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Review: China Glaze Strawberry Fields + How to Ruin a Mani in One Easy Step

I've been waiting to try China Glaze Strawberry Fields for a while now and finally got a hold of it yesterday. Looking at the bottle I was struck by an idea: this would look fantastic with the black shredded glitter I got in the mail on Monday!  Apparently not, as you'll see a bit further on.  First up, Strawberry Fields is a nice warm pink with gold shimmer that stands out nice and strong in direct light.  Application was decent but this is a surprisingly sheer polish.  This is three coats and you can see the horrible stains on my nails through the pink.  If I were to wear it again, I'd add a layer of white first. Despite that, it's really pretty on, a nice summery colour.  






This is where I should have stopped.  This is nice, pretty, I could have added some stamps, anything but what I did next.  One quick coat of Lacquistry Shredded went over the top of that pretty pink and look:


I don't know why I thought these would go together.  I have nothing against the black itself, it's a really interesting effect that would look great over white or silver, anything but a nice pink.  And so that's how you ruin an otherwise nice mani in one easy step :(


The Verdict:  Love Strawberry Fields and Lacquistry Shredded, just NOT TOGETHER.  Both dried fast and are good but even the bottles aren't allowed to be anywhere near each other!

Comments

  1. Did you take this off right away? I kinda like it. Was wondering if maybe it grew on you...

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  2. I am really not seeing anything wrong with this...? I think it looks awesome and I would totally wear it! Haha well to each her own :)

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