Sunday, December 14th, 2008


Passion is a antique gold, very lovely — and as you can see in the swatch, very easy to over-apply because of the looseness of the polish formula. You really have to use thin coats and then do two or three for the perfect manicure.

Magical is a taupe-y brown shade. There’s almost a little bit of mauve or pink in it, with a grayish cash. It’s a great subdued shade, something you can wear at the office, too.

Poetic is a muted copper-pink shade with similar application problems as Passion. The shade works really well as something festive but not too bright, like a red.

Since these are just swatches for color, they are far from perfect, but they should help you get the idea of what colors might interest you!



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8 thoughts on “China Glaze Romantique Collection: Passion, Magical, Poetic

  1. CC

    Magical is so sexy yet sophisticated ! Best among the three ! So sad we do not have China Glaze in my country : (

    • Lingping

      There is no ChG in my country either, but I am waiting for the warm Romantique set anyways, I order polish from or The shipping costs a bit, but the polishes are so cheap that it is a bargain anyways :)

      These swatches just make me even more excited about the polishes, I hope they arrive soon :)

    • Aww, that sucks that you don’t have them in your country! Boo!

  2. cloudburst

    Quite pretty, but you can really see the brush strokes with the metallic finish.

  3. Yeah I wish you couldn’t see the brush strokes because the colors are so pretty!