Ciate Velvet Tuxedo – NOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On April - 10 - 2011

Aside from being completely in love with the name, I’ve fallen pretty heavily for the polish too!

Ciate Velvet Tuxedo is a lovely gunmetal grey with some rather special multi-coloured micro shimmer!  Sadly, the shimmer is pretty much undetectable in my photo so you’ll have to trust me that it’s there if you look closely enough!

The formula on this one was a delight and practically opaque in a single coat.  I did two coats more out of habit than necessity.  So, it’s not a very Spring/Summer shade… but do keep this one in mind next Winter because I can’t see you  being disappointed by its performance!

Ciate Velvet Tuxedo is priced at £9.00 and available to buy online from PowderRooms.

Are you a gunmetal fan?


9 Responses to “Ciate Velvet Tuxedo – NOTD”

  1. Sara.H says:

    Love it :) it’s a very pretty shade.

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  2. Laura @ The Beauty Spark says:

    I agree this being a lovely shade for A/W but I’ve gone a bit summer happy with the old nail varnish shades atm, i’m going a bit coral/orange and bright pink crazy! xx

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  3. Maria says:

    That looks completely gorgeous!
    BTW, I know I’m a bit late: but I LOVE your new site!;)

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  4. EsztiIi says:

    Sooo beautiful! I love this color! :)

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  5. Summer says:

    Great color, and your nails are really pretty ^^

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  6. Vijaya says:

    I absolutely adore this color (and own nothing like it yet).

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  7. this is such a nice colour. I want to give this brand a try.

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  8. Absoutely gorgeous! and your nails are fab!

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  9. Leah says:

    Love it. I’m wearing an e.l.f. sparkly mid grey now, but this one looks nicer.

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