Saturday, March 3, 2012

Max Factor Fantasy Fire

Yes, I am one of those dupeheads that got sucked into thinking this is the next best thing since 230. It's gorgeous and everything but since reading STEF'S comparison post, I am a little deflated that it's not really like 230 at all.



Here is 2 coats of Fantasy Fire over 2 coats of Mode Glamazon.

I couldn't see a lot of color shift to the green and couldn't grab it quick enough to get a good photo.


I paid $20 including shipping to Australia for this on eBay.
Who else has paid thru the nose for this tiny bottle of sparkly supposed dupe-ess?

13 comments:

  1. Ooooh its so pretty! I picked this up last week along with Odyssey Blue,can't wait to try them :)

    Love Aysh xoxo

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  2. I've bought one too (although don't have it yet), before I saw stefs post, and paid the same. But the collector in me still knows I need this polish! Amazingly beautiful even if it isn't a dupe.

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  3. Amazing shade!! Is so beautiful!

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  4. Still such a gorgeous shade even if the colour shift is not as strong - looks fantastic on your lovely nails

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  5. i think they're muchh more alike over black -- poor mans 230. i'm into it! happy my UK buddy sent one to me.. SO SMALL tho don't want to use it!

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  6. I'm disappointed as well. I got sucked into the hype and spent $36 US, (that is with the shipping added on) and now I'm kinda like WHYYYY DID I DO THIS?? lol At least the ebay seller included an Essie crystal file and few other goodies. So now I don't feel as bad. But for about $100 I could have had Clarins 230, which is a full size bottle. To get the same amount with Max Factor I would have to spend around $60 for 2 bottles....

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    1. 36 bucks? Oh man, sorry dude! Its a gorgeous color but doesnt deserve its 230 comparison.

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  7. Pretty polish but I don't think it's close to 230. Shame you had to pay such a high price.

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  8. I still want it but not for that price1 trying to get some friends in the UK to pick one up for me

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  9. I don't even care if it's not that close, it's still an amazingly beautiful polish. :)

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  10. It's still pretty damn amazing on your nails Carli!

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  11. I've only managed to spot the green in bright sunlight, it looks so nice over reds and darker colours though :-)

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