Saturday, July 24th, 2010

China Glaze Fight Like a Woman Collection
Nail Lacquers: Encouragement, Empowerment, Endurance

China Glaze Fight Like a Woman Collection

Though we’re still a few months out, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and this year, China Glaze has created three shades inspired by the women who are fighting their battles. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), which is an agency of the World Health Organization. The collection will start to roll out at beauty supply stores and select salons in September.

  • Encouragement is a pale, milky pink with silvery-white shimmer. Even with three coats, it wasn’t quite opaque, but it’s pretty close to it. Very pretty-in-pink.
  • Enpowerment is a creamy slightly cooled blue-based pink. I used three coats to get an opaque look. It looked less cool-toned under brighter/direct sunlight, though!
  • Endurance is a darkened fuchsia jelly base with fuchsia shimmer. I also used three coats here.

I like when pretty products also give back! It makes buying them just a little good for the soul, too. I’m a believer in purchasing products you want, not solely so you can give to a cause–because if you want to give a cause, a donation from you to them is always the best way, since 100% will go towards the cause you’re looking to support. However, when there’s an item you’d normally buy AND it gives back in some capacity, it’s a nice bonus.

China Glaze’s three shades are perfect to represent BCA month, and they’re lovely, feminine shades. My favorite shade was Endurance, just because it’s bold and beautiful and fun. I didn’t have any application issues with any of the three shades, though they all needed a full three coats.

But I really fell in love with the names used for these polishes–uplifting and inspiring.

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  • Product: 28/30
  • Value: 8/10
  • Ease of Use: 4/5
  • Packaging: 4/5

RECOMMENDATION: If you love yourself some pink polish, this collection was designed with you in mind! Nothing necessarily ultra original color-wise, but all live up to the quality I’ve come to expect from China Glaze.

AVAILABILITY: September 2010

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China Glaze Fight Like a Woman Collection
Nail Lacquers: Encouragement, Empowerment, Endurance

China Glaze Fight Like a Woman Collection
Nail Lacquers: Encouragement, Empowerment, Endurance

China Glaze Fight Like a Woman Collection
China Glaze Encouragement Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Fight Like a Woman Collection
China Glaze Encouragement Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Fight Like a Woman Collection
China Glaze Encouragement Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Fight Like a Woman Collection
China Glaze Encouragement Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Fight Like a Woman Collection
China Glaze Encouragement Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Fight Like a Woman Collection
China Glaze Empowerment Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Fight Like a Woman Collection
China Glaze Empowerment Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Fight Like a Woman Collection
China Glaze Empowerment Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Fight Like a Woman Collection
China Glaze Empowerment Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Fight Like a Woman Collection
China Glaze Empowerment Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Fight Like a Woman Collection
China Glaze Endurance Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Fight Like a Woman Collection
China Glaze Endurance Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Fight Like a Woman Collection
China Glaze Endurance Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Fight Like a Woman Collection
China Glaze Endurance Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Fight Like a Woman Collection
China Glaze Endurance Nail Lacquer

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35 thoughts on “China Glaze Fight Like a Woman Collection Review, Photos, Swatches

  1. Avatar of Dawn Dawn

    Those colours are simply gorgeous! I wish I knew where I could get China Glaze here in the UK

  2. My fave is Encouragement! =)

  3. Encouragement looks really pretty!! :)

  4. Pam

    i like empowerment… great collection!

  5. Kathy

    Encouragement reminds me of ORLY’s Kiss the Bride (except that Encouragement has shimmer). Me likey.

  6. Dani :)

    i don’t really run out to buy nail polish collections but i love this one! the colors are great and i’d wear them and i just love the name of the collection and the names of the polishes!

  7. TheJoey

    First nail polishes in a long time that I actually want.

  8. Rebecca

    Encouragement is gorgeous. I love the names!

  9. Hend

    THE two first colors are SOOO pretty
    the first one is to die for <333
    im not sure if I could get it here in dubai :(

  10. Connie

    Endurance is my favorite as well! Love CG’s glass flecked finish.

  11. Dee

    i love endurance and empowerment. soo pretty!

  12. Andrea

    Those are so gorgeous!
    Is Endurance anything like Zoya-Alegra or something..?

  13. marley

    love all of the colors!

  14. Bernice

    Encouragement looks fabulous :D

  15. Avatar of LU LNU

    My sister would love these colors! I actually like the first one, its soft and shimmery, totally my style!

  16. Avatar of Jill AnGeLwInGz

    They’re all very pretty but Encouragement really stands out the most to me. I have a lot of breast cancer patients at the hospital and it’s really sad what it does to not just their physical health, but their self esteem as well. Thumbs up to China Glaze for donating to a charity that will help women in need (and not waiting for the complaints to roll in before making that decision MAC)!

  17. karen

    Endurance is my favorite one!

  18. Beth

    I am not big on pinks but that dark pink jelly is right up my alley.

  19. Cheyenne

    Hmm if I had to pick one it’d be Endurance. That is hard but oh well :D I’m still buying ALL of these!! I love China Glaze

  20. txikitximeleta

    I love all of them!

    Is ‘Empowerment’ similar to ‘Make Love…’ from OPI? They look similar to me and I have the one by OPI

  21. Sam

    The first two colors are amazing, but the last color is super tacky.

  22. Karina

    I love your swatches of these, and I can’t wait until they’re released. :-)

  23. Ali

    My great aunt, grandmother, and best friend’s mom died from breast cancer. i’ll definitely be purchasing all three of these.

    Rest in peace Ma, Aunt Mary, and Mrs. Ward :/

  24. Ashley

    I’m loving ‘Encouragement’ and ‘Endurance’

  25. I have to say that encouragement is the only one doing it for me! Empowerment is a bit too blue-toned for my liking and endurance is just one of those shades that remind me of primary school :P

  26. Luisafer

    those are super girly!!! 100% goes with the name of the collection… very cute

  27. Marcela

    These are beautiful, and the names were so well thought, China Glaze did a wonderful job with this collection, and the fact that we are helping such an amazing cause it’s just awesome. =-)

  28. Tiffany

    gorgeous!!!!! I love all three!

  29. Meagan

    When will these be released? I’m very excited to get my hands on them!

  30. MARGO

    got endurance. beautiful even with one coat…gorgeous color.