Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Wheel B5: Red Violet Shimmers

1. Rescue Beauty Lounge Pizzicato (3 coats)
2. Orly Take the Plunge (3) [I need to try this over a dark color]
3. New York Summer Purple Star (3) [rather pink for a purple]
4. OPI Significant Other Color (3)
5. Estee Lauder Surreal Violet (2) [swatched and comped]
6. Maybelline Ultimate Wear Earthy Mauve (3) [the shimmer in this one is shy]
7. OPI Yokohama Twilight (3) [pretty, pretty]
8. Layla Ceramic Effect 11 Romantic Lavender (2) [very subtle shimmer, also lavender? no]
9. P2 Color Victim Gracious (2) [more very subtle shimmer]
10. Zoya Deidra (3)
11. Zoya Lexi (3) [could have stopped at 2 coats; should have worked harder to capture the blue shift in the shimmer in photos]
12. OPI unknown (2)
13. Revlon Streetwear Jelly (2) [yet more shy shimmer]
14. Billie Majestic (3)
15. Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Grape Idea (3)
16. Barielle Wrap Me in Ribbon (2)
17. OPI My Big Break (3)
18. Zoya Rea (2) [I'd forgotten how pretty this one is]
19. Maybelline Express Finish Purple Trend (2) [pretty much black in most lights]
20. Cult Nails Enigmatic (3)

Bottles 1 through 5:

6 through 10:

11 through 15:

15 through 20:


  1. I agree with drinkcitra - most of them too dusty for me, but still pretty :)

  2. I love these type of colors on the bottles but not so much on my nails :(

  3. I'd have to say that a lot of these aren't my kind of colours, but I'm sure some of them would be awesome layered (ie Take the Plunge, Significant Other Colour, Twilight).


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