Colorbar Plum Grenadine Nail Lacquer Swatches

by mehak on January 22, 2013

in colorbar, Nail Products, Nailpaint

Since its just the start of a work day, and we dont want you to trip up in your stilletoes, lets stick to virgin drinks today morning . How about a Shirley Temple with a generous dash of Grenadine ? Not your scene? Well ill tell what maybe even better than an open bar at the start of a work day- and thats the Colorbar ‘Bar’ of Nail Polishes. The latest one to join the array of bottles there -right next to the green apple martini is Colorbar Plum Grenadine !

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Plum Grenadine is a plummy pink- purple. While i love purple as a color, it just doesnt seem to agree with my hands usually. Violet makes my hands look dull and lifeless and those deep inky purples almost look black against my nails . So far there are only two purple nailpolishes that have really worked for me – the first being Zoya Valerie  and the second being this one ! I like how its purple, but still fun and bright and dare i say even work appropriate at the same time. I also love how glossy it is, it looks freshly applied even on the third day and thats a great thing!

My problem with this nail polish was that it seemed thicker than other colorbar nailpolishes iv tried which meant application was a little bit gloopy. I think that may also be because i started a fifteen minute long phone conversation gossiping with a friend with the bottle half open, but i dont know ! In terms of wear, it wore longer than other colorbar nailpolishes, i got 3-4 days of wear without chipping . Removing this however was a total and complete pain. It literally took me a good twenty minutes to get traces of this out!

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Verdict: B+

Price: Rs 150/-

Recommendation: Colorbar Plum Grenadine is a totally welcome addition to my purple family stash, and i love how this looks against my skin. Colorbar makes great nailpolishes and this one is no different, i think the only thing i had a problem with was that it was thicker than usual colorbar polishes, and removing it was a hassle. It was quite stubborn. The flipside however is that it did wear longer than other Colorbar polishes!

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{ 21 comments… read them below or add one }

Vaishnavi January 22, 2013 at 11:24 am

You are right Mehak! it looks so glossy and is a beautiful shade :)

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Rajvi Bhow January 22, 2013 at 12:39 pm

Its a nice shade.. does it last long?.. one grouse I have with Maybelline nail paints although they are nicely priced is that wears off from my hands in just 3-4 days.

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mehak January 22, 2013 at 1:43 pm

Hey yeah it wears longer than maybelline for sure !..but not too long..like maybelline stats chipping by day 2 for me, this one by around day 4- dya 5

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abhi January 22, 2013 at 1:09 pm

what an awesome colour..im getting it pronto!!
also ur so great with makeup n u experiment with makeup so much..please pls do a tutorial on this look..
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=522457111122329&set=a.479866265381414.110531.477280945639946&type=1&theater
i loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeed it…Im obsessed…pls pls

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Aparajita January 22, 2013 at 3:12 pm

oooh…what a color…
and as you have mentioned it stays put for a while…what else can a girl want…:)

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Orangepinkk January 22, 2013 at 3:28 pm

Nice Color… Though i prefer natural white tip nails but, the only nail paint i prefer is frm mac.. Nothing can beat their quality and color.

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Sumathi January 22, 2013 at 4:23 pm

Very pretty colour. glad to know that it lasts decently.. Planning to try colorbar nail polishes next.. Maybelline one doesn’t stay for more than 2 days.. I have to control myself from doing any work :P to get this to stay longer..

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Embellished January 22, 2013 at 4:47 pm

Love Colorbar nail polishes.

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Preeti Kaur January 22, 2013 at 6:43 pm

I always find dark colored nail paints tough to remove :( On the bright side, dark colors make my hands look fairer and just more beautiful :P So I guess you can’t have it all ;)

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mehak January 22, 2013 at 8:58 pm

yup darker polishes are a pain but this one was a special pain.

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Richa Saxena January 22, 2013 at 7:02 pm

I have this & I totally love it!! Its a gorgeous gorgeous shade….

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Ikya January 23, 2013 at 12:09 am

Eep! I love it on you! I think I need to pick some of these up! Bloody Mary and Pink lady especially!

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Sweet&Bitter January 23, 2013 at 12:54 am

ohh dear Mehek!!! U just made me realize that I forgot to visit the Colorbar store when I was In Delhi last week. The new products hardly come up soon at the kiosks here. The color looks good on you.

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Swati January 23, 2013 at 1:07 am

I like how glossy, bright and wearable this looks! Haven’t tried colorbar nail paints yet.. but will check out their collection now :)

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coralcrue January 23, 2013 at 7:44 am

chipping by day 4-5 is not bad at all. I love the colour. It looks really lovely on you.

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ID January 23, 2013 at 10:39 am

hii mehak, i hav sent u an urgent email for makeup suggestion, please reply. thanks.

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Prachi January 23, 2013 at 2:16 pm

Nice colour and so good that it’s long staying too..

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MissBoPeep January 23, 2013 at 3:37 pm

Nice color! Very festive.
Hey Mehak, just wondering if you plan to have a blog sale sometime? It will be fun.

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CSP Ballal January 23, 2013 at 3:40 pm

very vibrant shade. and I envy ur nails. they are effortlessly long.

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Priya Raghuwanshi January 24, 2013 at 10:00 am

Looks pretty… Never tried colours from colorbar… Should get one now!

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deepti January 24, 2013 at 7:40 pm

Pretty shade! Love your style of writing :)

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