Sunday, August 28, 2011

China Glaze Watermelon Rind

Don't mind the messed up Konad nail stamp on my ring finger nail. I got bored one day and decided to do that and it didn't turn out right...oh well.
I had some problems with this nail polish. The main problem I had was the longevity. It did not last very long and started to fade on the tips after about 2 or 3 days. I love the color though. It is a glittery blue green color. I've mentioned before I think about how I hate glitters because they are so hard to get off, but with the China Glaze glitter laquers I have gotten recently they are not hard to remove at all! I was highly impressed about how easy this was to get off despite the fact that it's a glitter polish. I would recommend that they change the formula or something for it because the longevity is definitely something I was not as happy with as I could have been. I got many compliments on the color though so that is a good thing!
Overall: I would recommend this because of the color and how easy it is to remove, but just beware that it starts to fade on the tips after about 2 or 3 days.

Monday, August 15, 2011

China Glaze Peachy Keen

This is the final nail polish that I ordered in the mail recently. I have to say for the most part I was disappointed with this polish. I ordered this color not thinking about how it already looks close to the color of Essie's Tart Deco, which I already own. I have to say this color looks just like it minus that Tart Deco has a slightly more pink tone to it. 
The second thing that upset me was that this was very streaky. I put on two coats and it was still streaky. I would have put on three coats but I didn't have enough time. That was a downside to this also.
The Third thing that upset me was the size of the brush. I don't know if I just got a bad batch or something and the brushes were made slightly larger, but it did not make for an easy application. I have other China Glaze nail polishes and none of them have a brush that was this thick. Also the formula was a little thick as well which also made it more of a challenge to apply.
Overall: I would not recommend this and I would say it's not worth the money. If you're looking for something of similar color that is a better quality I would have to direct you to Essie's Tart Deco.

Friday, August 12, 2011

China Glaze Dorothy Who?

I got this from Sally's for 4.99 I think. Actually my mom bought it for me, so thanks mom! :)
I did LOVE the color. It was such a rich gittery blue, and even though it was a glitter it wasn't hard to take off at all! But like the China Glaze Adore review I did, this polish was bittersweet as well. It did tend to chip fast. I had chipping about 2 days later at the tips of my nails so that was really disappointing. I did love the color though. I have always loved vibrant blue glitters but I always hated how they were so hard to take off, but this one is completely different. I loved how easy it was to take off. Well I had to lay the nail polish soaked cotton ball on my nail for a few seconds, but after that it was completely easy to take off. If only this polish lasted a little longer it would be perfect! I used the Seche Vite top coat and it still chipped within 2 days. So that was sad. 
Overall: The color is fantastic, but the longevity was nothing to rave about at all.Oh! I also forgot to mention it took 3 coats to get to this opaque shade of the blue. After 2 coats I still felt like I needed one coat, which really was not a problem.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

China Glaze Adore

This polish was bittersweet. I got this from Amazon. This is one of the other polishes I bought along with Lemon Fizz. I was indifferent about this polish. I got this for about $4. The price was good, application was easy and the consistency was good. Even the drying time was pretty minimal. I love the color! Absolutely love! This color has a metallic sheen to it and is definitely a gorgeous color! I think this is from the Romantique collection? I really should do my research more. 
The one major problem I had with this polish is that is chipped very quickly. It was chipping by the next day! I have one finger where it is cracked but hasn't chipped off yet, so I am hoping I can maybe save that piece with some top coat. Like I said before though this polish chipped so quickly! Even with my Seche Vite top coat...yeah that's right! I finally got Seche Vite top coat! But that's not what this blog post is about. 
Overall: I loved the color! Gorgeous, but the quality is pretty bad. Chipping happened the next day. It's a bittersweet type of feeling.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

China Glaze Lemon Fizz

I believe this polish is from China Glaze's Up Up and Away collection? I bought this polish, along with 3 others that I will review later, on Amazon. I'd say this polish cost me around $4 to $5. I love the color though. It's very spring and reminds me of Easter, even though Spring and Easter are long gone. The only problem I had with this polish is that It was slightly streaky. I still had a few streaky spots where I could see through to my nail even after 3 coats, but it wasn't too bad and I would definitely still wear this polish because I just absolutely love the color! I want to try more from their Up Up and Away collection, but as of right now I will focus on the polishes I still have left to review. I have one more from their Up Up and Away collection still to review, and that is Peachykeen which I am also very excited to try because it is this cute pastel orange color perfect for Spring, or like I said before, Easter. So far I haven't really had any major problems with China Glaze nail polishes which I am very pleased with. 
Overall: This polish is a tad streaky at times, but nothing to noticeable. I would still recommend this polish to someone who is looking for a cute pastel spring colored polish to try.