Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head - Raindrops Nail Varnish from Ilamasqua

Raindrops has been on my beauty radar for what feels like forever, so when I saw it stocked in the Illamasqua sale, I just had to nab it. It's a stunning colour, very much a rainy storm cloud in a bottle and is the perfect shade as we transfer from Winter to Spring.

The colour is a sheer light grey-blue with a jelly like finish, but what really makes this colour special is the flecks of silver running throughout. It creates a tiny thunderstorm on your finger nails, and I'm not ashamed to say that I sat waving my hands in front of me to catch the soft, subtle shimmer when I first wore it.

Star Ring: Tatty Devine

The formula for Raindrops is really great. It's a shade which can be built up depending on how sheer or solid you want the final finish. These photos show three coats over a clear base coat which provided a really dense colour which took a good three days before the tips started to chip away. I'm utterly in love with it, and can't wait to explore more of Illamasqua's more unique polishes.

Until next time,

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  1. What a beautiful colour...I have never tried an illamasqua nail polish (or anything for that matter) I suppose I love my budget brands! :) x

    1. It's so stunning! It's worth following their Twitter as they frequently have sales, and they are AMAZING! They have three categories with 50, 60 and 70% off which is when I then stock up. Their white eye-liner is probably my "if I could only wear one item" product. :) x

  2. Stunning colour. I've been so in love with grei tones this winter. X x

    1. Me too - I've found myself with a lot of grey and pastel pinks. Must be dreaming of Spring. :) x


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