Sunday, November 1, 2009

Finger Paints Holiday 2009: Icy Iris & Decked With Dazzle


Above & Below: Icy Iris is a rich, deep shade of purple with tiny glitter pieces that flash both purple and red.

Below: Decked With Dazzle is a medium dusty rose shade with hints of mauve. It has more glass-flecked type glitter, giving it a foil-like finish.



Two more from this collection, both being the purple shades in this set of 6. Icy Iris is a deep royal purple with shimmer. The shimmer in this is very sparkly and flashes both red and purple. It covered nicely in 2 coats and is truly a rich shade. I am amazed by how sparkly and twinkly this one is in real life. Decked With Dazzle is more of a dressed up shade of mauve with matching shimmer and glass-flecked type glitter in silver and various shades of the base color. I could also describe the color as a red-toned violet. It photographs brighter and pinker than it actually is. This one, along with one I showed you previously, Candy Cane Shimmer, both have the glass-fleck type glitter. Decked With Dazzle comes off with a more foil-type finish, perhaps because of the silver glitter laced throughout it. I used 2 coats, and after looking at it in the sun, I probably should have gone with 3. I love both of these shades and I would say that Decked With Dazzle is quite different from anything else that I have, mainly due to the finish type. Icy Iris is similar to other polishes I have, but the sparkliness of the glitter sets it apart.

10 comments:

  1. wow, the second one is nice!

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  2. omg, the first one looks amazing<3 although the second looks also great:)

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  3. Like them both. Purple is a beautiful shade and loaded with sparkle. Decked With Dazzle is the best of the two. Reminds me of a China Glaze finish. Very pretty.

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  4. icy iris is really stunning :o looks great on your nails

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  5. Both are beautiful. I love Icy Iris. This is the first FP Holiday Collection I've been around for and I'm in love!

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  6. Icy Iris is just amazing! Although the name doesn't seem to have anything to do with the color or the holidays really.

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  7. Both of them are amazing. Icy Iris does look very rich and I love its name, and also I just love the glass-fleck type glitter of Decked with Dazzle.

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  8. Pien~it's really a different shade and I love the finish on it.

    KONADomania~glad you like them! I honestly can't pick my favorite from this collection, they're all great!

    AllYouDesire~this shade seems to be very popular, although I honestly love them all!

    Lucy~I'm starting to see more polishes with this type of finish. It's really different and attractive.

    GildedAngel~thanks, the whole collection is filled with gorgeous-ness!

    amusedPolish~thank you, it's such a deep purple, but the glitter is so sparkly it just lights up the overall look.

    Jessica~they're really an underrated brand, I think. Maybe because Sally seems to be the only place that carries them and they don't get as much exposure as other brands.

    Danica~I agree, the Icy part, yes, but the Iris, not so much!

    Tuli~I love the glass-flecked polishes. It's nice to see other companies using that type of glitter.

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