YSL Corail Divin Manicure Monday

I’ve had this colour sitting patiently, waiting to be reviewed for a while. High-end beauty brands have notoriously bad quality nail polishes in my opinion (Chanel, Dior & MAC to name a few) so I had pushed YSL’s Corail Divin to the side (Now I think about it, I do like the Estee Lauder polishes). However I figured I would bite the bullet and give it a go as it is a perfect summer coral.

The packaging, of course is beautiful. Even if it did live up to my highend nail polish stereo type I would be more than happy to simply have it on my dressing table look pretty and adding a little colour.

With the first layer I was quite surprised as it applied really well not too thick or thin, simply the perfect consistency and with two layers it’s opacity was perfect. It dried quickly, remained shiny and didn’t cheap. It’s a perfect summer coal in a perfect formulation.

Only problem? The colour is extremely difficult to photograph! But I’ll describe it for you… it is a bright, almost neon creamy orange with pink undertones.

It is the perfect nail colour for both hands and toes, a little pricey (okay, a lot) at £18 but a beautiful little treat!

What is your favourite high-end nail polish?
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20 Comments

  1. 22nd July 2013 / 6:35 pm

    I adore all the nail lacquers by Chanel… but I can see why you love this YSL one it is such a good colour xxx

  2. 22nd July 2013 / 6:58 pm

    This colour is amazing, so perfect for the sunshine!

  3. 22nd July 2013 / 7:28 pm

    This is so pretty! I wish I could justify high end nail polishes xxx

  4. 22nd July 2013 / 7:57 pm

    Looks beautiful, would be perfect with a tan! x

    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD 

  5. 23rd July 2013 / 2:40 am

    I have yet to get my fingertips on a high end nail polish but by the sound of their quality, I say I'm not missing much. I'm glad this offering from YSL didn't lived up to your usual stereotype as it's an extremely gorgeous coral shade. But for £18, I'm not exactly rushing out to make a purchase. I would if I could though 🙂

    • 24th July 2013 / 9:57 am

      It is pricey and a nice treat but I could never afford many of them X

  6. 23rd July 2013 / 6:56 am

    ive never tried YSL polishes but just picked up my first dior nail polish today… this coral you've got is so perfect i definitely will check it out next time i pass by a YSL counter! 🙂 it looks so creamyyyy

    rachel x
    http://www.blushandbrunch.com

  7. 23rd July 2013 / 7:01 am

    It's so pretty! The packaging is so classic x

  8. 23rd July 2013 / 1:18 pm

    Gorgeous colour!
    roshjourney.blogspot.co.uk

  9. 23rd July 2013 / 6:10 pm

    So expensive but so so pretty! such a nice coral shade x

  10. 29th July 2013 / 2:48 am

    This color is really beautiful. I am going to have to keep my eye out for it.

    I just bought my first YSL nail polish in Rose Baby Doll and just applied it yesterday. It applied and dried very well, now I'm just testing out its wear, but so far so good!

    Deana
    TesoriBelle.com

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