Revlon Carbonite– A Dupe for Chanel Graphite?

Revlon Carbonite– A Dupe for Chanel Graphite?

On a recent trip to a local CVS drugstore, I noticed a display of Revlon Carbonite ($4.98) with the tagline “Wear the ‘It Color’ of the Season.”  Fortunately, I’d already learned from Nouveau Cheap that Carbonite was Revlon’s effort...
Live from the Archive: Chanel Red Nail Polish

Live from the Archive: Chanel Red Nail Polish

February seems a good time to delve into red nails.  Today, I played with a few of my Chanel reds, all applied in two coats with a Poshe topcoat.  The current shades run $25. Dragon (#475) is an instant classic red creme. Currently available, this is a must-have red...
Dior Gris City Nail Polish Review and Swatches

Dior Gris City Nail Polish Review and Swatches

Dior is currently selling a mini-release of three nail polishes, Gris City Vernis ($21 each), in cool shades of gray and blue to celebrate some of its most famous boutiques.  The three colors are named for the streets on which those boutiques are located.  These are...
Scotch Naturals Nail Polish and Remover Review

Scotch Naturals Nail Polish and Remover Review

Over the past month or so, I’ve been hearing more and more about Scotch Naturals, a line of water-based nail polish that is completely free of almost any chemicals.  The only ingredients listed are “water, acrylic polymer emulsion, and non toxic...
Chanel Black Pearl and Comparisons

Chanel Black Pearl and Comparisons

Chanel’s Black Pearl nail polish ($23 Le Vernis Black Pearl #513) is the much-anticipated shade for Spring 2011.  This is a beautiful deep gray tinged with green, evoking the Tahitian pearl that shares the name. On nails, Chanel Black Pearl is a fresh take on...
Rescue Beauty Lounge Scrangie

Rescue Beauty Lounge Scrangie

Rescue Beauty Lounge’s Scrangie ($18) is a color that I’ve been meaning to wear for months.  After choosing a shimmery silver-gray top for dinner tonight, I decided that this cool toned polish would be a perfect compliment. Scrangie of the blog by the same...