Friday, January 17, 2014

Sally Hansen Pinch of Punch

Pastel and light-med pinks are one of the most problematic colors for me. It gets harder and harder to find a color in this category that doesn't make my hands look bright red and sickly. I do best with cool-toned lighter pinks, however, cool-toned light-med pinks are not easy to come by in nail polish world. Has anyone else noticed this? I don't have trouble finding cool-toned lighter pinks when it comes to blushes or lipsticks, but nail polish is a different story.

While perusing the clearance section at Walgreens I came across a Sally Hansen lighter cool-toned pink for $1!

 Pinch of Punch
Pinch of Punch is a purple-leaning dusty pink creme.

Color: This is what I'm talking about! Why are there not more pink shades like this readily available? I love pinks like this with that hint of purple in them.

Formula: Surprisingly really nice. I haven't found Sally Hansen Xtreme Wears to have the best formula in the past. I typically find them to be thick and apply unevenly, but this one was great. I used 2 coats in the swatch above, and didn't have any application issues.

Price: This is where I might fail you all. This was part of the LE Summer 2013 collection. I did recently find this in the clearance section of my Walgreens for $1, so you might get lucky finding it somewhere.

Overall: Love this pink! This met a need for my in my stash, and I couldn't be happier.

My Rating: 5 out of 5 Paint Splatters
Do any of you know of any readily available (as in it's in a core collection I can find in a store) cool-toned medium to light pinks out there? I'd love to find more!

Happy Friday!

8 comments:

  1. OK this is gorgeous! Reminds me of Essie Splash of Grenadine, which I have admired from afar for a long time. You're right about this. Pinks in shade are tough to source out. Sometimes I love them in the botttle, but I get them on and Yuck! my fave light pink recently is Estee Lauder Lilac Leather. This one is cool enough to not give me granny hands.

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  2. I think this shade looks fantastic on you. Very warm and bright. Sad that it's probably htf now. Oh well. Looks great!

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  3. What a steal for such a pretty pink creme! I love it and it will be perfect for Spring and Summer too :)

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  4. It's really nice, it's got a cool blue/purple tone to it too. :)

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  5. This is a really pretty pink! I've got more pinks then I originally thought but I don't think I have one like this! I'm going to have to look for it!

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  6. Love that shade of pink!! I'm going to have to pick one up! Thanks for sharing!

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  7. Very pretty pink! And yay for clearance polish!

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  8. Lisa, Geordie NailsJanuary 18, 2014 at 1:48 PM

    Wow that is one top deal! It looks great! xx

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