Friday, June 4, 2010

Candy-licious Swatches

Since there seems to be a fair bit of interest in the Wet 'n' Wild giveaway I'm doing, I thought I'd do some swatches (with my own bottles—I bought extras for the contest, so the winner will get fresh bottles).

I already posted the first five colors when I did skittles with them, but to show all the colors in the same entry, here they are again (I unfortunately didn't make a note of how many coats I used, but I don't recall any of these being annoyingly too many):

Wet n Wild Wild Shine

Thumb: Lemon Drops. Fingers, top to bottom: Sunkist Paradise, Cherry Pop, Berry Jubilee, and Blueberry Fizz.

Here are the remaining warm colors, all over NailTek Foundation II:

Wet n Wild Wild Shine

Top to bottom: Cotton Candy Delight, Bubble Yum Gum, Strawberry Burst, Candy Apple Twist.

Cotton Candy Delight required 4 coats, which didn't really surprise me since it's a light color. Bubble Yum Gum was 3 coats, and I probably should have gone for 4 to even it out a bit more. Strawberry Burst was a 2-coat delight, while Candy Apple Twist took three.

And here are the rest of the cool colors, with one encore performance:

Wet n Wild Wild Shine

Top to bottom: Berry Jubilee, Grape Crush, Tropical Splash, Mint Fusion.

All these were 3 coats (again over the NailTek). I had to redden the photo up a bit to get Grape Crush to show something close to its true purple goodness. I'm thinking Tropical Splash should have a more edible name to fit in this collection, but then again I'm not sure what sweet food is blue-green. The Mint Fusion looks more lime-y to me, but they didn't ask me when they were naming them.

Reminder that the contest runs through midnight Eastern U.S. time on June 20th, so if you haven't entered already, there's still time.


  1. Oo, I like how Tropical Splash and Mint Fusion look. I may pick those up if I see them tomorrow :)

    (And I don't think these count as breaking my no-buy, do you?? Please enable me!!)

  2. Wow, I love all the colours. Thanks for the swatches ;)

  3. I'm drawn to Grape Crush and Mint Fusion! Thanks for the swatches! :)

  4. Grape crush & tropical splash are so beautiful!!!

  5. preety!! i love pop color like those nail polishes

  6. All of these look great! Wish I could get my hands on some of them!:(

  7. I'm so glad I entered this.
    Heck, I'd be happy with used bottles!
    Bright, singing colour.

  8. Thanks, everyone!

    Jen(ny), if you've set up your no-buy the way I do mine, two cheap WnWs are no problem. :)

  9. I completely failed my no-buy yesterday. I'm +6 awesome polishes, though :D

  10. Wow!
    summer passion
    i will call this collection
    so cute

  11. I love the Skittles combination!


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