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Ruby Wing Color Changing Nail Polish

Can’'t decide between two nail polish hues? The pros at Ruby Wing have come up with a solution to the ultimate polish conundrum: color-changing polish. Wear one vibrant shade indoors, and embrace a totally different color when the sun's UV rays hit your nails, thanks to the brand's SolarActive® Technology. Each Ruby Wing polish is non-toxic, vegan, and environmentally safe—plus has a light floral scent

Ruby Wing Color Changing Nail Polish
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High-quality polish with a fun color change
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I purchased this in the shade Poppy because I really liked the sample I received in a Birchbox (that one was the shade Ride 'Em Cowgirl).

This polish's formula is very nice -- smooth and creamy and very easy to apply. It took two coats to reach opacity.

Poppy is a very bright, almost Barbie hot pink indoors... and completely changes to a beautiful deep berry purple in sunlight! (And, as a bonus, in dappled sunlight or during the transformation process, it's a cherry red color!)

I have found that over time (we're talking, like, ten days after application), the polish seems to darken a bit. I think that's probably because of changing shades several times? But shame on me for leaving my manicure untouched for that long! (It's just the color-changing is so fun!)

The one thing about this nail polish that I'm not ecstatic about is the scent. Instead of smelling like poppies, it sort of just smells like vaguely-poppy-esque nail polish smell. Like a mixture of floral and nail polish, which, honestly, isn't really better than straight-up nail polish smell. It doesn't smell worse than any other polish, though it is fairly bizarre to be able to smell it even on your dry nails. I would be just as happy with this polish without the "scented" business. It's just "eh".

All in all, I really love this nail polish! If you like having a secret different nail color up your sleeve (or, just, very close to your sleeve?), then this is the stuff!

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Good polish
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I purchased this polish for a gift for a friend. She said she loved the colors and the polish seemed to last a long time. I was happy she enjoyed this product!

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not impressed with the color
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The color that I ordered was groupie, which on the website looks like a light pink that changed to a darker shade. Even the little tag on the bottle looked fairly toned down, but the color in the bottle is NEON pink. I hate it. I did put two coats on my thumb to test the color changing properties but didn't notice a change. I'll probably pass this on to my younger sister who might appreciate the bright hue more than I.

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So cool I keep sending other people here to buy it
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I got this as one of the samples in one of my first birchboxes. It took me a while to get up the nerve to try it simply because I wasn't really doing glitter polish yet at that time and it seemed too flashy for me. But I kept hold of it in case I ever wanted to glitz myself up for some reason. Then, things changed and I started experimenting with more flamboyant looks in hair, makeup and nails and my sample of this stuff became one of my favorite polishes. My boyfriend's daughter came over and tried it and proclaimed it the best gold glitter she's ever tried...and of course the color changing properties made her extremely happy. I got her a bottle for her birthday. Shortly after that, I was ditzing around in my bathroom and DROPPED my beloved sample bottle (it was such a good sized sample it wouldve lasted me a long time) and it broke all over my bathroom tile floor. I was soooo heartbroken. I tried to clean it up but there is still glitter in the grout. The first thing I did after cleaning it up was to order a new, full size bottle of the same thing because it has become the nail polish that I cannot live without...and furthermore, it's becoming the nail polish my friends cannot live without too. This is awesome stuff.

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We need more color changing polishes!!!
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I cannot say enough about how great this polish is. I receive so many compliments when I wear the polish, it makes it hard to want to do a color change! The gold glitter is different shapes and reflects many fun colors, all the while the base coat changes from clear to a pretty pink. This polish is great all year round!

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Tip - Add a layer of white nail polish first
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I love glitter nail polish, but we all know that putting layers upon layers of glitter nail polish is such a hassle when you have to take it off.

In order to have the gold glitter show up better, I first painted a layer of white nail polish, then 2 layers of the gold glitter and finished it off with a fast drying top coat.

I wasn't sure how pink/red it would change, but out in full bright sunlight the gold completely transformed! I'm in love with this nail polish since I'm such an indecisive person.

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just ok
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the color was pretty and it applied well, but I was most excited to see the color change. The change however was slight and not very dramatic. Because this was kind of expensive and the desired effect wasn't achieved, I probably will not purchase this item again. Wish the color change was more noticeable.

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love the concept but...
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love the concept but my polish looked great until it changed colors. It turned a weird matte shade that wasnt flattering at all.

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Great polish
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I really like this polish. The colors are super cute and fun (I got peony) and it really does change colors in the sun. It also smells pretty good, which is a nice change from the usual chemical smell. The polish can get a little thick and goopy while applying, but just giving it a good shake usually does the trick.

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I didn't notice a significant change
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it is a pretty polish - but not to my personal liking - i wouldn't spend the money for the possibility of a change

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