Middle Aged Beauty Queen

NOTD: Orly Sapphire Silk

Posted on: July 11, 2013

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Sapphire Silk by Orly is a dark teal greenish-blue shade. I like this color as I think it is unique in itself, and I like bluish polish anyway. Also, there is a “bunny” logo on the bottle. It’s not the Leaping Bunny, but its nice to see the bunny on any bottle of polish! So, win win!

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Sapphire Silk goes on very smooth, a bit thin formula wise but great coverage. I probably could have got by with 1 coat but I used 2 with a quick dry top coat.

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I don’t have a lot of Orly nail polish in my collection but the few I have, I really like and use often. Sapphire Silk comes in a .6 oz bottle with the rubberized top. The brush is typical, maybe a bit thin. It seems to me that the brush picked up too much of the polish and I was worried about it pooling into my cuticles before I could get the polish where I wanted. This is the first time I’ve seen this with any of my Orly polishes. I don’t know if this is a typical problem or not? I bought Sapphire Silk in a set called Perfect Pairings at T J Maxx for $6.99/set of 2. The other polish that was the “perfect pairing” was Mojitoe, a bright almost neon green. I tried the 2 together in my half and half manicure and I didn’t care for the pairing.
Sally’s Beauty Supply carries Orly, and I’m sure it’s available at Amazon.com. I think the normal price for a bottle at Sally’s is around $9, so I was happy with the deal I got on the 2 bottles. Even with the deal,The great color, the bunny logo I can only give this polish 3/5 stars 🌟🌟🌟. Formula wise and the brush just didn’t suit me. But I know I’ll wear Sapphire Silk a lot because it is a great color!

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