China Glaze New Bohemian Collection: Quick Swatches

Ooo, guess who got nail polish in the mail? Guess who is unimpressed? ME! Oh, have you checked out the giveaway?

I thought I would show the quick swatches that I did of the New Bohemian collection so you can get an idea of what they look like. I can't call them a traditional duochrome but they do have a soft metallic/chrome finish and any color shift is very soft and very, very subtle. The formula is thin on all except Deviantly Daring which is a one coater so I can't see them working for stamping. Layering them over black doesn't make a difference and though the formula is thin you only need, at most, three coats for full coverage. 

I do see a few that are similar to the Nails Inc Special Effects Mirror Metallic colors, Golden Rose Classic Metallic colors, a few Deborah Lippmann colors and a few OPI colors. That means that if you have those you'll see overlap in colors but price wise China Glaze is the winner. These look amazing in the bottle but the bottle color just doesn't translate to the nail. They are pretty but they don't live up to the promo photos. It's kind of like being promised a donkey and getting a hamster instead. They are both great and cute but a donkey does not equal a hamster.

On to the quick photos. I hope you find them helpful! I bought these at a local place but I am sure that they will be available all over the place very soon. Have a good weekend!

Swanky Silk is a rose/champagne shimmer that reminds me of Nails Inc Stratford but Stratford has a much stronger duochrome quality.

Rare Radiant is a green/gold shimmer and the closest one to Peridot in the bunch.

Unpredictable is a deeper blue/green/gold. 

Deviantly Daring is a deep teal with subtle green shimmer. Much deeper and a bit more green in reality. It's like a cousin to Rimmel Mania and is my pick of the collection. It's really beautiful. 

Want My Bawdy is a deep violet. I have no idea what is up with the name! This is similar to Nails Inc Cheyne Walk. This is less blue and more violet in reality. 

No Plain Jane is a purple/pink with a very subtle bronze/gold color shift. 

Here are some group shots. 

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