Monday, November 17, 2014

My Picks from the Orly Baked Collection

Hello! I am sorry for my absence the last few days, my husband and I just moved, and that has been challenging to say the least. I am glad that most of our stuff is moved in now and we just have to clean up our old place. I am actually sitting on the floor in our (mostly) empty apartment writing this. My nails have suffered from  the move, but luckily I have some photos stored up to share for just such an occasion! I don't know why I haven't shared these yet, but these are my four favorite picks from the Orly Baked Collection that released this summer. I loved this collection and used these in nail art several times (Neon Week, Richter Scale, Violet Stones). Today I have swatches and reviews of these colors for you!

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Saturated is a gorgeous royal purple jelly. It is so rich and well, saturated in color that I can't help but adore it! I only needed two coats here. In the first photo you can see how it dries to a semi-matte finish, but I think it looks best glossy. It also has a really great formula and has a very easy application.

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Tropical Pop really does pop! It is a yellow-orange that looks so unique! I don't have anything like it in my collection and I am really glad I have this one. It is perfect in two coats and has the same jelly quality as Saturated. It is so lovely. The application is flawless.

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Hot Tropics is a neon fuchsia with shimmer! It is so gorgeous! I only needed two coats again and the application was flawless. I love how the shimmer shows so well on the nail.

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Ablaze is a very vibrant orange color. It is definitely a neon with shimmer and it is gorgeous! It was difficult to get color accurate photos here, but this is as close as I could manage. In person it looks a little more tangerine than orange. Same great formula and only two coats needed for this neon beauty.

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I really love this collection! That is why when I did a giveaway, I gave the whole collection. It is fantastic. The formulas are on point, the colors are perfect for summer and the application on all of them is perfect! I hope you like this and are still able to find some of these beauties in stores. If not, I'm sorry for sharing this so late, but I had to tell the world!

18 comments:

  1. I thought I was over summer collections, but apparently not! Lovely swatches :-D

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  2. The Dalai Lama's NailsNovember 17, 2014 at 8:50 PM

    such gorgeous swatches! These look fantastic!

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  3. I love that purple! Also...moving sucks. I had to make a big-ish move in July and was so glad I planned ahead for posts! Not only were my nails a wreck but I was in no mood to paint my nails and write new posts! Good luck with finishing up the move!

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  4. I love this collection, although I only got one of them. Orly is so underrated :)

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  5. Hot Tropics is beautiful on you, I didn't get any from this collection. I'm sending "grow fast" vibes to you, they worked with Kellie Gonzo! :P

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  6. I really like Tropical Pop! Plus I like any good jelly anyway haha :)

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  7. All four of these are gorgeous! I especially love the pink. And moving is always rough, glad you're nearly finished! :)

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  8. I hope the rest of your move goes smoothly. Love your swatches. I picked up a mini set of this collection this summer but never got around to using them. But I might bust them out during a cold spell this winter to help with warm thoughts. lol Ablaze and Hot Tropics are my favorites.

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  9. Ohhh, I love how bright these are! Your swatches look great too! Good luck on finishing up your move!

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  10. These are gorgeous! Hope you love the new place and that you're able to baby your hands to get them back in shape soon!

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  11. That shimmer in the last two polishes is just gorgeous!

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  12. Saturated is my favorite, and yes I like it better with top coat!

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  13. I love this collection! I bought Tropical Pop because I didn't own anything like it - it's gorgeous over white too! Great swatches :)

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  14. I never did find Saturated but I love it so much! beautiful!

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  15. Such fun colours! I also adore Saturated, it is the perfect purple, IMO!

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  16. These are awesome, bright and beautiful!

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  17. I Love em! I Love em!! Those colors are fab and look beautiful on you! Perfect swatches!

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