Butter London Slapper NOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On May - 18 - 2012

Butter London’s Slapper, a.k.a the hardest nail polish to photograph in the world, ever.  It’s a super-bright teal which definitely leans more green than blue.  It’s more vibrant and a bit deeper than my photograph shows.  I was getting massively frustrated trying to capture the shade until I google image’d it and it turns out that I’m not the only one who suffered!

Unlike the others that I’ve tried from the Spring/Summer collection, Slapper went on like a textbook nail polish dream, the above photo shows two coats of perfection – the shade gave me no issues at all.  This season’s brights from the brand have all been edgier than the traditional summer neons though practically as bright and eye-catching.  The subtle nuances and retro-leanings have ensured that they stand out from the other releases, though so far, the formula has been a little unpredictable.

Butter London Slapper is available to buy online from PowderRooms, priced at £11.95.


4 Responses to “Butter London Slapper NOTD”

  1. kelly says:

    I had problems photographing OPI Fly, it just did not want to come out its true shade!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  2. Jan says:

    Isn’t it frustrating trying to capture a true shade – it knocks trying to work out a flattering angle on my aged face into a cocked hat! – I have just purchased a new camera and whilst it is very good I still find that I have to tweak the exposure, and the colour just to get across some of the vibrancy. What I like in this picture is that you have got over the fact that it is a teal with a touch of shimmer? Thanks Charlotte I can only marvel at your skill :)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  3. Naomi says:

    Ooh I love this one! Very pretty and definitely a shade I need to get

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  4. Sydney says:

    Well that colour is just delicious!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Wordless Wednesday

This is an old one of my girl… but it just makes me think… OH MY GOD IT’S NEARLY CHRISTMAS!!!!

Barielle - A Bouquet for Ava NOTD

Is it teal?  Is it blue?  Argh… can’t decide… Petrol blue, that’s what I’m gonna call it. Barielle’s A Bouquet for Ava is a stunning …

Win a £100 Groupon UK Voucher!

Happy Bank Holiday you lovely lot. Hope you’re all still in bed or at least indulging in some kind of guilty pleasure on this fine …

Food Friday: Sheenie's Spicy Steamed Chicken

Now, whilst I’m almost certain that the real name of this recipe isn’t actually “Sheenie’s Spicy Steamed Chicken“, it shall henceforth be known by this …

The Lipstick League - Week of 13.1.14

Question of the Week: So tell the truth, how do you REALLY feel about Radiant Orchid? Answer: Couldn’t give a shiny shit to be honest. …

The Lipstick League – Week of 27-1-14

Question of the Week: Name the most expensive and inexpensive products in your current daily makeup routine. Answer: That’s hard to answer because I chop …

What Father Christmas got me!

How do people get back into the swing of things after a break? Before Christmas, I went to a log cabin in the wilds of …

Drumroll....

…and the winner of my Bodyform inspired giveaway is… #9 – Rhamnousia! Mum *was* supposed to be choosing.. but she was taking too flippin’ long …

I'm going to London...

…to buy a Heat magazine… *does shoulder shimmy* So, I wanna check out the big Westfield Shooping Centre (Inglots anyone?), drink some cocktails, maybe hit …

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