Sunday, 19 May 2013

Review: Chanel Le Vernis Nail Color in May - a great shade for Spring/ Summer

Hello Everyone

Hope you all are happy and healthy and had a great weekend. 

I love the pastel shades of nail polishes that usually trend during Spring Season. I got this lovely soft pink shade from Chanel, called May, quite a while ago. This was launched with Chanel's Spring 2012 collection and is from permanent range. 


I am wearing this nail polish a lot lately, and thought, why not share my thoughts with you all. 

Chanel Le Vernish Nail Color in May is a lovely soft pink shade which is very wearable by women of any age and ethnicity. Almost neutral, barely inclining towards cooler tones on my warm/ yellow hands. 

The formula of this nail polish disappointed me a bit, especially when compared with my other Chanel nail polishes (Malice & Blue Satin). The color pay off isn't as great as other Chanel nail polishes I have, which give almost full coverage in just one coat. One coat of May gives a very sheer uneven finish, for a full coverage I had to apply two coats. This polish has slightly thicker formula and it slightly dragged through the bed of the nail giving uneven finish. Because the formula is thicker, I have to apply this nail polish with lot of patience. I let the first coat set properly and then I apply the second coat. With Chanel and at this price point, I did not expect this, especially when I have used some really awesome nail polishes before.

I usually get a week's wear with all Chanel nail polishes, with minor tip wear & tear and this nail polish was also not an exception. 

Comes in sturdy glass bottle with regular cap and separate brush cap. 

Price: INR 1450/- for 13 ml of product. 

Overall, the shade is very pretty and apt of this season, but, I would have loved it to the core if the formula was like my other Chanel nail polishes. 

Here are some more pictures and swatches of Chanel Le Vernis Nail Color in May: 






Chanel May after 4 days of wear
I hope you all found the review helpful. Which your favorite soft pink nail polish shade? Do let me know in the comments below, I would love to check out some. 

I am heading towards a long week, as it is going to very hectic & painful at work. Wishing all of you a lovely week starting tomorrow. 

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