Would an aspiring makeup snob venture into Asda on a Friday night on the hunt for a grey polish she saw whilst doing last weeks food shop? I think not… I’m slipping.
However, I’m pleased I did – because I’ve found a little gem!
This is a lovely pale grey aptly named “Raincloud” that is perhaps just a ‘teeny’ bit blue toned. Application isn’t the smoothest, it dries VERY quickly… even as you’re applying. I’d recommend not trying to be too precise with this. Get a big blob on the brush and attempt to cover the nail in 3/4 strokes max, any more strokes than this and the polish will start dragging. However, for some strange reason… the formula is *really* forgiving… many times I applied this unevenly and the formula seems to even itself out across the nail. I also didn’t experience any bubbling as it dried which is a common problem for me with thicker polishes.
Drying time (as I said) is very quick – the above shows 3 coats, and I reckon I had the full manicure done and dry in about 25 minutes. The finish is high gloss and I’ve had tons of positive comments about the shade.
I wore this mani up to London on Saturday for the Aussie Event and whilst in Space NK both SA’s were coo-ing over my hands… I couldn’t quite tell if they were horrified or delighted when I told them where I’d bought the polish.
The polishes are currently on offer at £1 for a 5ml bottle in Asda… yep, £1.
Here’s my other bargain purchase (picture taken with flash).. I don’t like this one so much, it’s more chalky and could have done with a top coat, but still a great buy if you like blues!