Monday, 9 July 2012

I'm No Longer A Ciate Virgin.

L-R: Access All Areas | Iced Frappe | Pom Pom | Confetti

For someone who loves nail polish so much can you believe I've never tried  Ciate polish untill now? This post is going to be pic heavy, You've been warned.

Access All Areas and Pom Pom look quite similar in the pics but they're very different in real life. I hope it comes across in the swatches.

Access All Areas* is a matt creme. I never wear matt polish, I just dont like how it looks on me so always finish it off with a glossy top coat. The colour is described as 'mouthwatering coral orange' and I would have to agree. Its a shade that would suit all skintones and look lovely on the toes aswell as fingers.

Iced Frappe* is the most subtle of all four shades and is described as 'Nude, coffee delight'. In certain lights Iced Frappe had an almost purple tone but I really like it. Its the type of colour that goes with anything and isnt going to offend anyone.

Pom Pom* is what I would describe as a young red. You know how some shades of red just look really mature and grown up? Well this isnt one of them. Its a rich mandarin red and quite in your face. I really like it.

Confetti* can be worn on its own or layered over other colours. It has a clear base and is packed full of holographic micro glitter. Under some lights it just looks silver but as soon as you go outside or under bright lights it sparkles like crazy.

One coat of Confetti over Iced Frappe.

Iced Frappe & Access All Areas only needed two coats. Pom Pom needed three as with only two it looked a bit streaky, and Confetti worn alone needed three coats which is great for a glitter. I used top coat on all four but as I said, Access All Areas is a matt polish. The brush/bottles are easy to hold and use, the polish dries quickly and all Ciate polishes are 5 Free. Free of  formaldehyde, toluene and DBP (dibutyl phthalate), formaldehyde resin, camphor and cruelty free.

What Ciate colours should I go for next?

All four colours can be found on www.ciate.co.uk and are priced at £9 each for 13.5ml.
*PR sample

20 comments:

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    1. Its a bit more red than its coming across in pics but its lovely.
      xo

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  2. Amazing, they all look like colours I would love!!x

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    1. Definitely check them out if you can. I love orange polish on other people but hate it on myself, Pom Pom is my way of kinda wearing orange. Its barely orange at all but its as orange as I'll ever go lol
      xo

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  3. you picked really nice colours :) i would have personally bought all four of them too because the colours are so pretty especially confetti. I need to buy my first Ciate nail polish soon because i have heard alot of great stuff about them :) Thanks for sharing and reviewing! xxx

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    1. Thanks :) I cant wait to try Confetti over more colours.
      xo

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  4. Oh my god I love the title of this post, it actually made me laugh out loud! I recently got my hair dyed for the first time and my gay hair stylist told me he was "taking my hair virginity" ..Just had to share that little tidbit of info! :P
    And of course beautiful post! I especially like the look of Iced Frappe! :)

    xx Veronica

    http://frowardfashion.blogspot.com

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    1. Did he? haha

      Iced Frappe would be great to paint on when you dont know what you'll be wearing, its the type of colour that goes with everything.
      xo

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  5. I really like Ciate nail polishes, Confetti looks gorgeous! x

    http://wewereraisedbywolves.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. I've never tried them before because as far as I'm aware nowhere local to me sells Ciate so I never get to see the colours in real life/ Confetti is so pretty :)
      xo

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  6. I love ciate' polishes. My favourite is my fair lady... Iced frappe looks really pretty too. :)

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  7. My Fair Lady is gorgeous. Just googled some swaches
    xo

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  8. i NEED iced frapp in my life! looks beautiful!

    xxx

    http://www.unnakednails.com/

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  9. Loving the look of Confetti! xoxoxo

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  10. Such gorgeous colours! The glitter one is just amazing x

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  11. Hey hun I just found your blog..I'm loving it! :)

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