Thursday, 8 November 2012

China Glaze Recycle - swatches and review

Today I'm wearing a golden oldie in form of the beautiful medium grey Recycle!
I've made a small butterfly in silver to spice things up a bit ;)

It dries a tiny bit darker than the polish in the bottle
In artificial light
In artificial light
The butterfly is made with Konad plate m41 and Depend #223
In halogen light
Full hand in halogen light
GOOD TO KNOW:

Type of polish: Cream.

Colour: A medium grey. It reminds me of storm clouds or thunder clouds :)

Collection: China Glaze Ecollection Spring 2008.

Opacity: Great! This is two fairly thick coats. ;)

Drying time: Normal.

Formula: Good! Maybe a bit thin, but not runny. Apply with few and light strokes to avoid bald spots on first coat. Second coat applied much better.

Brush: Rather thin, but still not too hard to work with.

Shine: Very shiny on its own, but I have one coat of Seche Vite in these pictures.

Accurate colour, photo vs IRL: Quite accurate. Best picture is the nail colour in the bottle picture. The halogen light pictures are a bit too blue looking.

Grade
: 5/5 :D

This is an awsome shade of grey that goes to all outfits and to all occations! It's not boring at all even though it's a grey! I chose it because I'm going to my aunts funeral tomorrow :( and I wanted a classy but not too cheerful look.

Do you have Recycle in your collection?
What do you think of it?

11 comments:

  1. Vilket himla fint lack! Kanske skaffar det själv, behöver mer grått inser jag. Och accentnageln med fjärilen gillade jag speciellt mycket, hur snyggt som helst helt enkelt.

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    1. Tack! :D Jag gillar det jättemycket! Perfekt ensamt och perfekt bas till nail art me! ;)
      Fjärilen var ju löjligt enkel att stämpla dit, men ibland är det enklaste det vackraste ;)

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  2. I love the accent nail with the butterfly! I love that it's silver on gray!

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    1. Oh thanks! :D
      I wanted a to keep it low key this time and silver and grey are pretty close :)

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  3. P E R F E K T A!!! precis lagom å fjärilen är pricken över i:et ♥Recycle hör nog till mina top 10 ツ

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    1. Ja, kanske på min top 10 me ;)
      Om det inte varit för dig så hade jag inte köpt den! Men när jag såg den på dig så föll jag som en fura!!!
      A must have!!! :D
      Fjärilen e inte för cheerful för begravning då...? :/

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    2. Hell no! Den är ju diskret ju. Xoxo

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    3. Ok tack! <3
      Kändes helt ok idag med denna mani faktiskt.
      xoxo

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  4. Very nice shade!I Love dark grey!

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    1. This shade of grey is just perfect!!!
      I love it! :D

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  5. that butterfly adds a nice touch!

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