[Chanel] Flocon (#05)

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.

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Macro photo.

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[Essence] No Hurries, No Worries

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.

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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!

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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. 🙂

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[Dior] Optic White (#002)

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.

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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.

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The shimmer, however, is not too present. I tried to take a macro shot but guess there is hardly anything to recognise …

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[China Glaze] Snow Way!

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.

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Two coats applied. I wonder how Snow Way might look in bright sunlight – thus something to try for the summer? 😎

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Close-up picture.

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[Essence] The Frosted

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.

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This is two coats without top coat under artificial light.

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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.

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Close-up view without top coat.

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[Chanel] Blanc Ceramic (#335)

Yesterday I paid Alsterhaus a visit; it was my daughter’s birthday and we wanted to go out a bit, actually having some chai latte. However, no spring collection yet, neither Chanel nor Dior. Instead they were moving their stuff to a different part of the department store, trying not to seem too busy. Refurbishing is still going on at Alsterhaus.

At least I have a Chanel to present today, and as it seems that I’m into white these days, it’s Blanc Ceramic. White with pearl finish.

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It’s rather sheer, thus three coats.

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Close-up view.

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