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Roxanne Campbell Review and Swatches*

I love painting my nails. It used to be part of my routine and I would do it every Sunday night. Unfortunately that has changed. Every time I look at my nails I think: ‘I really need to paint them’. I just can’t get back into the swing of it.

I was recently contacted by the lovely nail artist and manicurist Roxanne Campbell asking to review two of her nail lacquers; fresh from her first collection. In case you’re unsure of who Roxanne Campbell is, she has done the nails of celebrities such as: Adele and Jordan Dunn.

These nail lacquers are made in the UK. They’re also cruelty free and claim to only need one coat with a long-lasting formula. I received two colours from the Summer line: Sitting Pretty (a bright pink) and Violets are Blue (a mid tone blue). I’m not going to swatch these on my nails, as I don’t think my nails will do these as much justice as they deserve.

Sitting Pretty

I was drawn to Sitting Pretty immediately, as I love pink on nails. I wasn’t quite sure how I would take to a bright pink, but I fell in love. This is opaque with one coat and dries incredibly quickly. This has lasted incredibly well too with only the edges chipping away slightly, but that’s after a week of wear.

Violets are Blue

Violets are Blue is such a unique colour that I found it quite hard to compare it to anything else. I do think the quality of this one isn’t as good as Sitting Pretty, but that’s only because Sitting Pretty is a quality colour. I had to do two coats of this one, as it did apply slightly streaky, but you can’t beat the lasting power, as it lasts just as well and also dries incredibly quickly.

The bottle reminds me a lot of other luxury brands such as Chanel and Dior, so the packaging fits right into the luxurious market. They apply really nicely too, as you can apply a full nail without having to go back for more colour.


Overall I would say that I really like both of these. The colours are so pretty and there are so many other colours that I have my eyes on from her collection. I’m really impressed with how long these last.

You could also add other glitter to these colour for a little bit extra. Maybe the Bronze from this haul, would look nice too.

Again a massive thank you to Roxanne Campbell for sending these over! If you would like to check out the full collection, you can click here!

What do you think of these?

Thank you for reading!

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  1. Candice Petersen
    7th June 2017 / 3:26 pm

    I particularly like the pink shade, really pretty

    Beauty Candy Loves

    • 8th June 2017 / 3:08 pm

      It is such a gorgeous colour!xx

  2. 7th June 2017 / 3:27 pm

    The blue one looks beautiful Hannah! I’ve never heard of her before, I need to check her polishes out. x Nikita

    • 9th June 2017 / 4:39 pm

      It is such a beautiful colour, and I hope you like them!xx

  3. Nina
    7th June 2017 / 4:12 pm

    I’m glad you liked these nail polishes. Both colors are super cute.

    Nina’s Style Blog

    • 9th June 2017 / 4:40 pm

      Thank you lovely, the colours really are pretty xx

    • 9th June 2017 / 4:42 pm

      It definitely is perfect for Summer!xx

  4. 7th June 2017 / 6:58 pm

    I have a couple of these and they are so good, there are some lovely shades to choose from too xxx

    Zoe ♥ MammafulZo

    • 9th June 2017 / 4:44 pm

      They really are, they’re definitely worth it! There really are, such a gorgeous collection xx

    • 9th June 2017 / 4:46 pm

      It is such a pretty colour! The wear time is great!xx

    • 9th June 2017 / 4:46 pm

      It is such a beautiful colour xx

  5. 8th June 2017 / 10:04 pm

    I have been terrible about painting my nails recently, I really need to paint them because I bite my nails like a wild woman! I looked at her collection and really liked Stormy Weather and Nude Tights, really pretty colors ^_^

    Laila from Townhouse Palette

    • 9th June 2017 / 5:09 pm

      It’s so difficult to get into a routine of doing it, isn’t it?! Those are two that I love the look of too, they both look beautiful!xx

  6. 9th June 2017 / 9:11 pm

    These are such vibrant shades! I absolutely love painting my nails.

    • 9th June 2017 / 9:13 pm

      They really, they’re really pretty!xx

  7. 9th June 2017 / 10:31 pm

    I loved this post!! Will definitely have to invest in some bright colourful nail polishes for summer. This has certainly reminded me to do so. I can’t wait to read more. xx

    • 9th June 2017 / 10:58 pm

      Thank you lovely! Bright colours are the best for summer, I hope you manage to get some!xx

  8. Khadija
    9th June 2017 / 11:30 pm

    The formula looks absolutely amazing and perfect shades for the summer! I need these!

    Khadija x

    • 10th June 2017 / 12:22 pm

      It is such a stunning formula, the colours are stunning xx

  9. 9th June 2017 / 11:45 pm

    These colours look so amazing! That pink is just stunning! Never tried this brand before but I think I’ll maybe give them a go. They sound really good!

    Jordanne || Thelifeofaglasgowgirl.co.uk

    • 10th June 2017 / 12:26 pm

      They really are beautiful colours! I hope you love them, there are some stunning colours available xx

    • 10th June 2017 / 12:26 pm

      They really are beautiful colours xx

  10. 10th June 2017 / 10:02 am

    Sitting Pretty is the perfect pink shade, I really am in love with it. I’m so into pinky colours but I rarely find a pink nail polish that isn’t either too pastel so it becomes unnoticeable or too Barbie in a way that wouldn’t suit me but I think Sitting Pretty looks fantastic.

    Rosy | Sparkles of Light Blog
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    • 10th June 2017 / 12:32 pm

      That is a great way to describe it, it sits perfectly in the middle of the two! Glad you like it!xx

    • 11th June 2017 / 12:27 pm

      It is such a beautiful colour xx

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