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Classic red nail colour?

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LazySusan11 Mon 15-May-17 18:17:30

I'm looking for a lovely red, think 1940's. want something blue based not orange.

Has anyone got a favourite red, I like OPI big apple red but wonder if it's a bit too bright.

NeoTrad Mon 15-May-17 18:18:50

I love OPI Big Apple Red! But if you think it's too bright, OPI has tons of different reds to choose between.

TheLegendOfBeans Mon 15-May-17 18:21:45

In all honesty H&M's "Red Nail" is the best I've got -- and I've got about twenty reds-- and one of the cheapest.

Please use a base coat though else it can chip x

namechange20050 Mon 15-May-17 18:22:56

Jin Soon 'Coquette' is my absolute fave red; very 1940s. Lasts for a good 5 days looking immaculate too.

CFranS Mon 15-May-17 18:23:32

I love Chanel reds - this one is lovely - http://m.debenhams.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/prod107011_10001123152002299?CMP=SSH&tmcampid=28&tmad=c&sku=8112683&placmp=SSHH_23613632323013909411_18491905221&mkwid=sJ6DGrK01%7Cpcrid%7C79169376741%7Cpkw%7C%7Cpmt%7C%7Cpdv%7Cm%7Cprd%7C8112683&gclid=CKP24O-08tMCFZ2p7QoddXAN5A&gclsrc=aw.ds&m-referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.co.uk%2F smile

missanony Mon 15-May-17 18:24:22

Opi Color so hot it berns it lovely

yummycake123 Mon 15-May-17 18:28:24

I like Maybelline Power red. It's cheap and stays for long.

Fluffycloudland77 Mon 15-May-17 19:15:29

Vinylux wildfire?

CantChoose Mon 15-May-17 20:59:29

Jessica scarlet is lovely.

Farmerswife1986 Mon 15-May-17 21:08:34

Big apple vote from me! 🙌🏻

SesameSparkle Mon 15-May-17 21:39:06

Essie fifth avenue.

LazySusan11 Mon 15-May-17 21:54:31

Thank you, so many lovely ones to chose from! I'm quite fair so prefer a sort of blue/crimson on a short nail.

JDSTER Mon 15-May-17 22:10:37

I'm fair too. You mention crimson. I recently got OPI 'got the blues for red' which is more a crimson red. I also love 'big apple red' smile

ImNotReallyAWaitress Mon 15-May-17 23:37:36

OPI the thrill of Brazil is one of my all time favourite creme reds. If you like shimmer then OPI I'm not really a waitress or China Glaze ruby pumps are beautiful polishes.

dun1urkin Mon 15-May-17 23:51:43

Another vote for 'got the blues for red'
I'm cool toned and very fair, I think it looks great on me grin

bojorojo Mon 15-May-17 23:52:17

I think there is just OPI Red. Their web site is excellent for accurate colour representation.

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