Friday, 25 October 2013

Current Nail Polish Phase

Essie Go Ginza, Models Own Utopia, Barry M Matte Vanilla

These are the last three polishes I've purchased, and I can't help but notice a theme! Light, muted, muddy tones of lilac (especially the last two). I just think they're understated, feminine, chic, and make great bases for nail art or glitter. These opinions are relatively new, though. I would have stayed far away from the likes of Utopia and Vanilla before this month. I actually remember thinking Utopia looked a little like cement a year or two ago. You see, I normally prefer shades that fit nicely into a colour category, instead of in between, can't-quite-describe shades like the above. I liked lilacs, and I liked nudes, but would never have bought these shades. I've already swatched Go Ginza here, and will be painting my nails with either Utopia or Vanilla this weekend. 

Do you go through nail polish phases? I was all about different shades of red not long back, be it corals or berries. I'm really liking the feminine, off white shades at the moment, though, and am desperate to get my hands on Sinful Colours' Easy Going!


  1. Utopia is one of my all time favourite shades of nail polish :)
    Amy x
    -A Little Boat Sailing-

  2. I love all of these shades! I'm a huge fan of nude/muted nails. x

    Gemma // DuggyDimples

  3. Utopia is my favourite nail polish :) Such a pretty shade x


  4. I am in the exact same phase! I'm obsessed with these tones and I'm now going into things like Essie's Merino Cool too

    x Joanna @ The Treasure Chest


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