Friday, August 17, 2012

The 12 Days of Kleancolor Day 1 - City Never Sleeps


I want to get out of my current habit of just buying nail polish for the sake of it, so I'm going to try and swatch as many of my untrieds as possible. First up is the Kleancolor haul I wrote about here, I'm going to do one every day for 12 days. Here's the first one - City Never Sleeps. I swatched it mainly over Fearne black.

A little word of warning about Kleancolor - the smell. They really are strong, so if you're using them, do it outside or by an open window. It doesn't put me completely off, but I don't think they'd be my first choice of polish from my stash to be honest. I don't know if this one was particularly bad or if they all are, I'll let you know. The colour payoff is fantastic - I swatched this one on its own on my thumb (three coats) and over black (one coat black, two coats glitter) on my fingers.

Inside, no flash

Outside, direct sunlight

Outside, indirect sunlight

I really like the colour of the glitter - it's a mix of pink, aqua and gold, and it builds up really well. It is gritty but a topcoat sorts that out in seconds.

That's the first one done, on to the next one tomorrow!

Have a great Rebecca Black day,


  1. This polish is gorgeous! I can't wait to see the rest of your swatches x

  2. So happy I came across your blog on Hellocotton, Its great doll. Happily Following:)

    Sara xx

  3. Oh it is really pretty! Shame about the smell though :( Not great for painting your nails at night or in a small room x

  4. Lovely and love the blog header!

  5. I like the colors on your thumb! So fresh and light. :)


  6. Looks good over black, imagine other colours it would look good oF top of :)

  7. This is a great color. I have noticed some kleancolors smell strong, while others don't.

  8. I like the glitter! Good luck with your untreids, I recently tried all of mine and it is a great feeling. Unusual but great lol...


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