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Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Spring 09: Orly Carnivale Collection Swatches

Orly Carnivale Collection

Orly introduces two collections this spring, Carnivale and Prepster.  Carnivale is a release inspired by the vibrance and energy of Brazil's colorful Carnivale festival.

Six new shades debut in the Carnivale collection. Bold pops of Fuschia, purple and orange for us craving some color and peach and pinks for those to tame it down.

Overall, this is a nice mixture of brights and lights to the Spring edition.  Maybe not the most unqiue, but certainly pretty.

I found most shades to be pretty sheer.  All my swatches were done with three coats including the lighter colors.  No problems with the formulas.

Check out all the pictures below. 

Orly Confetti Nail Polish Swatch

Confetti is a light pink french creme that's a great everyday shade.  I usually don't line pink french colors, but confetti just popped with my skintone.     

Orly Bon Bon Nail Polish

Orly Carnival Collection Swatches

Bongo Beat, the only shimmer from the Carinvale collection, a light pink with blueish purple iridescent shimmer. 

Orly Festival Lights Nail Polish

Festival Lights is a nice light peach shade that looks good with all skintones.

Orly Chica Boom Nail Polish

 Chica Boom is a great color to sport around this summer, a bright orange tangerine creme.

Orly Samba Nail Polish Swatch

 Orly Carnivale Collection Swatches

Samba - a magenta pink creme.  

Orly Rio Nights Nail Polish Swatch

Orly Carnivale Nail Polish Collection

Rio Nights was my favorite from this collection.  It's a perfect shade of purple that's not too light nor to dark.  A great color for those tootsies too!

Orly's Carnivale collection is now available Head2Toe, Sallys and other retailers.

Tags: orly, spring collection, nail polish, swatches

Posted by Steph at 08:50:am
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(6) Comments

Nessa said on Feb 17th, 2009 9:18 am
Ooo, pretty stuf! Fav is Bongo Beat, I can't get away from the shimmers!

Lizzy said on Feb 18th, 2009 10:34 am
OOH, love the orange, peach, and purple! They'd go great on toes.

mytwocents said on Feb 18th, 2009 5:21 am
Hey, thanks for the swatches. I was looking at the first one confetti? You said it's kind of sheer and takes multiple coats. I have searched your site have you had any success finding an opaque light pink or beige with Orly? Thanks!!

Steph said on Feb 18th, 2009 11:57 am
Hi Nessa, I love shimmers too! I miss seeing them this spring :) Hi Lizzie, I agree! They'd look hot on toes! Love the bright colors! Hi Mytwocents, Yeah, but most of this collection was kinda sheer. It takes three thick coats to be opaque. Unfortantely, I don't have many light colors shades. I really did like Confetti. :)

Julia said on Jul 26th, 2009 3:59 pm
I love ALL the color, but WHERE can I buy the Orly Carnivale Collection???

Brittany said on Dec 19th, 2010 11:32 pm
Khloe & Kim Kardashian wear Confetti, such a fantastic shade <3

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