Butter London Poole NOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On February - 5 - 2014

I’m watching the poor postman out the window in his flourescent orange windcheater. He’s got an armful of a envelopes and is being blown all over the place… I’d have even more sympathy if he’d already passed my flat but I’m guessing that a couple of those envelopes might belong to me… so hurry it along mister.  It’s wild out there today, truly horrible and from what I read on Twitter, our capital city has gone into a transportation meltdown thanks to a number of tube strikes across the network.  Nice week for it.

So, in a bid to inject a little calm and tranquility into an otherwise turbulent week, let me introduce you to a polish from Butter London’s Summer 2013 collection.  A collection that was based mostly upon metallics, except for this little odd-one-out.  Butter London Poole is a dusky aqua blue with a hint of green… it’s namesake, a town not far down the coast from me, is an absolutely beautiful place to go in the Summer and the birthplace of LUSH Cosmetics dontchano?

butter-london-poole

What a lovely shade eh?  Not entirely undupe-able but very pretty nonetheless.  The formula was ok, not one of Butter’s best… it needed a bit of smoothing and lacked the nice, even flow that most of their polishes provide.  Opacity was good in two coats, I thought it might need three but the second coat pulled it all together.

Butter London Poole is priced at £11.95 and available to buy online from powderrooms.com

What shades are  you loving at the moment, do I need to prise your fingers away from your Winter staples yet?

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6 Responses to “Butter London Poole NOTD”

  1. Such a stunning shade – long live Butter London :o) Xx

    Makeup by Candlelight

  2. Rinica says:

    This shade looks beautiful, and bright! Just reminds me of summer and sunshine and well lets face it that’s not happening in the UK. I’m yet to try Butter London polishes I have a few of there nail care things (cuticle oil)x

    http://subjectbeauty.blogspot.co.uk/

  3. This shade looks beautiful and would be really great to wear in the spring. Right now in England it is very dark and gloomy outside but this would definitely brighten up the mood a little!

    -Shelby
    http://bittersweetshelby.blogspot.co.uk/

  4. gio says:

    What a pretty shade! Too bad the formula isn’t that easy to work with.

  5. Stacey says:

    I am a big fan of Butter London-this colour is super pretty

    Stacey Expat Make-Up Addict

  6. That is blue! Blue is my favourite colour to wear.

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