Swatch: First Mate

Hey readers!

Today's post is another swatch post (tomorrow should be a design :D ). I chose China Glaze's First Mate since I was in a very blue polish kind of mood. First Mate was given to me by my older sister a couple months ago back when the collection was new. I wore it the week she gave it to me but I forgot to take a swatch picture! So here we go: First Mate

The application was awesome, very pigmented and smooth. I'll give it a 9.
The color is one I really like. I have a ton of blues but I will never get sick of them. I'll give it an 8.
Drying and hardening was great too! I find China Glaze to dry pretty quick usually (despite my 3 coats of polish).
Konadability is great for lighter colors but no so much on darker polishes.
Wear has been pretty good, a couple days with no major chips or anything. I'm impressed. I just had China Glaze Pool Party on my nails and they chipped literally the same day I put the polish on. I was so disappointed.

Here's the swatches:


  1. wow!!! I love it!!!!!

  2. I love this color! It looks good on you!

  3. Thanks ladies! This blue is one of my favorites!

  4. really pretty, I've been debating this one


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