Orly Spring Cool Romance Collection: Prelude to a Kiss NOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On February - 15 - 2012

Orly’s Spring 2012 Collection is out and pays homage to some of the gentlest pastels around.  We’re not talking sweet-shop pastels here, these are the slightly edgier, grungier cousins of the pastel world.  Just about.

I don’t generally go much on pastels, so Cool Romance’s dirtier take on the trend is right up my street.  Infact, I love the look of all of them except Steel Your Heart, the non pastel that gives me the “Geez, it’s Spring not Autumn/Winter!” feeling.

Prelude to a Kiss* is a pretty pale pink creme with a hint of peach.  It feels like it should be opaque in two coats but needed a third to even out a little bit of streakiness.  It’s a little bit thick in formula, like many pastels, but applies without too many frustrations.  I love these shades for lazy weeks when I can get away with a whole heap of tip wear!

Orly Cool Romance Collection is available to buy in two sizes: 18ml are £6.95 each from www.beautybay.com and the mini 5.3ml are £5 each at www.boots.com

Do you have a favourite from the collection?

* press sample


8 Responses to “Orly Spring Cool Romance Collection: Prelude to a Kiss NOTD”

  1. That looks so pretty on you, I’ll admit I was going to pass the peach by in favour of the grey because it’s got a pretty speckled kind of finish, but maybe I could get the peach too…! xx

  2. Robyn says:

    Yay, I hope we get the minis of there in my Boots! Jealous, much? is calling my name.

  3. kelly says:

    I like Jealous, much? Steel Your Heart (i know, its spring!) and Artificial Sweetener

  4. I generally hate pastels, but these are really intriguing. You’re Blushing looks great, but I might have something similar.

  5. Tass says:

    Beautiful colour on you xx

  6. Joana says:

    ohh I totally dismissed that colour. it looks beautiful on your nails. I want it now! xo

  7. Clara says:

    I love that, it’s the perfect spring nude!! Can’t wait to get that and “You’re Blushing,” it looks like Essie’s Lady Like but darker!

  8. […] the softness on display in this year’s Orly’s spring Cool Romance collection (click here if you haven’t seen it yet) but sometimes, a girl needs to do what a girl needs to do.  What […]

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

This weekend I will mostly be...

drinking practically illegal amounts of tea marvelling at how much joy this one brings doing a bit o’ cooking and baking… …but resorting to cheese …

The corset returns: Jean Paul Gaultier Classique Intense EdP

In 1993, I turned 12. I was in my second year of secondary school and fully in love with Evan Dando. Prince changed his name …

W7 Metallic Saturn Nail Polish NOTD

I’m back with another W7 cheapie for you! Today’s is Metallic Saturn, one of those green/gold combos that come out all mossy/gold and beautifully patina’ed …

Liz Earle offers Botanically Beautiful Hair...

…and she really, really does. I rarely get really excited about haircare – it’s happened 3 times so far this year.  First, with Pantene’s new …

When you think you've made an expensive mistake...

As beauty addicts, how many times have we done that huh?  I’ll tell you how many… too bloody many. Not only that, but let’s not …

Shiseido Accentuating Color Stick

When I went to London a few weeks ago, I was on a mission.  I wanted to buy something that I couldn’t get from any …

Biotherm Skin.Ergetic Concentrate Serum - Review

I really don’t like to rush reviews on skincare, there are always so many claims to consider and sometimes skin takes its sweet time to …

Paris Berlin Eyeliner Pen

I picked this Paris Berlin Eyeliner Pen up sometime late last year when I made an online Kryolan order.  I can’t remember where I bought …

Monday’s hypothetical question…

…picture the scene.  You’re getting married today. You open your makeup bag and discover that from your entire amazing collection, you’ve managed to somehow bring …

Nonie Creme at NYFW for Butter LONDON

Follow Nonie Creme, co-founder of Butter LONDON as she shares her daily video diary from behind the scenes at New York Fashion Week Fall 2010. …

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 …

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, …

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, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads