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Sunday, July 29, 2012

Drugstore Nail Polish Haul: L'Oreal Fall 2012 London Collection

I haven't tried any of the L'Oreal nail polishes but I have been admiring many of their shades for a while now. While in Rite Aid today, there was a L'Oreal display of their new fall London collection which caught my eye. I was drawn right away to "Tea and Crumpets" which is just your basic pale nude-beige color similar to the likes of Essie Topless & Barefoot so of course I snatched that one up. Rite Aid is currently having a Buy 1 Get 1 50% off (not sure if its all of L'Oreal or just polish) so who would pass up that kind of deal? A fool would, that's who. So I looked at the other colors but passed right over "Notting Hill Blues" which just appeared to be a Superman shade of bright blue. I don't particularly fancy blue shades unless its a periwinkle or a really purple-toned blue. But I looked closer and noticed that there was a subtle metallic sheen and what appeared to be some extremely fine microshimmer that is hardly detectable by the human eye.... SOLD! Now, it is my personal opinion that when it comes to metallic blue nail polish, there is a very fine line between "chic" (metallic) and "shitty" (frosty). But in the case of Notting Hill Blues, the color is nothing short of chic. I just hope it looks as good on the nails as it does in the bottle. I will be sure to let you know what I think of these shades if there is anything particularly unique or worth mentioning about them. Otherwise they go in the polish reject drawer where their ultimate fate will be decided.

L'Oreal London Fall Collection. Photo credit,

L'Oreal Tea & Crumpets and Notting Hill Blues. Photo credit

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  1. Wow great colours!! I just did a nail polish haul, I would love you to check it out! :)

    Sophie xx