Tuesday, July 21, 2009

China Glaze Retro Diva in Let's Groove




This is from one of 2 six-pack sets available in the Retro Diva collection that recently became available. This set is called Get Down Tonight. Let's Groove is a black-based royal purple filled with mostly red shimmer. It applied perfectly in 2 coats and dried rather quickly. I made a bit of a mess with the application, but I'm going to be swatching and posting more of these throughout the day, so it's coming right off! I bought mine from Victoria Nail Supply and they may even show up at Sally Beauty. I did see a few of the Orly Once Upon A Time polishes there yesterday. Coming up in my next post from Retro Diva: Cords, which looks to be a silver-bronze, but I can't tell from the bottle if it's more metallic or more shimmer. Check back in a little while to find out!

11 comments:

  1. I like this one! I love a deep purple that's rich and not black. Looks really pretty on you. Another to add to my list of "wants'.

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  2. Looks like Baptiste nail polish by Illamasqua!

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  3. The moment I saw the title a song popped into my head and now it's stuck in there. Haha. :[

    I love this shade! I have a similar one but I tossed it as it took too long to dry.

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  4. I keep telling myself I dont need another purple polish until I extend my range of colors but this one is calling my name!

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  5. Gorgeous purple ! Like shades like this, very pretty !

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  6. *be still my heart*
    deep rich dark purple and red shimmer...what's not to love about this one?
    beautiful pictures :)

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  7. Absolutely gorgeous and irresistible! Good to know that the Orlys are showing up at Sally's now. I was there the other day and hoping to see them!

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  8. I love this purple, and the red shimmer really adds to it's dimension.
    xoxo
    Valerie

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  9. The Prettiest Me~I think it's my favorite of the 3 I've tried!

    Lucy~I know what you mean, some are just so dark you can't tell they're purple. This one is really vivid though.

    Tali~it does, doesn't it! Illamasqua was supplosed to be available at Sephora starting yesterday, but it's been pushed out a ways. Maybe by August 1.

    Chrissy~alot of polishes have names that are songs or parts of songs and then it's in my head all day also!

    Kellie~glad you like it, thank you :)

    Adorepink~no, you don't need it, but it is very pretty and I think you should get it~I'm no help, am I!

    Celine~thanks! I do too, some purples are too dark like Lucy said, but this one's just right.

    Chocaddict~ha-ha, I take it you like this shade! It's very pretty and lots to like, I agree.

    Nicole~thanks! I don't know why, but they only had 4 of the Orly collection. You'd think they'd get the entire set :/

    Valerie~the red shimmer is great! There's a bit of blue shimmer too, but the red is much more evident.

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