Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Wheel Z1: Dark Blue Shimmers

Some of these are so dark and the shimmer so subtle that they look like cremes. Some walk right up to the line between shimmer and glitter. I definitely do not need all these variations—perhaps I need to have De-Stash Saturday to go along with Nail Wheel Wednesday.

Nail wheel

(2 coats, no topcoat, unless otherwise noted below)

1. Revlon Dark Pleasures Midnight Affair
2. Maybelline Express Finish Diva Blues (3 coats)
3. Finger Paints Autumn Moonlight
4. Nina Ultra Pro Out of the Blue
5. Maybelline Express Finish Zip Fly (3)
6. Nox Talon
7. Maybelline Express Finish Indigo Blues
8. Orly Star of Bombay
9. Revlon Midnight Affair
10. Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear In the Navy (3)
11. OPI Light My Sapphire (3)
12. Wet 'n' Wild Color Icon Mystic Blue (3)
13. CCUK Mighnight Blue
14. Sally Hansen Salon Navy Baby
15. China Glaze Little Drummer Boy
16. China Glaze Midnight Mission
17. CHI Sultry Nights
18. CHI Romance Under the Blue Moon
19. Rescue Beauty Lounge Under the Stars
20. Ulta Underground



Bottles 1 through 5:


6 through 10:


11 through 15:


16 through 20:


Nail wheel

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21 comments:

  1. omg!!! what a big collection :)

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  2. De-stash Saturday - what a good idea. When I look at my polishes regularly (not just the new ones) I am always surprised by how many I have. And it's clear to see which colors I'm drawn to - like your dark blue shimmers collection. Good luck on the de-stashing, I hope there's someone nearby who'd be excited to get your old stuff as her new stuff.

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  3. That is a large collection of dark blues! For some reason I kept staring at the close up of RBL Under the Stars. The texture looks interesting.

    Bruce Kittlee Master Ninja Warrior says HI!!!

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  4. WOW these all look so similar just with a quick glance at the wheel.. big collection of dark blue :)

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  5. Man, thats a lot of blue! I'm glad you showed some close ups as my (untrained) eye sees a lot of the same colour on the wheel but the pix of the closeups showed that there is variety.

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  6. What paulina said! Big collection lol. How many bottles do you own?!?!? (in all seriousness I would love to know!)
    Anyways, I like number 5!

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  7. Some seriously pretty blues! I like the two Chi polishes. :)

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  8. Have I been staring at the computer too long today?? Since 0600! But these all look awfully alike to me-in the close ups I can see shimmer differences. I love dark blue shimmers!

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  9. I love the ones with the itty bitty sparkles in them, like 16! So gorgeous!

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  10. very helpful post! I wanted Light My Sapphire for so long, and now I see it's not that very different from all the other blues, maybe I don't need it after all

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  11. I love the close ups because you can really see the differences then! Love the really glittery ones:)

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  12. What a great collection! Some of them look so similar! I LOVE LOVE LOVE the close up shots. How many polishes do you have in your collection?

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  13. Wow! So many, it's like you have every brand that ever made this shade, I'm so jealous.

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  14. Haha, looks like a much bigger version of my navy blue polish collection! I've vowed not to buy anymore, but we'll see how that goes... they're just too pretty:)

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  15. It's so hard to destash, I've gotten fussier about formula, but I am trumped on finish/color/how much I wanted the polish/how long it took to get, etc.

    Yeah, I smell hoarder on my breath, but I am getting better.

    The motto is: if it dilutes the love, it's gotta go.

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  16. These look great! Esp. China Glaze Midnight Mission. Do you have any on-nail swatches of that?
    I wonder how big your stash is. :-)

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  17. So many darks hehehe . Dark colour(blackish) I think I have 3 :)

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  18. oh boy, this wheel is up to my taste, i love them all ;-D

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  19. Wow, you have so many dark blue shimmers! JEALOUS!

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  20. It's a shame you don't like dark blue shimmer's more! ;) Definitely some stunners in there though

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  21. These are gorgeous. Lately this hue has been my absolute favorite!

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