The new CND Holiday 2014 Gilded Dreams Collection features three new Vinylux and Shellac shades, an Additives Collection and a Scentsations Hand & Body Lotion Trio.
Jan Arnold calls this a “Marie Antionette meets Cinderella” collection and I agree with that statement. It’s very sparkly, glittery and feminine looking. You can mix the Additives with the Vinylux or Shellac to create various super shimmery looks, which I think is really cool. I haven’t yet played around with doing that yet, but I just might!
I’m always in the market for a great hand lotion and these are the perfect size to pop in my purse. I especially love the scent Crushed Amber, which is kind of musky and autumn-esque. Gilded Blossom has a great apple scent and Vanilla Shimmer smells like warm vanilla. One thing to note is that these all have sparkles in them.
Grand Gala is a pink/gold duochrome with sparkles. Great duochrome! In some lights it looks perfectly gold and in others completely pink. It’s sparkly and pretty. The formula is a little thin so I used three coats, but it’s very even and smooth.
Chiffon Twirl is a rose gold sparkly metallic. I am loving this shade! It’s so rich and foiled looking. The formula was thick and creamy and covered perfectly in two coats.
Dazzling Dance has a lavender/pink duochrome base and is packed with silver holographic sparkles. This has a thin, kind of sheer formula, which you do have to build up a bit. I used three coats to get this opacity. It’s really pretty and soft looking.
You can find these items now at CND.com and salons.
See anything here that piques your interest?
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