Three days in and I'm only suffering from three tiny chips on the ends of my nails, which otherwise still look freshly painted. The formula dries pretty quickly too (helped by the fact you only actually need one coat,) making this a force to be reckoned with if you're an impatient applier like me. I'm incredibly pleased that this collection doesn't just include the usual pinks, reds and plum shades that I've come to expect from L'Oreal - but actually on-trend, current and relevant to the season colours that I'm already recommending to friends, family and followers. Out of the 22 shades, these are the five I'm coveting and would suggest you pick up sooner rather than later...
664 Griege Amoureux (Mushroom Grey)
The one shade that I seem to turn to the most is a nude-greige, as it seamlessly fits with any look. This mushroom colour is elegant and sophisticated, while being a grown-up alternative to the usual dusty pinks.
556 Grenat Irreverent (Cherry Black)
A great alternative to the classic Rouge Noir shade from Chanel (at a fifth of the price I might add,) this is sexy without being obvious. Another shade I turn to every single winter and know will spice up my outfit instantly.
666 Vert Absinthe (Khaki Green)
One of the hottest shades of the season, this is the tone I'm obsessed with and wearing right now. Khaki may seem intimidating, but you don't have to be an emo kid or army graduate to wear it. Surprisingly, it's a pretty neutral shade that goes with everything.
668 Bleu Royal (Deep Navy Blue)
Another hot shade for spring, navy blue nails have been seen all over the catwalks and are being showcased by some of the world's biggest designer brands. At £4.99 it's a great way to nod to igh fashion without spending a fortune.
116 Cafe De Nuit (Creamy Nude)
The perfect antidote to the usual spring time pastels, this is girly without being pink and subtle without being too understated. It's the kind of shade you can wear 365 - to the office, on a weekend or out with your mates. A wise choice, no matter your tastes.
Which shades are you loving the look of? Do any of my top five tickle your fancy?
The L’Oreal Paris Color Riche L’Huile Nail Varnish is available now, priced £4.99. Currently on '3 for 2' in Boots stores nationwide.
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