Estee Lauder Pure Colour Metal Mania Nail Lacquer: Smashed

by mehak on June 13, 2013

in Estee Lauder, Grade B+, Nailpaint, Reviews

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Smashed. Make a Sentence with this word:

Girl i was so smashed last night, i drunk dialled *insert name of ex boyfriend*” .

Omg Sachin has Smashed another record!

Oh babies, darlings you look the smashings honies”  (Said in a cheap Dilli way)

” Oh that gorgeous thing? Thats called Smashed”

If you didn’t quite understand that last line, then you haven’t met Estee Lauder’s Pure Color Nail Lacquer in Smashed ! A gorgeous deep, eggplant purple with gold and  blue microshimmer, this polish is a definite stunner! The color is absolutely gorgeous in the bottle, though i do admit on the nails it looks much deeper, so some of those gorgeous reflective particles you see in the bottle don’t really show up on the nails.

That being said, it is stunning in its own right and my photos don’t do it justice. Glitter polishes are hard to capture anyway and this one was super hard as it kept looking flat in the photographs. Color wise this is similar to Zoya Valerie except Valerie has much more gold shimmer in it . In terms of quality, the polish applied smoothly and evenly, took a while to dry but thats ok. It did chip by Day 2-3 which is really no fun at the price these come at !There is also something left to be desired in terms of the glossyness of the finish- it definitely could have been glossier and creamier.

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Verdict: B+

Price: 1210/-

 Verdict: Estee Lauder Smashed is a stunning deep eggplant purple with gold and turquoise shimmer which my photos haven’t been able  the gorgeousness of  unfortunately.  This one will especially flatter paler skintones more. I would only say it needs some improvement in terms of longevity and the color not being completely true to bottle (It goes deeper on the nails and hence tends to hide some of the glitter). If you are a nail polish fan however, this really is gorgeousness in a bottle!

*Sample recieved!

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{ 22 comments… read them below or add one }

Eesha June 13, 2013 at 11:32 am

So pretty… <3<3<3

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mehak June 13, 2013 at 5:22 pm

:)

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Heena June 13, 2013 at 12:10 pm

Zoya Valrie Looks Much Better n Pretty! :D

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mehak June 13, 2013 at 5:22 pm

I like valerie better tooz!

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Shikha June 13, 2013 at 1:36 pm

nice shade.. few days back I was browsing online store and showing my mum these cuties and cursing that they so expensive…

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Abhi June 13, 2013 at 1:54 pm

hello gorgeousness….love it in the bottle and on your nails…obsessed..i want it..
a little expensive for the pint sized bottle but its love at first sight none the less……

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mehak June 15, 2013 at 11:22 am

I know its stunning na!

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Shreya June 13, 2013 at 2:02 pm

such a pretty n classy color. … Need this one to uplift my mood in these dull rainy days ;)

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Swagata June 13, 2013 at 3:00 pm

oh wow… the shade is awesome… but the price makes me cry :(

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mehak June 15, 2013 at 11:21 am

Haha ..yeah i know!

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Richa Saxena June 13, 2013 at 3:48 pm

Ohh M G!! That’s super a pretty polish…Gorgeous color Mehak!

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mehak June 13, 2013 at 5:21 pm

it is !!!

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Dollie Solanki June 14, 2013 at 9:52 am

Lovely colour….very similar to Chanel Taboo. But thrs a dupe available…Bourjois 1seconde in no 9. Have reviewed it on my blog.

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mehak June 15, 2013 at 11:23 am

Ooh really will check it out!

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Tamanna June 14, 2013 at 12:59 pm

What a lovely colour! Too expensive for a nail paint but then it’s Estee Lauder…

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deepti June 14, 2013 at 3:46 pm

very gorgeous shade…dont know why it reminded me of Vampires!

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mehak June 15, 2013 at 11:24 am

haha it is a vampy colour

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Meghana Acharya June 14, 2013 at 6:23 pm
ID June 14, 2013 at 8:05 pm

seems so close to chanel taboo..smashing color indeed

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mehak June 15, 2013 at 11:21 am

Chanel Taboo is so gorgeous!

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KRITI June 14, 2013 at 10:33 pm

cool….definitely for nail polish lovers

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Gowthami June 16, 2013 at 12:50 pm

that’s lovely shade and smashing :)

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