Monday, 29 April 2013

The Best Blue...

I've been searching for the perfect bright blue nail polish forever. For some reason, whenever I see colours like this, they are a crackle finish, or a crappy formula... but I finally got my mitts on Illamasqua's Cameo, and I'm totally in love with it.
It's such a gorgeous, creamy formula and the colour is, in my opinion, the perfect bright blue. I've been wearing it this week and have had so many compliments. No chips so far either (3 days in).

You can pick this up now for £14.50. Pricey, but in my opinion worth it. Keep an eye out on the blog over the next couple of weeks for more bits and pieces from Illamasqua.
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  1. such a gorgeous colour, i can see why you love it!

    Chloe Witty

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  2. I spotted this on your nails in a recent YT video/Instagram pic Fleur & it was love at first sight so super glad you've done a post. I find Illamasqua polishes great quality so I'm not immediately put off by the £14 price tag, I NEED this in my life!

    Hannah

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  3. Such a lovely colour! All the blues I see are usually too dark and this one looks like just what I've been trying to find :)

    Becky xx
    beautytobakes.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. This is such a gorgeous colour, so perfect for summer! x

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  5. Stunning, I love the slight lilac tone! I've never tried Illamasqua polishes before, definitely need to!

    http://andini-ria.blogspot.co.uk

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  6. Wow this is the most beautiful blue! Like you said... it's hard to find a good formula in cornflower blue

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  7. Very nice :) I really want to try their Speckled polish :)

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  8. This is similar to the Barry M gelly hi-shine in the colour 'blueberry' :-) my favourite at the moment! X

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    1. I thought that - I think it's exactly the same :)

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  9. I have my nails painted with the same nice color but bought at Kiko.

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  10. Such a pretty colour, shame it's so pricey though.

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  11. LOVE THAT COLOR!
    Got a similar one from p2 (a german drugstore brand) :-)
    and it only cost 1,5 euro! Hahaha!

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  12. I love this colour Fleur! I've wanted to try Illamasqua nail polishes for ages but they are a tiny bit pricey, maybe when I'm no longer a poor student ;)

    so-obsessed-with.blogspot.co.uk

    xx

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  13. Indeed it is a gorgeous colour - but yes, a bit pricey! ;-) x

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  14. This is such an amazing colour! Illamasqua is such a good brand, I love it so much! :D xx

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  15. That really is the perfect blue! Such a beautiful colour, I defs need to pick up some more spring shades!

    Amy| The Little Koala Blog ♥

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  16. Love that color! I have a nailpolish from OPI which is very similar

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  17. Really lovely colour, not too unlike OPI's new 'You're Such A Budapest'!

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  18. This colour is just perfect for spring! love it :) x

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  19. This is a beautiful colour fray for spring and summer xxx

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  20. This is such a gorgeous blue with it's cross between blue and lilac! xo

    Hannah xo| Glitter And Sparkle

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  21. Such a pretty blue!

    Hannah x
    http://b-l-a-b.blogspot.co.uk/

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  22. i want this!! can somebody please give me ideas to blog about...
    i havent posted for a while because i've been having terrible writers block...

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  23. Gorgeous colour!

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  24. That colour is gorgeous! I just can't bring myself to pay that much for a nail polish! I do love the illamaqua polishes though!

    chloeopinion.blogspot.com

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  25. Love the colour! So glossy too :) xxx

    http://jeminixlife.blogspot.com

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  26. Beautiful colour! I love their polishes!

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  27. lovely colour, i would love to try out some illamaqua products but as you said they are rather pricey. Great blog post :)

    brainybeautyblog.blogspot.co.uk
    x

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  28. Adore the shade, also worth the price if it's still unchipped, huh!?

    x

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  29. I LOVE IT!! By far the best blue nail polish colour i hane ever seen!!! Flour you have such a beautiful nails <3


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  30. It's a beautiful colour but I reckon the Barry M Gelly polish in 'Blueberry' is a near-perfect dupe? Have you checked that out? It's only £3.50 or something, lasts ages and is a very similar colour : )

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  31. I LOVE Cameo too! It's such a beautiful and unusual blue. It IS pricey, but worth it! :)

    -Christine @MakeUpGuineaPig

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  32. This is a stunning colour. Definitely one thats wearable nearly all year round. I love it! Expensive but most nail polishes now are pretty pricey.
    Rachel x

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  33. I love this color!! Have you decided what you're going to wear for your wedding? I am still really undecided! Too many options!!!

