NOTD: China Glaze – Mahoganie

Posted by Lipglossiping On October - 29 - 2011

You can’t polish a turd but you can roll it in glitter…

Ta-da!!

Well, it’s not exactly subtle is it?  A warm brown base colour with a whole heap of chunky holo glitter embedded like sparkly shrapnel.  It needs a top coat to get rid of the grittiness and three overall coats to achieve full opacity.

I like it, but not as much as I thought I was going to.  Apologies for the no natural daylight photo – colour is accurate but the holo is obviously looking a little underwhelming.  You need proper sun for that kind of bling and we’re just not getting any at the moment.

What do you think?

China Glaze Mahoganie is priced at £7.99 and available online from RadiantBabe-Beauty.

 


12 Responses to “NOTD: China Glaze – Mahoganie”

  1. LeanneOCD says:

    Best opening line of a blog post ever! Really made me chuckle. I like the colour, but can’t deal with the gritty feeling – even after top coat. Probably won’t pick this one up. x

  2. Jamilla says:

    I like this! I love glitter!

  3. Lily says:

    Best opening line to a blog post ever.

  4. Nuša says:

    SUCH a gorgeous color! <3

  5. Rae says:

    Holy mother of god, THAT’s what your artificial light photos look like?! D:

    Excuse me, I have to go jump off of a bridge now.

  6. Jan says:

    Of course I just read “Ta dah” as the opening line and thought “*sniff* , well yes I know she’s won the Johnson’s of Johnson’s award for the bestest and all that but Ta dah ain’t all that special”…..perhaps I need to go to Specsavers. I think I am with Leanne. xx

  7. Paul says:

    mmm – Love the glittery but not sure on the colour – The whole effect looks a bit like crushed Smarties, but your opening line is indelibly stamped on my mind now haha
    :0)
    p.

  8. Tea Pixie says:

    I kinda like it, so unusual! I have to agree with one of the posters above me, it really does look like sparkly crushed smarties. =)

  9. Susana says:

    Layer it over red! That’s how I wear Mahoganie most of the time, it looks less brown but still glittery.

  10. Lillian says:

    Oh that’s so so pretty! And the first line is hilarious 😀

  11. Sydney says:

    Even though you have referred to it as a glittered turd… I LOVE IT!

  12. Yolii says:

    That looks great.. love it :)

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