Nail of the Day – LA Colour Antique Burgundy

LA Colour Antique Burgundy While I was sorting out my nail polish drawer the other day, searching for a perfect red after the Crimsun debacle of last week, I pulled out all my Chanel reds – truly, I believe Chanel do the best reds, in either lipstick or polish – but this little beauty caught my eye. And I use the word beauty advisedly, as I LOVE this shade, it’s a red jelly finish with just a teeny hint of gold shimmer, making it look like a really expensive metallic car paint job on the nails. LA Colour Antique Burgundy 2 Neither of the pictures really do it justice, I’m afraid. They show three coats over a Mavala base, with a Seche Vite top coat. It’s a pure, clear red that doesn’t shade either pink or orange, and there’s no hint of blue in it.  I think it’s about the nicest, prettiest red I own, and it’s one I think really suits the skin-tone on my fingers. Oh, the best thing about this polish?  It  cost me 99p. Now, when you bear in mind that I’m happy to pay £11 for a polish, and indeed, I’ve paid £16 for polishes before now, I think you can understand how happy this little baby has made me!  I got mine from Beauty Base in Westfield, but I think you can find LA Colours at places like Savers. My nail drawer now looks like this by the way, whaddya think? IMG_0408

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7 Comments

  1. February 25, 2010 / 8:06 am

    Pretty colour and pretty price 🙂

  2. February 25, 2010 / 2:40 pm

    hahahaa, My lipstick drawer looks like that!

    My favorite red is actually by Sally Hansen in Cinnamon Pop. I love it for the holidays. A nice cherry red with a delicate hint of silverish glitter.

  3. February 26, 2010 / 2:28 am

    oh my, how sexy is that! wow wow and wow again!!! xx

  4. February 26, 2010 / 3:19 pm

    This looks v.similar to a MAC shade I got bought for Christmas. Think it's called rock star. Dyes my bloody nails though. Guess that's what 'base coat' is for? *stares blankly* I just bought a Sally Hansen one actually. I'm learning, kids.

  5. March 1, 2010 / 8:55 pm

    Your nail varnish stash drawer is starting to look like your lipgloss mountain 😉

  6. March 3, 2010 / 5:37 pm

    Holy cow that's a lot of nail varnish. Impressive collection.

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