"In 1952, Revlon launched its iconic color collection Fire & Ice™, with matching lips and fingertips in a bold, fiery red. This fall, Revlon brings back its Fire & Ice™ collection for today’s woman – who is as bold, confident, and glamorous as ever."
Everything old is new again! That's right. Revlon has re-released it's iconic color collection (It's iconic because Revlon told me so!) Fire & Ice™. I'll bring you more on the red lipstick tomorrow. Today I'm going to focus on the matching red tips in the Fire & Ice™ collection. The nail polish is called All Fired Up. This is a brilliant and bright red creme polish.
The formula is smooth and applies like a dream. In the picture I have three coats but honestly I could have gotten away with two. The formula is big three free and this does not smell as bad as Revlon nail polish used to smell. Back in the 1970's the polish had such a wretched yet distinctive smell I can almost recall it as I type about it. I shudder to think what the original 1952 polish smelled like!
The thing about red nail polish is...well. Honestly, as comfortable as I am wearing red lipstick I shy away from red creme polish on my fingernails. I'm not sure what it is. If my nails are super long I feel like I look slutty with long red nails, but even when my nails are short, I feel like the red is too conspicuous at the same time. Your cuticles have to be perfect and the application flawless. As you can see in the picture below....that is not the case.
Sure it looks pretty. It's a neutral red, meaning I don't feel that it pulls blue or orange, but it is bright. I mean IN YOUR FACE, "I'm Wearing RED NAIL POLISH!" bright
Do you NEED this? I think it's a great red creme, but there are probably other red cremes out there that are just as good. Is it a unique color? I'm not sure. I don't have enough red cremes to say. Will I wear it again? Yes. It will end up as a pedi color for sure...maybe I'll layer it with a gold shimmer for the holidays, but honestly I'm not sure if I'm ready for in your face red juuuuust yet.