Urban Decay Summer of Love Aquarius NOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On June - 1 - 2010

A stand out from the collection, Aquarius is a beautiful metallic mermaid teal that screams summer!

Application was sadly a bit of a PITA, you need at least 3 coats to achieve a good-looking finish owing to a slightly patchy formula that seems to apply extra-thinly in some areas despite care and concentration!

However, once applied… it’s a beautiful hybrid finish with just as much shimmer as metallic.  I doubt it’s a hugely unique shade, but I imagine it will be the jewel in the collection for many.

See my other swatches from the collection here and the Urban Decay Summer of Love Nail Kit as a whole, here.


13 Responses to “Urban Decay Summer of Love Aquarius NOTD”

  1. DINKY London says:

    Oh wow, I adore this shade. Just gorgeous!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  2. Sirvinya says:

    Wow, that’s gorgeous!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  3. This is gorgeous and totally screams summer! It kind of has a frosty metallic look but without the streaks of most of that sort of formula. I wish UD would make normal sized polishes again.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  4. Jenni says:

    I love the look of the bottles more than the polishes. Looks great as a boxed collection.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  5. Anthea says:

    Ah I love! I havent worn shimery polishy for a little while now but i think for the summer I just might make an exception in favour of a colour like this. I think it will suit the beaches of Barbados pretty darn well!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  6. Kathiza says:

    I have a stupid question: How long do you let your nails dry to look this gorgeous? I always spend half an hour to apply three coats or four (if I use a base or topcoat) and then I let it dry for an hour and if I touch something, my nails are ruined again. No matter which brand I use, even if it’s an extra-fast-drying formular. It’s really frustrating…

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  7. Nicole says:

    Love it! I just did my toe nails this colour last night, it looks great on tanned feet, very summery!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  8. gio says:

    That’s such a beautiful and summery shade!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  9. Wow, I would never have known it had such a bad formula :O

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  10. [...] Aquarius Woodstock The Whole Kit [...]

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  11. [...] Aquarius Woodstock The Whole Kit Psychedelic Sister Share this on Stumbleupon… [...]

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  12. Gejba says:

    What a lovely color. <3

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  13. [...] Aquarius Woodstock The Whole Kit Psychedelic Sister Magic Bus Share this on Stumbleupon… [...]

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

I dunno about inspirational, but...

…here’s an interview I did with the lovely Emily from Sparkle and Shade.  You can check it out if you’re looking for something to fill …

The Highlighter Series – #3 MAC MSF Duo Natural/Shimmer

I purchased this in my local CCO last year and it’s a valuable addition to my highlighter collection! A great product to take on my …

Urban Decay Primer Potion in Sin - At Long Last!

Here comes the older, more glam sister… Urban Decay Primer Potion in Sin has been out in the US for over a year now, and …

The Laqa & Co Fat Lip Pencil

There’s nothing like feeling the pull of a good lemming and I take great pride in both creating and crushing them in almost equal measure.  …

Get up close and personal with the new Liz Earle Colour Collection

In celebration of the full Liz Earle Colour Collection launch, the brand are inviting fans to come and take a closer look at the new …

Lancome Fall 2011 – 29, Saint Honore: Les Oeillades in Blondette Fatale

The second piece from this year’s Lancome Fall collection that I wanted to show you was the new eyeshadow palette, Les Oeillades in Blondette Fatale, …

Deal Alert: Yotuel teeth-whitening at BuyaPowa for a huge price drop!

There’s nothing more intimidating in the world than a pair of super white teeth, except for perhaps super-white, super-straight teeth and for those of use …

MyFace Cosmetics Lil' Bling - The unkindest of nail polishes

When these polishes were first released, I saw so many positive reviews online and the thing that spoke to me more strongly than the words …

L’Artisan Parfumeur Discovery Coffret for Her

I recently took advantage of the L’Artisan Parfumeur January sales and picked up a couple of items to expand my collection. The first thing to …

Halloween Inspiration!

I thought I’d do a quick post with some of the Halloween looks and tutorials that have been inspiring me! I don’t have any plans …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

COMMENTS

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads