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Friday, May 22nd, 2009

New Nail Color: Knockout Cosmetics Ox

Knockout Cosmetics ox nail polish

Purple matte nail polish

It's Friday - TGIF! Hope your having a fantastic day. Today I'm bringing you a lovely new matte shade from Knockout Cosmetics. Ox, described as a purple plum matte that applied perfectly in two coats.

This is certainly a Vampylicious shade! And, it's definitely a color that you'll see sporting around this Fall. Infact, I can't even wait that long - I think I'm doing this as my first matte pedi color.

Matte, Matte, Matte. Yes, I've been talking about them for a year now and I'm beyond estatic that nail polish companies are finally...finally starting to introduce them this Fall. So, if Knockout's a little out of your price range, just hold tight - we'll have some budget friendly polishes coming soon!

Hope ya'll have a fabulous weekend!

(5) Comments

Scrangie said on May 22nd, 2009 7:31 am
Holy cow!!!! That's even better than I expected. Ohhhh man that's beyond hot!
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Roxy said on May 22nd, 2009 7:38 am
Wow. This is a new one for me. Haven't heard of the brand or the matte polish trend, and surprisingly I like it. Well, I like it on your nails ... my nails ..... ? probably not. couldn't pull it off.
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Mariah said on May 22nd, 2009 8:09 am
Wow!!! A purple matte.... I may die!!! And your application is flawless!!! I love it! My only "beef" with it, is the name... Ox? Like when they name a purpley-red leather "Ox blood"? EWWW. That name always grossed me out. I think that's what they were going for here, 'cause it's "edgy". LOL But in any case, it's still gorgeous! And I love it!
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Lucy said on May 24th, 2009 6:42 am
Love that shade and the matte finish. Oxblood seems to be more the color of that Chanel polish. I may wait on this one. I used to have matte polishes some years ago. Unfortunately I got rid of them.
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Steph said on May 26th, 2009 6:38 am
HI Scrang, I know! It's so hot!! You'll love it :) Hi Roxy, Ahh, you could so pull it off g/f :)! Hi Mariah, Thanks so much! Yeah, they could of def done better with the name! :) Hi Lucy, At one point, I threw so many polishes away, I def regret it now! Were going to see a lot of matte's this fall! Can't wait.
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