Kitty Blackadder

A Scottish blog about anxiety, minimalism and eyeshadow.

Saturday, 5 April 2014

Nails Inc Sloane Avenue

So this is the 'April' polish from the Nails Inc Diary - which contains 12 polishes, one for each month. I have to say, I wasn't looking forward to this one very much; it just didn't look like the kind of colour I go for that often, and, for when I do, I now have the Models Own Hypergel in Coral Glaze (which I love!). From the bottles, it looks like these two colours would be very similar - in colour, not in finish obviously!

Actually they're not similar Sloane Avenue is much more neon than the Models Own colour, which is good because it means I don't have dupes in my collection, but truthfully, I don't see me getting a whole lotta wear out of this one. It would look fantastic with a tan, espeically abroad on holiday somewhere, but for me a tan is about as likely as sprouting a prehensile tail so as it stands, it just really washes out my skin tone.

Formula wise it's a goodun; two coat easy application with no gloops or streaks, and finish wise, it looks kinda matte on my nails. Not like a true matte polish, but certainly a lot less glossy than other Nails Inc polishes. Sloane Avenue isn't listed on the website and I'm struggling to find swatches from other people, so I can't really comment on whether the semi-matte thing exists or is just me being weird. 

So, yeah, if you're going on holiday or aren't so pale you have moths circling you I'd recommend giving this a shot, but alas for me it's not a favourite. 


  1. I've just put this polish on and I've also found it's turned out kinda matte! Glad I'm not the only one who found this odd!

    1. Oh, I'm so glad it wasn't just me being bad at applying it!! lol. But yeah, such a weird, weird polish... :(
      Thanks for reading!


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