Estee Lauder Pure Colour Polish in Insatiable Review & Swatches!

This Spring Estee Lauder are bringing out their ‘Pretty Naughty’ range, consisting of a beautiful Eyeshadow Palette, an Intense Kajal Eyeliner Duo in black & blue, an Illuminating Powder Gelee  Blush (review coming up soon!), four Sheer Matte lipsticks (which are just incredible) and finally, this Pure Colour Nail Lacquer in Insatiable.

L-R Estee Lauder ‘Insatiable’, Bourjois ‘Fashion Gris Gris’, No7 ‘Lucky Lilac’, Illamasqua ‘Speckle’ and 17’s ‘Parma Violet’.

This nail polish is just perfect for Spring and I have been wearing it pretty constantly over the past few weeks (and received many a compliment on it!).  The shade is quite unique I think, it’s a lavender toned grey but looks much darker on the nail than in the bottle.  It reminds me of a rainy English day, with a hint of blossom (look at me getting all descriptive)! 

Just FYI, I looked through my nail polish collection to see if I could find something similar and the closest I got to it was Fashion Gris Gris by Bourjois, but even that is more grey than Insatiable.  I popped a pic of a few of my other purple polishes in this post so you can see the kind of shade it is.

The quality of this polish is just perfect, as are all the EL polishes I’ve tried.  It applies like a dream and is perfect with just two coats.  This also lasted really well on my nails, only chipping slightly after a few days.  I recommend! 

The only negative about this polish is the price, it’s £14.50 which is expensive I think, for just 0.30 fl. oz, but the sublime packaging makes up for it!  As it’s part of the Spring collection, it is limited edition so if you fancy it then be sure to grab it before it disappears!

Will you be picking this polish up?  What do you think of purple/grey nail polish?




  1. February 24, 2013 / 3:10 pm

    what a pretty colour! awh xo

  2. February 24, 2013 / 3:48 pm

    I love these kind of colours for nails at the moment I am especially loving speckle very appropriate for Easter! x

  3. February 24, 2013 / 3:51 pm

    lovee all the colors on your nail wheel!

  4. February 24, 2013 / 4:04 pm

    love these colours – especially the Estee Lauder one.


  5. February 24, 2013 / 4:22 pm

    I love the speckle polishes really want to try them out such pretty detailed effects they give good colour selection lovely post x ♥

  6. February 24, 2013 / 4:24 pm

    Gorgeous colours love the Estée launder colour, it's gorgeous!


  7. February 24, 2013 / 4:34 pm

    This is such a pretty colour, I love this shade for spring but I may pick one of the others up because of the price! xxx

  8. February 24, 2013 / 4:39 pm

    The packaging is amazing and love the colour:) x

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  9. February 24, 2013 / 4:51 pm

    I love the Illamasqua polish so much!!

    I would LOVE IT SO MUCH if you guys would check my blog out?!?! 😀 xx

  10. February 24, 2013 / 4:53 pm

    love the colours! the illamaqua one is gorgeous!
    I love purple nails! xxxx

  11. February 24, 2013 / 5:25 pm

    Such a gorgeous polish, I love purple/grey polishes 🙂 x

  12. February 24, 2013 / 6:02 pm

    Such a nice colour looks v. similar to the Bourjois one though 🙂

  13. February 24, 2013 / 6:10 pm

    This is lovely. I spotted a photo on tumblr this morning of matte grey nails, and this looks like it'd be the perfect shade to do it with! Not sure I'd want to splash out though, so I'll probably end up giving Bourjois a go!

    – Tabitha at x

  14. February 24, 2013 / 6:52 pm

    That Estee Lauder polish is so beautiful – I neeeeed!!

    Kate xx

  15. February 24, 2013 / 6:55 pm

    Lovely colour!
    I'd love it if you checked out my blog as I'm doing a Barry M giveaway:-)

  16. February 24, 2013 / 7:38 pm

    Such a gorgeous colour! xx

  17. February 24, 2013 / 9:42 pm

    Love the colour!
    hope you have a lovely week xo

    Shabby Chic and Tea♥

  18. February 25, 2013 / 12:55 am

    that color is so pretty!

  19. February 25, 2013 / 2:16 am

    Lovely colour, I have to admit I have a bit of an obsession with grey polishes!

    Becca x

  20. February 25, 2013 / 12:30 pm

    I love the illamasqua one and they look so pretty on the wheel x

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  21. February 25, 2013 / 8:10 pm

    Love all those polishes! Especially 'Speckle', I've been lusting after that since it came out but I got Scarce instead!

  22. February 25, 2013 / 9:09 pm

    Love this soooooo much so gonna buy them. Please follow me .xit

  23. February 26, 2013 / 9:46 am

    totally loving the greyish purple nails!!
    would you like to follow each other?

  24. February 26, 2013 / 8:01 pm

    I love that greyish colour!

    Definitely need that in my life!!

  25. February 26, 2013 / 11:25 pm

    Love the colour of the estee lauder polish!

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  26. February 27, 2013 / 9:16 pm

    Love the purple-grey color. It's super feminine & sexy!!!

  27. February 27, 2013 / 10:48 pm

    I love the illamasqua speckled nail polishes, it's a shame about the price tag! Waiting for a high street dupe 🙂 Rachel xxx

  28. February 28, 2013 / 8:04 pm

    Great post love the colours… I have nominated you for the Liebstar award !

  29. March 16, 2013 / 4:45 pm

    Love that estee lauder color!!

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