KIKO MILANO Nail Lacquer #266 Ultramarine Blue : Review / Swatches

Posted on May 24 2016 - 10:38am by agnibanya
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KIKO Makeup Milano NAIL LACQUER #266 Ultramarine Blue : Review / Swatch

KIKO Makeup Milano NAIL LACQUER #266 Ultramarine Blue : Review / Swatch

Price : € 2.50 / 11 ml

Hi Everyone,

One of the best things about my Italy trip was access to this brand called KIKO from where I shopped crazy which you might have also seen in my haul post HERE.

Today I am going to review the first nail varnish out of my KIKO Nail Lacquer collection, #266 Ultramarine Blue.

You can read about the extensive collection over HERE.

The nail color comes in a regular cuboidal nail polish bottle, which is quite big to begin with. It has a whopping 11 ml of nail polish and should last a really long time provided you store them properly.

When it comes to nail polishes, I have a fascination for darker shades and metallic dark blues always excite me the most. This particular shade #266 is a pearlescent metallic ultramarine blue. The formula is really nice and smooth, and I get opaque color without any streakiness in the first stroke itself. I add on a second coat to add richness and depth to the shine. When it comes to nail polishes, I like them to be always shiny and proper. Therefore, a top coat is always an add on to most of my nail colors. I am just happy to say that this nail polish eliminates my instinct to add extra shine because the finish itself is quite up to the mark.

If I really have to pick up a drawback, I’d say I don’t like the brush much because it’s thin and my nail bed is broad. I need to dip the brush atleast twice to cover the entire nail with color.

The polish lasts for as long as 5 days on my days which again commendable. On the 4th day onwards, there is a certain dullness to the color but no chip. It is easy to revive the shine with a top coat then.

The formula also claims to be  Toluene, Camphor, DBP and Formaldehyde free.

Overall, the KIKO Makeup Milano NAIL LACQUER #266 Ultramarine Blue is an ultra gorgeous shade of blue that goes on smooth and streakfree and lasts up to 5 days and more. There are more than 100 vibrant shades to choose from and that coupled with the budgeted pricing makes it a must try from KIKO Milano.

KIKO Makeup Milano NAIL LACQUER #266 Ultramarine Blue : Review / Swatch

KIKO Makeup Milano NAIL LACQUER #266 Ultramarine Blue : Review / Swatch

KIKO Makeup Milano NAIL LACQUER #266 Ultramarine Blue : Review / Swatch

KIKO Makeup Milano NAIL LACQUER #266 Ultramarine Blue : Review / Swatch

KIKO Makeup Milano NAIL LACQUER #266 Ultramarine Blue : Review / Swatch

KIKO Makeup Milano NAIL LACQUER #266 Ultramarine Blue : Review / Swatch

KIKO Makeup Milano NAIL LACQUER #266 Ultramarine Blue : Review / Swatch

KIKO Makeup Milano NAIL LACQUER #266 Ultramarine Blue : Review / Swatch

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  • http://www.srinjla.com Srinjla Jangra

    such a pretty shade
    5 days without chipping…awesome

    • http://www.lovethyred.com Agnibanya Das Poddar

      Hi Srinjla, thanks for dropping by..even I was amazed at the longevity of the color.. :)

  • Shumail

    So beautiful color. Loving it.

    • http://www.lovethyred.com Agnibanya Das Poddar

      Glad you liked it, not everyone loves blue on nails so hi5 on that!

  • http://www.budgetbelleza.com Aditi

    That’s such a nice striking blue and being toluene and formaldehyde free is such a boon.. great buy!!

    • http://www.lovethyred.com Agnibanya Das Poddar

      Thanks Aditi..I am quite excited to know that Kiko is coming to India soon. Hopefully, all makeup crazy girls can shop for these lovely polishes then :)