The Beauty of Color

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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

I'm back!! I've done a 360 with Diddy Mow in the know!!

HELLO FELLOW FOLLOWERS!!

First of all I would like to thank all of you who sent me well wishes e-mails and PM's to me on makeupalley.  That meant so much to me.

I am not back to 100% yet, but I was able to get a swatch done today.
For today's viewing pleasure - I bring to you an RBL that was re-released from the summer collection!!
For swatchin purposes I used a base coat, np and top coat only.
Don't know why this was called 360 - but that's exactly how I feel right now -
as if my body is doing a 360 trying to feel better!!
 
Application on this baby was a dream!!  I am so glad i was able to get her before Ji sold out on her again.

I am usually a proverbial 3 coater - but this beauty only required 2!  She was opaque and perfect with just 2 coats.

Then I took her outside for some sun - and she was just as gorgeous outside as she was inside. 
I had the smallest and faintest notion that she could be a distant cousing of MAC Blue India.
But she is dustier and more pale and a little greyer than Blue India, so I guess I'll have to do a comparison to show the difference.  They are not dupes - I promise you.

Now I present to you:
Diddy Mow really made me happy!!  She is the prettiest grey I have ever seen.
I do have other grey's, unfortunaly they are untrieds at the moment - but I think I'll have to a comparison of grey's as well. 
She was just so smooth to apply and virtually no streaking.  I did apply 3 coats for this one - because she a little sheer - not much, but 3 coats really brought forth her true beauty.

Then i took her outside!!
See my baby in the background?  He always thinks I'm trying to take his picture when I go outside with the camera - then he gets distracted by whatever he sees in the yard that's a little more interesting than my nails!!

Don't really know why this one was called Diddy Mow-but I tell you what - Ji does know Diddy when it comes to her nail polishes!!  I really loved this color.
There is no shimmer to this baby - but she dried with an almost satin finish - but did not have a satin shimmer to it - she was just dreamy!!

I did not get the red one - Banging - because I don't do well with Orangey Reds.  I have heard that if you have the Red my fortune Cookie from the OPI Hong Kong Collection - it is a very close dupe.  Does someone know who did the comp for those?  I'll do a search and get back to you all on that one.

Well, that's it for me today!!  Thank you for looking and being patient with me.  I do so appreciate all of the support i received during my absence.

So, what do you think?  Do you have any of these and what do you think of them - I'd love to hear from you and know.

Til next time - Happy Polishing!!
XOXOXOXOXO

12 comments:

  1. Both are so lovely on you and GREAT application!! I just got these but haven't swatched them yet :) Glad you are feeling better and you will be back 100% :)) (((hugs)))

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  2. Glad you feel better, those colors are great! I haven't seen them on a darker skin tone...Thanks!

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  3. @Rmc - thank you so much for you well wishes. I appreciate the love!! Thanks for the compliment - they were really fun to swatch - they will be full mani's soon!!

    @NY - Thank You. That's what this blog is here for - to show the Beauty of Color on the Women of color!! Have your friends come on by and check it out!! :-)

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  4. very pretty on you
    they is on my wich list

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  5. @ Ms. P - Thank you!! I hope you can swap for them - or go join the give-a-way at R3 Daily's blog - she's giving these colors away!! Ji may not have these available anymore, Good Luck!!

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  6. They are gorgeous "I'm back" colors for you! Glad you are back and now I'm wanting 360. Love it!

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  7. @Lacquer - it's good to be back. As much work as blogging can be at times - I actually missed it. :-) So glad I could cause another lemming. Don't know if Ji still has anymore but good luck in your hunt!!

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  8. These colors look great on you!!! =D

    ~Nailstah (nailstah.blogspot.com)

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  9. Why thank you!! *runs to go check out her blog*

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  10. So pretty on you. I really need to use 360 for a mani soon! Glad you are on the mend!

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  11. @JennyKaye - Thank you!! As am I. Thank you for the well wishes. I appreciate it.

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  12. Ugh 360 looks so good. I wish that RBL behaved with me. At least they have good homes now...

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