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Rebeccah: a couple of weeks ago
I have this in the rose gold, or "Penny Talks" colour. What I like about it is its great for when I don't have time to really 'do' my nails. It dries very fast and generally goes on easily. What I don't love is it shows every groove, line or imperfection in the nail bed without a proper base coat or even a thicker nail filler. If you have healthy nails then its the easiest mani in the world, and the colour is simply gorgeous.
Cassandra: about a year ago
I bought "good as gold". I was not as gold as I had hoped. Its very muted, almost silver. It dries quickly and does show ridges. I didn't mind that. I didn't find it chip easily but, I only used it on a statement nail. I liked that you could really get away with only one coat.
Joanna: more than a year ago
Meh, at best. Streaky application, chips nearly immediately (even with Seche Vite topcoat), colors definitely not as vibrant as shown on webpage - more muted and dull, actually. I bought Nothing Else Metals and Penny Talk. They looked pretty in the browser but, in real life, they are more "fall shade" than the vibrant metallics I wanted for summer. The "chrome" effect is also very weak so, if you are looking for the real mirror-shine chromes, this definitely is not it. I'd say, for the overall performance (or rather lack thereof), not worth 10 dollars a bottle. CH New Bohemian Luster chromes for 2012 are MUCH nicer.
A: more than a year ago
I completely agree with the previous review. They dry quickly and will show every imperfection your nails have. On my finger nails these chipped within 1 day ( i wore a base coat with Seche Vite top coat)! I wear Essie nail polishes often but the formula and application for these is horrible! However they aren't very streaky compared to other metallic nail polishes...gave 3 stars only because i love the color 'penny talk' which reminds me of rose gold, so beautiful! Sadly it chips so quickly so I would not recommend.