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Friday, March 07, 2014

Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour in Rouge Noir

Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour in Rouge Noir

In an attempt to be more classy (it's an up hill battle let me tell you) I have been indulging in Chanel Nail Polishes. Let's be truthful nothing screams luxury quite like Chanel and a visit to my local counter can make even the dullest of days seem a little brighter. My current and dare I say new favourite is Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour in Rouge Noir.


Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour in Rouge Noir
Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour in Rouge Noir

Chanel Rouge Noir is not quite a red nor is it a burgundy hue but rather a blend of both with a slight hint of brown thrown in the mix too. Depending on the light source this can reflect black, deepest red, burgundy and even brown - it really beautiful but classic at the same time. I don't own any outright dupes but Nails Inc Victoria comes pretty close albeit a little more red in tone. If you like deep nail shades but don't want to go for a black polish this is a great and less dramatic choice.

Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour in Rouge Noir
Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour in Rouge Noir

Although fairly pricey at £18 per bottle I have to be truthful and say that I don't find Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colours to be anything special in terms of formulation, you are mainly paying for the Chanel tag and in some instances a unique colour. Now don't get me wrong Chanel Rouge Noir is fully opaque with a high glossy finish in two coats which dry quickly enough but without a top coat you will experience chipping within the first 24 hours. I'm not for one moment stating that it is a terrible formulation but it is far removed from the best so unless you can't live without the shade I'd skip.

Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour in Rouge Noir £18/13ml £18 but currently £16.20 via Debenhams - link.

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1 comment:

  1. gorgeous colour!

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