Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Isadora ~ Orient Express


Isadora ~ Orient Express
Deep, classic red

Orient Express is another polish from Isadora’s “Jewels of the Orient” collection from autumn 2012. And this beauty is a classic red.

The formula is good, but a bit on the thick side. And I like that! This red is deep and almost metallic, and it covers beautifully in one coat. I considered adding a second just for the heck of it, but ended up only doing just the one coat.

No top coat yet:



I love this red. If I was allowed only one classic red in my stash, I think this one would be it. Here’s a pic from a different angle:



Then I made big white dots on it. I used Models Own’s Snow White, and my largest dotting tool. Here’s that step:


Then I dotted with Orient Express over the white, making the dots look like half moons, take a look:



You can see that I ended up dotting smaller white dots to fill in the gaps, for decoration. I’m wearing a coat of Seche Vite top coat over this.


I’ve really come to like Isadora’s polishes. They make cool colours, the quality is really good, and I absolutely love that many of them are one coaters. They’re a bit pricy though, they cost 69 DKK (US$12, EUR 9.25), and the bottles contain only 6ml, which isn’t much bang for your buck.


Opacity: 10/10
Colour, prettiness: 9/10
Durability: N/A/10
Value for money: 9/10
Overall: 9.5/10
Buy again: Yes

16 comments:

  1. Aww, this is so pretty, perfect tiny half moons!

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    1. Thank you so much, I was soo pleased with it myself :)

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  2. Love this polish and I like your nailart :)

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    1. Thank you, I'm so pleased to hear that! :)

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  3. I am keeping this in a list of things to do. I LOVE the half moons. Haaa gorgeous

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    1. You definitely should try that out. It's SO easy to achieve a great look :)

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  4. Gorgeous red! And the half moon dots are so cute! :-)

    ~ Yun

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    1. Thanks! I love the red, and was so pleased with my half moons :)

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  5. What a great idea to make half moons from the dots! :)

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    1. Thanks. It's such a simple way to achieve a good looking mani :)

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