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YSL La Laque Couture in #48 Rose Scabiosa

Evening :D (at least where I am!)

Today I went out and treated myself to some new nail polish. I had such a hard time choosing and ruminated over the decision for a good half hour. In the end I walked away with this new beauty. It's a YSL La Laque Couture, in the shade #48 Rose Scabiosa.

I had never previously tried any 'luxury' brands of nail polish; instead I bought only what could be found in my local pharmacy stores (drugstores?), such as Barry M etc. If all other, similar, brands are like this one then I can see what all the hype is about. 

The brush is similar to that of the Bourjois 1 Seconde Nail Enamel, as they both fan out which gives great nail coverage. The consistency of the polish is ...
neither too thick, so that it takes FOREVER to dry, or too thin, which would need far too many coats. The formula was also very creamy, but left no patches once applied. I applied two coats and the polish was completely opaque. Once dried, the surface was very shiney and could probably go without using a topcoat.

Rose Scabiosa is a very pretty color; almost like a 'Barbie' pink, but with more of a purple hue. The packing is very cute with the could YSL cap, but I find that the metallic cap is easily marked which makes it quickly look dirty.

Overall, I'm very impressed and can see myself going to buy more in the future. It can be bought online (or in select) Boots stores for £18.50. They currently have an offer that if you buy two YSL products then you get a free gift.

Louise x x

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