[Review] KIKO – real glare collection

Happy Monday everyone,

it has been a couple of days since my last post, I was super busy but have some time to get back to blogging now. Today I want to review 5 polishes from KIKO which I bought back in 2015 (can you believe it?!) Somehow I never got around to showing them to you.

Here it is, the KIKO real glare polish collection.

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In this post:

  • introduction to the KIKO real glare collection
  • overview of the polishes (5 out of 6)
  • swatches of the polishes I bought
  • conclusion: what I think

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[SoMoNight] NORTHMEN a viking saga

Good evening everyone,

I know it’s late but until now (midnight) I was doing my nails for tomorrows SocialMovieNight – this time for the movie NORTHMEN a viking saga.

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I am very curious about this movie, especially because this is not the type of movie I usually watch at the cinema.
I saw the trailer and got excited about the fighting sequences, the story and I am ready to be entertained. This time will be very dear to me, because for the first time I will bring my younger brother. I am happy to see his reaction to the whole social movie night and to introduce him to all those awesome people who make this possible over and over again. I hope he will enjoy it as much as I do.

For the nail design I was actually very nervous. What fits a viking movie besides a typical viking helmet, bears and maybe some weapons? I had no idea and was confronted with thing that are pretty difficult to paint on nails haha

So I decided to the basics. Mostly a grey metallic base, some brown to make it look dirty and stoney and the typical symbols.

Here is what this rather simple nail design looks like.

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I finished everything off with my matte top coat from O.P.I., because I felt a shiny top coat wouldn’t go very well with this theme.

Even though it is pretty simple, I do love the matte dark nails. They pictures don’t show well, but they really do look like dirty stones and in general make the design appear harsh and strong…..viking-like I think 🙂

What do you think? What would you suggest for a viking inspired nail design?

Have a great night

Mara

☆『マラ』☆

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[Review] KIKO – 514 + 374

Hey everyone,

this is it, I am done…..with the reviews for my KIKO collection 😀

Today I am showing you the last two polishes.

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When I first saw this polish I was really not sure what to think. One thing is for sure, this polish is very unique. I never saw a polish like that. It is brown, but has gold glitter as well. I was really curious if the gold shows up as well on the nail as it does in the bottle.
So I bought it.

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I am not quite sure, but I think I like it better in the bottle haha

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Last but not least is this pretty dark brown polish. So far I don’t own that many brown polishes, so I had to buy this one. I will definitely need this for nail arts.
As for the quality, it is just as good as all the other KIKO polishes.

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If you have the chance to get KIKO polishes, buy all the colors you want, especially for the price of two euro, you won’t regret it.

Mara

☆『マラ』☆