Butter London Cream Tea NOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On June - 14 - 2011

This is unexplored territory for me… white.  It’s one of those nail shades that suddenly become “bang on trend” and throw everyone into a fizz of polarised opinions on how great/terrible it looks!

Butter London’s Cream Tea isn’t a pure, stark white.  As the name might suggest, it’s a slightly creamy white that would work nicely for the tips in French manicures were it not so sheer.  The above shows three coats and there’s still a certain veil-like quality to the finish.

I’m on the fence… I think it’s one of those shades you appreciate more freely on someone else’s fingers than your own.

Butter London Cream Tea is available online from Powder Rooms priced at £11.95

What say you?  Do you ever wear white or off-white polishes?


13 Responses to “Butter London Cream Tea NOTD”

  1. Charlie says:

    I think this looks gorgeous on you. I’m after this for sure!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  2. Sophie says:

    It’s lovely! Looks great. Though I probably wouldn’t like it on me.. As you say, the kinda shade you appreciate on others! x

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  3. Rina says:

    Ha, I love it when you find use for a product I own but don’t use! I somehow acquired Nails Inc Floral Street (the tip colour in a French kit I think?) and have wondered if it’s any good for full nails. But this seems less Tippex-y – Floral St goes from massively streaky to fully opaque (and matte and chalky). I kind of like that the Butter version isn’t totally opaque.

    I think on a lot of pale hands this’ll give a “very pale nude shade” kind of look. (Not sure how it’d look on darker skin though.) I really should experiment with white again…

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  4. Sydney says:

    Loving this on you.
    Bit jealous as I know it doesn’t suit me as well.

    Keep rocking it missus!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  5. Jen says:

    If I find this cut-price I’ll surely get it.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  6. Vijaya says:

    This would probably look weird on me. Great on you, though!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  7. Beautiful! it works with your pale skin.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  8. Robyn says:

    Shame it’s sheer, how perfect it would be for french manicures!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  9. 25FLONDON says:

    I think it looks quite sophisticated on you! Not sure how it’d look on my skin tone though, but it’s very pretty & I like the glow it has.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  10. Michelle says:

    I agree with Jamilla regarding the polish. I think the color actually suits your skin tone well, but I’m not sure how it’d look on anyone less pale.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  11. Julianne says:

    I think it looks lovely on you, I’m almost tempted to reconsider wearing white polish myself!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  12. Gauri says:

    I should try this.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  13. Very pretty. I normally stay away from whites, there was a girl I went to school with who wore white varnish a lot and actually used Tipex if she ran out, yeah, seriously. But horrific high school stories aside, perhaps the right shade of white is something to consider… xx

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

CEW Beauty Awards 2010 - And the winners are...

The annual CEW Beauty Awards were held today, and the brands/products coming out on top this year were… Mass Categories: Best New Bath & Body …

Powder Up! Clarins Skin Illusion Mineral Powder Foundation

My fondness for mineral powder foundations seems so at odds with my complaints about the pesky flaky bits that my combo/dry skin enjoys tormenting me …

Butter London Lovely Jubbly NOTD

Tired of all the glitz and sparkle that Christmas brought with it?  No, me neither (come back Christmas!) Seeing as we have a whole year …

My weekend in pictures!

Please excuse this lazy excuse for a post, I’ve had an exhausting weekend and I’m so completely done in and ill-prepared for the week ahead. …

Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Shadow Cremes!

It’s been a while since I checked out the Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Shadow Cremes* (we’re gonna need to abbreviate that from here on …

Leila's big adventure...

I didn’t think it would bother me.  I thought that I was immune from the neuroses of the Mum at the school gates, sniffing into …

Food Friday *cough* Monday: Spinach & Quark Lasagne

Until I started Weight Watchers, I thought Quark was just an old skool page layout program.  Or a particle.  Turns out it’s a cheese that’s …

The Limited Edition Vaseline Lip Therapy Tin returns to Selfridges!

Following the roaring success of last year’s Crème Brûlée sellout, Vaseline have once again returned with another Limited Edition Lip Therapy flavour to tempt our …

My favourite luminizing eye shadows!

As a simple lady (in more ways than one), I’m just not interested in painting my eyes with a rainbow of colours anymore.  It makes …

Bourjois False Nail Effect Nail Enamel...

Exclusive to ASOS. Bourjois have released a new nail polish collection which claims to give a false nail effect for up to 8 days. Bourjois …

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 …

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, …

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, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads