Middle Aged Beauty Queen

50 Shades of Sunday ~ Queen Vic butter London

Posted on: September 16, 2012

For those of you new to my blog, welcome! This is a series I do every Sunday. It’s where I use a polish from my collection that I have never worn, for whatever reason. It’s a way for me to use my polish, not just look at it, but wear it. I hope this inspires you to take a look at your collection and maybe wear one you haven’t. You’d be surprised at the gem you might find!

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This is Queen Vic from Butter London. This is from their A/W 2012 collection. The PR firm for Butter London was kind enough to send me some polish for my review. Thank you for sending these. I really appreciate. I am not being paid for writing this review, all opinions are my own. The following picture is what was sent to me. Again, thank you.

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From left to right, Lovely Jubbly, Queen Vic (my fave), Trustafarian and Bumster. Queen Vic and Bumster are cream finishes, while Trustafarian is described as a glitter holo, and Lovely Jubbly is straight up glitter.

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The shine is amazing from the Lovely Jubbly.

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Trustafarian is described as a light green micro glitter holo. It does have micro glitter, the same effect as All Hail the Queen, however I do not see any holo effect with this polish. The color is more like a celery green and is not flattering for my skin tone. I don’t know what skin tone this would flatter, to be honest. It is an odd color.

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Bumster is a nice nude and it has a matching Lippy. Sometimes I’m in the mood for the matching lips to tips, so this is nice to have. Nude is very big this fall, so if you don’t have a nude this would be a good one. It is a very flat nude, not much dimension to it, but it does have just enough color to keep the mannequin hand thing at bay.

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As stated earlier, Queen Vic is my favorite of this group. It was smooth, easy to apply, dried relatively fast, and I love this color. You all know I’m not big into glitter but this Lovely Jubbly is gorgeous and I do like it as an accent nail. When the sun hits it, it is stunning.
I also like the Lippy. It does have a weird taste, but let’s be honest don’t all lip glosses? It is a little in the sticky side but that is what makes it a long wearing lip gloss. Once you work through the sticky-ness it does last a good long time. Just remember to not taste it and you will like it too!

So, that is this installation of 50 Shades of Sunday. Have you found a polish in your collection that you had never worn and decided to try it? If so, let me know in the comments. I love getting comments and as always, I appreciate your feedback. Thanks for stopping by.

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This is me circa 1976-79. Amazing how I look EXACTLY the same today! Ha!

4 Responses to "50 Shades of Sunday ~ Queen Vic butter London"

Great review Judi, the lovely jubbly does look gorgeous. I love the pictures you show, and you haven’t changed all that much. Still beautiful! Hey! Wheres your yard sale video?It’s Sunday eh? xxx~Diane

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Hi Diane, my video is going up right now! Thanks for the kind words, you are too sweet! I mailed a packag to you btw, so be on the look out for it. Love you

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Love these colors! You looked and look beautiful! Thanks for sharing that picture

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Well you do look the same only BETTER! And I’m getting those 2 polishes I adore them

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