22 November 2013

piCture pOlish Friday - Paradise by Liquid Jelly

Hi loves! Continuing with the piCture pOlish swatchaton, today I am showing you Paradise by Liquid Jelly! I actually got the chance to request one shade and this was it - I have been so curious about this one ever since it was released!

piCture pOlish Paradise is a lovely metallic shade that can look both teal, green and light blue depending on the lighting you are in. It is filled with a fine sprinkling of magenta glitter and larger holographic pink glitter too, making it very sparkly and festive. When it first arrived I just stared at it in the bottle for 5 minutes ♥.

On the nails, it needs 3 coats and applies easy. The formula spreads well without being runny, the glitter doesn't clump and it builds well to opacity. I do however feel it's a bit too gritty. After putting it on at night, sealing it in with a thick topcoat (an older bottle of Essence Better Than gel Top Sealer), I could detect the glitter when running my finger over the surface. It still looked smooth enough but this is what I was afraid of based upon other reviews.

I am also still not convinced on glitter in a metallic base but that's just personal preference. The bottle still sits on my desk to stare at and I am happy to have this in my collection, I just don't love it as much as I though I would ;-).

Excuse the nubbins, last few posts were pictures from before last weekend, when I broke my nail being drunk and putting on my gloves too enthusiastic.

How do you like this shade? And how do you feel about metallic based glitter polishes?
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  1. oh, this is soooo pretty!!

  2. Heel toepasselijke naam!! Bijzonder lakje!!

  3. Stacy Plowman-Pennock22 November, 2013 22:07

    I'm intrigued by this one as well but something is holding me back and I think you hit the nail on the head. I'm not sold on the glitter in a metallic base, it's almost like there's too much going on, I don't know...
    Overly enthusiastic gloving eh? LOL! :)

  4. Thanks Danny, glad you like it!

  5. Bijzonder he? En de naam + lakje zijn geinspireerd op een onwijs toffe vogel ook :D!

  6. Glad you understand what I meant! It's hard to describe sometimes why something isn't jumping at you, because it's always so subjective.

    Hahaha yes I was like "COME ON GO glove" and then BAM hit my nail face down on a cupboard or something. But I don't really remember it very clearly lol

  7. Hmm, well the pics look great! But I know I have some metallic based glitters that I don't like. Like Stacy said, maybe it's just too much going on!

    I laughed at your drunken glove escapade! lol! Reminds me of something Anna from Loodiex3 would do, lol!

  8. Yeah I think you have to be really into that finish to appreciate it fully.

    Glad it served as entertainment then ;-) I was so pissed at myself the next morning, lol.


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