NAILS: Collection Lasting Gel Colour

I‘ve tried out this Lasting Gel Colour by Collection and I have to say for a budget gel polish, it’s pretty good!  The colour I tested is ‘Antique Rose’ and it’s a gorgeous neutral colour with a dusky pink tone.  The ‘easy wide brush’ was pretty easy to use although it doesn’t have much shape at the end so I found it a little tricky to get in the curve near the cuticle but other than that I can’t really fault it.  I applied 2 layers to get this look and drying time is pretty darn swift.  As you can see it certainly does have a gel gloss finish to it and I’m pleased to say this did last about a week before I noticed the shine start to wear off but still no chipping.  Now I do have acrylic overlays on my nails so obviously this does make polish last longer which is why I have them done so my no-chip time might vary for anyone without gel or acrylic overlays.  In total there are 15 shades to choose from in this range, including a clear top coat which could be a cheaper alternative to Seche Vite and would be great to top up the shine once they start to wear.  At £3.19 this nail colour is certainly worth a try!  Remember there’s a 3 for 2 on at Boots!

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  1. 13th March 2014 / 5:36 pm

    I’ve been wondering for a while if these high street gel polishes are any good – I’ll take your word for it and give it a go!

  2. Anonymous
    13th March 2014 / 6:53 pm

    Just found your blog from Twitter! I love everything! Great nail swatch, I love your photography, really high quality. I’ll definitely be reading every day!

  3. Anonymous
    14th March 2014 / 10:23 am

    What a nice shade

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