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Revlon China Flower

Today's nails are channeling warmth and harboring the slightest little bit of nostalgia for black hoodie, red coat, and lipstick-signed notes from A...





Polishes Used:

1 Coat Beauty Secrets Ridge Filler
2 Coats Revlon China Flower
1 Coat Borghese Clear Coat
1 Coat Essie Good to Go

There's red, RED, and then there's this polish... China Flower from Revlon. Yes. It is really that vibrantly vermillion in real life.

China Flower is a gorgeous, yet standard bright red shade that you probably already have in your collection. (If you've got a lot of reds.) What sets this one apart? It's from Revlon's Parfumerie Line, so when it dries, it leaves your nails with a light scent. This one was a flowery, sweet cherry kind of smell, and thankfully, it dissipated pretty quickly. The scents in this line are touch and go, and this is one that could definitely be improved upon!

Formula-wise, Revlon knows what they're doing when it comes to creme polishes, and China Flower is no exception. I got complete coverage in just 2 thin coats. Woohoo! Not sure if I'll take this off or leave it on another day or so. Red polish does tend to grow on me the longer I wear it... :)

Have you tried any of the Parfumerie polishes from Revlon?

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