Diamond Cosmetics Nail Polish – Cherry Tobacco

Today, February 4, 2011, is National Wear Red Day in support for women’s heart disease awareness. I decided to do a red nail despite me sporting one yesterday. Today I bring a deep darkened red.

One coat with poshe top coat.

You can see the gorgeous red shimmer in the picture. This is a one coater! Yes that is one coat on my nails! 😀 Definitely a keeper in my books. 😀

Edit: This polish chipped on me in less than 8 hours after application.

*** The above polish was purchased by myself & I have no affiliation to Diamond Cosmetics. You can buy Diamond Cosmetics here.

Diamond Cosmetics Baby Bloom Nail Polish

Sorry in advance. I consider myself a newbie in nail polish application & I was tempted to skip this post. However I said I will do the challenge & so here is it.

Excuse the horrid lighting. Was busy & only just changed my manicure. However I dislike this color on me so much that I decided to just take the pictures under dismal lighting than to keep this on longer. Yes, I dislike it that much. Pictures speak a thousand words so here they are.

Diamond Cosmetics Baby Bloom Nail Polish

All three coats of nail polish with top coat over. The middle finger has 3 coats over China Glaze Glimpse (as ‘underwear’).

As you can see, this nail polish is very sheer. Even at 3 coats you can still see VNL (visible nail line). It does have a pretty pink shimmer that you can see in the last picture. Nonetheless sheer nail polish and me are like oil & water. This will definitely go into my purge pile.

*** The above nail polish was purchased by myself & I am not affiliated with Diamond Cosmetics.

Challenge to myself & swatches of Diamond Cosmetics Giddy Nail Polish

As the few who read my blog might know, I have recently been really into nail polish. As such, I’m starting to accumulate to a point where the untrieds are getting to an alarming amount. As such, I decided to give myself a challenge. I am going to do a brand per month. In fact, I might do that with my makeup starting next month 😀

Back to nail polish, the brand I choose this month is Diamond Cosmetics. This is a relatively low key brand that also produces private label cosmetics. This means that they can print your name on the nail polish that they produce. In fact some bloggers had pointed out that a certain brand had dupes in Diamond Cosmetics. Anyway that’s a story for another day.

Today I bring you Diamond Cosmetics – Giddy. This is a pastel blue that appears almost off white with a blue tint on me. Application is smooth & opaque in 2 coats.

2 coats & with top coat.

I don’t know if I like this color on me. It looks very similar to Revlon Top Speed in Cloud & Sally’s Girl Periwinkle which I will compare on another day. What do you think? Keep or purge?

*** The nail polish shown is purchased by myself.

*** Not affiliated to Diamond Cosmetics. You can buy their stuff here.