The Beauty Within



February 2012



China Glaze Westside Warrior nail polish review

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  • SumoMe

Price: $7

Where to Buy: Ulta and other beauty retailers

Pros: Color Pay off and Finish

Cons: Not long wearing (depending on top coat) and can be a bit runny

Packaging: Round clear glass bottle with a standard nail polish brush. You receive .5 fl oz. There are many colors in their permanent range of colors. You can check the China Glaze web site even Ulta’s website for swatches and color selection. Color shown in photo is Westside Warrior.

Review: I own a plethora of China Glaze nail polishes and I find that each of them have there own personality. Each one has a different finish, color pay off, and look. This one that I am reviewing is more of a creamy finish. The look is of an army creamy green that takes about 2 coats to become opaque. I did not do a base coat but I am sure if you did either ridge filler or a base coat you can achieve color pay off in 1 coat. I do feel that you need a topcoat to seal in the color and help it become chip resistant. The topcoat that I used was Butter London, Which is a really good topcoat. I also found that the formula could be a bit runny at first. Some times this happens when the polish is new you need to use it a few times to get some air into it to thicken it up a bit. I also found that it did not stain my nails or turn them yellow especially with not having a base coat underneath.

Overall: I love this color. It is a really nice green that you can wear all year around on hands or toes. I love the creaminess of the color. Just make sure you seal it with a good topcoat to keep it looking fresh.

Name Melissa E.
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