Catrice – Chameleon – Luxury Lacquers

catrice - chameleonI was looking forward to Catrice‘s Luxury Lacquers Collection which consists of 24(!) polishes. As excited I was to get my hands on these, as disappointing I got once I tried the 4 Chameleon shades. I find the promo pics of these polishes not representing how they look in real life. Except from Chromeo & Julia -pictured on the left in the pic below- the duo chrome effect is nowhere to be found :/catrice - chameleon bottles

Let’s take a look at my swatches!


The one I was most excited about is C(h)ome, Leon, which given the promo pics appears to shift from a pale peachy hue to a soft pink. Sadly, I didn’t spot the color shift. There is a slight pink sheen in some angles but I can’t say it’s obvious enough to call it a duo chrome. I used three thin coats plus top coat for my swatches below. I think you can get away with two coats if you have shorter nails. catrice - c(h)ome, leon!catrice - c(h)ome, leon!1

Salmon Salmon But Different is a soft pink hue that turns to a slightly darker shade of pink in some angles. Again, the color shift is minimal. It’s a lovely color. It’s pink, so what can I say? 😀 This is also three thin coats plus top coat:catrice - salmon salmon but differentcatrice - salmon salmon but different1The darker sister of Salmon Salmon But Different is called Chromit & Miss Pinky. It has a blue/purple sheen but again I can’t call this a duo chrome. This is two coats plus top coat: catrice - chromit & miss pinkycatrice - chromit & miss pinky1The only one of these four that has a true color shift is Chromeo & Julia. The formula is a little thicker and more pigmented than the other three. With shorter nails I think you can get away with one generous coat. Really pretty! I’ve used two coats plus top coat for the pictures below.catrice - chromeo & juliacatrice - chromeo & julia1What do you think about these?

Advertisements

7 thoughts on “Catrice – Chameleon – Luxury Lacquers

  1. I see you don’t monetize your blog, don’t waste your traffic, you
    can earn extra bucks every month because you’ve
    got high quality content. If you want to know how to
    make extra bucks, search for: Mertiso’s tips best adsense alternative

  2. Pingback: Catrice – Sand’ Sation – Luxury Lacquers | Polish Alcoholic

  3. Pingback: Catrice – Holomania – Luxury Lacquers | Polish Alcoholic

  4. I agree, these are quite disappointing. Have you tried them over a black base? I don’t know, it might help? Chromeo & Julia is pretty gorgeous though, might have to pick that one up!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s