Friday, December 30, 2011

Le Métier de Beauté Resort 2011: The Jet Set Nail Lacquers

So um, as a warning, coming back to humid Malaysia means my cuticles are in horrendous disrepair (I'm also suffering from breakouts, but strategic photo cropping ensures you'll never have to look at the horror), but we shall trudge on in the name of beauty reporting! I was battling mosquitos and all manner of wildlife while taking these photos, perhaps they thought I had candy drops on the tips of my fingers. I could certainly be fooled.

The Le Métier de Beauté Resort Collection Jet Set Nail Lacquers consist of a hot pink, a neon yellow, and a fluorescent orange. The keywords we're looking for are "bright" and "bold." They remind me of M&Ms. 

L-R: ShocKEN Pink, Yield to Yellow, Not So Safe Orange

L-R: Yield to Yellow, Not So Safe Orange, ShocKEN Pink

While Yield to Yellow comes in the regular formula, Not So Safe Orange and ShocKEN Pink dry down to a sort of jelly finish. It was my first time encountering the squishy texture and I was positively giddy with delight. In the picture above I painted each nail with two coats and no top coat so you can see the texture of the polish.

The only one I might hesitate to recommend is Yield to Yellow, since the formula is thicker than the other two and a little harder to go on smooth (like most other yellow polishes). In the picture above and you can see that with two coats it is still a little uneven, but with careful application I believe it will be fine.

A little runway inspiration: Thakoon Fall 2011 featured these exact three colors.

Photo credit: style.com

You must also visit Cult of Pretty for her sunset ombré manicure with the pink and orange shades.

The Jet Set Nail Lacquers retail for $18 each and will be exclusively available at Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus in-stores and online in early January 2012. 

The products in this post were provided by the company's PR for consideration only. 

8 comments:

  1. Those nail polishes look almost good enough to eat!

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  2. they are all on my must have lists!!!

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  3. They are all gorgeous!! I love the orange one the most though :)

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  4. Wow so bright! They remind me of starbursts instead of m&ms haha

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  5. Very cute sunrise colors! Seeing these, I'm yearning for warm weather.

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  6. adoreabubbles- I painted them on my niece's toenails. I think if she could put them in her mouth she would!

    BlushingNoir- Can't wait till you feature it on your blog!

    Phoebe Limanta- It is the yummiest shade!

    kellyyes- Oooh yes! That would make more sense :P

    peach- *passes some warmth to peach*

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  7. LMDB is not available in Sydney, Australia where I live. I am currently on holidays in Hong Kong where LMDB is available at about 5 locations. Unfortunately, the selection is very limited (e.g. Corinthian eyeshadow and Fraise lip creme are both unavailable). The only kaleidoscope available is City Girl.

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  8. Hey ladies!!!! Just got word of the new spring colors I am preselling now for them!!! I'm having an event on 1/21/12 so there will be a gift too!!! ($125 qualifier) I'm not sure what it is yet but I'm sure it will be good!!!! Shoot me a text to get these limited edition colors!!! Also Ken Downing is the guest judge on Project Runway tonight!!! ;)
    I'll be shipping out the colors and your gift on 1/21! These are gonna go fast!!'n

    Alyx
    702.722.7400
    Xoxo

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