Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Revlon Top Speed Polishes

I'm not a big fan of Revlon polishes. They tend to take ages to dry on me and I feel they are a bit pricey for a drugstore brand. However, recently I had a coupon for a dollar off Top Speed polishes AND RiteAid was giving a dollar off on top of that- so I couldn't resist the deal.

Electric and Ocean.

This is 3 coats of Electric.

Electric is a bright yellow polish with shimmer. It was a bit streaky and required 3 coats before it became even.

Look familiar? It's a near dupe for Chanel Mimosa. I've compared them and I'll show you the comparison soon!

Yellows are notoriously hard to work with, so watch out!

This is 2 coats of Ocean.

Ocean is teal green shimmer polish that is simply lovely.

It is a bit brush strokey but I think I can look past that flaw and see how wonderful it is.

This color doesn't say 'ocean' to me, though.

I'm not a big fan of Revlons, but I will say the colors and formulas in the Top Speed line haven't disappointed me yet.

And if you want a good laugh:

I love the "sets you free" dance.
 (Video from youtube)


  1. I'm loving sparkley yellows at the mo =) And that teal colour is so awesome!
    Haha that vid made me laugh lol that hand thing she does! =P

  2. I love the "ocean" colour. And who doesn't love a good deal. :

  3. I have both of these colors and I agree with you that the Ocean doesn't really remind me of an ocean either lol - I love that commercial.. that is too funny... She is gorgeous though isn't she?

  4. LOL Salma Hayek was a teeeeeny bit over the top. Too funny!

  5. I'm very much looking forward to the Mimosa comparison!

  6. Hahahahaaaaaa that commercial is so campy. OMG!! I plan to do the "sets you free" dance when my nails dry, every time, from now on!

    My nail polish makes me feel so freeeee! Great job on your blog and this post. Thanks so much for the laughs!


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