Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Maybelline Color Show Polka Dots

I was SO excited when I saw these in Superdrug last week. I love Superdrug! They seem to get things in faster than Boots at times. Not to mention they have loads of different brands not available other places (like MUA, I snapped up 6 of their nail polishes last week thanks to Cherry Sue!). Also I was in luck, as it was buy 3 for 2 on cosmetics and as my boyfriend said when I told him all this ‘Sure, at that rate you’re just making money!’. Usually I try and space nail posts apart but I had to post this one today.

I picked up 3 out of 4 of the shades: Shooting Star, Rain Forest Canopy and Speckled Pink. I left Chalk Dust as I had just bought L’Oreal’s Confetti Topcoat the week before (swatches here). The other 3 are not topcoats like Chalk Dust though, rather they are jelly based nail polish with the same type of glitter pieces in it. A similar effect to China Glaze’s It’s a Trap-eze and Nails Inc Sprinkles range. I was especially excited to try Speckled Pink as I thought it might be similar to Nails Inc Topping Lane or Revlon’s Girly.

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Speckled Pink actually didn’t turn out to be light the Nails Inc or Revlon polishes at all, because while they have a pastel base, this pink is almost bubblegum. It’s definitely my favourite of the 3. My next favourite is the green Rain Forest Canopy. I will have to give the blue Shooting Star another chance, I was quite heavy handed on the swatch above so it doesn’t look as nice as the other two.

I also decided to mattify these too just to see what they looked like.

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I prefer them without the matt topcoat but it is an interesting effect.

I’d love if there were more colours in the range, specifically an orange and a purple one. Fingers crossed Maybelline add some more!

2 comments:

  1. I have the pink one and I really like it! Great value!

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    1. Ya, I love it! And the price is great

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