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Review: Chanel Blue Satin

 As you may have noticed (or not, if you're reading this as an archive) I've been away for the few weeks, having a wonderful time flitting around Australia.  I had this great elaborate plan of having a series of guest posts but while I have the content, the access to the internet is something of an issue when you're scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef.  To make it up to you, let me show you my duty free present to myself: my first Chanel.

Chanel Blue Satin is an absolutely gorgeous midnight blue, with a very subtle shimmer.  I seem to have something of an affinity for dark blues in the high end polishes, but what can I say?  I like what I like.  Application was a dream, as you'd hope, and what you see here is two coats.  As has been the case for a few other dark colours, the shimmer is a lot more prominent in the bottle than on the nail but the gloss this polish puts off is worth the reduction in shimmer.  This is literally the shiniest polish I've ever worn.





The Verdict:  I probably wouldn't go for this polish if it wasn't duty free but now I have it, it's great.  I did really want Peridot but they didn't have stock and I'd been up too long from the plane to care too much.  Look at the close ups though, so subtle and sparkly.

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