NARS Galion Nail Lacquer Review, Photos, Swatches

NARS Galion Nail Lacquer
NARS Galion Nail Lacquer

NARS Fall 2011: Galion Nail Lacquer

NARS Galion Nail Lacquer ($17.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is described as a “stormy grey.” It’s a rich, creamy navy-tinged, blackened gray. I achieved opaque color in just two coats, and there was no streaking, bubbling, or difficulty in applying the shade onto my nails. The formula flowed evenly without being too thick or thin. This shade looks really crisp on the nails, and despite my nails being too long, it still seems to work on me.  I typically get a week of wear with NARS’ nail polishes.

It’s a little bluer-based (but still very similar) to China Glaze Concrete Catwalk. The way it looks is reminiscent of Zoya Kelly, but they are not dupes–Kelly is much lighter but of the same hue.

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NARS Galion Nail Lacquer
NARS Galion Nail Lacquer

NARS Galion Nail Lacquer
NARS Galion Nail Lacquer

NARS Galion Nail Lacquer
NARS Galion Nail Lacquer

NARS Galion Nail Lacquer
NARS Galion Nail Lacquer

NARS Galion Nail Lacquer
NARS Galion Nail Lacquer

NARS Galion Nail Lacquer
NARS Galion Nail Lacquer

NARS Galion Nail Lacquer
NARS Galion Nail Lacquer

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OMG! I love super dark grays… Nails Inc. Berkeley Square is one of my favorites, and this one is beautiful too! I don’t think I’m going to buy Galion because I already have ChG Concrete Catwalk, but it’s still beautiful!

It is very similar in colour to Dior Perfecto, I love grays so I bought the Dior one and when I was about to get this I realised that they are very similar, I have no idea if they are actually dupes but nearly.

I didn’t get Galion yesterday when I saw it at Sephora. It seemed similar to Concrete Catwalk which I had on my shelf at home. Good to have that hypothesis confirmed.

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