Wednesday, January 6, 2010

China Glaze Spring 2010 Up And Away Collection

I've had these a while, but with Holidays and an issue on the 30th I had not yet posted them.

What a bullseye. China Glaze Spring 2010 Up And Away Collection exactly hits that happy fresh spring mark, and this time while there are many colors I find few if any superfluous. Fun, frisky, candy-coated confections!! Exciting! There are only a few colors I would call pastel, most are vibrant. And I LOVE them. They are all cremes and I had to start thinning them after a bit to apply better, but a few drops of thinner and a topcoat makes these lovely shades I will be reaching for often. So well done, China Glaze. Kudos!!

China Glaze Flyin' High is a smoky medium blue. I can't wait to wear this with a matching tshirt. Dunno where THAT fashion mistake idea came from. But I want to. :P
China Glaze Flyin' High

China Glaze Four Leaf Clover seems more teal to me. But so great!
China Glaze Four Leaf Clover

China Glaze Re-Fresh Mint! Mint is not my color but this is fresh and sweet.
China Glaze Re-Fresh Mint

China Glaze Lemon Fizz, light yellow. Nice shade, not orange, not gaudy.
China Glaze Lemon Fizz

China Glaze Happy Go Lucky is a bright sunny yellow. I don't like yellows, but this is well done.
China Glaze Happy Go Lucky

China Glaze High Hopes. I think this orangy red looks exactly like a persimmon.
China Glaze High Hopes

China Glaze Peachy Keen. Peach! I am sure somewhere I have a dupe of this. But it is a lovely peach. Not too pastel, not too orange.
China Glaze Peachy Keen

China Glaze Heli-Yum. Yum indeed. Love it.
China Glaze Heli-Yum

China Glaze Sugar High. So sexy girly candy. I want to suck on my fingertips like a flirt. COME AND EAT ME.
China Glaze Sugar High

China Glaze Something Sweet is a pretty standard pink, but I like the hint of blue.
China Glaze Something Sweet

China Glaze Light as Air. Again we probably all have a dupe, but this is soooo nice.
China Glaze Light as Air

China Glaze Grape Pop - GREAT shade. I don't recall having anything exactly like this, certainly not in a creme. Edited to add this shade is very close to China Glaze Grape Juice but no glass fleck.
China Glaze Grape Pop

Pick some of these up. These will be great fresh pops of color for spring, and will easily transfer into summer.


  1. The Peachy Keen looks a lot like one from BB Couture. Probably cheaper from CG though.

  2. Oh, I see some nice ones... <3
    Thanks for the swatches.

  3. "China Glaze Sugar High. So sexy girly candy. I want to suck on my fingertips like a flirt. COME AND EAT ME."

    You may have changed my mind on some of them. Very useful. Thanks for swatching these!

  4. Pretty colours! I'm curious to see how Grape Pop compared to OPI Sapphire in the Snow from the holiday '09 collection.

  5. Thank you for the swatches!
    I can't wait for this collection to be released!

  6. Thanks for the swatches, I need most of them!

  7. Thanks for the swatches :)
    Is it just me or does Grape Pop look similar to Orly's Charged up?

  8. Thanks for posting these, helps a lot!

  9. great swatches. I am DYING for these to go on sale. most exciting I've been for a nail varnish collection maybe ever.

  10. yes yes yes 100x yes..must get all :)

  11. Thanks for posting these. I wanted to see them on a nail length closer to mine. Love Heli-Yum

  12. They are gorgeous colors. I hope there are many dupes out there so I won't be tempted too badly. I'm loving the mint of course.

  13. Now I can't wait for my order to get here.Gorgeous pics!

  14. Wow, I absolutely love how these look on you!