Eyeko – Lilac Nail Polish NOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On April - 1 - 2010

I love this shade, it’s sweet without being overly sickly.  It’s pastel without being pappy.

3 coats.  The formula is a little uneven and prone to streaking which is a shame because it applies smoothly with a great brush.

Consistency is perfect, neither too thick nor too thin, so I’m not sure where the streaking issues are coming from… a slight lack in pigmentation perhaps?  Oh I’m not sure, all I know is that 3 coats will fix your problems and you’re left with one of the prettiest lilacs I’ve had the pleasure to wear on my nails.  One other thing though, I found drying time to be fairly slow… we’re definitely in speedy dry top coat territory!

I actually got asked by the Boots No7 lady (whilst I was buying No7 polishes no less!) what polish I was wearing.

Eyeko nail polishes are available from the website, priced at £3.50 each.  This is the first shade I’ve tried from the new Eyeko polish range that I was sent, so far so good – more to come!

What do you think?


15 Responses to “Eyeko – Lilac Nail Polish NOTD”

  1. Alisa says:

    My friend is in the UK right now so I think I’ll ask her to bring this home for me.

  2. caz says:

    I have it and I love it! I bought it with the pink one, and Im so glad I used this before the pink, as using that pink would have been enough to make me hate eyeko if it wasnt for this purple. I think I might have to buy all the other colours :3

  3. Jen says:

    Love it! Have a slight lilac obsession at the mo and I think I need this in my life :)

  4. Shifa says:

    looks gorgeous hun! I have this too and love it to bits :)

  5. Rae says:

    Gorgeous :) We don’t have Eyeko over here, but I will definitely be keeping my eyes peeled for a shade like this!

  6. Caitlin says:

    This is such a lovely color, lilacs are quickly becoming my favorite shades of polish! Your nails are stunning btw :) xo

  7. KT says:

    Can you please please please do a full tutorial on how you keep your nails looking so great. Everything from filing, cuticle (oh boy do I need help with those!), to application tips. I’ve read a million how tos and my nails come out okay, but never that flawless. There’s always a little something on the edge of my skin and cleaning it off with a qtip never works.

  8. I said I was sick of pastels, I lied. This is BEAUTIFUL.

  9. gio says:

    Looks beautiful!

  10. That’s a lovely colour. I’m with KT – let us in on your hand/nail secrets!

  11. […] formula wasn’t as smooth as the lilac shade, this required 4 coats before the streaking was disguised.  I do love how this and the lilac […]

  12. […] Diggin’ this lilac polish by Eyeko [Lipglossping] […]

  13. […] it was streaky… The Eyeko Lilac is still the best formula polish of the ones I’ve been sent, and like the others… […]

  14. […] you like spring colors then you would not be disappointed because lilac nailpolish is in for spring! This satiny smooth and elegant lilac color matches the spring collection you will […]

  15. […] this one’s got a formula comparable to that lilac that I liked, which means that I owe it to people who don’t like the thicker Eyeko formula to […]

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