Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Cadillacquer The Dark Defender

I have a wonderful fellow Swiss nail polish blogger - Aglayanails. She has a gorgeous nail polish collection and comes up with the most incredible combinations. While I did see Cadillacquer on so many other Blogs it is thanks to her that I got my first Cadillacquer nail polishes (two of them I already showed). So I finally thought it is about time to thank her for hooking me on that great Swiss nail polish line Cadillacquer!!!

The last of my first ever three Cadillacquer is The Dark Defender and from their Dexter Collection. It is a sheer teal base with tons of purple and turquoise mini glitter in it and is it possible that there is silver shimmers in it???



the above two pictures are taken in the sun, the below photo indoors in the shade


I applied three coats of The Dark Defender over Essence XXL Nail Thickener. The formula is as it would be in a normal cream polish, just slap, slap and off you go. With its sheer black base I find tip wrapping core. I have to admit, I don't like dark jellies that still show VNL - therefore a third coat was a MUST for me. The Dark Defender dries quickly and nearly smooth. One coat of Essence Better Than Gel Nails Fast Dry was all there was needed to achieve a glossy, smooth finish.

Final thoughts: At three coats the incredible density of the glitter gives a foil like look and the twinkle and sparkle is incredible. Sure, The Dark Defender has plenty of sparkle it has a class and a sophistication that clearly sets it apart - yep, this is true polish love ;-). I have to admit that I am now a true Cadillacquer convert!!!

I ordered all my Cadillacquer with their own Etsy Shop here.

I look forward to reading your comments - thanks for visiting!!!
Christine

18 comments:

  1. This is really beautiful and unique! I love unique, and when unique and vampy collide...well, it's a match made in nail heaven! :) And you're right...Aglayanails is wonderful. She is one of my favorite bloggers.

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    1. Thank you so much, Melissa! *blush*

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  2. Very pretty and unique! You look great in dark shades:)

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    1. Thank you Essie - dark's are my favorites I have to admit ;-)

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  3. What a beautifully complex polish! Your photos are all amazing, sis, I can only imagine how incredible this one looks in real life... again, watch out for the lamp posts ;)

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    1. Awwww thank you Liesl - so supportive and encouraging!!!!IRL it is so much sparklier (errr if this word exists). Ja, ja, those lamp posts are a challenge indeed ;-P

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  4. Hi Christine !! This is really pretty !! Love how complex this is :)

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  5. Hi Christine! This is gorgeous. I love the shimmer! You show such amazing indies! :)

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    1. Hi Clare, glad you like my choices :-)!!!! and thank you for your lovely comment :-)

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  6. What a gorgeous polish! I have to place a new Cadillacquer-order soon ;-)
    And thank you so much for the shout-out, as you have already seen, it worked :-)

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    1. Thank you :-) - I just yesterday received my second Cadillacquer order (you promised me, I will go back there soon and you were right)!!! And you are most welcome, I love your Blog and your creativity and what you show us! I was so happy to see Essie over at yours <3

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  7. OMG Christine! This polish is gorgeous, I love a dark green teal for Fall, plus the shimmer looks almost like flakies, so this one goes directly to my wishlist!!
    You have the most amazing nail polish collection! bisous, xxx

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    1. Hi Nati, awww you like it - thank you so much my dear friend!!!!! Very happy me now :-D!!!I really, really like the brand, Madeleine's range of colors, the quality I experienced so far and the individual finishes of her creations have really convinced me - and I feel so proud that this is a Swiss brand!!! Bisous xxx

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  8. This is really amazing! I love these colors right now!

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    1. Hi Ina - thank you so much hon - we seem once more quite synched colorwise - I remember we both were totally into turquoise simultaneously earlier this year ;-)

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  9. Hi pet! It's stunning! What a depth! So nice color and shimmer/flakes!! I love teal! I hope you had a nice dinner today! Viele Küsschen!! xxx

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    1. Hi sweetie, Thank you love <3!!! I still have Moonlight on my nails and just got a compliment for it from my 19 year old nephew (he works in the same company) - now I was floored - this young man recognizing his old aunts nails - what a compliment - LOL!!! Dinner was great we could still sit outside all evening!!! I think those days soon will be gone unless I dig up my down jacket - LOL!!!

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