Monday, January 10, 2011

American Apparel Peacock VS Color Club Gossip Column

Angie Someone sent me a gift.

EDIT: I contacted Angie and she said this secret package wasn't sent by her. And I was absolutely positive I saw her handwriting on the package... Who was it then? I don't have the envelope anymore, so I can't check. Darn. Come out, come out...whoever you are! =) Reveal yourself! And thank you! ***

I got 5 Color Club polishes and Orly Snowcone.
Snowcone has been on my wishlist from the moment I first saw it. And it is just as beautiful in real life as it is on photos.


Color Club's Gossip Column reminded me of another polish in my collection - American Apparel's Peacock. And look, they do look quite similar in bottles.

Here they are on my nails.

Gossip Column looks a ''micro shade'' lighter (yes, I just invented my own word) than Peacock. Other than the obvious color similarity: the application is great with both of them, coverage of Peacock is a bit better (I could apply only one slightly thicker coat), but I applied two coats of each anyway. I like the brush and handle of Gossip Column better, but Peacock, on the other hand, looks glossier to my untrained eye. I guess they're both equaly awesome.

I'd advise you to wear a base coat with these colors, 'cause they might stain your nails. Just as a precaution. =)

So, which one would you choose?

Thanks for looking!


  1. uhm <.< i cannot see any difference :P

  2. Yay for packages! I love that blue on you

  3. hehe, sploh ne vidim razlike:)... Pomoje ne bi noben opazil, da imaš dva različna lakca na nohtih:) hehe

  4. haha that's funny that you don't know who sent it. maybe she did but doensn't want to say? (:

  5. Color Club, because it's easier for me to get :)

  6. thanks for this interessant comparison :) I prefer CC

  7. Gossip Column looks nicer to me :)) Maybe because I own it and not Peacock :))

  8. Girl I Loooove your New Layout, Is ultimate Pretty. Misterious, sexy is art.

  9. They both look exactly the same to me. So nice to get a mysterious package. Nice collection of polishes.

  10. Thanks for this comparison - I've wanted Gossip column for a while, but now see the AA (which I have) is close enough for me.

  11. OMG I'm so sorry! I could have sworn I signed my name! It was me haha! Because I know I promised you Snowcone AGES ago and then something came up and then I just never sent it! I'm glad you like :D

  12. No, no, no... I'M sorry for not checking the name twice. Thank you SO SO SOOOOO much, Aurora! :****


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