Paul & Joe Soleil (30) Nail Polish – NOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On July - 6 - 2010

Soleil indeed…

Paul & Joe‘s Soleil is a juicy tangerine shade from Spring 2009 (though still available online).  It’s a shimmery jelly shade with a few golden sparkles thrown in for good measure.  Oh… and let’s not forget the typically beautiful Paul & Joe packaging *swoon*

I was on the hunt for a juicy but non-neon orange and this fits the bill perfectly.  The above shows 4 coats with a topper of Seche Vite.  I think it could probably do with a few more bits of sparkle, as you can see it’s only really my middle finger that managed to attract any gold specks.

Is orange a shade that you’re into at the moment?  It’s not a favourite on my skin tone, but nothing screams Summer quite like it!


11 Responses to “Paul & Joe Soleil (30) Nail Polish – NOTD”

  1. VexintheCity says:

    Hmm not a fan of that shade on you, don’t like the finish either. I’d only wear a creme orange.

  2. baby in a corner says:

    absolutely love this, very unusual colour! so jealous paul and joe aren’t available in Ireland. I was in Harrods at Xmas and was excited that they had paul and joe but it wasn’t a counter just a load of stuff thrown in a basket, disappointing!

  3. liloo says:

    My god. that’s it. paul and joe have got the best packaging in the world. i mean, just look at this beauty: woah!!! This colour is to die for, and sunny juicy tangerine it is. Four coats demands patience, but definitely worth it. This would not suit my colour tone either, i would feel i need to be tanned to wear this, but it remains a true gem: yummie.

  4. I like the flecks in this but I’m so hesitant of orange with my skin tone.

  5. gio says:

    The color looks so pretty and I love the packaging. I’m not sure I could pull it off though.

  6. CountryGirly says:

    Oooh, dupe alert! I went a bit during Superdrugs last 2 for £5 Barry M and picked up (amongst others) Tangerine, no. 136. Lacks the bigger gold flecks, but is otherwise veeery similar.

  7. @CountryGirly – Oooh sounds good!

  8. @baby in a corner – Ugh, they should only be allowed to put things in baskets if they’re gonna discount them. Heavily!

  9. Redtiger21 says:

    That colour is lovely, I’d definitely wear that!!

  10. baby in a corner says:

    @lipglossiping, yeah was so excited about harrod’s in general but it let me down (well the cosmetic hall anyway)! twas my first trip to London but it was just packed to the gills with tourists (ok I was one but i was planning to buy something if i had been able to walk around) and there seemed very little space anyway to walk around with tables full of discounted things everywhere!

    Enjoyed selfridges though and the standalone make up boutiques in Covent Garden!

  11. Lillian says:

    Oh god i love the packaging so much! But so pricey :O

Leave a Reply to gio

RANDOM

A new blog to follow and a LFW montage from ghd!

I don’t talk enough about hair on here, mostly because I’m pretty rubbish at taming my locks.  Not only rubbish but also a little bit …

Is it that you are a minger?

Wondering whether you should be throwing out that favourite discontinued lippie lurking in the back of your drawer? Cosmetic guidelines have always been quite stringent …

Chanel Illusion d'Ombre 82 Émerveillé

I know I was supposed to be hot-footing it to Boots to spend my points on Chanel Summer… but I’ve got a little secret to …

Urban Decay Alice in Wonderland Palette - Day Look FOTD

I’ve never claimed to be particularly artful in my makeup application… my ‘skillz’ leave a lot to be desired, but I won’t feel like I’ve …

January Essentials - Guerlain Blush Éclat – 07 Cherry Blossom

I know, I know… my head is telling me… “That’s gonna be expensive.  You’re gonna get it and then look at the pattern for a …

Nails Inc. Polish InStyle Magazine freebie in Bare - Review

Did you grab June’s InStyle magazine yet?  I did and I’m currently sporting my new nails. The magazine shelf at Asda had been ransacked and …

The importance of eye candy: Dolce & Gabbana Spring/Summer 2012 Bouquet Collection

As far as visuals go, the images for Dolce & Gabbana’s new Spring/Summer 12 collection are striking!  I love the interpretation on a floral theme, …

Clinique High Impact Curling Mascara

Finding the perfect mascara is much like finding the perfect killer heels.  You want something that makes your legs (lashes) look incredible without crippling the …

The Holy Grail...

…of liquid eye liners? I have a real problem with most liquid liners.  I either love the tip, but find the product too thin and unpigmented …

Beauty UK: The Gemstone Nail Polish Collection

Halloween-mad Liloo is passionate about makeup and its effectiveness at allowing people to feel more confident.  The following article is a guest submission, you can …

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 …

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, …

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, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads