Alessandro It Girl LE already hit the stores. Today I have for you four shades – I received 2 for review from our Alessandro importer (Dancing Queen, Pretty Ballerina) and bought other 2. Well – Maestra bought them for me since I was really sick at the time. And on top of it, she also made swatches of the shades she bought.
Let’s begin with Dancing Queen – polish with lovely name and shade. This is not really a taupe shade, since it leans too much to violet side. But is has a lot of tiny shimmer that casts grayish coat in bright light so the polish looks brownish-grayish-violet.
I was still sick while making these swatches, so I was unable to capture shimmer detail on the nails … to much coughing, sneezing … That’s why I photographed shimmer in the bottle.
We’re having really lousy weather, so I had to take outside photo of Dancing Queen in cloudy/gray surrounding. In real life color is a little more violet than on the photo, but let’s say that you see the difference.
Pretty Ballerina is a little too candy pink for my taste. I will refrain from classifying this shade as creme finish, since I saw some shine/sparkle in couple of photos and I’m not sure whether I saw shimmer or just reflection. I’ll have to wait for sun to make sure it is really a creme shade.
I think Alessandro Crash Coat polish goes lovely with this shade. OK, OK – maybe I exaggerated with thickness of crash coat.
Application? I noticed that I had to shake both polishes to achieve good viscosity. And no bubbles appeared. But if I did not shake the bottle I had bold spots in the mani and the polishes were kind of watery. The only other Alessandro polish I had the same experience with, is Crash Coat … and I have quite a few minis since I adore them and Alessandro minis are my favorite ones. I wont say this is a problem since it’s not, but it is something you should be aware of, since it would be really easy to put both shades in streaky category … and they’re not.
I asked Maestra to pick up for me two other shades from this collection – On Tour and Cheeky Devil (what can I say – another shade with cute name :D ). I’m also tempted by beige shade, but I have to see that one in real life before I decide whether I’ll buy it or not … if I manage to find one that is.
5ml mini polish costs 5 EUR (little less than 7 USD).
Maestra took photos and wrote review for On Tour and Cheeky Devil shades.
On Tour is pretty creme violet shade, that turned out too blue in all the photos I took. So I “helped” it out a little bit and “made” color more realistic. No problems with application. I used two layers.
Quick comparison of few violet shades in my collection. They’re all too blue on the photo, but you can still see which ones look alike and which ones do not.
Cheeky Devil is perfect spring shade. It looks really fresh. But even-though I love the shade it does not compliment my skin tone. Application was a little bit streaky but that is quite normal for those kind of shades. Two layers were enough to tame it.
I can hardly wait to test “Maestra’s” shades. Especially Cheeky Devil looks like something that would look nice on me.
Did you get any shade from this collection? Do you like any of the shades we showed you today?
33 thoughts on “Review and swatches: Alessandro It Girl LE”
Thank you for these swatches! :thumb: I wanted On Tour, but it looks really close to Orly Cashmere Cardigan? Dancing Queen is really pretty too, but doesn’t look unique either – I feel like it must be similar to one of the other purple/greys we’ve seen lately?
Cheeky Devil is gorgeous. I want it!
Love the pink with the crackle topcoat!
I love Dancing Queen, looks so pretty! I also like the crackle :)
I love the matte look of crack polish. It fells kind of funny but I still do not use top coat over it. :biggrin:
5 €? Še 4 mi je praktično preveč…
Res so lepi, ampak cena je pa prehuda. :shock:
Cena ni ugodna, ampak kaj, ko obožujem njihove minije. :blush:
Od teh mi nobeden ne pade kaj dosti v oči, razen morda On Tour, pa še ta je mičkeno prenežne barve. Sem pa videla na stojalcu res lep odtenek v modri barvi spominčic. Me je kar zamikal, ampak res se moram nazaj držati z laki nekaj časa. Sicer pa super swatchi! Upam, da boš kmalu bolje! :rose:
Hm – On Tour je edini v tej kolekciji, ki vleče na modro.
Hvala. Sem že veliko, veliko boljše. :rose:
Res? Uh, potem pa še dobro, da ga nisem kupila, predstavljala sem si ga namreč v barvi spominčic, ko sem gledala stekleničko! Ne vem kako sem prišla do tega, heh. Me veseli, da si že bolje!
On Tour mi najbolj pade v oči.
Je cortkan, ane? :wub:
Ja :), samo ponavadi ko ve objavite te swatche naslednji dan teh lakcev v trgovinah skoraj ni več za dobit – povzročite pravi naval :). Imam včasih občutek da bi morala vaše prispevke v supergah brat in takoj ko jih objavite šibat v nakup :biggrin:
dancing queen mi je tu definitivno pobjednik :thumb:
Moj favorit. :nails:
On tour je zelo lep! :wub:
I love the blue one
On Tour? Yea – it’s lovely shade.
They are all beautiful, but On Tour is my fav :wub:
It is lovely, but Dancing Q. still wins in my book. :biggrin:
They’re all gorgeous!
Nicely put. :nails:
All colours are fantastic!
I love pink and Pretty Ballerina is wonderful.e
I knew our pink lovers would love that shade. :biggrin:
Sicer je res, da jz ne ločim najboljš podobnih si odtenkov :biggrin: , vendar Dancing Queen me zeeelooo spominja na Hypnotic (hmm, ampak ko ste ga Parokeetke predstavile, je zgledal dosti bolj vijoličen kot pa na mojih nohtih).
Ballerina pa super izgleda s Crash Coat-om. :wink:
Veliko je odvisno od svetlobe. Če recimo primerjaš kako izgleda na soncu ali pa pod umetno svetlobo, imaš občutek, da gre za popolnoma različna laka. Potem pa svoje naredi še odtenek polti … :hmm:
Če bo čas, imam v načrtu naresti tudi primerjavo s Hypnoticom … samo je čakalna vrsti trenutno dolgaaa. Se pozna, da sem bila 2 tedna out. :nervous:
Oh, I love them all!
Expecially Dancing Queen… Beautiful purple/grey! :wub:
That one is my favorite too. :love:
On Tour mi je zelo všeč. :wub:
Že nestrpno čaka, da ga preizkusim. :biggrin:
Vsi so lepi! :wub:
Tudi jaz tako pravim … no rozika mogoče še najmanj. :silly: