Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Revlon Colorstay in Bare Bones

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This is the second of my two purchases from the Revlon Colorstay range. This shade is actually quite an unusual choice for me but after recently discovering how much I love OPI's Skull & Glossbones I decided to pick it up. I've been keen to find another light neutral shade which I would be able to wear in the same way as Skull & Glossbones; not only as a base coat for nail art but also alone without looking washed out next to my skin tone.

Unfortunately Bare Bones has a little too much beige and not enough grey to work for me right now. You probably won't be able to tell from the photo but I suffer from eczema on my hands and the beige tone of this polish just makes my dry skin look redder especially now that its cold outside. I think I'll give Bare Bones a second chance once my hands aren't so dry.
As for the formula I would say its fairly good, not as nice as Rain Forest as being a lighter, creme shade it was a little more streaky on application. It did however only take two coats to get the colour opaque which is very reasonable for a shade as light as this. I can't comment on how well the polish lasts on the nails though as I didn't keep it on for long enough to find out!

What is your favourite neutral polish?
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