China Glaze Shocking Pink swatches

By on January 19, 2014 in Reviews , Swatches

Hey there, I have China Glaze Shocking Pink swatches with some… erm…unique (read ridiculous) nail art for you today :P Well, it’s not even nail art lol it’s pure BLING.

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Anyway, lets start with China Glaze Shocking Pink swatches.


It is a bright pink colour with matte creme finish. I am wearing three coats with one coat of top coat. It wasn’t the best to apply and some of my nails had a bit streaky finish even after three coats. However, my amazing Poshe top coat seemed to smooth it out beautifully so I shall not complain :P

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I really love the pure creme finish this polish has, so beautiful!!!

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As usual, I decided to add some nail art. I kinda felt that I would like something golden to go with the pink. I didn’t have a gold top coat but I did have the supplies to make one :P Here is how it turned out:

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I love it! Totally should of made it ages ago lol never mind, better late than never I guess. I used it on my thumb and pinky nails. I also had some gold foil which I used to cover my index finger- I personally feel it’s too much but it kinda looks cool I guess :P

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Note that the gold foil used for nail art is different than the gold used for polish- if you use craft foil in nail polish base (suspension base) it will turn green. For nail polish you’ll need real 24K gold leaf which is made of 100% real gold. I have tested this gold in nail polish base for over 9 months now so trust me- it works! I just never made it into a proper polish lol

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I also added an extra golden Chanel water decal on my middle finger which truly turned this manicure over the top. I think I should of settled with just the golden top coat one each nail, but here I am, sitting with my hands heavy from all the gold I used.

Thanks for reading, I hope you enjoyed this crazy manicure and China Glaze Shocking Pink swatches :) xoxox



January 19, 2014 @ 23:40


so pink n gold n pretty!
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January 22, 2014 @ 18:46


Thank you :)


January 20, 2014 @ 19:11


I love the gold details!
Your nails look soo pretty:)

Xx julia
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January 22, 2014 @ 18:47


Aww Thank you

Laura Morgan

January 20, 2014 @ 20:09


I think the all gold nail looks a little like an Easter egg! ;) but obv a beautiful Easter egg that goes really well with the pink. I like the flakey top coat but wowzer, real gold??


January 22, 2014 @ 18:47


Thanks I knoww I think I am going to re-create it for Easter :P lol


January 20, 2014 @ 21:05


This colour is so bright and has such a great finish! The gold fleck polish you made looks so nice with this pink and I love the Chanel decal! :)
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January 22, 2014 @ 18:48


Thank you so much!!!

Emma Greenwood

January 21, 2014 @ 23:42


Hehe I was thinking the same as Laura, the gold looks like an Easter Egg :) I love it, you can never have too much nail bling in my opinion! xxx
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January 22, 2014 @ 18:49


Lol it does, roll on Easter!!! :D

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