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!

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  2. Em x says:

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

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  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

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  4. gio says:

    I love it, it’s very elegant.

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  5. Silva says:

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

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  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

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  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

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  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.

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  9. stacie says:

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

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  10. sugarpuff says:

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

    Please check out my blog

    http://www.sugarpuf.blogspot.com

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