Editor's picks nail polish

From glitter to grit, Tiffany Ap test drives some summer varnishes with a difference

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 08 August, 2013, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 07 August, 2013, 10:42pm

Ciaté Corrupted Neon "Club Tropicana" If you liked Ciaté's 3D "Sugar Caviar", you'll love its zesty new Corrupted Neon collection (HK$240). Sprinkle neon glitter over a layer of wet Paint Pot, or use the black light topcoat (with or without glitter) to glow under UV light spots. Available at Lane Crawford Harbour City.




Ruby Wing Changing Colours "Electric Firefly" Having trouble choosing which colour for your manicure? Ruby Wing offers two shades in one. Electric Firefly (HK$90) is neon yellow indoors but turns orange once under the sun. Available at Cher 2, 1/F Po Foo Building, 88 Percival Street, Causeway Bay.








SpaRitual "Haha" (HK$185) A playful polish with silver and red glitter strong enough to be worn by itself or layer it on top of your standby nail colour to jazz up your manicure. Available at A Beauty Bar abeautybar.com.hk









Tom Ford "Vapor" Tom Ford's semi-opaque pearlescent lacquer (HK$340) is summer white done right. It looks light and ethereal but has a special long-wearing formula to prevent chipping.








China Glaze Texture "Of Coarse" A bright sky blue shade (HK$90) that comes with some extra grit. Just one coat of this adds an edgy sandpaper feel to nails. Available at Cher 2, 1/F Po Foo Building, 88 Percival Street, Causeway Bay.







Nars x Pierre Hardy Provocative Pairs "Easy Walking" Get in on the two-tone trend with this flattering nude offset by a shimmery bronze (HK$300 for two shades). Each pair in this limited edition line created by Nars and prolific shoe designer Pierre Hardy comes with a protective cloth pouch.








Clinique A Different Enamel for Sensitive Skin "Hula Skirt" Six years in the making, Clinique's innovative collection reduces the irritation of enamel on skin. What's more this fresh shade of green (HK$110) has high colour impact and brushes on streak-free.