China Glaze have recently launched a new collection of polishes designed to provide extended wear akin to gel products, without the faff of gel application. The range is called EverGlaze and it launches with an initial strong set of 24 shades with a really good mix of brights, pastels and deeps with a couple of nudes too.
Having done a bit of research, the shades are designed to last at their longest when used with the top coat from the same range; I had three of the colours to try but I didn’t have the top coat and I wouldn’t say the polishes lasted a particularly impressive length of time, but that may well be because they need the top coat to really last. Having said that, if you take away the promise of extended wear, as standalone polishes the EverGlaze range is very good. I was sent a mix of three shades a – mid, a light and a deep and all of them performed very well with regards to finish and colour payoff.
The three shades I was sent are the extremely pretty pink that is Rose to the Occasion, the vampy, satin-finish purple of Royal Satin (I love that name as it suits the polish colour perfectly) and lastly the kit-bag essential if you like your brights, the pigmented White Noise – use that latter as either a base for bright shades to really make them pop, or on it’s own for Tipp-Ex nails as this one goes on beautifully streak-free for a very impressive white nail. When these arrived, I figured my favourite would be the rose pink which is a lovely pink that’s perfect for everyday nails, but actually, Royal Satin really did it for me, since it’s such a great take on purple in a very flattering finish. I also found this one to last the longest and it started to fade at the edges rather than chip, which is something you can definitely get away with for an extra day or two if you’re lazy like me. The China Glaze EverGlaze polishes are £8.99 each and available at Sally Express.