Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Bargain Polish Buys

Pride of London Polishes 

Hoe are you all doing? I'm good and been busy getting everything ready for today's post. As I mentioned in my Orly polish post I wanted to do swatches of some of my untried cheaper polishes. I purchased these Pride of London Metallic Polishes a few years ago from a market stall for £5, and they have been pushed to the back of my helmer drawers :( not because they are cheap in price, just because my polish collection grew so quickly I simply forget about them! So without waffling on anymore I'll get straight on with my swatches. 
*Photo heavy*
Sadly these polishes have no names just numbers. They are classed as metallic, but to me they are more shimmery, still very beautiful though. Each colour has been swatched with 2 coats over a base coat and no topcoat.















This one was super pretty in the sun, I just had to see what a holo topcoat would do.








Again I added a holo topcoat.
Overall I really can't believe I haven't used these polishes before! The were lovely to apply and dried pretty quickly. The finish was gorgeous in the shade and the sun. And smooth to the touch. I will so be giving these polishes some more love this Summer, and so glad I did this post.
Thank you so much for stopping by and what do you think of these cheaper polishes?
Stay safe and much love....

22 comments:

  1. I'm not a huge fan of metallics usually because they can so easily look brush strokey...but these look lovely! Great swatches!

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  2. I like them, especially the purple.

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  3. Gorgeous swatches. I'm not a big fan of the shimmery metallic finish but all of these are beautiful.

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  4. These are pretty, and that's awesome that you got them at a bargain!

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  5. These are so pretty! I wonder how the hubby would feel about a trip to the UK for polish.... Hahaha!

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  6. Great review! I love posts like these. Some inexpensive brands are not good, but some are excellent, and it's so helpful to know which is which!

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  7. Great review! I've always intended to do more reviews on cheaper polishes, but I haven't done very many yet.

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  8. I'm not usually a fan of metallics, but these are so drop dead gorgeous. Your swatches are perfection.

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  9. Strangely enough, the metallic finish doesn't bother me like it usually does. I want to matte them so badly!

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    1. I should have matte top coated them. My bad x

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  10. Super pretty, your swatches are so lovely!

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  11. Those are all really pretty, I am really liking that shimmer polishes are making a rebound!

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