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.

  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

  3. Maria says:

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

  4. EsztiIi says:

    Sooo beautiful! I love this color! :)

  5. Summer says:

    Great color, and your nails are really pretty ^^

  6. Vijaya says:

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

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

  8. Absoutely gorgeous! and your nails are fab!

  9. Leah says:

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

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Red Lip Series: Rimmel Kate Moss Matte Lipstick #107 (Wine)

Wine is totally the new red. Or has it always been red?  Either way, in terms of the shade that’s been taking over my collection …

MUA Makeup Academy Superdrug Range - Review

So the new MUA £1 range has been out in stores for almost a week and I’ve been playing with a couple of items that …

China Glaze - Elephant Walk NOTD

Q: Why did the elephant paint his toenails red? A: So he could hide in a cherry tree! No, I didn’t break into a smile …

If you only buy one thing this Autumn...

… it should probably be one of these. Now, I’m flagrantly shirking my own rules and responsibilities here.  These two eyeshadows turned up only yesterday …

Giveaway – BarryM Instant Nail Effects x 2

Like a moth to the proverbial flame, I found myself in my local backwater Boots yesterday afternoon and they had just put out their latest …

The Lipstick League – Week of 25/6/2012

Question of the Week: – Your three favorite skincare lines, name them… Answer: – Elemis, Olay and La Roche Posay. Nouveau Cheap – Perhaps the …

Bank Holiday chats and a current wish-list...

Did you have a nice weekend?  It’s been a bank holiday in the UK, which coincided with the last few days before my husband returns …

Orly Fowl Play Nail Polish NOTD

I’m not generally a fan of jelly nail polishes… they have to be quite special to turn my head. I like a nod to a …

Bag a Blistex Lip Brilliance on Facebook

Just a quick PSA to let you know that Blistex are giving away 1000 of their new Lip Brilliance daily care lip balms.  If your …

Brenda Anvari Persian Rose Body Scrub

Late last year, I talked about a Brenda Anvari candle that I’d been burning, it was full of spice and citrus and all those wonderful …

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, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads