Tuesday, October 13, 2015

a-England Briarwood

Hey everybody!  I did a crazy thing.  I totally forgot I owned a-England Briarwood.  FORGOT.  I told you it's been a rough year :P

I was digging through the ol' collection to rustle up some autumn hues, when there it was, the arguable gem of the Burne-Jones Dream collection, Briarwood.  Briarwood is a deep reddish brown color infused with an especially (or it seemed to me) colorful scattered holo.


I've only had experience with one other a-England polish, Briar Rose.  Briarwood wore for two days before I got a chip versus one day with Briar Rose.  That's not to say Briar Rose doesn't wear well; it is highly unusual for me to go two days without a chip.  Blasted chemistry!!


One reason I love holos like this is because I think they look literally dusty.  Magically dusty!  Briarwood has a lot of gold going on in the holo particles.  I used two coats of this very lovely polish.  The only issue I had with it was that it did stick a bit to my unpleasantly hard cuticle area.  But since I seem to the be the only person in the universe who has that problem, you should be just fine!

a-England is available at Color4Nails.  What's been your experience with a-England?

Thanks for reading, and have a lovely day. <3

6 comments:

  1. Great color especially for fall/winter.

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  2. Blast these a-E holos, they never last on me, either. Nevertheless, it I wasn't currently enraptured by the 99¢ glory that is WetnWild Eggplant Frost, I'd totally join you in this most beguiling color.

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    1. This color looked great on you, and now that you mention it, you totally convinced me to buy Eggplant Frost too. :D I need to wear that one!!

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  3. This is gorgeous. I really do like the a-England polishes a lot :-D

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