Avon Gel Finish Terracotta Nail Polish Swatches & Review

Avon Gel Finish Terracotta Nail Polish Stamped with Mdu Black and XY-Z01 stamping plate swatch

The third of the shades from Avon’s Gel Finish shade releases for July-August 2017 is Terracotta.  If you missed them, see my swatches of Rose Noir and Head In Clouds.  Still to come is Violuxe and Clover.  Terracotta is well named and the colour matches the name.  Like the others I have tried so far, it is not quite a one coater but fully opaque in two coats and no bald spots.  Dry time is good.  By the time you are[Read more]

Avon Gel Finish Head In Clouds Swatches & Review

Avon Gel Finish Head In Clouds Nail Polish Swatch in Sunlight stamped with XYZ26 and BP Grey

The second of the new shades in the Avon Gel Finish release later this month is a beautiful medium grey, Head in Clouds.  Not too light or dark, grey doesn’t scream summer for me but this just works.  For a paler colour, the polish is surprisingly opaque.  Not quite a one coater but fully opaque in two coats and no bald spots.  Dry time is good and it makes a nice base for stamping if white is too much for[Read more]

Avon Gel Finish Rose Noir Nail Polish Swatches & Review

Avon Gel Finish Rose Noir Nail Polish Swatch stamped with XYZ26 plate - Natural Sunlight

Avon’s Gel Finish line rarely disappoints me.  They are high shine, opaque polishes and come in a great variety of colours.  The Gel Finish formula is three free and includes a strengthener for long lasting vivid colour with a gel like shine – no curing lamp needed.  They are adding five new shades to the lineup for summer 2017 including Rose Noir which I have for you today. Rose Noir is a bright but blackened rose pink.  This colour is perfect for[Read more]

Avon Be Who You Want To Be Fragrance Review

Avon Be Romantic - Be Fun - Be Daring Reviews and Nail Art

Avon has three new scents launching this month.  The Avon Be collection has three different expressive scents.  Choose whichever you want based on you mood and be who you want to be, inside and out.  The range includes Avon BE Romantic, BE Fun and Be Daring.  I was lucky enough to try all three scents ahead of their launch and even have some matching nail art. These eau de toilette fragrances will be $26 each but Avon usually has introductory offers.[Read more]

Mark By Avon Lip Pout Vinyl & Velvet Lip Paint Review

Mark by Avon Lip Pout Vinyl and Velvet Swatches and Reviews

Mark by Avon recently released a new set of lip paints in matte velvet and glossy vinyl formulas.  It is nice to see some glossy shades after so many matte lips.  The Mark by Avon Lip Pout collection includes four shades in the Vinyl formula and four shades in the Velvet formula.  Both formulas promise colour more intense than lipstick, more saturated than gloss. They are made with vibrant, pure pigments plus a built-in primer guarantees a smooth, even application that[Read more]