[unpaid/sample] I’m always glad to see new spring brights so the new Mavala Pastel Fiesta collection is ticking all the rainbow boxes.
I’m not usually drawn to pastel nails – they’re quite difficult to get right – my usual tip is to wear a white undercoat to make the colours more intense. This collection is named for spectacularly beautiful places in the world – I must admit I had to Google Gotland which turns out to be a large Swedish island. And it is very beautiful. I wanted to like Biarritz best as its one of my favorite places but it’s the least exciting of all the shades being a very flat, pale grey.
As it turns out, Gotland is my favourite, being a pastel blue with a hint of lilac to it so that it’s not a typical baby blue shade. In fact, it’s on my nails right now and has been admired on Zoom already! Rimini is interesting – it’s iridescent so it becomes a lilac shade with a very gentle blue glimmer to it.
In the swatch, it’s Taormina (Sicily), Biarritz, Rimini, Hamptons, Brighton and Gotland.
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