Holiday 2010? What?? It does seem a little early to be talking about this in mid-August, but what the hell. It’s not like we haven’t been having winter temperatures in the Bay Area anyway 🙂
Orly’s new collection for holiday is called ‘Tis The Season and it’s made up of six new colors from shimmers to cremes.
The formula on these is really great. I didn’t have any issues with any of them at all, yay! A word about shimmer (glitter) removal. It’s a PITA! It’s not hard to get off the nail or anything, but the tiny shimmer particles get allllll over your fingers, so be prepared for some clean up!
Winter Wonderland is a pale silver/white with iridescent glitter. Reminds me of snowflakes! It’s not all that unique I must say, though it is pretty. It’s on the sheer side so even after three coats you can see the VNL. I think it would make a better top coat.
Glitz & Glamour
Glitz & Glamour is a deep gold shimmer. This is really cool, but not the gold for me. It’s got too much yellow in it and clashes with my skin tone. It is nicely pigmented though and I only needed two coats.
Rockin’ Rocket is a kind of burgundy color with lots of gold shimmer. This is just gorgeous and wound up being my favorite one. It’s very unusual and extremely flattering and pretty, especially in the sun. This was two coats.
Meet Me Under The Mistletoe
Meet Me Under The Mistletoe is an emerald green with blue/green shimmer. There is a TON of shimmer in this baby, but the blue isn’t that obvious. Either way it’s a very pretty color, reminds me of the sea rather than Christmas though. But that’s fine with me! This was two coats.
Candy Cane Lane
Candy Cane Lane is a bright, shiny candy-apple red creme. Super pretty on my skin, but not that unique for me. This was two coats.
Naughty Or Nice
Naughty Or Nice is a deep, dark purple jelly. This is dark folks, I didn’t even know it was purple and not black until I opened it. It’s absolutely gorgeous though. I do have other colors similar but none have covered in just two coats like this one!
I think this is a good, if not totally unique collection. There are some colors in here I think are very nice to have and they are: Rockin’ Rocket and Meet Me Under The Mistletoe. Naughty Or Nice is a beautiful color if you don’t mind a blackened looking color, and Glitz & Glamour is great if you’ve got the skin tone for it. I think most people probably have something like Winter Wonderland and Candy Cane Lane by now, but if not, they too are pretty.
How do you guys feel about these babies?