NARS Kutki Nail Lacquer Review, Photos, Swatches

NARS Kutki Nail Lacquer
NARS Kutki Nail Lacquer

NARS Kutki Nail Lacquer

Thakoon for NARS will debut on May 1st at NARS’ website, and the collection features six shades.   NARS Kutki Nail Lacquer ($18.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is described as a “powder blue.” It’s a pale, pastel sky blue–a little more muted than the perfect sky blue, I’d say–it does have a powdery/dusty quality to it. Nubar Blue Hydrangea is a richer blue, less white in its base. Chanel Riva is very similar in color, but it is more translucent and has shimmer.

Kutki is mostly opaque after two coats, but it is streaky, and even after two coats, it’s still noticeable in places, so I would recommend a third coat or ensuring your second coat was on the thicker side.  For me, it was one of the worst performers in the six-shade collection.  The consistency was just a smidgen on the thicker side, but I wouldn’t describe as thick.  It flowed easily across the nail and didn’t pool–just streaked.  The drying time was about average.  NARS nail polishes typically last a week on my nails with minor tip wear but no chipping.

NARS Nail Polish Kutki
B+
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
10
Application
4
Total
88%

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NARS Kutki Nail Lacquer
NARS Kutki Nail Lacquer

NARS Kutki Nail Lacquer
NARS Kutki Nail Lacquer

NARS Kutki Nail Lacquer
NARS Kutki Nail Lacquer

NARS Kutki Nail Lacquer
NARS Kutki Nail Lacquer

NARS Kutki Nail Lacquer
NARS Kutki Nail Lacquer

NARS Kutki Nail Lacquer
NARS Kutki Nail Lacquer

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The Good
  • Long-wearing (5)
  • Just Right (4)
  • Easy To Apply (3)
  • Glossy (2)
  • Spreads Easily (1)
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  • Highly Pigmented (5)
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The Bad
  • Chips Easily (2)
  • Streaks (2)
  • Hard To Apply (2)
  • Bubbles (2)
  • Goopy (1)
  • Pools (1)