Butter London – Pearly Queen

Posted by Lipglossiping On February - 8 - 2011

I would love to tell you about this shade, but I’ve drunk 3/4 bottle of really cheap, crap merlot and it’s taken me a good 5 minutes to make this sentence readable.

What’s that Mr. L?  Vogue are onthe phone?  They want to employ me?  Tell them that I charge double for posts this shiteous.

Right, let me put a bit of effort into stopping these letters dancing around the monitor.

Pearly Queen reminds me of everything I wanted OPI Moon over Mumbai to be… but in less coats.  3 coats gives the elegant finish shown above (though 2 will do if you don’t mind a slight VNL)… and it really is elegant and elongating with a pretty satin finish.  My nails feel proper lady-like without being frou frou or bridal.

Pearly Queen is available to buy online from PowderRooms, priced at £9.75

10 Responses to “Butter London – Pearly Queen”

  1. Debbie says:

    So glad someone else writes posts when lashed, the times I have woken up with a banging head and in a cold sweat that I pushed “publish” with no clue what I had written!

  2. Em x says:

    oooo i like lots, not sure it will work so well on short nails though :-(

  3. Cassie says:

    Beautiful colour but I’ve the same opinion as Em here. I don’t think the effect would be as dramatic on my dinky nails. *sigh* shame though!

    Cassie x

  4. gio says:

    I love it, it’s very elegant.

  5. Silva says:

    Very pretty color! I like it, I want it ^^

  6. Sarah says:

    If you also painted your nails drunk then I salute you lady! Haha it is a lovely shade on you.

    Sarah x

  7. katie says:

    I have painted my nails while drunk on wine. They did not turn out like yours by any means! I accidentally got my hair into them and ended up not letting my topcoat dry long enough so I had little fingerprints and dents in them. Lesson learned. lol

  8. redtiger21 says:

    Oooh me like, although I feel it would enhance the redness in my hands and suits either tanned or super-pale delicate skin.

  9. stacie says:

    Wow that really does look like a pearl and not streaky either xoxox

  10. sugarpuff says:

    that is such a gorgeous elegant colour! I have never come across butter nailvarnishes before?

    Please check out my blog


Leave a Reply


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 …

Wordless Wednesday

(a.k.a – I’ve missed my camera)

If you go down to the woods today...

We’re slowly getting over a rash of rotten colds and chest infections here and after a full week trapped indoors, we were feeling cabin fever …

Food Friday: Chicken & Aubergine Bake

I’ve never had aubergine before.  Not once.  I think that’s pretty impressive vegetable-dodging for a 32yr old even if I do say so myself!  You …

It's all in the technique...

I’ve spent the last 14 years swirling, wiping and generally smearing the setting powder “du jour” onto my face.  Only in the last month have …

The Lipstick League – week of 2.9.13

Question of the Week – What is your all-time favorite shade of blush? Answer – PLEASE DON’T MAKE ME PICK ONE!  I hate it when …

WINNER: Signed Signature Bottle of Michael Kors Fragrance for Women

Are you excited?  I’m very excited, what a lovely prize (even if I do say so myself…) The lucky winner of my signed bottle of …

Nails Inc. Upto 70% off Sale

It’s not the best looking sale I’ve ever clapped eyes on despite it’s promises… but someone might find it useful! Click the image to be …

Cheeky Nail Paints: The Feeling's Neutral

Only a couple of months old, Cheeky Cosmetics, the sister brand of Cowshed is making waves online with their new range of 21 nail paints …


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 …

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, …

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