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I haven’t done a post on a nail polish in a while! Simply because when it comes to wearing nail polish in the colder months I’m not too creative choosing colours.

I mainly go for dark, deep reds and plums ( you can see my Autumn picks here ) and golden glitters for the Winter Holidays ( see this year’s gorgeous picks here and here ), and going on with the same themes until the weather shows me it’s finally Spring… Then I take out my lovely pastels and nudes to celabrate that! ( see some of my favourite picks here, here and here ).

The Dior Kingdom of Colours Spring 2015 Collection came out with three nail polish shades: #244 Majesty, #294 Lady and #660 Glory and a graphic Top Coat Eclosion called #001 Blossom.

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My pick was #244 Majesty. It was the one that appealed to me the most because I thought it was the most particular of all the colours, the happiest and the most Spring-appropriate.

Lady is a pretty neutral shade, but I already have Incognito which is very, very similar to that ( see the review here for comparison )! I wasn’t looking for a red shade even if Glory has a lot of pink in it! As for the Top Coat, for as pretty and fun as it is I was sure that I wouldn’t reach for it too much, since I’m not too dramatic/creative ( again! ) *to be red lazy!*, when it comes to doing my nails! Plus I’m working in an environment where bright, “elaborate” nails aren’t too appreciated!

Back to Majesty now! It is a beautiful luminous peachy-pink shade with an amazing glossy finish, as all the new reformulated Dior nail polishes are.

I will have to warn you though that this is a shade that will not go opaque in just one coat. So to achieve that opaque effect on the nails I do need a good three to four coats! But I also love the semi-transparency only two coats give to the nails, as I believe it makes them look very fresh and clean! 

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The new Dior Vernis formula is thicker, glossier and fast-drying.

Enriched with techno-polymers, they transform each coat of polish into a film as smooth and as shiny as glass and creates a seamless bond between the nail and the polish. The added organic silicon strengthens the nail surface for extremely long staying power. On me, Dior nail polishes last for a full week witout major chipping, just the usual washing off on the tips of the nails. Pretty good, right?! 

Also, the new formula is toluene, formaldehyde, phthalates and camphor FREE.

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Mani ready, we only need Spring around here!

See you soon, beautiful!

xx, Annie

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