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SinfulColors Emerald Envy

Today's swatches are brought to you by my iPhone 5s... Why you ask? Well, my Cybershot is convinced this polish is teal. Soooooo not...

SinfulColors Emerald Envy
Natural Light

SinfulColors Emerald Envy
Natural Light

SinfulColors Emerald Envy
Sunlight

SinfulColors Emerald Envy
Natural Light

SinfulColors Emerald Envy
Natural Light

SinfulColors Emerald Envy
Sunlight

Polishes Used:

1 Coat Beauty Secrets Ridge Filler
2 Coats SinfulColors Emerald Envy
2 Coats Borghese Clear Coat
1 Coat Seche Vite

Emerald Envy is part of the SinfulColors Crystal Crush Collection. It's a glittery, yellow-leaning, texturized grassy green with fine gold glitter. The shine on this is ridiculous, and you know me and shine! I also bought Treasure Chest, but I'm kinda regretting not buying the entire collection...

For some people, this polish might be a one coater. With all the glitter, it was hard to tell if there were bald spots or patchy areas, so I used two coats. This is a really pretty polish, and I kinda regret not wearing it during the Holidays. I've had it for over a month, so... I really don't have any excuses!

I like the formula on Emerald Envy better than Fingerpaints Winter Chill. The brush didn't expand nearly as much, so application didn't feel clumsy at all. I think SinfulColors texture is a finer grit than Fingerpaints. That definitely helps, and the glitter payoff? One of my favorite things about textured glitter polish is that you get a lot more shine. My nails sparkle from every. single. angle. :)

Have you picked up any Crystal Crush polishes?

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