Google+ Honest Reviews and Lifestyle Tips: Bourjois 1 Seconde Nail Enamel in No 13 Bikini Paillete (Review, Nail Swatches)

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Bourjois 1 Seconde Nail Enamel in No 13 Bikini Paillete (Review, Nail Swatches)

Bourjois 1 Seconde Nail Enamel 13 Bikini Paillete is a gorgeous Fuchsia color glitter nail paint. It looks more magenta in warm light (sunlight, bulb light, natural light, with flash etc) and more purplish in cool light (tube light, without flash etc).  The shade looks darker in the bottle but comes out much brighter on nails. It is quite a bridal shade for Indian brides collection and also great to be worn during the festival season. A very pretty winter shade.

Bourjois 1 Seconde Nail Enamel 13 Bikini Paillete Review

Brand Claims: 
1 Nail = 1 Stroke = 1 Sec
One coat dries in 50 Sec. No Smudges.

Quantity: 8 ml / 0.27 FL. OZ

Made in France
Price: INR 350 (I bought from medplusbeauty.com at 35% off during clearance sale)

Bourjois 1 Seconde Nail Enamel 13 Bikini Paillete Review

Bourjois 1 Seconde Nail Enamel 13 Bikini Paillete Review

Packaging: The nail polish bottle cap is really long and the brush is small and fan-shaped, which is the specialty of this nail paint. The cap is textured on both sides for a better no-slip grip. Color of the cap exactly matches the color of the nail paint, so much so, I can also see the fuchsia and blue micro glitters in the cap's plastic. Impressive packing! 

Bourjois 1 Seconde Nail Enamel 13 Bikini Paillete Review
 With Flash 
Bourjois 1 Seconde Nail Enamel 13 Bikini Paillete Review
 Without Flash 
Bourjois 1 Seconde Nail Enamel 13 Bikini Paillete is loaded with micro glitters which shine as fuchsia, purple and blue. Strangely, when you remove this nail paint, only the color comes off in the cotton swab and you see a layer of silver glitter left on the nails. This requires a second round of cleaning.

In the pics, I have applied a transparent base coat (Colorbar), two coats of Bourjois 1 Seconde Nail Enamel 13 Bikini Paillete, and then a transparent top coat. 
Bourjois 1 Seconde Nail Enamel 13 Bikini Paillete Review and On Nails
 With Flash / Warm Light 
Bourjois 1 Seconde Nail Enamel 13 Bikini Paillete Review and On Nails

Bourjois 1 Seconde Nail Enamel 13 Bikini Paillete Review and On Nails

Bourjois 1 Seconde Nail Enamel 13 Bikini Paillete Review and On Nails
 Without Flash / Cool Light 
 Here's a close up of the glitters 
It stayed 36 hours on my nails with two baths and laundry and a hundred hand washes and started fading from the tips by the end of 2nd day. There was one small chip after 24 hours. It didn't smudge and was not messy. If you don't expose your hands so much to water and detergent, it will safely stay longer on your nails. 

It has the typical strong nail polish smell. The Fan brush helps in covering each nail in just a single stroke. So the brand claim is quite valid here. It does dry in less than 1 min, which is what I really loved, because I do not have the patience to wait while my nail paint dries. 
Bourjois 1 Seconde Nail Enamel 13 Bikini Paillete Review
 The Fan Brush / Pinceau Panoramique 
Bourjois 1 Seconde Nail Enamel 13 Bikini Paillete Review
 The Fan Brush Effect 

I personally found that the fan brush works better and the polish dries quicker without the base and top coats.

Hope you enjoyed the pics!

24 comments:

  1. Very nice Shade..
    and I guess it doesnt have any cons :)

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    1. Thanks Apoorva. I am a very hard critic when it comes to reviewing. Didn't find any cons except for the strong smell, which I guess is a part of most nail paints.

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  2. Wow. Very pretty shade, very pretty hand n the review..loved everything...:):)

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    1. Awww thank you so much Tej. I was so shy posting this but your feedback and compliment makes me confident :) I know such shades are your favorite too. I wish I could apply and click pics half as beautifully as you do :)

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    2. hey gaggu u did a fantastic job..i love your all pics ...u r very talented gal..keep clicking n keep posting ...:):)

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  3. Gorgeous shade Gagan..:)
    Very rich and royal looking..<3 Your hands are so pretty.

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    1. Thank you Neisha. Coming from someone like you, who does nail paint reviews so often, this surely is a great compliment. I had clicked pics a week ago but was just shy to post. Now so many compliments make me feel good about it :)

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    2. Keep on posting nail paint post, you hands are very pretty.:)
      and once again happy Diwali to you and ur family .<3

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  4. Great review...n really lovely shade... :)

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    1. Awww thanks a lot Neha and welcome to my blog. I am overwhelmed to see more beautiful women paying visit to my blog. Thanks so much for the 'Like' :)

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  5. nice shade...liked ur GB page..do visit mine..https://www.facebook.com/Cutepinknpurple

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    1. Hey Preethi, heard a lot about you from Tej. Thanks for visiting. I have been to your blog reading one of Tej's posts and happened to read a couple more. Will surely visit again and check out in detail. I was browsing through phone then :) Thanks for the 'Like'.

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    1. Dear Samannita, I think you are Toa :) Awww I know you from that impressive post (about the blogging rat race) you had written a few weeks ago and I happened to see it in my FB feed when Tej commented on it. Thanks so much for visiting and liking. M honored :)

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  7. Hi Gaganpreet - very festive shade indeed! Tejinder introduced me to your blog - following you - hope you like my blog and follow back (http://ourexternalworld.blogspot.in)

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    1. Thank you for visiting and liking Shilpa. Wish you a very Happy Diwali :) Following you back!

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  8. Lovely shade I loved it very much...Gagan :)

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    1. Hey thank you so much Radha dear :) I was shocked to see the bottle but when I wore it, it came out beautiful and bright.

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    2. Yeah...looks very nice on your nails loved it lot :)
      How r u gagan?

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    3. Thanks Radha. M still going to the hospital everyday. They have a machine in the physiotherapy department, which helps heal internal injury through current and heat. Have been asked not to walk at all.

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  9. The color looks great <3 and love the glossy effect

    love
    http://www.meghasarin.com

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    1. Thanks Megha. I checked out your outfit posts but couldn't leave a comment as I had to refresh 2-3 times to view each page. Don't know y the site was down.

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  10. Gorgeous hands.. loved ur ring too :)

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