Today I have a Second Look post for you, which means I have featured the polish before, but perhaps forgot about it. I decided to use it again and feature it again. Have my feelings changed? Stayed the same? Let's see!
Today's post is Rose Romantique from YSL...well, SL now. I have had this polish for about 3 years. It was gifted to me (as it is waaaay out of my polish price range) and is one of my few higher-end polishes.
One thing I forgot about this polish was how much I liked the brush! Look at how wide and flat it is! This makes application a total breeze. It's like the Nina Pro brush, if you've used that brand.
Now...as for the polish itself...
Sigh. Fail. No wonder I haven't used this!
I wanted something for my August vacation to Cape Cod that was pretty, dainty, and lightly colored enough that if it chipped (while I was petting whales on my whale watch...) that the chips wouldn't be super obvious. I thought RR was the perfect choice.
Welcome to Streak City, population of 1. LAME.
Is this meant to be a French Mani base only? Should I use more than the three coats I used here!?
Is it because my nails aren't a pearly white? Do I need a white base?!
What is going on!?
Honestly, I expected more from such a high end brand. When I applied the first coat, memories of streakiness came flooding back and I remembered why this baby wasn't living on my Favorites Shelf. Womp, womp. Back into the dark, dingy melmer it goes.
Have you tried any YSL polishes? Your thoughts?
Dear US readers and friends, Stop reading my blog and go vote! Come back tomorrow! xoxo, Lacey
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