21/02/2016

BEAUTY | The Manicure Moment: Nuit 1947, Dior


Today I won't be showing you a super sophisticated manicure, but I just needed to do a full blog post on this beauty. If you read my last beauty haul post, you'll have seen the Nuit 1947 by Dior already. I put it on as soon as I got it because as it was my first Dior nail polish, I wanted to try it out and judge of its quality. 
Originally, I wanted to get my hands on the Rouge Noir by Chanel, one of the most classic and loved shades of the brand. Sadly, all the shops I visited had sold out this shade, and as I began to be desperate slightly, I was told by a very helpful sales assistant that Nuit 1947 by Dior was a dupe for my dream Chanel shade. I didn't know about it at all, and I was indeed surprised to see how similar the two polishes look. As you can see it is a deep, almost black red with a very shiny, almost gel-like finish. Typically, this is a colour that can be worn if you're looking for a simple yet timeless and chic manicure, if you can't wear more extravagant colours, because of your job for example. This is a subtle shade that suits all skintones, from really fair to dark skins. In terms of quality, the texture is quite opaque, you only need two coats to have an even finish (but you could even go for one coat only if you're in a rush!). The polish dries super quickly, I was actually impressed about that! As for the lasting power, I'd say it lasts around five days without any chipping at all, and then the colour starts chipping at the tip of the nails. At 25€50, I won't lie: you could go for something a lot cheaper and of the same quality. But this shade is so beautiful and the packaging minimalistic yet dreamy, that I don't regret getting it at all. Of course you also pay for the the brand, and I've been willing to invest a bit more in my beauty items these days, so to me this purchase is definitely worth it. If you like the colour but you're not sure whether you should 'take the splurge' or not, go and swatch Nuit 1947 in Boots or Sephora. You'll see it in its full glory with your own eyes! As for me, I'm just in love. ;)

Have you ever tried Dior nail polishes? Do you like this kind of dark, classic shades?
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10 comments:

  1. I love the shade Julia! It's beautiful!!
    It's so chic and elegant. As for Dior polishes - I don't have any, and I don't think I would pay quite that much for nail polish. But it looks great!
    Much love,
    Mona

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    1. As you said, it's chic and elegant! As dark shades often are I think. I totally understand you, there are much cheaper options available luckily! xx

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  2. I love Dior nail varnishes, they go on well and the colours are always amazing.
    Great shade choice here!!

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    1. They do have beautiful shades, I just want to get them all! xx

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  3. I don't wear dark nail polishes too often but I could go for this. I like the drama. :]

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    1. Dark nail polish can be a little scary at first (for example I never wear black polish and I think I never will!), but having one or two darker shades is always useful! xx

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  4. I've never tried any dior polishes but I have some very similar colours from barry m because I love dark colours
    The Lipstick, The Girl and Her Wardrobe

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    1. Oh I didn't know Barry M did similar colours! That's awesome then, easier for people in the UK! xx

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  5. I haven't tried any Dior nail polishes or any makeup products. Since Autumn, I've been wearing similar colours, it is one of my favourite. x

    Ela BellaWorld

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    1. We tend to wear these colours arounda autumn time it's true! We'll most likely wear them less in the upcoming months as spring arrives :P xx

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