Orly Spring 2013 Melodious Utopia Nail Lacquer – Review, Swatches & Long-Lasting Test

Hello beauties!

Lovers of yellow shade I’m happy to share with you my review for Orly Melodious Utopia nail lacquer, a beautiful funny and glitzy color which part of Orly Spring 2013 Hope & Freedom Fest Collection (swatches, info & photos). I received the polish from Orly Romania a couple of weeks ago together with another three lovely shades from Orly Mani Minis Spring 2013 Hope & Freedom Fest (swatches & photos).



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Orly Melodious Utopia nail lacquer (5.3 ml/ 0.18 fl oz – 20.00 Lei) is a soft yellow creme with fine gold and copper glitter. It has a very light consistency, almost watery like which makes the polish look almost transparent with just a hint of yellow in one coat. The second coat of Melodious Utopia delivers a sheer color and a third coat will bring this color closer to the one in the bottle. I can’t say that after three coats the color was fully opaque but the fine glitter particles capture the light and sun and gives this color a beautiful effect. The application went well with just a little bit of pooling on the edges when I started to apply the third coat. I also used Orly Rubberized Lacquer Gripping Base Coat at the beginning and one coat of Orly 3-in-1 Top Coat only on five of my nails for a super glossy effect and long-lasting color.

Even though yellow is not my color I did wear Orly Melodious Utopia nail polish for 7 days before removing it. It started chipping after 4 days on the nails were I didn’t apply top coat and after a day and a half I had the same result on the nails where I applied top coat. The color was still looking vibrant but a little bit more mattyfied on the nails without top coat due to soap, lotions and creams. I guess 3 coats will make most nail lacquers chip after a few days but if you are comfortable with a sheer color you can stop after the second coat of Melodious Utopia.

Enjoy more photos…




Orly Melodious Utopia nail lacquer – one coat


Orly Melodious Utopia nail lacquer – two coats


Orly Melodious Utopia nail lacquer – three coats


Orly Melodious Utopia nail lacquer – 3 coats + top coat


Orly Melodious Utopia nail lacquer – 7 days later without top coat


Orly Melodious Utopia nail lacquer – 7 days later with top coat

I hope you enjoyed this review and find it helpful. I would like to know what are your thoughts regarding this color and if you are in the mood for some yellow shades this spring. 🙂

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