Friday, February 5, 2010

China Glaze High Hopes from Up & Away


This color is kinda meh to me. From the swatches I was expecting it to be less red. In the bottle it looks like it leans a little more towards pink but on the nails it is very red. Application was nice, a simple 2 coater. You can still see the nail line through but I think another coat would have covered it. No chips before removing but I honestly didn't wear this long. Probably going to swap this one out!

After applying it I realized I had a couple colors that were basically the same so here are some comparisons.OPI Most Honorable Red, China Glaze High Hopes, Avon Coral Bikini

OPI Most Honorable Red, China Glaze High Hopes, Avon Coral Bikini- 2 coats each

As you can see these are almost exactly the same, maybe a shade off either way. OPI and CG even had the same coverage.

4 comments:

yardsticks 4 lunatics said...

Great comparison - and now I am glad I didn't get the High Hopes. As much as I hate not having the whole collection - too similar to Most Honorable....I LOVE YOUR HAIR!

KONADomania said...

Lovely red! And the comparison is really great!

AC said...

Thanks so much for the comparison! I thought HH was more of a coral colour - it says "guava" on CG's site. It would make a nice summer pedi, though

l0verlada said...

Thanks guys :)

I expected High Hopes to be much more pink than it is. What a let down! I would have really liked a nice guava.

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