03 July 2012

American Apparel Nail Lacquer | Review + Swatches

I've been wanting to try American Apparel's nail lacquer for quite some time now because I've read nothing but good things about them. They also have a decent selection of colors ranging from pastels, neon's, and glitters. I've been into super girly colors lately so I decided to try out a few of their pastels. Check out swatches below and please excuse my cuticles they've been looking pretty  horrible lately....I'll take care of that soon lol  :-/

L Esprit 
This is a lavender pastel and it's hard to explain but it has sort of gray undertones to it. 
While it's a pretty shade I'm not sure if I'm completely wowed by it.

This is a mint green pastel which I truly love! For some reason I've really been into mint's lately and it seems as though I'm on a personal mission to have a mint polish from every brand ^_^

Summer Peach 
This is a peach pastel with lots of personality. 
Words can't really express how much I love this color and it's even more vibrant in person!

 Coney Island
A pastel pink that's super girly! 
It really pops and I can see this being a staple this summer. 

Glow: The formula is pretty good, you can almost get it completely opaque with just one coat though I used two coats for my swatches. They also have a nice shine to them, I didn't use a top coat at all. My favorite out of the four is definitely Summer Peach, it's so pretty!

Glare: The biggest con for me is that although the formula seems rich it can be a little bit difficult to apply if you use too much polish on the brush. You only need a really thin layer to get an even coverage.  

Would I Recommend It? I'd recommend giving it a try if you haven't already. I don't necessarily see myself running to buy any more of these anytime soon but I do like them for the most part and I am glad that I finally tried them! They also have quite a large selection of shades, I may try some of their glitters in the future. 

Where To Buy: American Apparel Nail Lacquer's retail for $6 each and are available at American Apparel stores and online. To purchase or to learn more please visit http://store.americanapparel.net/.

Product(s) in this post were purchased by me. 

1 comment

  1. I love these colors! Especially for the summer!



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