My Autumn Nail Picks

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Hello ladies ^_^ today I want to share the polishes that will be in my autumn rotation. For this season I like royal blues, maroons, and antique(ish) shades.

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From L-R: My Denim, Dangerous Affair, Aubrey*, Cappuccino, Posh Trash, Members Only


Rimmel Salon Pro | My Denim - This is the PERFECT royal blue shade, a opaque rich colour which only needed two coats. Furthermore the chunky brush size, which I thought could make it more tricky to apply, actually helped so much! In two swipes my nail was coated in an even layer, no fiddling about with filling in the odd spot that I had missed- you geniuses Rimmel! The formula is one of my favourites too, I could easily be mistaken for it being highend ^_^

Ciate Paint Pot (mini) | Dangerous Affair- This is a mini from one of the Ciate gift sets I purchased from It has a pretty poor formula to be honest, taking at least three coats to reach this level of opacity, but the colour itself is a gorgeous mix of burgundy and plum. I don’t know why the camera wouldn’t pick up on just how dark this shade really is, but its a very classy pick.

Zoya |Aubrey* is the first shade I tried from the brand and considering the price point, it has met my expectations. I own two O.P.I polishes and this is on par, if not better in terms of formula and the brush size too. The shade is little ME in a bottle, I adore purples on the nails, and this slightly warmer toned one looks stunning on my olive skin!

Barry M | Cappuccino - This was my first ever nail polish purchase! I wore this shade non-stop and still like to pull it out from time to time. I would describe it as a blend between purple and grey, and it again completes my skintone nicely. I always find that brighter and lighter shades look a little off on me, so the more purple/dark tones are generally me favourite (although royal blue is an exception!).

Rimmel Salon Pro | Posh Trash - A gorgeous bronzy gold which is quite understated so suitable for school and work. I’ve already talked about my love for the this range, and the opaqueness of this in one swipe is impressive. If not one every nail, this looks AMAZING with all darker shades, as the one on your ring finger.

Ciate Paint Pot | Members Only - Ok ladies I’m not 100% sure why I added this into my picks (painted the wheel a while back.) I mean sure its a nice sheer colour and could look pretty as the ring finger shade but honestly, but take it as a little heads up, not worth your precious monies.

All my Rimmel polishes and the Ciate minis I purchased from fragrance direct who are simply the BEST when it comes to your nails! The discounts are phenomenal ^_^

Do you have any favourite shades for this time of the year?

Thanks for reading!

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