Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Ruby Wing Desert Valley

I bought this about a month ago when I was up north in Chicago in an Urban Outfitters. Price was 10 bucks plus tax. It's a color changing polish, so while in doors the base of the polish is very light pink, once outdoors in the sun the base turns into a super dark purple. So talk about major eye candy... while in the bottle. Once on the nails for me it just looked a hot mess. I had so many issues with this polish. The first problem was finding the right base for it. I tried several colors and none of them really worked out. Overall I think this polish would look the best over a black or a dark color but if you do that then it defeats the whole color changing aspect of it since it's the base that turns colors not the flakie shards. My second issue with this polish is that once out in the sun the base turns color and what you thought was a neat manicure ends up looking like you painted it all over your fingers. Believe me every swatch I've seen of this looks like that. I would recommend after you paint go outside and do a quick clean up. I normally would not put up such bad swatches but I don't think I could deal with having to swatch this one again. It really wore me out. hah Would I buy it again? yes I would but I don't see myself wearing this one again. It's really such a pretty gem to look at while it's in the bottle. It's one of my little mementos from my trip to Chicago.













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