Tuesday, 11 December 2012

2true Limited Edition Crystal Nail Polish - Ibiza

If you follow me on Twitter you already know the reason for my extended silence: on Wednesday 28th November I became a mum for the second time, welcoming another little girl, Lucía, to our family.

During the last few days of my pregnancy I was contacted by 2true Cosmetics and asked to review some of their new products. I was very eager to test a brand I wasn't familiar with and aimed to meet their launch date of 5th December but unfortunately my recovery from C-section has proven a little slower than I was hoping for.

So today I am showing you the colour I was most excited about: 2true Limited Edition Crystal Nail Polish shade 8 - Ibiza. The press release describes the Crystal shades as "perfect for event season" and I couldn't agree more. The formula is thinner than I had anticipated but two coats ensure full coverage as the micro glitter is very densely packed. The most noticeable colours on shade 8 are fuchsia and turquoise, giving it an overall metallic purple tone from afar. Very feminine and eye-catching!

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Drying time is average and a layer of top coat enhances the product whilst smoothing over the surface. Removal with pure acetone was easier than your average glitter and there was no staining afterwards.

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A couple of very important points to add are that 2true nail varnishes are B3F and not tested on animals. Their products retail at £1.99 each or three for £4.99, exclusively from Superdrug. These 7.5 ml bottles are ideal for those who just want to try something new without breaking the bank. I was impressed by the quality of such an affordable polish.

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2true Cosmetics are a British brand and all their products are made in the UK/EU, to European quality standards. 

Please note that the product reviewed above was sent to me free of charge by the company's PR for my unbiased consideration.