Wednesday, November 27, 2013

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Ulta3 Candy Couture Book of nail polish - Part 4

Today is the final part of my look at the Ulta3 Candy Couture Book of nail polish. Again, there are some really pretty shades in this lot, which means that the whole book actually contains a very nice collection of polishes.

Lemon drop -a beautiful pastel lemon yellow.  I was super impressed with the formula on this one. Yellows are notoriously hideous to apply, are streaky and need way too many coats.  This one was a two coater. Shown here with Seche Vite top coat.

Peach pie - I'm not a huge orange polish fan, but this pastel orange shade with a silvery shimmer is just so pretty.  This is two coats with Seche Vite.

Sugar coated - I had high hopes for this nude shade, and I'm not going to say I was disappointed, I was just expecting it would be something different.  I was expecting a nude creme shade, that was opaque. But as you can see this is very sheer.  This was three coats and you can easily see my nail line.  Like I said, I'm not disappointed, because it's actually a lovely sheer that isn't streaky, so it would work nicely for jelly sandwiches.  This is two coats with Seche Vite.

Mini musks - The last bottle of micro beads are transparent pale pink glass beads.  The thing I really liked about these beads was that because they are transparent, it's means they are reflective when bright light hits them.  I have a T-shirt that has a printed design and glass beads on it like this and it reflects light like a reflective street sign.  These beads do the same thing.  I tried to show you what I mean by using my flash in the last photo.

Over all, I'm really happy that I purchased this book of polishes.  I don't have very many micro beads, so the four little bottles add a nice range of beads to my collection.  I also think that there are enough unique and pretty shades in the book to warrant buying it.

If you are looking for the Ulta3 Candy Couture book, then check the Ulta3 stockist locator. You can now also purchase Ulta3 online directly from the Heat Group, although I can't see the Candy Couture book for sale online.
If I get some free time this weekend, I'm going to do some comparisons between some of the similar shades, I'll also hopefully get around to updating my Ulta3 colour guide to include these 12 new polishes.


  1. thanks for swatching all these. The kids have got me this for Christmas so this is a nice sneak peek to help me wait :)

  2. Lemon Drop is so pretty! I love a good pale yellow, and I'm always excited to find one since yellows are kind of rare in the nail polish world.

  3. I'm really impressed by the yellow!

  4. I know this is a bit old now but I had to let you know you had me searching for these in the last couple of days. I managed to finally find them and the search was made all the more worthwhile as I manage to pick them up half price.


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