Saturday, 25 February 2012

Cathrine Arley #801 Holographic

I bought 6 shades of the Chatrine Arley holos and this will be the first I show you. It's called 801 and is yellow holo. In the bottle the polish looks a lot more greenish yellow and a solid yellow and I got kinda disappointing when I realized it wasn't green at all.
It's a banana yellow holo, and I'm not a big fan of banana yellow...
Shade

The holo effect isn't extremely strong, but good enough. I like those subtle holos a lot actually, since I feel that the holo effect can be overwhelming. That doesn't mean the holo isn't showing, it's still a rainbow of color in the sunlight.
Sunlight
Shade and sunlight

The formula on this was very good. I didn't need Aqua fix basecoat and it didn't dry all matte and weird as some holos do. I used two coats to get it opaque and it went on very easy. The brush on the other hand was a nightmare. The hairs were sticking out in all directions and none were the same length so I gave it a trim, that made it a lot better.
Direct sunlight

Shade
All in all I'm very pleased even though the color is banana yellow and not more green. My very first yellow holo. I will be showing the other Cathrine Arleys as soon as I've gotten them swatched  and will make a post with one picture of each color to gather them all together!
# Do you have any yellow holos?
# What do you think of Cathrine Arley?

7 comments:

  1. I don't have any hollows :)

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  2. OMG, GUL hololakk, det har jeg ikke sett før! Synes den var kul jeg, selv om jeg ikke er superfan av gule lakker selv.

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    1. Ja, det er nok ikke noe man kommer over så ofte, er ganske spesiel

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  3. Very interesting, I haven't seen a yellow holographic before!

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  4. Oh I love this Yellow and it is so sparkly!

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