NOTD: Mavala Platinum Marble Nail Polish

Posted by Lipglossiping On January - 11 - 2012

This pretty caught my eye during that mind-numbing lull between Christmas and New Year.  I was browsing through the beauty stuffs in my local John Lewis, knuckles dragging the ground ‘cos I couldn’t find anything I really wanted, when all of a sudden an angel appeared beside me and thrust this tiny bottle into my hand*.

* this may not have actually happened

Anyway, here’s Mavala Platinum Marble, it’s quite nice no?

I’d describe it as a silvered taupe with a pearl-shimmer finish – it’s heading in the direction of frosty but minus the brushstrokes.  It’s a very pretty work appropriate shade that took three coats to achieve full opacity on my nails.

Currently priced at a bargainous £2.99 over on BeautyBay (I paid £4.10 for this one instore).

What are you wearing on your nails today?


9 Responses to “NOTD: Mavala Platinum Marble Nail Polish”

  1. Jamilla says:

    Such a perfect taupe!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  2. Tessa says:

    Gorgeous colour! I love Mavala :)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  3. Grace London says:

    Remember that Dior Silver nail polish we both liked in the promo shot, but it wasn’t quite the same in real life? This is the colour I wanted it to be. Lovely.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  4. Lucy says:

    Ooooh I like this, it’s really pretty :-)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  5. Very nice! I love taupe!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  6. Victoria says:

    Gorgeous colour and very work appropriate (although I do enjoy wearing inappropriate pink sparkles to work too)!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  7. Hannah says:

    That is such an unusual, lovely shade. Heads over to BeautyBay ….

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  8. I have about 5 Mavala nail polishes and they’re all fantastic – I get about a week’s wear out of them. Love love love. Rouge Rubis is my favourite but Platinum Marble looks GORGE!! I need it.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  9. Jenni says:

    I have plenty Mavala. Good brand. This one is a bit ‘meh’ for me. I know you say it’s not ‘brushstrokey’ but there’s something not quite right about it.

    My nails rejoice in Ludurana flakies, HITS flakies and Nubar Opulent Pearl over Revlon Emerald City and a hot combo it IS!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Laqa & Co Nail Polish Pen in Incestuous

Su requested a swatch of the Laqa & Co Nail Polish Pen that I talked about yesterday, and I jumped at the chance of a …

Deal Alert: Organic Surge Mega Bundle - £60 worth of product for only £24

If the advent of this new year has inspired a fresh start when it comes to your skincare choices, you could save yourself a pretty …

What's the point?

After reading the article over at the Daily Mail about the self-proclaimed ‘Barbie’ mother who encourages her 16yr old daughter to have Botox injections to …

Girl crushing...

Girl Crush. Definition: an overwhelming sense of awe felt by a girl for another girl. In my life, I’ve probably had more girl crushes than …

Something Haute this way comes!

It’s been quite a year for luxury lipsticks! Only just recovering from the Chanel Rouge Cocos and the Tom Ford purse breakers, we’re now faced …

Estee Lauder... rolling with the times (what a shame)

We’re used to seeing beauties Hilary Rhoda, Carolyn Murphy, Liz Hurley and Gwyneth Paltrow grace the Estee Lauder campaigns, but now we’ll be seeing these …

The Lipstick League - Week of 6.6.11

Let’s have a ’round the blogosphere’ love in… Tell us what’s in your purse right now… That means handbag right? Mine contains: a billion tissues, …

NOTD: Butter London - Frilly Knickers

Love the name of this cheeky little number!  Butter London’s Frilly Knickers is a definite contender for a super-cool Christmas polish.  It’s a low maintenance …

Pink Week at Lipglossiping - Mama Mio Boob Tube!

Next up doing their bit for Breast Cancer Awareness Month is… What is it? Mama Mio Skincare challenge you to defy gravity with their bust …

Dry Skin? Putting a cold weather skincare plan into action...

My skin has been coping with winter far better these last few months than it has in previous years… that is, right up until about …

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, …

COMMENTS

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads