Hello gentle readers. Today I have a reader request comparison post to share with you. I was asked to show Orly Galaxy Girl with Orly Royal Velvet together. I wanted to do this comparison yesterday but things were a bit busy around here and I wasn't in the mood to do my nails when I did get a little free time so today it had to be. :)
I left Orly Royal Velvet on my middle and pinkie finger nails and applied Orly Galaxy Girl on my index and ring finger nails. I applied topcoat to all four, to refresh the shine on Royal Velvet and to shine up Galaxy Girl. As you will see in the photographs, these polishes are very different in both colour and formula.These are all two coats.
In these photos I was able to better capture the duochrome shift in Royal Velvet, so I included pics of that bottle. I also got pretty good shots of the duochrome glitter in Galaxy Girl. All photographs are clickable to enlarge and were taken in cloud filtered sun. Do enlarge to get the full effect of these two lovely polishes.
These polishes both contain purple but that is where their similarity ends. Royal Velvet is a smooth duochrome polish that shifts from dark blue to purple depending on the lighting and angle at which the polish is viewed.
Galaxy Girl is a bruised purple jelly packed with fine duochrome glitter. The glitter shifts from bright blue to magenta/purple and even a hint of goldy-bronze.
Both polishes are Orly-licious formula. Lovely to apply, quick-ish to dry and gorgeous to look at. They are both worth owning and wearing. They are both available at various Ulta stores and from some e-tailers.
Okay, so there you have it. A comparison of Orly Royal Velvet and Orly Galaxy Girl. Thank you so much for popping in. Have a wonderful afternoon and may your polish never bubble.
Reader Request Comparison Post
Posted by Erika Costello at 3:06 PM
Hi, I'm Erika. I'm a wife, empty nester mom, beauty blogger, wannabe amateur photographer and full time staff to a frowsy orange tabby cat. Join me as I explore the wonders of the beautiful things that land on my dressing table.