An impulsive buy – Chanel Le Vernis in June
One such slip up happened last week when I experienced a sudden and slightly overwhelming urge to splurge whilst passing Chanel’s new Spring collection.Two things caught my eye, the seriously gorgeous but unnecessary Blush Horizon De Chanel and this polish.
I can pinpoint a peach within seconds (talented, hey?) and under the harsh department store lights this did look very peach, almost like a lux version of Barry M’s Peach Melba which btw I love.
Frustratingly, those lights can be incredibly misleading. I should have known better and done my research first, because when I got this home it was clear that this was no peach but in fact an orange! A polish imposter!
I’m not denying that it’s a beautiful shade, it is, in fact it’s stunning but just not one that agrees with my skin tone unfortunately. Flattering peaches on me need a little more pink to them, I’m far to pale to pull of a shade this fruity.
I’m gutted, I had hoped this would be my ‘go to’ spring varnish much like Paradoxal is for me in the winter months. Oh well, but I guess this is what happens when you impulse buy.
For those of you blessed with a great tan or darker skin tone then this would look amazing on your nails, it screams summer. There are also two other shades in this collection, April, a gorgeous garnet and May, a pretty soft pink.
Have you experienced the urge to splurge recently? What did you buy?