Illamasqua Lament Nail Varnish Review, Photos, Swatches

Illamasqua Lament Nail Varnish
Illamasqua Lament Nail Varnish

Coral Tips for Summer Trips

Illamasqua Lament Nail Varnish ($14.00 for 0.5 fl. oz.) is a fierce coral-orange that practically glows in the light.  Even in soft, indirect light, you can see the brightness of the shade.  Like Baptiste, Lament applies easily without streaking.  It has a very slight jelly quality, but overall, it’s your standard cream finish.  Above, I used two coats, but you could probably do a third for complete opacity (it looked opaque to me originally, but you can very faintly see the nail line in the photos).   Application really is quite dreamy here– so smooth, no fussing, no bubbling.

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Illamasqua Lament Nail Varnish
Illamasqua Lament Nail Varnish

Illamasqua Lament Nail Varnish
Illamasqua Lament Nail Varnish

Illamasqua Collide Nail Varnish
Lament, Baptiste, Collide

Illamasqua Collide Nail Varnish
Lament, Baptiste, Collide

Illamasqua Collide Nail Varnish
Lament, Baptiste, Collide

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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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I totally love the Illamasqua varnish formula. I bought Phallic a bit ago and I recently put it on with a layer of China Glaze Wireless Holographic Top Coat, and it makes it look like a beautiful cosmic blue. 🙂

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