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Review: Pretty & Polished Swing

Oh, my camera.  First neons, then fuchsia and now more reds, it just can't cope.  I've tried setting the white balance, the shutter speed, changing the lighting, all to no avail.  Bare with me with the pictures?  The thumb shot is probably the closest to real life, if that helps. Anyway, let's take a look at the beautiful Pretty & Polished Swing while I take my camera to counselling.

Swing is a really beautiful polish, a red jelly with black, white and pink glitter smattered throughout.  It wasn't the easiest thing in the work getting the glitter out of the tiny bottle though so I did things up with a middle layer of Pretty & Polished Valentino as I just love black and white glitter so very much.  Application of the polish itself was good - this is three coats with one of Valentino in the middle - but the glitter was so hard to get out.  I just love how much of a jelly this one is.  You can see all the layers at various levels of opacity and that just has to be one of my favourite things in a polish.  






The Verdict: Looks like fruit salad in Jello!  I think if I were to wear this again I would add another coat of a black and white glitter over the top as I'd like to see more of the white, rather than the pink.  It's beautiful anyway though, so who cares!

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  1. GOOORGEOUS!! :D I hear you about the camera issues!

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