Super Professional 189 NOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On December - 16 - 2012

I’m really sorry to do this to you but I’m about to feature a super-pretty polish that you can’t get anymore.  And when I say “sorry”, I mean, “not at all”.  You see, I would have featured this one earlier but I have a shoebox in my cupboard full of those naughty polish purchases that are usually made upon impulse and when the postman brings them to my door… I shove them in my shoebox until such a time that my shopping guilt has passed and I can go rummaging for treasures.

Well, I must have been very naughty because this one was bought back in February and I’ve only just pulled it out now.

Super Professional 189 NOTD

It’s an absolute stinker of a polish and I’m sure I’ve contracted finger-cancer seven times over since applying it, god knows what it’s got in it… you see, it was an eBay purchase from Hong Kong, a brand I’ve never heard of… and I’m not exagerrating when I say that it stinks.  It could clear a room faster than a fire alarm.

But look!  LOOK!  It’s so sparkly and pretty!

Super Professional 189 NOTD

The above photo shows ONE coat over a purple creme, the top photo shows three coats over a bare nail.  The formula is pretty horrible to be fair, thick and gloopy but it does spread evenly with a bit of patience.  It’s a very slow drier too, almost like a gluey resin on your nails – I was worried that I had infact, picked up a gel polish that would never dry without curing!  But it is just a regular polish…. albeit in dire need of a quick-dry solution painted ontop.

I think I paid around £2.50 or something for the polish, if you’re keen it might pay dividends to save a search on ebay for something like “glitter 189 polish” or simillar, I think that was how it was listed.

Do you like it?


6 Responses to “Super Professional 189 NOTD”

  1. Anitacska says:

    It’s pretty, but I’m not tempted. Like you said, god knows what’s in it and if the formula’s that horrible, then I really couldn’t be bothered. I now have nearly 700 polishes, I’m sure I have something similar somewhere. Have you seen all the glittery gorgeousness Topshop have been coming out lately? I can’t go in there without picking up at least 2-3 polishes now. ♥♥♥

  2. Icaria says:

    Beautiful but a little scary as far as the formula is concerned.

  3. An absolutely beautiful polish, but the formula may not be something I want.

  4. Jeanatte says:

    So pretty! I always love looking at these wonderful, glittery coats, but never find myself purchasing them. I understand how it goes with the stank. I have a few vintage polishes and my goodness.. Once you open the bottle the room is empty. Haha.

  5. QueenMiSeRy says:

    Wow! This TC is really Super XD
    A lil bit disappointed with the formula, though.

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