Last Winter, 2True brought out four new Crystal polishes. The Crystal polish range are essentially a set of glassfleck shimmer polishes, all very pretty. 2True have now brought out two more Crystal polishes, in shades 5 and 6. These are more summery – and Shade 6 has an exceptional duochrome!
Now, I know what you’re thinking. A MAC Bad Fairy/Accessorize Pink Spice dupe… no. They have the same concept – pink with orange duochrome, but Bad Fairy and Pink Spice share a much deeper cranberry pink tone, while Shade 6 is a lovely peachy pink colour with a hot orange duochrome. There’s even a little purple duochrome in there too, which makes this polish unique. I LOVE IT.
The photos all show 3 coats. The polish appears very sheer on the first coat but don’t be put off – it builds very quickly. The polish did bubble a little, but I promise promise this wasn’t visible in person, I literally had to run my fingers over my nail surface to find any. I do find the Crystal brushes to be a little on the thick side, making a thin application a little challenging but for this polish it didn’t matter. The polish dried to a fairly high shine, but you may want a topcoat for extra shiny-ness and added longevity. Shade 6 dried relatively quickly, too.
It’s a really interesting colour, the salmony-peachy tone makes it really unique, and the duochrome effect saves it from being a ‘Grandma shade’. What do you think of this? Would you like me to do a side-by-side comparison with Accessorize Pink Spice?
2True cosmetics are sold in Superdrug – everything in their range is £1.99, or you can buy 3 items for £4.99.
Disclaimer: Everything mentioned in this blog post was either bought by myself with my own money, or given to me as a gift from friends/relatives. All opinions expressed here are my own.