October 22, 2013

A England- Order Of The Garter [Swatch]





A England- Order Of The Garter is a medium cerulean blue with glassflecky tonal aqua shimmer. 
 
Artificial light, three coats:





I can't decide if this type of blue/ finish combination is Summery or Wintery. Maybe it's year-round?! 

Window-filtered daylight:



Outside, shade:



Formula:  It's thinnish, and pretty sheer too. The base is jellyish.  The first coat is streaky and patchy, but doesn't cuticle drag unless you go over a single area too many times. The second coat clings well to the first, and feels much thicker as a result. It evens out most of the patchiness, but I still had some patchy areas toward the cuticle, so I added a third.

Not my favorite formula ever, however, the end result- which I was very pleased with- is totally worth the trouble, and it wore pretty well, too. It's just a gorgeous polish once it's built up!

3 comments:

  1. Very pretty blue. I still need to try an a England.

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  2. amazing shade, I have never tried any a-england polishes but there are some on my wishlist ;)

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