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  34. omg that colour is so pretty :O and your nails look really nice too x

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  35. This is absolutely gorgeous! Sort of reminds me of Essie's Bikini So Teeny :) xx

    belle-amiebeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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  36. It's so pretty! Great mixture between blue and lilac! One if my favorite baby blues is from No7- Mint (but doesn't look mint) <3

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  37. This is SUCH an amazing colour! I think it fits to a lot of clothes too, as the colour isn't too special, if you know what I mean haha :)

    xxx

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  38. I really like this, what a lovely colour.

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  39. Such a lovely colour the barry m one is very similar to this too!! :)

    Pipp xx
    http://pippjones281190.blogspot.co.uk

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  40. Gorgeous! Barry M Gelly nail paint in Blueberry looks very similar to your photos so that may be a good budget version :) xx

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  41. this is such a gorgeous colour!

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  42. This is the most pretty colour ever!

    Seaside Beauty <3
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  43. This is really gorgeous! I saw a similar Essie colour which I'm currently considering... xo

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  44. I LOVE THAT COLOR. OMG

    Following you on bloglovin, follow back? <3
    Camilla Christine /// http://www.fitspoblog.com/

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  45. Oh my, that's such a lovely colour!

    Sophie xo | thatswhatsophiesaid

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    beauty blog x

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  47. what a beautiful color. i love it when you finally find the exact color that you have been dreaming of!
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  48. Stunning shade so summery!

    Emma x
    http://beautyandrags.blogspot.co.uk/

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  49. love this color!
    xx Stephanie (www.stephaniesstyleblog.blogspot.com)

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  51. I absolutely love blue on nails, and have tried various ones over time. But this...This is something else. What a gorgeous colour!
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  52. Stunning shade, similar to the Blueberry gelly hi-shine by Barry M x

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  53. Such a beautiful colour! Good to know the formula is amazing as well! :) x
    sassysspace1.blogspot.com

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  54. I have so many colours like this!
    lovely!
    luckfashion.blogspot.com x

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  55. Such a gorgeous colour! Don't think I could justify £15 on a nail polish though! X

    justanotherhighmaintenancegirl.blogspot.ie

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  56. This is such a pretty, almost lilacy blue color! Super pretty!
    Laura xx
    cosysaturdaynight.blogspot.com

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  57. omg this color is so pretty. Im so in love with it :D

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  58. Inlove with this colour and the brand at the moment! Adores <3 xx

    www.beautyandlouise.com

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  59. Ooh I absolutely love the light blue/purple color...it is PERFECT for Spring!

    It reminds me of the NYX Girls polish in the color Lapis.

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  60. Beautiful colour. Like an azure blue x

    scottishwendy.blogspot.com

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  61. Illamasqua nail varnish always has such a gorgeous finish to it. This colour is really really nice too. I wish I could paint my nails as well as you do, I always rush it and get bored waiting for it to dry! xxx

    http://laughlovetravel.blogspot.be/

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  62. Beautiful! I love Illamasqua stuff but I've never tried their polishes. Need to give them a go!

    Katie x
    And Katie / Beauty & Lifestyle

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  63. Ah, what an amazing blue! I never liked light shades of blue on the nails but this one is worth the crime! Like the first spring flowers in the forest:)

    Wishes,
    Eve http://lazybluesundays.blogspot.com

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  64. I love the colour of it, its really nice with your skin tone as well :)

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  65. I've been wanting this and Raindrops for ages, I want it so much more now! xxx

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  66. That's such a gorgeous blue! So pretty xx

    seeking--serendipity.blogspot.co.uk

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  67. You should try Topshop Celestial, its a pretty good dupe, one of my favourites.

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  68. Gorgeous! I'm not one to paint my nails usually, but I might just have to go buy this and try it out!

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  69. This is a very lovely colour! I haven't really seen a colour quite like it.
    Unfortunately Illamasqua polishes don't last on my nails!
    Great post though!
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  70. Such a pretty colour ... Love this shade of blue!

    Carrieanne x

    http://imjustalittlepixie.blogspot.co.uk/

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  71. stunning blue colour.
    ideal for spring and summer.

    http://theeoptimist.blogspot.com

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  72. Oh my goodness, this is incredible! I've been looking for a similar shade (bright blue with a hint of purple), so I'll have to check this out :)

    -Jen

    www.vibrantbeautyblog.com

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  73. That is such a pretty colour!

    my-world-in-pictures-and-words.blogspot.co.uk

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  74. I love their nail range and the shades glide on smoothly and stay chip free:) will have to try this one the colour is so pretty x

    www.krystelcouture.com

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  75. Beautiful colour Fleur :) I've never tried anything from Illamasqua, I'm so tempted to buy a little something I just don't know what yet :)

