Kiko: Lavish Oriental LE

A few months ago, the lovely Sam from Fashion Polish posted some gorgeous kikos on Instagram and had me swooning over them. I was about to throw my hands up in frustration when Sam kindly offered to do a swap with me! As you can imagine I nearly peed my pants - a swap with my nail crush?! I think I died and went to heaven :angel

Of course, after drooling over Sam's swatches on the kiko holos, I knew I had to grab these pretties:


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Kiko 399 (Silk Taupe). 2 coats without topcoat.
A gorgeous nude linear holo. I really really love how it looks on me. So flattering! :L

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Kiko 400 (Steel Grey). 2 coats without topcoat.
Another beauty. This is a charcoal with very strong linear holo. Super love! <3

The holo in these kikos are very strong and intense especially under direct sunlight and I love how they look in the shade too! *swoon*
Formula is pretty good. I wore them over my usual basecoat (NailTek Foundation II) but I skipped the topcoat because it dulled the holo slightly. I actually wore Silk Taupe to work for a week using the sandwich method (holo-topcoat-holo) and only experienced slight tipwear!

So if you ever come across them in stores, etc, don't hesitate to grab them. I highly recommend them ;)

xoxo,
mich

10 comments:

  1. Wah, these are gorgeous! On the swatch stick, Steel Grey looks amazing but Silk Taupe looks more lovely on the nails methinks!

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  2. Silky Taupe is also my favourite out of the 4. I truly hope Kiko will consider releasing some more shades for summer.

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  3. I thought my fav would be Steel Grey but Silk Taupe totally stole my heart!! <33

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  4. Mine too! I definitely hope Kiko will release more awesome colors!! :P

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  5. Great colors!

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  6. mouth wateringly gorgeous!!! oh my

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  7. Raquel_9mlUniverseJune 25, 2013 at 10:25 PM

    I love the Silk Taupe, it's my favourite from this collection!

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