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Clarins 230

Hello friends, it is my birthday today!!! I have a very special birthday polish to show you- Clarins 230 :) I got this beautiful birthday present from the most amazing person in my life, my boyfriend. Clarins 230 is one very rare and unique polish, some even call it unicorn pee (lol). It is also a number one lemming for many vintage polish enthusiasts.

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I can confirm that Clarins 230 is worth all the fuss you have heard about it. It is simply amazing colour and the shimmer left me (and my bf!!!) in awe. The only bad thing about this polish is its sheerness. I used three coats and I still had some visible nail line which I would of preferred not to have.

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Clarins 230 has a purple base with fiery orange shimmer. The shimmer also shifts colour from orange to green.

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I love that shimmer,  in my opinion the original looks better than the well known dupe from Max Factor called Fantasy Fire. The shimmer in Clarins 230 is extremely vibrant.

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This polish was an instant love and is officially the most special polish in my whole collection <3

Thanks for reading, let me know your vintage polish loves :) xoxox

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15 Comments

  1. Robin

    Aw this looks amazing! So great of your boyfriend to get you this polish, it’s absolutely gorgeous and the colour shifts are amazing! I hope you have a fantastic day today!!

  2. Squeaky Q

    Happy birthday!! This is such a stunning shade <3
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    • A.J.

      Thank you! It is :)

  3. Enigmatic Rambles

    This is gorgeous, how did he manage to find a bottle!

    • A.J.

      Thank you! I think the good old evil bay helped him :P

  4. Jayna

    Hope you had a great Birthday yesterday! This nail polish is so stunning – it looks great on your nail shape too! The green shimmer of it looks great too! :)
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    • A.J.

      Thanks, it was great :)

  5. Emily

    Hope your birthday was amazing! What a treat this nail polish was! It is so gorgeous, I just want to keep staring at it! The colour change is awesome! Great post as always :)!

  6. Jill

    Happy Birthday!

  7. Lucy (the Nail Snail)

    Happy birthday! This looks like such a gorgeous polish, I love the color shift! Your photos are gorgeous :)
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  8. Becky

    I was going to say this looks very similar to Fantasy Fire :)

    Becky @ The Little Blog of Beauty

    • A.J.

      Hehe it does yeah :)


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