Sunday, November 15th, 2009


China Glaze Pretty Pink Nail Lacquer

China Glaze: Glitter Polishes — Preppy Pink

China Glaze Preppy Pink Nail Lacquer ($3.20 to $7.00) is a warmed-up, medium pink with a yellow undertone with a mix of lilac, silver, and icy pink square-shaped glitter. Preppy Pink is part of China Glaze’s fifty new glitter polishes, along with Atlantis and Meteor Shower, which I reviewed earlier this week.

Preppy Pink has a pink jelly base that goes on opaque in two medium-thick coats, and the glitter itself rises to the top and sparkles prettily. Like the other two new glitter shades I’ve tried from China Glaze’s latest batch, the quality of and the way the formula applies is fantastic. Glitter polishes are, by their nature, not smooth to the touch, though a thicker top coat can help minimize the feel–it’s hard to completely mask it, though. It’s a lovely shade of pink, and I’m so pleased to see a warm pink, too.

Are you loving or hating this Preppy Pink shade?

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

Recommendation: For a pretty light pink–probably most suitable for spring–Preppy Pink is a good one to check out!

Availability: 8ty8tbeauty.com, Head2ToeBeauty.com, TransDesign.com

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China Glaze Pretty Pink Nail Lacquer

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22 thoughts on “China Glaze Preppy Pink Nail Lacquer Review, Photos, Swatches

  1. Mary

    pretty, but i don’t think it’s preppy ;p

    • What is a preppy pink to you, Mary?

      • Lorna

        sorry to butt in on the conversation but…

        I don’t know what constitutes “preppy pink.” This just looks like another bubblegum pink shade to me. When I think preppy I think tweeds, sweaters tied over the shoulder, polo shirts and those plaid private school uniforms. basically one of bobbi brown’s promo pics from an earlier release this year.

  2. Dee

    Such a pretty color, I can’t wait to get my hands on this.

  3. Jean

    Do you think it’s suitable for Asian skin tone?

  4. This is me in a bottle. =)

  5. tabby

    This totally looks like something Elle from the Legally Blonde movies would wear.

  6. Hi Christine! Wow…this is truly a beautiful pink color, although I would prefer it simple without the glitter. I know that maybe all the effect is in the glitter but it would be nice to see how would it look like in the simple variant :)

    • I’m not familiar enough with the crazy-insane range of China Glaze to suggest a shade in particular, but I wouldn’t be surprised if they had a shade similar without the glitter!

  7. Christina

    I figures a cream finish

  8. amy

    That is pretty and you can’t go wrong with pink nailpolishes.

  9. Kristen

    Reminds me of cotton candy! the sparkles are like the sugary crystals!

  10. Luisafer

    OMG, that is so pretty, I love it!!!
    Cute color, need something like that, different!!!

  11. my favorite nail polish has a new title….. preppy pink