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Can anyone help me find a really really bright, shiny red nail varnish?

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Farlalalala Sat 15-Dec-12 11:15:55

Good knowledge sedgie! It does have an unusual glowy look to it. Will check out some jelly polishes.

Jackstini Fri 14-Dec-12 18:46:59

I think Scarlet Red by SensatioNail might work.
That's a 'shellac' type you do at home but the colour looks very similar.

If you look on their website it is the one being applied in the video

luckybun Fri 14-Dec-12 13:16:21

I love Leighton Denny Viva La Diva

sedgieloo Fri 14-Dec-12 12:43:53

Farlala what makes that polish so glossy is that it is not an opaque cream but its what nail polish nuts call a 'jelly' it has a certain translucency whilst still highly pigmented. So it's particularly glassy looking. Barry m bright red or opi vodka and caviar are red jelly polishes <bit embarrassed that I know this>

Farlalalala Fri 14-Dec-12 11:09:14

Thanks all. Shouldn't really be contemplating red polish when my nails are so stained (even though I use a base coat always!) but it's Xmas so meh!

Amblin Fri 14-Dec-12 06:49:26

I buy on Ebay. Just got the orly Rock solid. Metallic grey

Jaeme Thu 13-Dec-12 23:26:13

If you can't get the orly polish try opi color so hot it berms - it's quite a glossy creme and its super shiny with the opi topcoat,

sedgieloo Thu 13-Dec-12 18:44:35

I can rec one that looks exactly like that. Barry m bright red. Cheap as and fabulously vivid.

Farlalalala Thu 13-Dec-12 15:54:08

Orly haute red looks perfect Amblin - thanks!

Amblin Thu 13-Dec-12 15:51:32

Amblin Thu 13-Dec-12 15:50:50

I like orly haute red. Always gets comps

ENormaSnob Thu 13-Dec-12 15:43:49

Opi do quite a few gorgeous red ones.

Leighton Denny do too. I have one called viva le diva which is an orangey red. Quite summery imo.

Nails inc in Victoria and Albert is a nice red but doesn't last that well.

DancingInTheMoonlight Thu 13-Dec-12 15:04:01

They get compared to opi in reviews but are much cheaper. They last ages on me (if few coats are applied)

Farlalalala Thu 13-Dec-12 14:11:46

Ooh, never heard of W.7 Dancing, will check them out.

DancingInTheMoonlight Thu 13-Dec-12 13:15:51

DancingInTheMoonlight Thu 13-Dec-12 13:13:53

I love w7.they do a lovely red

Farlalalala Thu 13-Dec-12 13:06:30

Revlon Red does look really close. Seche vite annoys me because it goes gloopy so fast, but I think it is the shiniest topcoat i've used. Might invest in another bottle though! Prefer nails inc topcoats overall.

butterfliesinmytummy Thu 13-Dec-12 13:01:45

Scene vice is obviously seche vite ...doh!

butterfliesinmytummy Thu 13-Dec-12 12:56:05

Try revlon red by revlon, it's the truest pillar box red I have found. Add on a fast dry top coat like scene vice and you'll be done.

eggsfloursugarbutter Thu 13-Dec-12 12:45:31

I'd definitely go for shellac or gel nails, but you might not find that specific red.

Have you looked at Jessica polishes? They last well.

I used to use seche vite - it does give great shine but tends to flake and peel.

Farlalalala Thu 13-Dec-12 11:04:30

Ooh, is Shellac really shiny? I've been tempted to try it for a while and if it's extra shiny I might give it a go!

Thanks Cybbo, will have a look at Leighton Denny, I think I've exhausted all the OPI and Nails Inc options!

2blessed2bstressed Thu 13-Dec-12 10:41:21

Can't recommend a specific colour, but I think that if its really really shiny you're after, then shellac might be the way to has a mirror like finish in every colour and lasts up to a fortnight - so right over Christmas and New Year!
Or, invest in a fab topcoat and use it over bog standard polish. My sister says Seche Vite is great smile

Cybbo Thu 13-Dec-12 10:39:59

Have a look on OPI site and nails Inc . Leighton Denny has some really bright orangey reds too

Those nails look like they're on upside down

Farlalalala Thu 13-Dec-12 10:33:11

Exactly like this one? Any recommendations?

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