China Glaze Towel Boy Toy NOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On August - 3 - 2010

A ‘propah’ Summer bright!  I’m making the most of my shorter nails and digging all the shades I wouldn’t normally be able to wear so well.

China Glaze Towel Boy Toy is from the Poolside collection of neons and summer WOW colours that China Glaze do so well.

Towel Boy Toy is a super bright blue with shimmer, and it’s the shimmer that makes this stand out for me.  It’s not a neon… and you can look at it quite comfortably without squinting!  The shimmer gives it a little lift and really does remind me of the depths of a swimming pool!

Application was a touch streaky and I’d recommend 3-4 coats.  It also dries matte (like many brights and neons do), so I added a top coat to bring back the gloss.  I think it needs it personally.

Have you tried any of the China Glaze Poolside shades?


9 Responses to “China Glaze Towel Boy Toy NOTD”

  1. Meeta says:

    It looks amazing, a very cheerful shade. I love brights like these, they make me smile when I look at my nails.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  2. natalie says:

    dying to get my hands on this collection! come on payday!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  3. Sarah says:

    I have this one and it is great! I’ve also got Yellow Polka Dot Bikini, which is insanely bright, but so so fun because of it!
    I think I may put Towel Boy Toy on again soon, you’ve insipired me!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  4. I’m loving the trend of bright/bold colors on short nails!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  5. I got that color recently! I love except that I have to add a glossy top coat. I’m not a matte fan. I found it on clearance for only $1.99! Great bargain.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  6. Jan says:

    Only thing I have tried of China Glaze is the topcoat which was pretty good if I can recall correctly (brain is not working well today and I could have dreamt that I used this!)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  7. PlatinumV says:

    I’ve tried Sun Worshipped and I am quite disappointed… It needs more than 5 layers for covering (sure, at 5 I got bored!) but it dries so quickly that I thought I have mistaken something. The problem is… on the web I’ve seen thousands of pictures before buying it (in Italy is not commercialized so I have to bought it on line, without really seeing it) and it looks like a warm sunshine yellow. In reality… well, bring an orange highlighter in your pencil case and try it on the paper. That’s the colour. Disappointing…

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  8. Jules says:

    I had this exact colour on my toes recently! While it did need a lot of coats, I was impressed by the wear. Two weeks on (hey, I was busy!) and no chipping by the time I switched polish.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  9. Wow!!! I’m so glad I ordered this online a few days ago, it looks gorgeous!! :) (I haven’t received it yet)

    drugstoreandbargainlover

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Zoya Yara NOTD

I went on a bit of a Zoya splurge a few weeks ago, admittedly… it was a small one.  Those lovely people at customs and …

Shiro Cosmetics: Intertubes Swatches

I only picked up three of the Shiro Cosmetics Intertube samples but now I know that I’m ok with the formula… I’ll be going back …

Lipglossiping guest blogs for Simple!

Last month, Simple asked me if I fancied penning October’s guest blog for them and I jumped at the chance to feature on the site …

SpaRitual: Native Rock NOTD

The other polish I received from their Summer 2011 collection is this muted “grurple” called Native Rock, it’s somehow softer than any of the other …

LUSH Tea Tree Water Facial Toner

LUSH Tea Tree Water Popular Toner No, no, no… not that kind of popular… Main Entry: pop·u·lar Pronunciation: \ˈpä-pyə-lər\ Function: adjective Etymology: Latin popularis, from …

Inexpensive Beauty Find: Wilkinsons Exfoliating Gloves

Following your awesome replies about the Moroccan Black Soap, I realised that I was short of an exfoliating tool to do it proper justice.  I …

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 …

China Glaze - On Safari Collection: Adventure Red-y NOTD

Shade-wise, this is the Dita Von Teese of vampy reds.  It’s not hugely unique or as spellbinding as Ms DvT (oh look, that spells “deep …

Liz Earle Superskin Moisturiser - Review

Like many in the beauty blogging community, I’ve been trialling a few Liz Earle products over the last month or so and I’d like to …

Guest Reviewer for Clean Start by Dermalogica Please!

I’m looking for a guest reviewer please between the ages of 16 – 22 to trial and review a new range of skincare products for …

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