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Friday, September 9, 2011

Revlon Devil's Lure

This is the only polish I picked up from Revlon's fall limited edition Masquerade collection.  It caught my eye the first time I saw it and I picked it up and looked at it.  But then decided against buying it.  Yesterday I was back in that same drug store, saw it again and couldn't resist.

In the bottle its a DEEP red, as close to black as it can get without actually being black.  I noticed as I put it on my nails though, it applies much lighter.  The first coat was more of a dark blood red - then with each successful coat the color became darker and more intense.  I ended up using 3 to achieve the bottle color, which I would describe as an extremely dark bing cherry.  You can see a little more of the red in the flash picture below.  The formula was ok, a little thin and hard to work.  I had some streakiness on my first coat and a little on the second as well.   I also had a tiny bit of bubbling because I had to apply the polish a bit thicker than I usually would to try to even out the streaks.  It wasn't terrible, but I wouldn't give it an A for formula either. 




I swatched this color on some wheels to compare it with other colors in my collection.  The closest colors I could find were China Glaze Ravishing, Dahling and Zoya Anja.  On the wheels I discovered it's not a dupe for RD at all, as Devil's Lure is much darker.  It's actually quite close to Zoya Anja but the formula is not quite as workable.  All in all I think it is an acceptable substitute for Anja.  What do you think of the vampy Devil's Lure?

Also - look at the loveliness that my local Walgreens has installed.  They recently finished remodeling their store and added this awesome nail bar to their cosmetics section.  I wish I could have one in my house!



That's all for today, have a lovely day everyone!

8 comments:

  1. am jealous of your walgreens nail bar! I love deep reds! am sporting one now!

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  2. Nice Revlon Polish, makes me think twice about living in the US.
    OMG, that is beautiful! Me too, I wish I could have that display in my house!

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  3. Wow, the Walgreens around here needs to get a nail bar! If they had one, my addiction would sky rocket!

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  4. Oh my gosh, I would die if my Walgreens had that nail bar! FANTASTIC!!

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  5. omg what an AMAZING Walgreens!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  6. Gorgeous color and I'm totally drooling over the Walgreens polish display.

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  7. I wish my Walgreen's had that! But living in Iowa it could take awhile lol.

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