Monday, October 29, 2012

China Glaze Immortal

It's been quite a few days since my last post, but as I'm in the middle of what I can only describe as similar to the first sequence of the Wizard of Oz (think about it), I hope that you all understand my otherwise preoccupation with preparing my house from Frankenstorm.  

In light of the rainy weather and Halloween season, I thought China Glaze Immortal was a good way to go for today.  An absolutely magnificent blue-toned grey creme, Immortal is teeming with blue and purple microshimmer that really comes to light in direct sunlight.  The application was perfection and while it was totally opaque in two coats, I enjoyed the formula so much I went for a third.  Weird, but what can I say?

I tried to capture the shimmer as accurately as possible so I went a bit picture crazy.  







Sorry for the glare with the bottle shot, but I just wanted you to see how gorgeous the shimmer is in the bottle and on the nail.  I love grey polish, but this is just something else.  Definitely on my list of top favorite polishes of 2012 and definitely one of my favorite greys of all-time.

My only issue is the tipwear I noticed in the photos which were taken the morning after I polished my nails.  I'm not sure if Immortal just didn't jive with my quick dry or I somehow used my hands the wrong way (I wasn't doing anything super active so I don't actually know), but I wanted to point that out for those of you who can't stand such quick wear.  Personally, I'll live with that since the color and formula more than make up for it.  All polishes should be so lucky if that's it's only Achilles' Heel.

16 comments :

  1. Definitely my fave from the collection! Pulls more blue on you than it did me, but still pretty!

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  2. Awesome color, love that shimmer in there. Hope you stay warm and safe Amanda!

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  3. It could be the lighting because as I look down at my nails (I'm wearing it now), it looks really grey.

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  4. This is such a great grey!! I hope you're safe!

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  5. This is beautiful! I really like that shimmer :)

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  6. I love this polish on you an am so happy I own it now ;) thanks again for this beauty!

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  7. I love immortal! It is such a gorgeous color and looks great on you!

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  8. My pleasure. I can't wait to see your swatches of it!

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  9. Thanks, Jenna! It really is a fave.

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  10. Love this color, I'm wearing it today. :) Great swatches!

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  11. I think I got a wonky bottle of this, it's very thick and was hard to work with. I tried adding some thinner and that didn't seem to do anything! Still love this polish though!

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  12. See if you can return it for a better bottle. This is not a polish you should have to settle on the formula for!

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