18 October 2013

China Glaze Monsters Ball ♥ Swatches and Review

China Glaze Monsters Ball

This year China Glaze has released a fabulous Halloween theme collection called Monsters Ball.  I picked up three polishes from the collection several weeks ago at ULTA, and recently China Glaze sent the rest of them to me!  Which means I have a few extra polishes to share with one of you!

China Glaze Howl You Doin'

Howl You Doin’ is a dark purple base (but not a a jelly) filled with glitter that dries slightly uneven and definitely needs a top coat... But oh so worth it!  I have already compared it to OPI Merry Midnight and included it in my Favorite Fall Manicure.  Definitely the highlight of the Monsters Ball Collection!

China Glaze Bat My Eyes

Bat My Eyes is a black base filled with gold glitter and random pieces of orange bar glitter.  I love how the orange jumps out at you when you are not expecting it!  Love this one.  If you haven’t picked it up already, do it now!

China Glaze Bump in the Night

Bump in the Night is a textured black cream.  If you like textures, you will like this.  I prefer the glittery textures myself.

China Glaze Fang-tastic

Fang-tastic is one of two glitter toppers.  It is comprised of blue, teal, pink and purple different sized glitters.  It does not make me think of Halloween at all – more like Mardi Gras!  I have layered it over Cult Nails Tempest.

China Glaze Boo-gie Down

Boo-gie Down is the second glitter topper, here I have it layered over Seche Silly but Sensible.  I can happily say that this glitter was very easy to use!  The orange hex glitter puts the perfect spin on the typical “sticks and stones” glitter.

There was one more polish in this collection, Ghoulish Glow, which is a repromote from previous Halloween collections.  I apologize for not swatching it but I lack the coordination to take pictures of a glow-in-the-dark polish!

Now for those extra bottles I mentioned!  I have three extra polishes to give to one of you – Boo-gie Down, Bat My Eyes and Howl You Doin’.  Please note that these are press samples and may have different labels than you would find in a retail store.  I am doing this as a “flash giveaway” for my loyal readers, so there will not be a lot of entry requirements.  Simply leave a comment letting me know how you follow the blog and enter you email and  in the Rafflecopter widget below.  This giveaway will end this Sunday and is US residents only.

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