Thursday, November 12th, 2009


China Glaze Atlantis Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Atlantis Nail Lacquer ($3.38 to $6.99) is just one of fifty new specialty shades slowly being released by China Glaze.Atlantis is a semi-opaque subdued teal jelly base with teal and multi-colored glitter laced throughout. I found two coats gave you a decent look, but three would really give you a more opaque look. The formula was easy to use, and I found it to be chip-proof and lasted all week. I like the color, but I’m confident that there are other shades I’d probably love more so. However, after trying this shade, I really want to check out Medallion, Solar Flare, and Treasure Chest…

Anyone else try China Glaze’s new glitter shades?

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  • Product: 28/30
  • Value: 9/10
  • Ease of Use: 4/5
  • Packaging: 4/5

Recommendation: If you’re still lovin’ glittery nails, be sure to check out the slew of new shades from China Glaze!

Availability: 8ty8 Beauty, Head2Toe Beauty

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China Glaze Atlantis Nail Lacquer

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38 thoughts on “China Glaze Atlantis Nail Lacquer Review, Photos, Swatches

  1. Avatar of Sarah SarahT

    *drools* GORGEOUS!

  2. Tatiana

    I love the glitter polish look but it’s a b**ch to remove. What is your best method? Acetone nail polish remover soak?

    • I really don’t find them too terrible to remove! I take a cotton pad, pump Zoya’s polish remover on it, then I press it against each nail for 3-4 seconds and repeat on all fingers. Then I go back and try to remove – usually comes off and doesn’t add much work. (Seriously, I’m lazy, so I don’t like difficult!)

  3. amy

    I love the teal colour and the bling factor of this polish.

  4. I so want the golds from this collection. And Nova, and Bad Kitty…

  5. yvette

    i LOVE it and would love to see more glitter nailpolishes swatched!

  6. Avatar of Natalia Natalia

    Absolutely gorgeous color and sparkle, me wants it bad! =D

  7. Bridgette

    I love it! China Glaze makes some amazing nail polish. I own 2 and love them so much and get compliments whenever I wear them.

  8. Kathy

    I have Medallion and omg I love it is so beautiful! But such a pain to remove haha!

  9. Katey

    Very pretty, i may want to put this on my christmas list

  10. Missy

    Gorgeous!! I can’t wait to go to my Sallys and pick one or more up!=)xoxoxo

  11. Lorna

    i love china glaze but this is not my kind of color. it looks like something a mermaid would wear.

  12. I love it! Medallion is one of my favorites too, a great neutral gold glitter bomb.

  13. Transdesign has these too, and they ship international! I have a few shades of the collection and they’re awesome!

  14. Sushi Flower

    Absolutely gorgeous! I just love that teal jelly base, it reminds me of the ocean. My wallet would hate it, but you should do more nail polish reviews. You do such good swatches!

  15. Ooooh, glitter! I just tried out some China Glaze and I’m liking it. I’ll have to get this next time I do an order.

    • Which China Glazes did you try out, Christy? One of my favorite brands–great formula and love their color selection (I am a sucker for shimmer shades).

  16. Magnolia

    I have a bunch of the new glitters, at least of the ones that have been released to stores. Atlantis is one of my favorites so far. I can’t wait to find preppy pink and candie. I know I can get them online, but I prefer to really see it before I buy it.

    • What others do you think are worth getting?

      I know I have a pink one I swatched — I think it’s Preppy Pink, but I’m not 100% sure. (My memory is terrible.)