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Smith & Cult Nailed Lacquer - Bitter Buddhist

This polish in an opaque, celadon green shade is neither too deep nor too light to go with any look. The 8-free formula doesn't contain any dibutyl phthalate, toluene, formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, camphor, xylene, ethyl tosylamide, or triphenyl phosphate.

Smith & Cult Nailed Lacquer - Bitter Buddhist
4.6 out of 5 stars, based on 62 Reviews 62 Reviews
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I absolutely LOVE this color. It is a beautiful mossy green that perfectly compliments my golden undertones. I feel that this is a great year round color that goes with just about anything. It's a nice "neutral" kinda color shade. I absolutely adore this! I can't say enough good things. The formula is great. Applies smoothly and evenly in 2 coats. It has great lasting power with my usual base and top coat. The packaging is super cute to boot.

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Gorgeous
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I bought this polish after seeing Mollie Chen wearing it on insta and it is beautiful!! Not at all my typical color but I love it. The polish goes on so nicely and lasts for a solid week without looking worn. My new favorite!!

5
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Love the color! perfect for every season!
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I was sick of vibrant color and was looking for chic color to try on for a while and found SMITH&CULT's Bitter Buddhist . At first, I was afraid it will look nasty green, but when I tried on, I LOVED IT!! it looks minty green and very sophisticated. It lasts quite long !

5
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Worth Every Penny
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This is the nail polish you've been waiting for. The color is fantastic, a grown up green, somewhere between sage and mint, like an Easter candy shell. The polish itself isn't too runny or too thick, so it goes on easy with perfect coverage. It dries quickly and doesn't just resist chipping, it stays smooth and shiny for two weeks. I have She Said Yeah (a perfect lavender) and Bitter Buddhist, and I will be buying every other shade, too.

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Beautiful polish
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This color is a muted grey/blue/green which is gorgeous. I found that it needed 3 coats for opacity. I was concerned that it was going on rather streaky, but and it smoothed out without steaks after a few seconds. I don't have ANY color in my nail arsenal that comes close to this color. I'm very pleased with this purchase.

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Great Polish
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I never heard of this nail polish but decided to purchase Bitter Buddhist and Stockholm Syndrome, after reading reviews. The colors were saturated and long lasting. Will purchase other shades.

5
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Cannot stop staring at my nails lol
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I love this color, it looks great on pail skin. The first coat I was worried about the coverage, however, after the second coat it looked flawless. Only small complaint was getting use to the short handle for painting.

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I agree...
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these polishes are very good and they last a little longer than others. I am very hard on my nails and rarely paint them, but when I do I am lucky if they stay chip free for 1 or 2 days. This brand stays chip free for maybe 3 or 4 days which for me is pretty good. I also like that they are a little less toxic than other brands, but I wish the smell reflected that. Also I agree with a previous review that the actual color does not match how they look online. It is lighter than pictured but still a nice understated green. I also have an issue with the packaging. I think the big bulky purposely dented metal tops are totally unnecessary, especially since they are made to pop off so you can hold the more managable plastic top while painting your nails. Just make it without the giant top and the cost would probably be cut in half making it more affordable. It is still one of the best polishes out there, but I took off a star for those few peeves.

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Just can’t get enough!
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I absolutely adore this color! It’s perfect for all seasons. Not too blue, not too green, not too gray. It’s my favorite so far!

5
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Color didn't match online
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This nail polish was not as rich as I thought it would be based on the reviews I saw online. The color was also lighter than I thought I was getting. It was more of a light sage green which wasn't what I was looking for. I'm not sure I would buy this brand again.

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