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Review: Butter London Scuppered

My first encounter with Butter London with Knackered wasn't the greatest.  Application was incredibly difficult and just didn't look right.  I thought it deserved another chance though, mostly because Scuppered looks so amazing in the bottle.  I don't think "bespoke" nail polish is actually a think, even though it claims to be, but whatever, pretty polish.  Man, I'm all over the shop today with this intro but can't be bothered rewriting it.

Scuppered is a beautiful bronze sparkly foil polish with green glitter and pink sparkles.  I certainly don't have anything else like this in my collection.  Application was good - you could get away with two coats but I prefer three.  Because I can't just do a normal mani, I added a fancy french with Nicole by OPI Razzle Dazzle.  Perfect name for a black!  Anyway, this isn't too hard to do, just cut a triangle out of a piece of tape, stick it on your palm first then make sure it's stuck down evenly on your nail.  If there are bubbly bits, you'll get seepage (that was not a good word to use) like on my middle finger.  If you're impatient like me, add a coat of Seche Vite before you tape to make it dry faster.  







The Verdict:  I really like Scuppered and am now fully on board with Butter London. I'm still bitter about Knackered but I'll get over it, one day.  Apologies for the weird colouring here, I messed up my white balance.  The polish colour is accurate, just not my fingers.

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  1. That macro shot is awesome! This polish is so much more than initially meets the eye!

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  2. I like how u do with your tips to match this colour. Awesome!

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