04 October 2013

Urban Decay Vice Nail Polish Review, Swatches (Plus Comparison with Chanel's Taboo!)

With their gunmetal, skull-topped caps, it was love at first sight with these stylin’ new nail laquers, €14 from Urban Decay. The brand will be releasing new polishes each season with the same rockstar good looks that you see here.

Urban Decay Vice Nail Polish Swatches
Excuse my poor dry little fingers - I've been sick and seem to have dried out and shrivelled up in the process!

Happily, what’s inside is every bit as impressive: the formula is fantastic. It glides over the nail with no dragging, and dries quicker than the norm to a shiny, streak free finish. Plus, it’s 5-free (so no formaldehyde, toluene, DBP, formaldehyde resin and camphor), for those of us worried about those chemical nasties.

Urban Decay Vice Nail Polish
The brush is nice and dense and easy to work with, and in two coats you’ve got yourself a gorgeous, glossy autumn mani.  The colour is delicious, too – a rich, luxe purple with both warm and cool toned shimmer.

Hmm. Sound familiar?  


Chanel Taboo and Urban Decay Vice Nail Colour

I recently bumped into Kat from Dolly Rouge, who was rocking Chanel's Taboo on her talons. Now, Taboo is definitely more blingin’, with those little glass flecks really dancing in the light. But the base shade is incredibly similar – and even more so with a layer of YSL’s topcoat from last Christmas, Premier Neige. 

Urban Decay Vice topped with YSL Premier Neige TopcoatWhat’s your favourite autumn polish? Any I need to add to my collection?

30 comments:

♥vendy♥ said...

fabolous colour and fabolous bottle dear
xoxo
happy week end

Adele said...

Fab colours. I have to admit I can't keep Chanel Mysterious off my nails at the mo, I love it!
Happy weekend Emma xoxo
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fifibelle said...

Beautiful!!! Love A/W nail colours, and this is a gorgeous one!!

The Dainty Dolls House said...

Love Urban Decay...most definitely would buy that!! Looks stellar on you :)) Have a gorgeous weekend doll x

Roxy said...

Gorgeous colour, very similar to the Chanel shade!

Pink Elephant Blog said...

Oh, wow!! Lovely colour and the packaging is sooo cool! Love it!!

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Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Wow - I love the bottle and the color! Thanks for the review!


xoxo,
Chic 'n Cheap Living

shivi@COSMOCHICS said...

That's a gorgeous shade!

Lilli said...

Hi Emma! I'm drooling over the UD shade now, truly eyecatching. I prefer it to the Chanel one you know. You put it perfectly btw, got lovely nails! Kisses dear! xo

Charlotte MacDonald-Gaunt said...

This is gorgeous and I LOVE the packaging :o). Xx

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Amy Fashion Blog said...

Such a pretty purple

Rowena @ rolala loves said...

What a dramatically gorgeous color!

Rowena @ rolala loves

Anonymous said...

I love Taboo. So glad to finally see a comparison post (although, I haven't been actively looking)of the two, as I suspected them to be fairly similar.

Anonymous said...

Forgot to say, you should check out the polishes from Dior's Mystic Metallics. I think especially the burgundy and the magnetic polish might be to your liking ;)

yummychunklet said...

I just love that deep purple color!

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous colour, I love purple.

Kim Alston said...

i love the packaging of urban decay! that color is fierce.
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Kat (dollyrouge.ie) said...

All I can say is... SQUEE! <3

she.is.the.one said...

totaly cool bottle :)

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Sam said...

Ohh this colour is positively regal, looks amazing! Have a wonderful weekend doll!

Becky M said...

Such a great color! You have a cute blog!

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Stephanie said...

On to another winner with the packaging! The polish could be awful and I think I'd still need to get some! So it's just a bonus that the polish is gorgeous as well :). They had me suckered with the old lipstick packaging too even though the daggers made them so annoying to store and the formula itself was tragic.

Deborah said...
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Deborah said...

The color is lovely! I love UD nail polishes! Very vampy!

xo Deborah
Coffee, Prose, and Pretty Clothes

Marika Odoardi said...

Great YSL topcoat!!!
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xx

Nora said...

WAWWWW I NEED THIS NAIL POLISH IN MY LIFE <3

aschaaa said...

really great pictures :) i like it very much!
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Greetings & happy sunday!

Chloe said...

Actually reminds me of a Loreal polish I have - But I still want it, it's def different enough! x

Ale said...

I love the packaging - the colour is gorgeous too! x

NailsByNumbers said...

Lovely colour. The bottle is really cool too. Hope they bring lots more out!