Just Another Manic(ure) Monday: Tropical Temptation

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Another pretty summer shade for you today – Revlon’s Tropical Temptation. This is my go-to holiday toe nail colour but I also think it looks really chic on the fingers! It’s a gorgeous coral (more at the pink end of the spectrum than the orange) and looks perfect with a tan.

The formula is a lovely thick cream and this is almost opaque in one coat (but I think it needs two to be on the safe side). The finish is lovely and glossy but I always complete the manicure with a final layer of my favourite Eye Candy gel-look top coat to achieve a super shiny look.

Unfortunately I can’t seem to find this shade online so I think it may have been discontinued, sob sob. However, some similar shades are Essie’s Cute As A Button and Barry M’s Gelly Hi-Shine in Grapefruit.

What’s on your nails at the moment?

Thanks for reading!
Abi x

Just Another Manic(ure) Monday: Grapefruit

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This polish is bloody good. It’s one of Barry M’s Gelly Hi-Shine’s in Grapefruit and I can’t get enough of it. Isn’t it just the perfect summer shade?! It is also long-wearing, chip resistant and glossy to boot! This really is true love folks! I’ve been reapplying it for about 2 weeks now and for a nail polish junkie like me, that is extremely rare!

I have applied a top coat in the photo above but last week I was being lazy and didn’t bother and it still lasted about 3 days chip-free! Although to achieve that real mirror shine I would recommend the use of a top coat. My favourite at the moment is the Eye Candy Gel Effect top coat.

The polish will set you back a pleasantly low £3.99 and can be found here.

What’s on your nails at the moment?

Thanks for reading!

Abi x