Tag: matte nail polish

Fall 2013 Nail Polish Collections: Essie and Zoya

Here is a preview of two nail polish collections for Fall 2013 from Essie and Zoya.

Essie nail polish collection for fall 2013

The shades are:

  • Cashmere Bathrobe
  • Vested Interest
  • For The Twill Of It
  • After School Boy Blazer
  • The Lace Is On
  • Twin Sweater Set

And I personally really love all the blue and grey shades from this collection.

As for Zoya,

Nails Of The Day: Illamasqua Nail Varnish in Scorn

I am a big fan of black nail polishes and I do have several different variants but I wanted even more. That’s when Illamasqua’s Scron, a black with a matte finish caught my attention. So did purchase it recently.

Maybe it makes more sense to get a matte top coat instead of matte nail polish but I think matte top coat gives a more flat finish while the “original” matte  nail polish looks much better.

Please excuse all the fingerprints…

It looks opaque with two coats, as you can see from the photo above.

The brand actually offers some shades with rubber finish if you want something different. But I love my nail polish to be glossy so I will stick to a black version. The price is £13.50. Illamasqua is available from Selfridges and ASOS.

Nails of the Day: Inglot Nail Polish in 728 Matte

I’ve picked up this Inglot nail polish  because I liked the colour and I never looked at the name (or number in this case) or the formula. So I’ve noticed that it had a “matte” label on the bottle  only when I was applying the nail polish.

Here is one nail with two coats of nail polish and a Seche Vite top coat and  a nail polish without a top coat so that you can see a difference.

It was  a big surprise but not a bad one. I haven’t tried  matte nail polishes from Inglot before so it was a new experience. And I have to say that I really like this particular shade. It is pigmented and one coat looks great but I still applied two. The finish is not flat matte but not shiny and that’s something I like, too.

I can see myself wearing this shade in fall a lot.

Revlon Suede Rhapsody Fall 2010 Makeup Collection

This month I’ve bought quite a few products from Revlon, some lashes and a matte lipstick (which I LOVE!) from Boots and some products from my Revlon counter. So I thought I’d tell you about their Fall 2010 collection which is called Suede Rhapsody and is created  by Gucci Westman.

This is what she says about the collection:

“My inspiration came from women in fashion in the 1920’s Art Deco period and fashion illustrations. I had visions of the women in Henri Bresson Lartigue’s iconic photographs – images that were effortless and chic. I love all of the saturated pigments and the unexpected pops of color in this collection, like emerald green and the red lip that are in my limited edition Multi-Use Palette. I wanted this palette to be very wearable and work for everyone.”

The Suede Rhapsody Collection captures the essence of Autumn/Winter 2010 with emerald greens, eye-catching pinks, blood reds and rich chocolate shades.

Eye Shadow Quad, £7.99

  • Silver Fox

Matte nail polishes, £6.29

  • Red Ribbon
  • Emerald City

Revlon