Le Metier de Beaute Magic At Dusk NOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On November - 21 - 2010

Easily my most expensive bottle ml for ml… Le Metier de Beaute’s Magic at Dusk was released alongside their autumn/fall collection this year and I couldn’t resist picking it up.

It’s an exquisite mix of blue and purple that looks positively electric on the nails but for all that… I don’t have a huge amount of love for this polish.

It’s a 3/4 coater and for this depth of colour… we should be able to achieve opacity in 2 coats.

You also only get 4ml of product for £10, so I’m estimating that the manicure shown above has cost me at least a quid.  It’s a very fast drying polish but the tiny brush is difficult to wield with any grace which resulted in drag marks across the nail bed and the need for a 4th coat.

I pretty much dislike everything about this polish except for the colour.


10 Responses to “Le Metier de Beaute Magic At Dusk NOTD”

  1. Sirvinya says:

    The colour is gorgeous. But the price! Eeeeep!

  2. thebristolbeautyblog says:

    Nice colour, but why is that bottle all glass and no product?! How annoying about the application – when you pay premium prices, you expect it to go on like a dream! x

  3. Vettelicious says:

    I’m shocked about the tiny container – frankly I’d rather pay 20£ for 8ml even though it’s just as expensive. The colour is beautiful though.

  4. liloo says:

    good grief, this is almost obscene, but colour is fab and bottle is c-cute!

  5. Ann says:

    OMG! I have pillows in this color!
    (I swear, I’m actually a serious thoughtful person, just not when it comes to indulging my love of beauty – then I turn into a 14 year old fangirl, apparently!)

  6. Wow that’s expensive! Beautiful color though, I think it looks somewhat similar to China Glaze First Class Ticket :)

    xxx

  7. gio says:

    That’s a pretty shade but the bottle’s too small and what a shame that application is so annoying. I would have expected better considering the price.

  8. SiSi says:

    I’ve never seen a color like that before, that’s gorgeous!
    How do you paint your nails like that? The bottom part looks SO perfect :]

    http://www.sisisparkles.blogspot.com

  9. Lilmiznutcase says:

    There must be a cheaper dupe for this somewhere. Revlon?

  10. Rae says:

    Oh my lord, that really *is* exquisite! Dare I say it may even be worth all its downfalls?

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Red Lip Series: Kevyn Aucoin Blood Roses

I picked up Kevyn Aucoin’s lustful Blood Roses on L’s recommendation early last year, almost a full 12-months ago and I’m ashamed to admit that …

Roll up, roll up! Whose fanny needs a facial?

Who knew that I’d been wasting all this time worrying about how my face looks, spending hundreds upon hundreds of pounds in an effort to …

Wordless Wednesday. Except it's Thursday.

Whatever… did you not SEE how many photos I had to edit for the Urban Decay palette post?  Cut me a break… I’m calling in …

Avon Nailwear Pro Violetta Sparkle NOTD

Regardless of what your birth certificate says, Christmas is the one time of year we can wear an unadulterated amount of glitter on our nails …

The Lipstick League – Week of 27-1-14

Question of the Week: Name the most expensive and inexpensive products in your current daily makeup routine. Answer: That’s hard to answer because I chop …

Breton Nails with Nails Inc. Hanover Square NOTD

I thought I might have outgrown my Breton phase by now but it shows no signs of abating. Growing up, my Mum always told me …

Review: Benefit Watt's Up!

Last month saw the launch of a new highlighter from Benefit, a brand that have enjoyed great success in the past with their highlighting products …

The Lipstick League: Week of 7.7.2014

Question of the Week: You can only wear one shade of lipstick for the rest of your life – name it. Answer: A year ago, …

The Highlighter Series – #2 NARS Albatross

Second in my highlighter series is the highly regarded NARS Albatross (£19.50). Albatross looks an almost pure white in the pan (as the name would …

Barielle - BOGOF on S/S 10 AND 20% off?!

Don’t walk…. RUN to the Barielle website where until the end of the week you can take advantage of the Buy One Get One Free …

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 …

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, …

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, …

COMMENTS

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads