Wednesday, 9 May 2012

The proof is in ... the biscuit

While the buzz is growing about Lillibet's nail polish, Butter London's Jubilee inspired creation, it's another Butter London nail  colour which I would like to talk about. It's called Disco Biscuit and it was one of the 5 shades of nail polishes Butter London  released in their spring summer collection 2012. What a little corker! I couldn't have chosen a more fun colour to play with to pop my  Butter London cherry.


If you are new to Butter London, they are a creative and eccentric British brand born in 2005, and who have been a hit with fashion  designers right from the very beginning. They don't do nail polishes, they create nail 'lacquers' with a difference: They are a 3 Free  company and their lacquers are formulated without 3 toxic chemicals (Formaldehyde, Toluene, DBP). Their aim is to create highly  luxurious nail products at an affordable price (£12)

And luxurious they are. The bottle is very elegant and has 2 caps: an outside cap just for show and an inner one with the butter logo  (a little bird with a crown on its head). No big fat awkward and view occulting brush to hold there. Why don't all polish have a cap  like this? This is genius!




I first saw Disco Biscuit on fleur de force and it was love at first sight. It's a bright hot pink polish with tiny iridescent blue  glitter particles. Like my favourite nail polish of 2012 so far, the one and only Fire Fantasy, Disco Biscuit's formula is very sheer  so I layered it over my favourite nude polish. My photos show one coat of Gosh Nude Champagne followed by 2 coats of Disco Biscuit and  I couldn't be more pleased with the result: amazing semi matte finish with a luminous starry night effect glowing as I wave my fingers  in the air, like I just don't care.




There are a few places where you can get Butter London (£12) but CutECOsmetics is the only place I found on internet, where you can get it with free shipping. Woop :)


I think I've caught the bug for Butter London. Have you tried other shades from the brand, or perhaps blogged about it yourself? Feel free to leave me your links, I would love to read. Which are the must shades to have?

what: Disco Biscuit nail polish from Butter London
where: Cute Cosmetics.
how much: £12   

disclaimer: disco biscuit was sent for review purposes.


glitterbaby40 said...

Never heard of Disco Biscuit (I lead a very sheltered life!!) but I love that colour, very pretty with a bit of sparkle - lovely!

Powdered Almond said...

Squeeeeeeeee! I was never that bothered about this one but your pictures have just changed that! And I agree that the bottle is divine, makes Butter London polishes seem so classy! PS - your writing is very smart and funny, I had a smile on my face reading this. x

Hollie said...

I came so close to buying some Butter London polishes the other week, but £12 is a little too steep for me!

Sarirah said...

Pinks aren't really my nail colour of choice but this one is slightly tempting or at least the 2-lid design is. Truthfully though, I just had to see this because I saw the words disco biscuit. ;)

LooweezBx said...

Aw god you've made me really want it :P Now i might have to buy it :(

TbateBeauty said...

Really love that colour x

Big Fashionista said...

Damnation that is pretty

Emma said...


Strawberry Blonde said...

What a beautifully written and photographed post lovely Liloo and your nails look stunning (as do your hands & cuticles!).

I'm a recent convert to Butter London too and this one is a beauty.

Nic x

jobetterdays said...

That is a gorgeous colour! I haven't tried Butter London...yet! Your photos are amazing! xx

Sherrie said...

WOW! Stunning shade, I've not tried their Nail POlishes but have been using one of their new Lippy Lipglosses which I'm due to post about today. I wish I had nice long nails :( my nails are rubbish! x

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