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Monday, November 5, 2012

Illamasqua Vice - Swatches and Review

Good Monday Morning!

Today I have Illamasqua Vice to show you.

This is one of the original "rubber" formula collection. Vice is a gorgeous deep plum/berry creme that dries to a semi-matte or "rubber" finish. Application was easy and smooth but the finish, without top coat, shows ALL imperfections. It looked perfect until I took the photos and they are not forgiving when it comes to bubbles or bumps on the nail. I love the look of the rubber finish, but because I had little bumps, I used a top coat which virtually erased them. First two photos are 2 coats and no top coat and last two photos are 2 coats with one coat of Poshe top coat.

Illamasqua Vice - no top coat

Illamasqua Vice - no top coat

Illamasqua Vice - with top coat

Illamasqua Vice - with top coat

What do you think of this one? I love the rich berry color and I especially love this one because it was a sweet, totally unexpected surprise gift from a sweet friend. Thank you Ana!

Illamasqua polishes, including Vice, can be purchased at here in the States or at in the UK.

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  1. What a lovely color!! I definitely prefer it with top coat.

  2. I really do like these rubber finishes! Too bad they show every little bump...


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