Red Carpet Manicure — Cavier Dreams & Overnight Sensation (Nail Lacquer)

Red Carpet Manicure Nail Lacquer in Cavier Dreams [sic]

That right there is a source of great annoyance for me. Red Carpet Manicure’s Cavier Dreams. Yup. They misspelled caviar. I mean, I hope that I’m just unaware of something called cavier that one has dreams about, but I think that they just didn’t have the spellcheck on.

Normally, this wouldn’t annoy me that much—well, OK, it would, but less so—but I have to input it into my database with the misspelling and all. AAAAAAAAUGH. (Please check out the nail polish database if you’re a collector, though! I am really aiming to get the beta testing up and running within the next couple of months, and a revamp to make it mobile-friendly is coming very soon.)

Red Carpet Manicure Nail Lacquer in Cavier Dreams [sic]

OK. Deep breath. Red Carpet Manicure is mostly known for their LED Gel Polish, but they also have this regular nail polish line that I tried when started selling them. I bought a few when they were on sale, then later on they started to go on clearance, and I bought a few more. Now they’re like, giving them away at CA$2.50, so I ordered a few more. Hey, I wasn’t on my low-buy, yet!

So I have a whole bunch of these to swatch! I have no real organized way to group these shades, so I’ll just randomly post about them as I swatch them.

The second polish in this post is Overnight Sensation. Thankfully, its name is spelled correctly.

Red Carpet Manicure Nail Lacquer in Overnight Sensation

I’ll start with Cavier Dreams [sic], though. Ahem. It’s basically the color of overcooked liver. I love liver and all (liver ‘n’ onions, liver pâté, give it to me!), so that’s my first thought. Overall, a taupe-grey-with-a-touch-of-purple cream.

Red Carpet Manicure Nail Lacquer in Cavier Dreams [sic], swatch

I actually kind of dig it. The formula is pretty good for a drugstore-priced polish. Two coats was all I needed for full opacity, and the application was nice and even. I will only quibble slightly about the brush (short and a bit wide, so I guess some people may like it) and the cap. I hate these big square caps that don’t line up properly with the bottle. Also, the cap is a bit unwieldy to hold as you’re applying polish. This isn’t Chanel-quality multi-caps we’re talking about here, and I wouldn’t expect it for under $10, but they should choose a different cap design.

Overnight Sensation is a mid-to-deep blue shimmer that leans teal, but it has purple iridescence. Very nice! I couldn’t quite capture the flash in my photo, but you can see the purple iridescence in the bottle. I had decent application with this one, with two to three coats being full coverage.

Red Carpet Manicure Nail Lacquer in Overnight Sensation, swatch

Red Carpet Nail Lacquer retails for US$8.00 / CA$9.00 and is 0.5 US fl oz / 15 mL. It is made in the USA.

I could not find out the ingredient list either on my bottles or on their website, so I do not know whether they are 3-free. OK, so I finally got the invisible label peeled off and took a photo of the microscopic ingredient list. It does appear to be free of toluene, formaldehyde, and dibutyl phthalate (DBP):

Red Carpet Manicure Nail Lacquer in Cavier Dreams [sic], ingredients

Red Carpet Manicure LLC appears to be based out of New York NY, USA, but it also has Australian, British and Spanish versions of its website.


8 thoughts on “Red Carpet Manicure — Cavier Dreams & Overnight Sensation (Nail Lacquer)

  1. The spelling is ridiculous! I’m quite annoyed by it as well.

    You seem to like mermaid like colors and then you like neutrals like Sephora OPI Metro Chic-esque polishes! I wish Metro Chic was still around 😦

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  2. I love liver & onion too. The liver has to be cooked properly of course.
    I seem to recall another polish that had a spelling error on the label but for the life of I me I can’t remember it… Maybe in Russia they spell it cavier. 😛
    I’m with you on the honkin’ caps, so unweildy – even Joe Fresh have converted their caps so that there’s a removable outer larger cap a la Chanel.

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