China Glaze No Plain Jane Nail Lacquer

China Glaze No Plain Jane Nail Lacquer ($6.99 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is described as “lavish lavender-pink.” It’s a red-toned medium-dark purple with darker purple shimmer and a slightly metallic finish. I wasn’t able to see any shift with this one–it’s a shimmery purple but not much else. Oddly enough, I couldn’t think of a dupe! Barielle Passion Pirouette was the only color that came close, but it’s pinker.

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China Glaze No Plain Jane Nail Lacquer
China Glaze Nail Lacquer No Plain Jane
B-
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
9
Application
3.5
Total
81%

China Glaze Desert Sun Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Desert Sun Nail Lacquer ($7.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is described as a “delicious caramel.” It’s a burnt orange–but lightened, not rusty–very much caramel-colored, though a little warmer. China Glaze Orange You Hot is more orange and has shimmer. Zoya Arizona is lighter, brighter. Sinful Cloud 9 is brighter, more tangerine. China Glaze Papaya Punch is more orange, brighter.

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China Glaze Desert Sun Nail Lacquer
China Glaze Nail Lacquer Desert Sun
A
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
98%

China Glaze Adventure Red-y Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Adventure Red-y Nail Lacquer ($7.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is described as a “vivid red.” It’s a medium-dark red cream with some depth and richness; if it had shimmer, it would read very holiday. MAC Stage Red is very comparable. China Glaze Winter Berry is a bit darker. MAC Get Noticed is a smidgen darker. Butter London Pillar Box Red is brighter. MAC Obey Me is comparable. Rescue Beauty Lounge Glamourpuss is a touch darker. Zoya Burke is similar.

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China Glaze Adventure Red-y Nail Lacquer
China Glaze Nail Lacquer Adventure Red-y
A
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
98%

China Glaze Rare & Radiant Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Rare & Radiant Nail Lacquer ($4.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is described as an “extraordinarily rich gold.” It’s a dirty, yellowy gold with antique gold/brown and green. It flashes from a dirty, antique gold to grass green. As I mentioned earlier this week, Color Club Editorial is very comparable, as they both are similar to Chanel Peridot. Though not quite as similar, Ozotic #507 is worth mentioning–it just shifts more to blue than to green.

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China Glaze Rare & Radiant Nail Lacquer
China Glaze Nail Lacquer Rare & Radiant
B+
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
9
Application
4
Total
88%

China Glaze Unpredictable Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Unpredictable Nail Lacquer ($4.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is described as a “multi-dimensional gorgeous green.” It’s a seafoam-like green that flashes from true seafoam green to darker, almost forest green (but there’s still some aqua to it that it’s not true forest green). The only similar shade I could think of was OCC Chimera, which matches the darker green color you see at an angle. If you know of a dupe, please share it with us!

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China Glaze Unpredictable Nail Lacquer
China Glaze Nail Lacquer Unpredictable
B
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
9
Application
4
Total
86%

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On eyes: Urban Decay Echo Beach Eyeshadow, Urban Decay Nevermind Eyeshadow, Urban Decay Jagged Eyeshadow, Urban Decay Anonymous Eyeshadow, Tarina Tarantino Ammunition Eyeliner, Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Intense Waterproof Mascara. On face: Make Up For Ever HD (125), Guerlain Les Voilettes (03), Bobbi Brown Pink Rose Blush. On lips: Giorgio Armani #111 Rouge d’Armani Lipstick.