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Wednesday, 6 November 2013

NOTD: Velvet Goth 'Amethyst'

I picked up 'Amethyst' from Models Own's recent Velvet Goth collection in Superdrug a couple of days ago. I have to admit to being drawn in by the beautiful velvet lids in coordinating colours to the polishes within, and I did have a tough time deciding between this and the deep green of 'Absinthe', but in the end purple won out for me! The photos below show two coats over a base coat of Nail Envy (as always); you could definitely get away with one coat but I chose to apply two for extra depth of colour. 'Amethyst' is a beautiful deep, inky purple with micro-glitter and small round glitter, which dries to a semi-matte finish which looks quite unusual. I added a top coat for a glossy finish which I found really brought out the sparkles, but I love how it looks matte as well - the first photos show the polish matte, and the second show it with top coat, although none of them really do justice to how beautiful this polish is!
NOTD Models Own Velvet Goth Amethyst
NOTD Models Own Amethyst
You can purchase Models Own Velvet Goth polishes from Boots, Superdrug (though I can't find them online...), and direct from Models Own, priced at £5 for 15ml of product, and are currently included in the 3 for 2 on all cosmetics offer at Superdrug! The other shades include 'Sardonyx' (Red), 'Valerian' (Blue), 'Obsidian' (Black), and 'Absinthe' (Green).
Have you tried any of the Velvet Goth collection? Which is your favourite shade?



  1. Oh I am loving this, so pretty and I love the finish x

    Beautyqueenuk xx

  2. It's a beautiful shade, very rich and plumy. I really like almost all of the Velvet Goth collection but I absolutely love Absinthe - there's something about the shade that's a bit unusual. Xx


  3. This colour is stunning and perfect for Autumn! Only problem now is my lack of skill at paining nails! xxx


  4. This colour looks so nice Jess :) are they rough to touch so to speak?
    Amy x
    -A Little Boat Sailing-

    1. It's beautiful, the photos really don't do it justice. It's slightly rough to touch but not like a textured polish, more just like glitter. In my Superdrug they had little swatches out so it might be worth popping in to see if you can have a stroke ;) xo

  5. Gorgeous colour :) xx


  6. I love the colour of this polish it looks ever so pretty. I didn't know Models Own had brought out these polishes I will definitely have to have a look :) Lovely post and great pictures xxx

    Danielle || Miss Sunshine & Sparkle

  7. Oh what a pretty shade.. I like the texture too, although it would put me off how long it would take to remove :( xx

    Gemma | Miss Makeup Magpie


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