Etude House Color Play #142

March 06, 2014

Today I have a colorful glitter nail polish from Etude House to share with you. If you are not familiar with this brand yet, you should know this is one of the coolest Korean cosmetics brands out there! They have a huge range of great makeup items (including nail polish of course) and their product packaging is simply beautiful. If you like your makeup packed in cute, pink, adorable and original packages, you should totally check out this brand!
So today I will show you a cute glitter nail polish I bought online via The Cutest Makeup from Etude House - Color Play 142. Keep reading to see more swatches and also a magnified version!

Etude House Color Play #142 is a glitter mix of various colors and shapes in a black jelly base.
I think there's also some tiny silver holo glitter in there, but it's not that noticeable and sparkly as you would expect. I really love this jelly mixture with the glitter, I think it creates depth and it has interesting finish to it.
I applied two coats of the glitter over a black base, but I think you can get it opaque on it's own with three coats since the jelly base is pretty dark. I added two coats of PUPA's Gel top coat to smooth out the bumpy surface that the large glitter created.

I thought it would be interesting to mattify this nail polish and so I applied one coat of OPI's Matte top coat over it. I ended up liking this version even more than the original! I loved the soft velvety look the matte top coat created over the glitter, and it even seemed that the glitter popped out against the lighter grey background.

I will probably try to mattify various glitter polishes in the future just to experiment with them, since I really loved the look of this glitter with a matte finish.
Hope you enjoyed this post! I would love to know which version you prefer - glossy or matte, and have you tried any Etude House products before?

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  1. It looks like an amazing color. It looks great glossy and matte too.

  2. New here... Gorgeous work! I adore nail polish and my long nails, and I would SO wear this color!!!

  3. Под матовым топом просто что-то невероятное! Потрясающая красота!

  4. That polish looks so cool with matte top coat!!

  5. This is SO pretty! I especially love it matte!

    xo Brianna | Glazed Over

  6. Ficou divino com o top coat matte!

  7. With the matte finish looks amazing! Very playful and cool :)

  8. This nail polish looks gorgeous! And you know what, I prefer it matte! :-)

  9. wow! so nice! like the matte version as well :D Btw, what camera lens did you use to shoot the polish on your single that details *o* awesome!!!

    1. Thank you!
      I use canon 550D with 18-55mm lens and a macro add-on.

    2. Thank you very much for the reply :D still can't get help but keep looking at those stunning and awesome shots of your :D