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Pale nail varnish with a bit of shimmer?

(18 Posts)
cardamomginger Mon 15-Apr-13 15:43:39

Any recommendations for a good one? Easy to apply? Good coverage? Non-streaky?
Thank you!

OneLittleLady Mon 15-Apr-13 15:45:10

MUA in Superdrug have a good range of polishes. I find them fantastic for the price, they chip at the same kind of rate as my more expensive ones. I know they have some paler colours in at the minute, not so sure about the shimmer though.

Ogooglebar Mon 15-Apr-13 15:46:00

By pale do you mean flesh coloured/cream or just any pale colour?

cardamomginger Mon 15-Apr-13 15:47:36

Yeah - flesh/cream coloured.

OneLittleLady Mon 15-Apr-13 15:49:18

There's a No7 one that might be a good one for you if you want something flesh coloured, it's called So Simple. It's a slightly pink nude colour.

Ogooglebar Mon 15-Apr-13 15:49:38

Essie Pink a Boo and She's Picture Perfect are both gorgeous with really great formulas.

And Essie Demure Vixen is lovely - looks really neutral (on light skin tones) but is a bit more interesting than pink or beige.

Ogooglebar Mon 15-Apr-13 15:50:32

You won't want She's Picture Perfect then smile

cardamomginger Mon 15-Apr-13 15:55:39

Thank you! Essie goes on easily? I've just tried a Marvala one - streaking to all hell.

Ogooglebar Mon 15-Apr-13 15:58:00

Yes the Essie ones are really easy to apply - especially the new ones they have in Boots as they have a wide flat brush which is easier than the little round brushes that some polishes have. Most of them are non-streaky as long as you do two coats, though streakiness is always a problem with pale colours.

Ogooglebar Mon 15-Apr-13 16:00:42

OPI You're a Doll has a great formula too. It might be discontinued but you can prob find it on eBay or Amazon.

cardamomginger Mon 15-Apr-13 16:05:23

Thanks Onelady and Ogoogle smile

ScooseIsLooseOnTheLoopyJuice Mon 15-Apr-13 16:19:46

Opi princesses rule is lovely this

ScooseIsLooseOnTheLoopyJuice Mon 15-Apr-13 16:21:25


cardamomginger Mon 15-Apr-13 16:41:59

Ooo the Chanel looks nice. Sounds like it might be a bit sheer though.

ScooseIsLooseOnTheLoopyJuice Mon 15-Apr-13 16:47:10


Trillz Mon 15-Apr-13 16:48:45

Pro White Orchid - slightly more white than cream though.

cardamomginger Mon 15-Apr-13 16:51:35

Sounds like a trip to the big Boots on Oxford Street grin

JonesH Thu 18-Apr-13 15:38:02

I would suggest either OPI -Bubble Bath or OPI Pink-Ing Of You!! Love the quirky names aswell!!

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