Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Chirality ~ Bloodshot



Chirality ~ Bloodshot
Deep burgundy scattered holo

When I bought Bloodshot I wasn’t aware that there are two versions of it. I had only seen swatches of the lighter version, so imagine my surprise when I opened my nail mail and found the darker version! I seriously thought that I had gotten a wrong bottle of polish, because they don’t look anywhere near the same! And I obviously like the lighter version better.

Anyway – the polish has now been sitting in the box of untrieds long enough, and it’s time to see if it looks the same on the nails as it looks in the bottle.

The formula is good, no worries in that department, and I have no bad things to say about the drying time either. It took two coats to make this opaque.

And here’s what this very dark version of Bloodshot looks like without a topcoat, and taken with flash:


And from a different angle:


The reason why I wanted the lighter version becomes quite clear when I show you this picture, which is taken in lower lights without flash:


It’s really dark, and what’s worse for me: It looks brown. And I am not fond of browns polishes in general. Not at all.


I lightened it up a bit with my to go-silver holo from Urban Outfitters. I used a nail art brush and brushed the silver holo on from side to side down the middle of the nails. I sealed the mani with a layer of topcoat, and here’s the final mani taken with flash:


I quite like that. Here’s a low light pic:


I wish I had known there were two versions of Bloodshot when I bought mine, because then my bottle would have sat unloved in a box for such a long time.

Here are a couple of links to bloggers who show the lighter version of Bloodshot: Colorbyte and Life in Color.


Number of coats: 2
Drying time: Pretty fast
Finish: Well covering crelly
Overall impression: I usually love Chirality polishes, but was disappointed in this one because I thought I had bought a berry colour, and I ended up with a brownish looking polish.
Buy again: Not the dark version, no



You can buy Chirality polishes from Edgy Polish – they ship internationally.
You can find more info on Edgy Polish’s Facebook page, link here.

17 comments:

  1. It's welcome in my stash - just sayin' ;)
    I love the holo you added to it - it makes the finished result pretty unique!

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    1. I'll put it aside for ya with the others then ;)
      And thank you :)

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  2. I just looked at the other version and wow, they are so different from each other. I actually like both. I'm not a huge fan of brown polishes either to be honest.

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    1. They are ridiculously different. Imagine my surprise when I opened the box :D

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  3. While you may not be too fond of this shade, it's right up my ally :P

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    1. woop woop, there's a polish for everybody! :D

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  4. I like these kind of dark polishes, but I use them usually in winter time. I love the holo finish, it makes the mani more attractive!

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    1. Holo makes pretty much everything better :D And glitter too :)

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  5. Wow! They are like 2 very different polishes! I like the light version, but in the right light I like the dark version as well (when looks redish), but I'm not a fan of it when it looks brownish either. :)

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    1. I simply don't understand why they would call the polish by the same name instead of just not giving it a new one. It's weird, isn't it :)

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    2. It sure is! Would have been better with another name.

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  6. This is very extraordinary polish! And I like your darkest version more :)

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