Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab - Mme. Moriarty

Here's another beautiful Claw polish from BPAL. I know that their site is a little hard to navigate, so here are the instructions on how to get to nail polish:
* Open BPAL website
* Choose ''Trading Post'' in the sidebar on the left
* Enter the site and there's ''Nail Polish'' in the sidebar

OR: You can just click HERE (and I'll take you there). ;)

Yeah. It's not really good when customers can't find what they're looking for. So a little tip for the BPAL: make the website more user friendly. =)
I don't have a lot of problems with it, but then again I have been studying their site for a long time. *grin*

Anyway... I'm not reviewing their website, am I? Let's rather talk about nail polish. Who doesn't love a good old classic red? That's why I chose Mme. Moriarty for my mani of the day.

This is the description from BPAL site: ''The wet crimson red of arterial spray.''

Thankfully, I never had the chance to see the ''wet crimson red of arterial spray'' in person, but I guess it could look something like this polish.

I was stunned with the formula quality of this one. It's thin, very opaque and the application didn't cause me any problems. I liked it after I painted my first nail and I think it's going into my ''must-have'' collection. It's not really a creme, 'cause it has jelly like qualities. And non-qualities: can you see how the strong light enhanced streaky look?


I swear it's NOT that streaky IRL. That's the main reason I put on my thickest sweater and went outside - to take outdoor photos. Look how gorgeous it is!

Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab, Mme. Moriarty, 2 coats



What do you think?

Thanks for looking!

28 comments:

  1. Beautiful color! You also have gorgeous nails!

    I have to agree though that site is not easy to navigate at all!! Thanks for the tutorial on how to get where on there!!

    I also bought the ManGlaze Matte & Mess/bling based on your previous posts! Can't wait to get them!!

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  2. That color is beautiful!

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  3. It's gorgeus red. Is it perhaps like Essence Late at Night?

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  4. Evil Angel (AKA missnono)January 26, 2010 at 5:55 PM

    MME Moriary is my new favorite red. The best description I have come up with is that it's a Jelly/Creme. I love it and it looks gorgeous on you!

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  5. LOVE it, what a gorgeous red! Another lemming..thanks. I also appreciated your tutorial for their website! That was super helpful.

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  6. I absolutely have to have this. This is absolutely GORGEOUS on you! Your skin is perfect for this color!!!!!!

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  7. Love it! A real classic red, looks great on you!

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  8. I love reds like this, especially if they're jellyish! I think it's a very classy shade. Looks really good on you too!

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  9. What a nice deep red color.. Think that would match Mac - Russian Red lipstick ;D

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  10. Thanks, Kaide!
    Hope that people from BPAL will read this and change their site a bit.

    Hope you'll like your ManGlaze polishes as much as I did! =)

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  11. Lovely! I hope I'll never see wet crimson red of arterial spray in person. I think I would die ...

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  12. Late @ Night is darker and more berry. Mme Moriarty is more true red.

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  13. I don't know a thing about MAC, but I do agree this is a very nice red color. =)

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  14. I agree they definitely need to change their website a bit!
    Beautiful colour though :D

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  15. =) If it wouldn't be so much connected with someone dying...or at least getting seriously injured...I'd probably enjoy it. *hides in the corner*

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  16. =) Well, at least you know where to find nail polish. ;)

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  17. if this is a jelly, then it must be a vampire"s favourite jelly =) really reminds of fresh blood, but anyway - a very beautiful one

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  18. http://passiondesongles.over-blog.com/January 27, 2010 at 5:24 PM

    Wow wow ! is beautiful, great red, thank you for the site, I hope they deliver the France :)

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  19. I've wanted this ever since I saw it on their site. It has that same quality of Essie Lollipop where it's somewhat jelly somewhat creme. I'm wearing that right now, and I love it so much!

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  20. Now that's the type of red I love!!! I may have to buy this one. Looks beautiful on you. Thanks for suffering the cold to take the photo.

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