Friday, 8 April 2011

Champagnes and Roses NOTD

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What a fancy title for something which is not really exciting. Please forgive me. About 2 weeks ago, I shared with you my own knock off version of Models Own 'Golden Peach', a miniature polish part of an ridiculous cheap set of 3 polishes (£1.49 to be precise).



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I was never going to play with the other 2 polishes from the set, until my friend Sinead from Dainty Dolly Mix asked how I went along with them. So I thought I would quickly swatch them for you.


The first one is a lovely champagne gold. As with Golden Peach, this polish absolutely pongs (is that the right word) but the colour makes up for it. Application was tedious, as it took 4 coats to achieve the coverage you see on the pictures. overall, this polish is definitely worth £0.49p but I would love to find a better quality equivalent for it. The scent is so strong and going through 4 coats of this is not what I would call a pleasurable experience.


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The red is not my favourite kind of shade. This is a browny red and I much prefer my red to be brighter. Streaky application, strong scent added to a colour which is just decent would probably lead this polish straight into the bin. I have more delightful red polishes in my collection and I don't really this one.


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All in all, Champagne Gold and Browny Red didn't even measure up to the beauty of Golden Peach and the latter will always be my favourite from the set.


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4 comments:

*Dainty*Dollymix* said...

Ahh bless you for the mention you little sweetheart :) mwah!

Fab blog post - i am super jealous of your gorgeous nails!

Your right, i dont think these 2 colours compare to the gorgeous golden peach dupe but i think that colour in itself is worth the £1.49 you paid for all 3 :) Although i do love the gold and browny red on your beautiful nails!

Thank you for the swatches lovely, i think i need to hunt these down in body care! Although like you said, 4 coats really isnt a pleasurable experience :)

Great post lovely lady xxxx

Beauty's Bad Habit said...

I said it before when you first posted the golden peach dupe - but it is gorgeoooouuuus! *Drools*

LOIS said...

I love champagne gold! But you are right, nothing beats Golden Peach :)
Great swatch!
Love Lois xxx

missy_ellie_uk said...

The champagne one is gorgeous - 4 coats is hard work though! x

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