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The Hottest Nail Colors & A Few Dupes in India

I am on a 'Dupes' hunting spree these days. So, when Instyle listed the 15 HOTTEST Nail Colors a few weeks ago, I took printouts of all the nail polishes and went looking for dupes, ignoring the puzzled stares of shopkeepers =D

I couldn't find dupes for all of them in one market though.

Nails inc ~ Eden Grove
Isn't that a cute bottle?! And such an unusual nail polish shade. No dupe found. Yet.

Deborah Lippmann ~ Between the Sheets
There is a similar shade in Chambor, in a teeny tiny bottle

Rescue Beauty Lounge ~ Bangin
No dupe found yet, but I'm sure it won't be hard to find this shade

Aldo ~ Mini Bikini
Colorbar has a similar shade. I was gonna buy it but forgot to take it to the counter with other stuff in the end =S. It's a dark hot pink shade.

American Apparel ~ Summer Peach
Won't be hard to find a shade like this, but I still couldn't find the closest dupe!

Barielle ~ Belly Dance
Pretty shade, but yet to find a dupe

Butter London ~ Chuffed
Something close to this shade is the Colorbar Nail Lacquer  #53, an orange shade with shimmer

Chanel ~ Nouvelle Vague
Not yet and a tough one to find I imagine

Essie ~ Knockout Pout
The Maybelline Colorama Cremoso Sexy looks like a perfect dupe for this, don't you think?

Illamasqua ~ Blow
Inglot Nail Enamel #721 is the perfect dupe for this one (see it here )

MAC To The Beach ~  In The Buff
MAC To The Beach Collection is launching in India soon, so if you like this, you can get the real thing

Np2 ~ Incandescent
You can find dupes for these anywhere, although not the quirky packaging :). Basically French manicure sets

Sally Hansen ~ Pronto Petal
The only one similar to this I found is Colorbar #40 (see it here )

Sonia Kashuk ~ Space Cadet
Similar shades are Max Factor #724 Blue Energy & Colorbar #14 (which leans more towards Navy)

Topshop ~ Parma Violet
The most unique shade of all, so NO DUPE found :(

I came across some nail polishes I haven't tried before called Claire's and CPO Nail Paints, which had pretty shades and might have some similar shades to the hottest ones abovebut I didn't have time to browse through them at the time. Will get them later. I've yet to check out if Jordana has some too.

If any of you know about any dupes for these, please lemme know!

♥ Cynthia Z ^.^


  1. Hey CZ, I guess Jordana has Nail Inc. London shade. I'll post the picture tomorrow.


  2. Sonia Kahsuk: Space Cadet shade is available in Teen teen and Nail Juice ranges. Do correct me if I'm wrong.


  3. @shoppingaholic~ I don't know girl. But possibly


  4. I love to buy sometimes=)So cute!


  5. Love the packaging of Nails inc ~ Eden Grove & Np2 ~ Incandescent! Collection 2000 hot nails in Dynasty looks like a perfect dupe for the Topshop ~ Parma Violet!

  6. For Sally Hanson Pronto Petal: Go for Nail Juice no. 21 Glaze.

    Sorry for not replyng with Jordana no. as I have kinda lost that. (kinda?? what that means..)

  7. The dupe for Nails Topshop can be elle 18 nail pops #04...almost exact...

  8. There is a nail varnish I have called "Blue glide" by Diana of London which is quite a dupe for the Topshop one.

  9. wow!!the colours are so pretty.m really in need of a new colour to wear.Street Wear Rose Pink 5ml Rs 45,the one I've been using is almost over.


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