Petrol in the water. Weird name, eh? Well, it is, but I can guarantee there is nothing weird about this nail colour.
After being very impressed with the durability of the Andrea Fulerton Trio nail varnish I wore a few weeks back (it didn’t chip, it survived the potato peeler and after seven days, it still looked so beautiful I felt bad to be removing it!), I decided to go crazy and bought three (!!!) other combinations.
I am, or course, wearing the aptly named Petrol in Water, and I cannot even describe how pretty it looks – three people, in one evening asked me what it was. It consists of a double ended polish with a dark metallic brown shade and an iridescent top coat.
I am truly in love – it will be very hard for any polish to beat this colour. The pictures don’t really do it any justice; with flash, the colour comes out as a dirty green-ish blue, but as the nails catch natural and indoors light, they come alive and really remind me of that one drop of petrol in the water that triggers a multitude of shades…
This teal/purple duochrome with subtle green undertones looks stunning, and depending on the light, it will be anything from peacock green/teal/indigo blue to purple. It has the most amazing colours, and it is very sparkly, without having glitter on it, so no rough texture.
Now, I wasn’t that keen on the application, as this was a similar experience to that with my other trio, Rainfall – still find the double ended brush a bit clunky, not wide enough, the darker colour is a bit thin, so coverage is not great and the drying time was a bit too long. Normally, this would put me off right away, but for this shade it was well worth it!
I really cannot wait to try the other two, but I think it will be very hard for a polish to top this one… Beautiful!
Another weekend and another nail varnish binge – I acquired another three… now have them, together with another good half a dozen, lined up for the next weeks. I really must organise myself, as I am going away for a month over Christmas, will have to take the fabulous shades to be applied while on holidays!
4 thoughts on “Nails of the week – teal/purple duochrome”
This color is beautiful!!!! I love the different shades of pinks & purples. It looks really pretty in the pictures so I can imagine what it looks like in person. I hate when my nail pictures dont look as good as they really do.
I really hate when I cannot photograph the colours as they are! Love this polish!
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