Monday, February 7, 2011

Shades of concrete...


As the title suggests, I've been having a bit of a love affair with pale beige/gray nail polishes...


from left to right:
OPI Tickle My Francey, MAC Light Affair, BCBG Aster, MAC On The Prowl, Sephora by OPI Under My Trenchcoat

Each varying slightly, I seem to have found the perfect blend of an interesting "concrete" shade in the nailpolish "Aster" by BCBG.


the standout from the bunch


It has just the right amount of gray but with a hint of warmth to make it less dull and harsh. I've been wearing this non-stop for the past couple of weeks!

Sadly I have no idea where or how these BCBG nail polishes can be purchased - I received it as a christmas present in a set from a friend. I frequent BCBG stores quite often and I've never seen nail polishes, so it might have been a special edition holiday thing.


Either way, if you can somehow spot a BCBG nail polish set, don't hesitate to give it a try! They're of great consistency and staying power, right on par with Essie and OPI (actually on my nails, it had better staying power than both of those brands!).

What nail colours have you been into lately?

- Sandra

19 comments:

  1. I love all these polishes. I'm currently into the same nude-y shades actually :) I'm wearing MAC Light Affair today

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  2. Same, into nudes/greys/taupes recently! I have the Tickle My France-y but it always looks purple on me, have no idea why.. that being said I'm wearing NARS Orgasm today lol so not so nude :P

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  3. These shades are great! I love taupes or dark vamp nails, sometimes turquoises. I am not a pink polish kind of girl...

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  4. I love grey concrete colors too! You should try Essie chinchilly. It is a great grey! It's sad but my fave grey color is some cheapie one I got at forever 21. Their nail polishes are surprisingly good.

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  5. I was into nudes a few months ago,love the BCBG one thay look very nice on your nails :) I am into blues now, I have midnight blue from gosh on my nails :)

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  6. i'm OBSESSED with nude shades too! lovin' all your shades! xoxoxo

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  7. this post sums up everything i love about nail polishes!!.. Nudes/Greys are my favoraite shades xx

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  8. I found the BCBG nailpolishes at my local store. They were in a drawer in a table by the front cash. And they cost 30$ for the set of 4. Chinchilly by Essie is also my favourite grey!

    Love your blog and videos :)

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  9. I love these shades. I need to start branching out from the million shades of pink I usually gravitate to.

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  10. That BCBG color looks really pretty... wish I could try it! right now Sally Hansen's Gunmetal is my new obsession. I actually did a post about it here:

    http://death-and-company.blogspot.com/2011/02/30-for-30-gods-didnt-like-me-tonight.html

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  11. What a beautiful colour! I have OPI's Tickle My France-y and I love it!

    Have you tried Essie's Merino Cool? That's a great colour too.

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  12. I love all these colors you posted. And I love MAC nail polish in general! I would love to try a BCBG nail polish! Maybe if they have them.

    I am currently wearing Teenage Dream from the Katy Perry collection. I love how it turned out! It's so girly! And my black shatter is in the mail, so excited to tr that out!

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  13. For the cold winter days I love Essie chinchilly and OPI you don'T know Jacques! But for the moment I'm wearing OPI Lincoln Park at midnight!

    Love those greys!

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  14. I was in a bcbg store a couple of weeks ago and I saw they carried nail polishes there. Maybe it's not every store but the one I was in was the one in the Galleria mall in Dallas. Next time I'm there i'm going to check them out!

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  15. I love that colour! Been looking for a brownish-grey for ages. I think I've seen BCBG nailpolish in their outlets. I'm really into mint green/ neon colours at the moment (though they aren't the best colours for school, because I get identified as the "girl with the hideously bright nails" everytime I raise my hand in class!)

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  16. Under my trench Coat is one of my favorite nude polishes. Have you tried Butter London's All Hail McQueen? It may be called All Hail "the Queen" now but it is a gorgeous holographic TAUPE shimmer-- what's not to love right? :) Butter London's Yummy Mummy is another favorite of mine and Essie's Jazz

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  17. I have the Downtown Gallery collection from BCBG and I love them! If you're interested in doing a swap, I have access to some other colors from BCBG. Just let me know!

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