Guerlain A La Parisienne Nail Lacquer Review, Photos, Swatches

Guerlain A La Parisienne Nail Lacquer
Guerlain A La Parisienne Nail Lacquer

Guerlain A La Parisienne Nail Lacquer ($23.00 for 0.33 fl. oz.) is an intense coral-red with a cream finish. Guerlain Champs-Elysees is pinker, cooler. Dior Merveille is more shimmery. Rescue Beauty Lounge Poppy is more shimmery, warmer. China Glaze Hey Sailor is cooler. Essie Too Too Hot is similar. Essie Silken Cord is cooler. See comparison swatches.

It’s incredibly pigmented and nearly opaque in one coat, but you’ll need two for full color coverage. It dries down a bit faster than the average polish, and it dries to a high gloss finish–no need for a top coat. The consistency isn’t too thick or too thin, so the polish spread well across the nail without streaking, bubbling, or pooling along the edges and was very easy to control during application. I only see very minor tip wear after wearing Guerlain’s polish for a week.

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Guerlain A La Parisienne Nail Lacquer
Guerlain A La Parisienne Nail Lacquer

Guerlain A La Parisienne Nail Lacquer
Guerlain A La Parisienne Nail Lacquer

Guerlain A La Parisienne Nail Lacquer
Guerlain A La Parisienne Nail Lacquer

Guerlain A La Parisienne Nail Lacquer
Guerlain A La Parisienne Nail Lacquer

Guerlain A La Parisienne Nail Lacquer
Guerlain A La Parisienne Nail Lacquer

Guerlain A La Parisienne Nail Lacquer
Guerlain A La Parisienne Nail Lacquer

Guerlain A La Parisienne Nail Lacquer
Guerlain A La Parisienne Nail Lacquer

Guerlain A La Parisienne Nail Lacquer
Guerlain A La Parisienne Nail Lacquer

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About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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