Sunday, December 6th, 2009

China Glaze Heli-Yum Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Up & Away Collection: Heli-Yum

China Glaze Heli-Yum Nail Lacquer is a vibrant, deeply pigmented pinky-red.; It’s not the scarlet red we’ve seen over and over again for the holiday season — it’s marked by a lot of raspberry pink. It’s one of the deeper shades of the collection as well, but it is a beautiful shade of not-quite-red but more-than-pink.

Intensely pigmented, smooth to the touch, and pretty easy to apply all describe this formula and shade. I needed just one medium-thick coat to get a smooth, non-streaky application with an opaque finish. I still went for two, but that’s a personal preference; you could easily get away with just a single coat with this particular shade and formula.

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

Recommendation: Though a little summery, this is one beautiful pink-coral shade for nails!

Availability: January 2010

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China Glaze Heli-Yum Nail Lacquer

China Glaze Heli-Yum Nail Lacquer

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13 thoughts on “China Glaze Up & Away Collection: Heli-Yum Nail Lacquer Review, Photos, Swatches

  1. Amy

    Nice! This is my favorite by far. It makes me crave spring and summer weather!

  2. Kristina

    It’s very pretty, but I don’t see red in this shade though.

  3. Im seriously loving every color in this collection!

  4. Lorna

    i like this color but i don’t think i could pull it off

  5. Ooo this one matches one of my tops that I have!

  6. very nice! i love pink

  7. amy

    Pretty and it is a classic pink lovers must have. I just can’t resist hot pink nails for the summer or anytime. I even wear hot pink in the winter if I feel like it.

  8. Heather T.

    christine, your hands, well cuticles & nails, are perfect! Wht do you use? :>

    • LOL, would you believe nothing?

      I really don’t do much to my nails! The only thing that I might do is put on hand cream every so often, but I often forget :(

  9. Luisafer

    this is awesome!!! my favorite!!! have to get this for spring and summer!!!

  10. Sara

    oh my gorgeous.

  11. Aisha

    makes me think of yummy raspberrys :O now i’m hungry