    Amy xx
    A Little Boat Sailing

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  76. Perfect colour! It reminds me of a MAC limited edition one. OPI's Do You Lilac it? is also very similar, just a tad more purply than this. It's really pretty too. Dior and Essie's nail collections are huge too. Rimmel's Ultraviolet shade is very similar too. :) Thank you for a lovely post.
    smashleighbeauty.blogspot.co.nz

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  77. The color is super cute :)I'm definitely going to buy it, I have a hard time finding long lasting nail polish! It's perfect for summer :)

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  78. Wow such a lovely colour! I have a similar colour, but its very poor quality. x


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  79. Wow so pretty Fleur! I've recently been starting to get into blues :)

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  81. I have heard so much about this brand but never tried anything....I absolutely love that colour blue though!

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  82. I have yet to try anything by Illamasqua and am very very tempted to purchase something. This colour is absolutely gorgeous!

    Carrie x


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  83. This colour is incredible! :)

    http://lifeslikearoadwetravelon.blogspot.com/
    xx

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  84. This colour is crazy gorgeous <3

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  85. Oh my gosh, this is such a beautiful colour! It kind of reminds me of Bikini So Teeny by Essie, so I'm not sure if it's worth me purchasing, but knowing me, I probably will because I have no will power at all when it comes to nail polish! Haha.

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  86. I found an amazing bright blue!
    BarryM Gelly Hi-Shine in Blueberry!
    gorgeous colour!

    http://rebekahbooox.blogspot.co.uk/

    x

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  87. Oh wow what a gorgeous shade... it reminds me of Essie's Bikini So Teeny xx
    Gemma ♥ | Miss Makeup Magpie

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  88. This reminds me of Blueberry by Barry M Gelly!

    I wish I could afford this though!

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  89. OMG WOW I love this!! It's beautiful!

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  90. Such a pretty color. :)
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  91. this is so gorgeous, I have been using essie lapis of luxury but the pigmentation is so bad! I think I might try the barry m blueberry

    www.whathopeshearting.com

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  92. This is a beautiful blue !
    You paint your nails so well !

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  93. That is *such* a pretty colour! I can never find the perfect blue like that, they are always too dusty x

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  94. reminds me off barry m gelly nail paint :)

    xxx
    http://beauty-iao.blogspot.co.uk/

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  95. This is such a beautiful color! Don't know if I can handle the price tag, though. Any dupes?

    xxoo
    rebeccastrutt.blogspot.com

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  96. That color is outstanding! Perfect for a transition from spring to summer.

    <3 Carolyn

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  97. Damn,
    that colour looks amazing! So beautiful for summer :) I'll have to see if I can find it in my local shop!

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  98. I'm so glad that this polish is illamasqua! They have lowered their prices in Australia to the same as they are in the UK so they are extremely affordable! :) Love the colour!

    -Bee

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  100. wow luv the colour looks amazing!!!!would look cute in summer

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  101. That colour is so pretty. Really getting into the pastel colours myself. Inspired by you I wrote a review for my most recent purchase, Sally Hansen Jaded nail polish.

    Great work as always Fleur!

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  102. That colour is so lush! Wish I had nice nails to show it off though ha!

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  103. This colour is delectable! I love it! Thank you for sharing it with us! It's definitely going on my wishlist.

    rachael-victoria.blogspot.co.uk

    xx

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  104. Such a beautiful colour, perfect for spring and summer x

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  105. OOOH, thats so gorgeous! Try out Essie's Bikini So Teeny, its a lighter version of that and just as stunning.

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  106. That color is Beautiful! It's a lot like Wet & Wild's 'On a Trip'. :-)

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  107. Oh my god! I love this colour! :)

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  108. This is so lovely and glossy!! Looks great on your skin tone too!

    I would LOVE it if you would check my blog out and maybe even follow too? :D

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  109. nicest shade of blue i seen in ages!

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    Kamila xx

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  110. Thats so gorgeous. Perfect for the spring. Saw it on ur instagram photo and fell in love haha.

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  111. Such a pretty color! Unfortunately, I can't get my hands on llamasqua where I live, but I found a very similar one : Essence absolutely blue. Hope I helped!
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  113. Such a gorgeous colour of blue! i will hopefully try one of their products !
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    Linsey x

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  114. Beautiful color :)
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  115. You shoud also try Wet and Wild's "On a Trip"! It's a gorgeous blue/ever so slightly purple and it's your good friend Tati's favorite too! I got the recommendation from her! Their brushes are AMAZING! And the first time I ever used it I was chip free for almost a WEEK! I just used my regular OPI top coat! Highly recommended from myself and Tati!

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