Review – Chanel Les Vernis 517 Starlet

A lot of people have reviewed this one recently, but I wanted to add my experience into the mixer!

Today I am reviewing Chanel’s newest limited edition nail polish called Starlet, which is from its Avant Premier collection.  Boots had a mad offer on last month – buy any two premium beauty products and get 750 Advantage Card points.  There’s an offer not to be sniffed at, especially when combined with the 10% discount code that was kicking around on Quidco.  So, I bought four.  Paradoxal, Particuliere, Paparazzi and Starlet.  And got 1,500 points added to my card, which equates to £15.  I must use this carefully for dull necessity purchases for this to count as a saving, though.  Yawn.  £15 worth of mouthwash here I come.

Starlet is beautiful.  I’ve seen it described variously, but I perceive it as a warm, peachy coral with subtle golden shimmer.  It’s just perfect for the extended summer that we’re currently experiencing in the UK.

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The shimmer is visible in the bottle.

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And on the nails.  Which is a bonus, as Chanel shimmers sometimes mysteriously disappear between bottle and application!

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I am wearing two coats here, with a top coat.  And a base coat.  Illamasqua’s, which is fab at covering up the many ridges and imperfections that blight my nails.

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Would I repurchase?  Yes, although I guess that’s hypothetical.  Seriously, has anyone ever finished up a nail polish?  I know that I haven’t!

Love, SnailPolish x

 

 

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