Tuesday, 22 June 2010

China Glaze - Peachy Keen

The first time I wore this it was SO streaky and hard to apply. This time round I used a base coat (Caviar Nails Inc) and it was fine, but I did use 3 coats to achieve this level of opaqueness.

The colour is peach with a slight neon feel to it which is almost impossible to capture on camera. For some reason this reminds me of the 80's, I really love this colour as it's perfect for Summer!

Yep, I cut my nails SO short and I can't wait for them to grow back..


Have you tried 'Peachy Keen' and do you think the colour is worth the effort?

40 comments:

Ebru said...

I think it's totally worth it! I love Peachy Keen. I had the same experience with it the first time, you have to be patient to get it looking good :) Good base coat is definitely essential with this stubborn formula!

Muhsine said...

I think it's worth it too, totally gorgeous :)

Mercedes- Ms Purple Make-up said...

I haven't tried it yet..but it looks really nice. I wish there was a blush that colour...or maybe I'm mad to want that colour on my face?
XXX

Muhsine said...

@Mercedes noooo, it's a lovely colour, Illamasqua's 'Lover' blush is quite similar :)

StellieStellina said...

I absolutely adore this colour, really pastel orange, very unusual. I wish I could grow my nails long, even though there's a fine line between long and nice and long and tacky, I have to keep them short because I play the piano - I make sure I keep them pretty with nail varnish though!
Here's my NOTD for Peachy Keen a while back!
http://stelliestellina.blogspot.com/search/label/China%20Glaze

MissNada2010 said...

WOW! That colour is perfect for summer, especially against nice tanned, sun-kissed skin, which you naturally have anyway LOL. I will be definatly purchasing a base coat with it too :)

xoxox

Anna said...

Ahh, it's so pretty.

Kat O said...

That's a gorgeous colour - I have one very similar from Inglot, but it's a matte formulation.


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Ashley said...

This color is awesome!

Katie - KayGeeBeauty said...

Yep its gorgeous, i need it!!

Katie - KayGeeBeauty said...

Yep its gorgeous, i need it!!

BeautyGeeek, Kishmat-Lola said...

oooo i HAVE to have this, its sooooo nice! xx

Schnelle Couture said...

Thats a perfect color for summer. Too bad it takes so many coats- but I think it was worth the extra work ;)

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Andi said...

I have it sitting in my stash, haven't used it yet...maybe this weekend on my toes. It's perfect with your beautiful skin tone.

Mercedes- Ms Purple Make-up said...

uhhh I should try "lover" then...you did a swatch post about it, didn't you? I'll dig down your archive :-P
XX

Catanya said...

Gosh, it is absolutely beautiful! You always make me want a lot of nail polishes... lol!!
XOXO

Essjay23x said...

I think so, I like the colour!

abbzzw said...

woww i love it!! :) x

Shortiee31 said...

I personally haven't tried this myself but have you tried applying one coat of white nail polish and putting this on top? x

Vi and Ollie said...

I just fell in love with this color! I definitely will have to rush out and get it, thanks Muhsine!

Tugba said...

It looks gorgeous muhsine but not sure if I'm patient enough. I struggle with normal nail varnish ha ha ha :D

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Andee Layne said...

Oh i love it! Def would not have picked this myself but will def be purchasing!!! xoxo

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glamour rouge said...

oohh I love this colour!

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Diana said...

I want this!! This is a beautiful nail polish for summer!!!

MW said...

yet to find peachy keen here :/

nicoletta said...

Oooh gorgeous colour very unusual x

Ettie♥ said...

Gorge colour! It looks really great with your skin tone.
xx

eden_me said...

Yes, I think it worth it. I like it more as pedicure color for summer. It looks much more quiet on pictures. For me it looks like bright orange even neon a little bit. I did 2 coats and it was very opaque and thick

shimmering2light said...

I got the china glaze peachy keen with my mini up in the air set. love the color in the bottle but did find it to be the most streaky out of all colors. Applied it to my toes, streakiness was barely noticeable. I still love the color though!

Check out my review on
shimmering2light.blogspot.com

Agatha said...

Haven't tried it yet but I'm gonna have to get it - it's just the sort of colour that I'm after.

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Becky said...

I love the colour but hate hard to apply polishes, I haven't got the time or patience to apply three coats!

Sara said...

HEY DOLL! I have this too and I originally bought it months ago due to the swatches, however, like you said it has a neon tint which I wasn't wanting. I love the way it looks captured on camera AND in the bottle but when it dries, it dries brighter and not like the
milky peach shade I was hoping for. Its good for a brighter peach but Im currently into the pastel shades more. Is also frustrating to apply! Pretty color overall though. Hoping my swap item Models Own polish in Peach Sherbert will be what I was looking for! Cant wait til it gets here :] ♥

Sencillamente Kyra said...

Love love loveee this colour !!!!!!!

Muhsine said...

@Shortiee No I have never tried that but it sounds like a good idea! x

@shimmering2light I love peachykeen on my toes!

@Sara yes the slight neon to it doesn't show up that well in photos, hopefully your models own will be just like you want, you will have to keep me informed, I have never tried models own polishes! X

HeavenNRJ said...

I really wanted to like it, but I don't. It's much brighter and darker than I thought it should be (it looks different on the nails from what you see in the bottle, don't you agree?). It just looks ridiculous on my fair skin, and it reminds me of doll skin. :/ :)

Ashleigh said...

just bought my first China Glaze called "For Audrey" yesterday and i LOVE them ...I think I might go pick out a few more - they are such good quality and the price is pretty decent too

ps I am having a giveaway on my blog! You should check it out

xx

tina_mbc said...

Gorgeous peachy tone, bet it would look amazing with a tan too!

Sad to hear about the application though... sometimes they most unique shades are the trickiest to apply, so it maybe worth the effort...but then again, it's ridiculous that the biggest nail polish brands make hard-to-apply nail polishes more often than drugstore ones...! Guess I 'm torn on this one!

xxx

Lynsey said...

love that colour!

Sandra - If it comes in pink said...

that's a cute but unusual color :)

m.fay said...

Love, love, LOVE this color.
m.fay
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