Tuesday, May 1, 2012

NOTD: L'oreal Club Prive

This is one of the newer colors from L'oreal and I believe it was released with their spring collection.  I've been looking for a good mint green color after my bad experience with Essie Turquoise and Caicos, and after I saw this at the drugstore, I had to pick it up.  I really love the color!  It's a turquoise/minty green color, but more on the blue side.  The finish is more like a jelly finish, which I've never used before, but I like it.  I was surprised that it looked so glossy with no top coat.  I love this color for spring!
The application on the other hand, was a mess.  Not as bad as the Essie polish, but it was still difficult.  I've never used L'oreal nail polish before so I wasn't sure how the application would be.  The brush is quite stiff and narrow, so it doesn't cover much of the nail.   It was hard to apply.  Even when I didn't wipe any excess polish off of the brush, I felt like it didn't apply much polish on the nail.  It was opaque in two coats, but the initial application was very streaky.  When I applied the 2nd coat it was a little sticky and I found it hard to make it look smooth.
So I guess I'm still on the hunt for a good mint green nail polish!  Any suggestions?

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