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Saturday, May 1, 2010

Chanel 527 Nouvelle Vague

Dear Lacqueristas,

Meet Chanel´s summer 2010 collection

Before you scroll down, let me inform you that my precious nails had a little accident at work so I had to cut them all down right to the nailbed :-(
Here we go:
Nouvelle Vague is appearantly meant to be a turquoise but in my modest opinion it looks more like a baby blue. Indeed a hint of green but that is very faint. Somehow this polish is not as bright as I hoped it to be, it looks a bit dull. I think this color makes my hands look like hey fainted at least!
In the bottle you can clearly see a shimmer but once applied you really have to be in the sun and search for evidence of this. In the next picture I was able to capture some of the shimmer.

Application was a pain, totally not what I expect from Chanel. I experienced bubbeling, on several nails. I even had to redo two nails for these pictures. The formula was a tad gloopy (so not Chanel!) and it took me three coats to be streak-free.
I will review the other polishes in this collection soon!

Do you happen to have this polish? And does it look vibrant on you?

Hasta la vista, Laqueristas!


ipehishere said...

wow acctually its such a cute color. but then its like bad polishes from chanel. Chanel is expensive right ? hehe i never hv chanel nail polish :)

sorry to hear bout ur nails accident but short nails is good :)

I had experienced bubbeling, on my nails too. how to fix it ?? can u tell me ?

jaljen said...

I had high hopes for this polish but it isn't special at all.

Ayuu said...

It's cute but no so special, I won't get it, especially with that bad quality ^^

rmcandlelight said...

Very pretty...I haven't tried it yet but will be doing a posting of it...stay tuned :)

Anonymous said...

I dont have it and to be honest I dont really like the color..
Anyhow, new follower here..nice blog!!
Hugs from Uruguay :D

Lacquer Ware for Tips and Toes said...

I'm so sorry about your nails, hope all is well! They still look fabulous, imo.

Lacquer Ware for Tips and Toes said...

Hiya-no package yet. Customs in the states is appalling!!! They are SLOW and a huge pain in the backside. :( I will definitely give you a shout out when they arrive!

NYCSh0paholic said...

Too bad...this is actually a very pretty color!
It reminds me of China Glaze - for Aubrey. You prob. have it, right?

Anonymous said...

I bought this colour the other day. 22euro. I love it, It´s super hard wearing, and hasn´t chipped or worn off and I´m on day three. I think the colour is a kind of "Duck egg blue" with a slight hint of green. Also noticed today that lots of dresses and clothes for this summer are the same blue colour.

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Sharon Lee said...

I have this color for a while now...and I love it <3 its a retro blue and I think Beyonce is wearing it on the "why dont u love me" video. i think it wasnt supposed to be shiny and the whole matt dense thing is what i love so much about it

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