coats. Pure White, however, comes very close to it, in fact, the only difference I note is the brush. So if you are looking for a white nail colour, pick this one.
A true vintage shade – I have no idea about the release date of Flocon. But as you see, this is a white pearl.
Because Flocon tends to be a bit sheer, I needed three thin coats to achieve full coverage. Below is the result.
When I noticed No Hurries, No Worries at the local drugstore near my mother’s, I could not resist. White. Just pure and plain white.
But what is more, No Hurries, No Worries has great coverage. Shown below is two coats; having some experience with white nail polishes, I feared at least three coats … So overall, this is amazing!
Artificial light. I’ve had No Hurries, No Worries on my nails for three days – topped it with Dior Reflects on day 2. No chipping, no tip wear. 🙂
This is probably a totally summer colour – Optic White is (the name says it) white with shimmer, due to small glassflecks. You might remember that I love whites and this one is quite unique in my stash, because of its shimmer.
Dior does gorgeous whites! Remember Snow White and its high pigmentation? Optic White, too, is almost opaque with only one coat and definitely opaque with two, as shown below.
The shimmer, however, is not too present. I tried to take a macro shot but guess there is hardly anything to recognise …
Snow Way. Like the name and the colour too. It’s basically white with a hint of grey and the shimmer shifts between copper and pink.
Two coats applied. I wonder how Snow Way might look in bright sunlight – thus something to try for the summer? 😎
One of my latest Chanel nail varnishes and the first spring nail varnish of 2017 I’m showing here. Blanc White is a sheer to semi-sheer ebony shade.
Three coats shown below for a rather opaque look.
One more white (although I am currently wearing the new Blanc White by Chanel; finally, I could get my hands on the Spring collection – photos will be shown soon) … The Frosted has a matte (or suède) finish, yet this white contains glitter particles.
This is two coats without top coat under artificial light.
Applying a top coat brings out the shimmer. I took these photos the next morning, so it’s natural daylight. Even though I like matte nail colours, I prefer the glossy look in this case.
Close-up view without top coat.