Cult Nails It's a New Day Collection Review, Photos, Swatches

Cult Nails New Day Nail Lacquer
Cult Nails It’s a New Day Collection

Cult Nails It’s a New Day Collection ($36.00 for 3 x 0.50 fl. oz.) is a three-piece, limited edition collection. It’s available for pre-order at a special price of $24, and each pre-order also receives a free stamping plate. The way Cult Nails’ collections work presently is they’re sold via pre-order as a set, and if there are any remaining sets after the pre-order concludes, then those remaining bottles will be available as individual shades for purchase.

Cult Nails New Day Nail Lacquer ($12.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is described as an “opaque, pastel yellow.” It’s a light, buttery yellow with a cream finish. It is mostly opaque in two coats, and it self-levels fairly well. I still ended up with a little bit of streakiness on my pinky nail, but the other three nails had totally self-leveled. The first coat was noticeably streaky, but the second coat hid and filled in the rest (excepting the pinky nail). The consistency is slightly thick, so I would make sure to take the time to do a thinner first coat, then a more normal coat for the second one. MAC Near Beth Experience (LE, $16.00) is a touch less warm-toned. Butter London Jasper (P, $15.00) is darker. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

Cult Nails Evolution Nail Lacquer ($12.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is described as a “sheer, but buildable, peach creme/jelly hybrid.” It’s a light, pastel peach with a cream finish. It’s sheer, as described, in a single coat, but it was a little streaky to me. I’ve also shown it with two coats, where it is opaque and had no streakiness. Dior Blossom (132) (LE, $24.00) is slightly darker. MAC Pep Pep Pep (LE, $16.00) is similar. MAC Myth (LE, $16.00) is darker. Chanel Emprise (P, $27.00) is darker. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

Cult Nails Falling Hard Nail Lacquer ($12.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is described as a “one coat, bubblegum pink creme.” It’s a light-medium, cool-toned bubblegum pink with a cream finish. It was fully opaque in one coat, just as promised. The consistency wasn’t too thick or too thin, but it leans slightly thick. Illamasqua Harem (P, $17.00) is lighter, cooler-toned. MAC Vagabondage (LE, $16.00) is similar MAC Saint Germain (LE, $16.00) is similar. Zoya Shelby (P, $9.00) is darker. Essie Cascade Cool (LE, $8.00) is similar. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

P.S. — If you go through my referral link, you can get $12 off $24 on your first purchase. Note, it does not apply to the special pre-sale price (which is already discounted), so just a heads up 🙂

New Day

LELimited Edition. $12.00.
A-
A-
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
10
Longevity
4
Application
91%
Total

Evolution

LELimited Edition. $12.00.
A
A
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
4.5
Application
93%
Total

Falling Hard

LELimited Edition. $12.00.
A+
A+
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
100%
Total
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Cult Nails New Day Nail Lacquer
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Cult Nails New Day Nail Lacquer
Cult Nails New Day Nail Lacquer

Cult Nails New Day Nail Lacquer
Cult Nails New Day Nail Lacquer

Cult Nails New Day Nail Lacquer
Cult Nails New Day Nail Lacquer

Cult Nails New Day Nail Lacquer
Cult Nails New Day Nail Lacquer

Cult Nails New Day Nail Lacquer
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Cult Nails Evolution Nail Lacquer
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Cult Nails Evolution Nail Lacquer
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Cult Nails Evolution Nail Lacquer
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Cult Nails Evolution Nail Lacquer (Two Coats)

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Cult Nails Falling Hard Nail Lacquer
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WendyM Avatar

Hmmm..I’m usually very game for some Cult Nails, but not this particular collection. It is falling flat on me. Butter London’s Jasper is a great yellow, a bit edgier..a little more suited to my tastes. These are pretty, but not something that interests me.

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