Thursday, May 2, 2013

Revlon Lagoon Afternoon

I have another polish from the Revlon LE Haute Tropics collection. I have big buyers remorse over this one. I saw the color and thought "Wow, what a cool looking blue!". Once I purchased it, the whole way back home in the car I was thinking "Darn it, I'm pretty sure I have a color like this!". As soon as I got home I knew exactly what color to compare it to, and I was right. I bought a dupe, and a really sucky dupe at that.

Lagoon Afternoon

Lagoon Afternoon is a bright blue creme.

This is basically the exact same color as China Glaze Hanging in the Balance.


Color: Nice pigmented blue! The color is nice, but it's not original.

Formula: HORRIBLE! The formula was thin, messy, and flooded my cuticles. This applied unevenly and streaky. Yuck. Terrible.

Price: I don't remember exactly, but I think I paid around $5 for this at Walgreens.

Overall: Pass on this one. If you want a color like this go with the China Glaze version. The formula is better. I know the China Glaze will be more expensive in stores, but I think the higher price is worth it. I really can't find any redeeming qualities on this one. Well, the name is cute? Still, not worth it!

My Rating: 1 out of 5 Paint Splatters

Yeah, I gave it one paint splatter for the name. Haha.

Happy Thursday!

9 comments:

  1. That is a lovely blue! I love blues. I used to worry they would make me look dead, but they don't lol

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  2. FromPolishwithLoveMay 2, 2013 at 12:53 PM

    I will hold out for the CG dupe for this one LOL. At least the name got it one paint splatter!!!

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  3. Pretty color! Bummer about the formula, though, good thing there are lots of similar colors with better formulas :)

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  4. Its a great color but good to know its not as good as the China Glaze one.

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  5. Candice BuchananMay 2, 2013 at 1:04 PM

    Love that there's a dupe for this but sad you had to endure flooded cuticles to figure out which was better. That's always lame!

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  6. Such a bummer it's a dupe, and a lousy one too! But the color indeed is lovely :).

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  7. veronica mirandaMay 2, 2013 at 2:44 PM

    Ugh lovely blue but sucks for the formula.

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  8. It is such a pretty color! It's sad that the formula sucks :( I hate when polishes are like that!

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  9. gorgeous color, too bad about the formula for sure.

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