Purge Wars: The Battle of the Pink Corals

I am overwhelmed by both my stash and the amount of untried polishes I have, so I am starting what is bound to be a difficult, tedious polish purge.

To make this process slightly more fun, I am introducing a new blog series called Purge Wars. Here's the premise: each week, three polishes from the same color family will enter the purge arena. However, only two (or maybe one if things get crazy) will make it out un-purged. Got it? Awesome!

This week is the battle of the pink corals. Who will be the victors?



First up, Deborah Lippmann Daytripper
3 coats
Daytripper sort of has an advantage because it's a Lippmann! Not to mention, it's a squishy creme. Two qualities for which I am a major hoor. No question that this is a gorgeous polish. Daytripper was also a dream to apply. It self-leveled and didn't run or streak.

Next up, Illamasqua Lament.

3 coats
Lament is a full creme. It almost has a neon quality to it - so pretty and fun. The formula was less than desirable. Lament was a bit thick and difficult to control. I never cleanup for swatches, so you can tell how poorly a polish applied by how messy my cuticle gap is. It's really nothing a bit of thinner can't solve, though.

Finally, American Apparel Pink Ladies

2 coats
Pink Ladies is probably my favorite shade of the bunch. It's a full creme, and it is slightly warmer and more subdued than the others. The formula is kind of similar to Lament's, but slightly thinner.


Battle casualty: So long, Illamasqua Lament. I hardly knew ye!



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10 Responses to Purge Wars: The Battle of the Pink Corals

  1. This is such a cute idea! I've been purging a little bit too but I never would have thought to make the process a blog series! I've just been posting boring comparisons, lol! Good luck!

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  2. Love the idea behind these posts :)

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  3. I am a big fan of purging, so I am super excited for this series! :D

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  4. I already know I'm going to love, love, love this series! I'm in the process of purging as well. 

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  5. Pink Ladies looks the best on you to me but they're all great! What a difficult decision.

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  6. good choice. daytripper is my favorite

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  7. I think Lament is my favorite! It's so bright!

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  8. I love all these and they a!ll look great on you

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