Yves Rocher Botanical Colour Nail Polish in Pearly Wood / Bois nacré

Yves Rocher — Pearly Wood / Bois nacré (Botanical Colour Nail Polish) Swatch & Review

Collection: Yves Rocher 2015 Summer, Botanical Colour Nail Polish [Launch]

So, I’ve been completely smitten by Yves Rocher’s new line of Botanical Colour Nail Polish and I’ve taken advantage of their many sales and ordered even more colors. I mean, they end up coming in at around CA$3 a pop. What’s not to love?

Today, I’m reviewing Pearly Wood / Bois nacré (102), a mouse brown with silver shimmer.

wild type brown mouse
Cute little mouse! Image: news.com.au

Application was good: two coats gave nice and even full coverage.

I do normally enjoy taupes, especially those with a bit of shimmer, but something about this one is very boring to me. In the bottle it does have a touch of mauve, but I don’t really see it on my nails. I think I prefer my taupes with a hint of lavender, blush, or something, and this is just a plain taupe brown that reads as very dull to me.

It’s not a bad polish at all; just not my color.

Yves Rocher Botanical Colour Nail Polish in Pearly Wood / Bois nacré, swatch

A word about the brush: it is a wide paddle shape with a rounded end, and it makes application so, so easy, particularly if your nails are not teeny like mine are—but it still works well for me.

Yves Rocher Botanical Colour Nail Polish is 0.16 fl oz / 5 mL and retails for US$6 / CA$6 / UK£2.95 / EU€2.95. It is free of toluene, formaldehyde, camphor, and dibutyl phthalate (DBP), and it is made in France.

Yves Rocher was founded in 1959. The company is based in La Gacilly, France.

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