Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Wheel M6: Glitters from Revlon, Shades of the Season, Petites, and City Color

At this point, most of my backlog of painted but unposted nail wheels are glitter, so no time like today to keep chipping away at that. This wheel starts with colors from Revlon, which can do nice, if sometimes quite Deborah Lippmann derivative, glitters when they want to, and did do a lot of great ones back in the day in the Street Wear line, though the two here are of the quite, shimmer base variety rather than glitter bombs. The next chunk of colors are from Shades of the Season, a brand I only ever see sold in sets at CVS during Christmas time. For a brand like that, there are some decent colors; the glitter/shimmer combos are especially nice. I filled the rest of the wheel with glitters from Rite Aid, my only source for Petites and City Color, though I haven't seen new shades from either line in a while.

(all have one layer of topcoat over the glitter coats noted below)

1. Revlon Blue Mosaic (4 coats) [seems like I could have stopped at 3 coats since this is not going to build up to full coverage anyway]
2. Revlon Whimsical (3) [remember when lots of us were stalking this one?]
3. Revlon Starry Pink (3)
4. Revlon Sparkling (3)
5. Revlon Top Speed Glitz & Glam (2) [so nice and dense]
6. Revlon Facets of Fuchsia (3)
7. Revlon Street Wear Slip (3)
8. Revlon Street Wear Prince Charming (2)
9. Shades of the Season unlabelled iridescent(3) [needs to be layered over something dark]
10. Shades of the Season unlabelled silver (3)
11. Shades of the Season unlabelled blue (3) [looks like a close cousin of Sinful Colors Hottie]
12. Shades of the Season unlabelled green (3)
13. Shades of the Season unlabelled red (3)
14. Shades of the Season unlabelled rose (3)
15. Shades of the Season unlabelled pink (3)
16. Shades of the Season unlabelled orchid (3) [this appears to be a long lost sister of Orchid Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time]
17. Petites Color Fever Pink Diamond (2) [if you liked Revlon Sparkling but wished it had denser glitter, this is just the thing]
18. Petites Color Fever Galaxy (3) [with a name like Galaxy, I don't think it should be red, but maybe that's what out there in space]
19. Petites Black Amethyst (2)
20. City Color Reddish Purple (3) [yep, that's really what it's called]

Bottles 1 through 6:

7 and 8:

9 through 12:

13 through 16:

17 through 20:


  1. Beautiful wheel! I've never heard of Shades of The Season, but they're really pretty!

  2. gorgeous color wheel swatches!! i like Revlon polishes!

  3. Gorgeous glitters!


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