Sunday, 26 January 2014

New Nails: Maybelline Color Show Brocades




Maybelline Color Show Brocades - £3.99

I normally try not to post about limited edition drugstore products because once they're gone, they tend to stay gone. However I'm making an exception for these gorgeous glittery polishes from Maybelline. I received these for Christmas & I think they're some of the loveliest glitters I've come across. Maybelline brought four of the colours over to the UK & here I have Rosy Rosettes, Woven Skyline & Knitted Gold. All three are packed full of glitter & have a subtle golden iridescent sheen to them. Rosy Rosettes is a reddish pink jelly with small gold hex glitter & medium red hex glitter. Woven Skyline is a charcoal jelly with small silver, black & gold glitter particles and larger gold hex pieces. Knitted Gold is a clear base with lots of golden shimmer & two sizes of pink hex glitter. They all look great either on their own or as a top coat. My favourite is easily Knitted Gold. Those rose gold glitter particles are just way too beautiful to resist.

On my nails I'm wearing the classic Essie Mint Candy Apple topped off with one coat of Knitted Gold. The golden pink shimmer & glitter particles reminded me of mermaid scales so I figured they would go well together. I don't think the picture truly captures how pretty this looks. The subtle shimmer makes them really sparkle & shine. Just call me Ariel! I seldom look at nail polishes that aren't located on the Essie stand these days but I'll definitely be keeping an eye on Maybelline's latest collections. I spotted their Street Artist top coats on my last visit to Boots & they look pretty awesome too.


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32 comments:

  1. I own Woven Skyline and Knitted Gold and LOVE them both!! I've still seen them available in my local boots so don't think they have completely gone yet!

    Adele-Marie xx

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    1. Oh that's good! I guess it must just depend on your local Boots whether they're still there or not xx

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  2. I love these brocade effects -. they look so opulent, gorgeous :o) Xx

    Makeup by Candlelight

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    1. I never really used to be a fan of glitter but these are pretty fab! xx

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    1. It's really beautiful, the pink & red mixed together looks so pretty xx

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  4. Wow! These are absolutely gorgeous! I need to get my hands on these asap! :)

    http://ellistuesday.blogspot.co.uk/

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  5. These are so gorgeous! I have the pink one, but I want the other too as well now :)xo

    http://901lovely.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. haha i know it can be hard to just buy one thing. i always end up wanting full collections but its just not realistic in terms of money or space! xx

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  6. These look lovely, I spotted some in Boots and I wish I'd picked them up now!

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    1. The Maybelline stand has some really gorgeous polishes! I wish I'd noticed them sooner xx

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    1. yes! gotta love a pretty polish! xx

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  8. These look lovely but glitter polishes are such a pain to remove. I just don't have the patience to deal with them!
    xx
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    1. haha i know what you mean. i find it's not *as* bad if you use a normal polish underneath & then remove with that bourjois pot thing. i normally end up picking them off tbh! xx

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  9. those are gorgeous, I wish I'd been to boots when these were released, are they still available?
    xx
    http://uolycul.blogspot.com

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    1. they might well be! it's probably down to whether your local boots have them because some people have seen them on the stand recently. my one doesn't have them anymore though. always check the bottom drawer, they sometimes keep old or surplus stock in them so hopefully you can find some goodies in there! xx

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  10. knitted gold looks gorgeous, right up my street! xo

    hanne-xo.blogspot.com

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  11. I have the gold and red and i think they are amazing, i didn't realise they were LE, very gutted because these are the best glitters i've used! I find they are a hassle to take off though

    http://thefashiondistrictnlc.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. yeah i normally end up picking off glitters! i was very impressed with them though, maybelline's nail polishes are surprisingly good xx

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  12. I have a similar barry M nail varnish to 'Rosy Rosettes' and it is such a pain in the bum to remove! It feels like you are sandpapering your nails :(

    http://wonderorwoe.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. yeah that's the downside to glitters :/ i always make sure i use another polish underneath or a basecoat. if all else fails, i pick the polish off xx

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  13. These look very pretty when they're on!

    http://abigailalicex.blogspot.com

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    1. i had no idea how pretty maybelline's nail polish collection was! they're a hidden gem xx

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  14. Oo these look soo pretty! Wish I picked them up xx

    ~ VISUALCANDY INC

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    1. Check the bottom drawer of your Maybelline stand, you might get lucky ;) xx

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  15. Those polishes are so pretty! I love the look of Knitted Gold, it looks perfect over Mint Candy Apple :) x

    dearjoy8.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. I love that combo so much! Ahh pretty! xx

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  16. Ah such gorgeous shades! If I weren't so broke I'd be out to get them tomorrow ha. x

    Živa from Nothin' Fancy. Really.

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    1. This month has dragged hasn't it! At least it's finally payday now! xx

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