Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Misa Surreal Escape Collection 2011 - Swatches and Review


I fell in love with this collection when I saw the promo pictures and was very curious about how these look on nails. Now I have them finally at home and can share my swatches and thoughts with you.

GREY MATTERS
Lighter grey with small dark grey particles. This reminds me of a rainy day. It covered well in two coats.

SPACED OUT
This is similar to the previous but is much warmer with a hint of brown. Two coats again.

BEYOND INFINITY
Blue based grey shimmer. Two coats.

PHAZERS ON STUNNING
Very pretty golden green. I have only two coats on these pictures, although it is a bit sheer.

SHIELDS UP
This was the one that I had most application problems with. It is a bit thick and sheer at the same time. So I had to use three coats for this swatch.

THE GREAT GREEN WHATSIT
This is my favourite. I love it. Although you might not like the brush strokes I don´t mind with this one. Two coats.

I think the last three polishes have a great potential to be used for layering so I wanted to show you. Here they are over a simple black creme. All of them look stunning, don´t you think? I used one coat of each.


I really like how these polishes look together. They make a very nice collection. The first three greys have great formula and coverage. The rest of the collection is a bit tricky. You might feel a bit sad that what you get on the nail is not all the gorgeousness that is in the bottle. You might try to do more coats with these or have some fun with layering them. I showed them to you over black but I can imagine The Great Green Whatsit looking amazing over a turquoise or purple for example. 
What do you think about these? Let me know...

* the product(s) in this post were sent to me by the manufacturer or their PR company

15 comments:

  1. ohh my God all are lovely shades thanx for pretty swatches

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  2. I must say, I think all of these are pretty solid. Great swatches of a great collection!

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  3. So AMAZING! Misa has always been one of my favorite brands, but I haven't been loving their collections lately - until this one, of course! I can't decided which ones I like better, the flecked greys or the amazing duochromes. Such a great collection!

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  4. i didn't think I want any of those until I saw your swatches! your such an enabler :D

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  5. I love the purple one, it is super gorge!

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  6. These are gorgeous colors! I especially love the greys! :D

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  7. Wow! I hadn't heard much about this collection, but I really like it. Especially those grays!

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  8. I like GREY MATTERS the most:)

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  9. Wow, I'm totally in love with the first and the second ones ! The third one is pretty too ... I know I'll add them to my next order !

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  10. Really pretty set!! I just might order them. I like the way you speak about layering them :)

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  11. First three shades are amazing and I would like to have them but the last three does not thrill me

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  12. These are all so beautiful and I love them over black!!

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