Eyeko Has an Eye for Nail Polishes in Spring and Summer 2010

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Girl, I’ve got my Eyeko Eye on you — Eyeko as in the London-based beauty brand that’s part manga at heart. Manga? You know, the Japanese comic art form? Eyeko flat-out loves the stuff.


Ironically, I don’t really see manga reflected in their five new spring/summer nail colors, but they still score mega-adorable points from me for their dainty .30 oz. bottles, darling labels and edgy colors.

Eyeko Nail Polishes for Spring and Summer 2010

  • Petite: a creamy, semi-transparent baby pink
  • Tea Rose: a creamy rose
  • Posh: a creamy taupe
  • Coral: a creamy reddish coral
  • Vampira: a semi-matte black with red glitter

You may recall some Eyeko polishes we talked about back in December. These are even better. Where those applied streaky with bubbles, these go on as smooth as silk.

Despite being surprisingly thick, they’re not hard to apply, and two coats produce pigment that’s fully opaque.

I like everything in this batch of colors, but my favorites are Coral (so bright and summery!) and Petite Polish (what a perfect pinky nude).

eyeko petite polish

eyeko tea rose polish

eyeko posh polish

eyeko coral polish

eyeko vampira polish

These are limited edition, but I wouldn’t worry about them disappearing soon, as the company seems to hold on to colors for a while. Five of the six shades I tried back in December are still available online.

Each bottle costs $5.50 USD, but Eyeko’s running a special now where you can buy all five of the new shades for $21. That doesn’t includes shipping across the pond, however, so would-be US customers will have to add another $7.50 for that (and be prepared to wait 21+ days for delivery).


I really like these colors and packaging, and love that Eyeko improved the formula over those other polishes I tried before. If you dig unusual indie brands, these spring/summer shades might be well worth the 21-day wait! Makeup and Beauty Blog Rating: A

You might like Eyeko’s new spring/summer nail polish shades if…

  • You collect nail polishes and beauty products from indie brands
  • You like polishes with a thick formula
  • You like cute packaging
  • You like feminine, edgy colors

Movie date?

I’m not even half way through re-re-re-watching the series again, and I’ve already whipped myself into a frothy SATC 2 movie frenzy! Bay Area gals, maybe we can meet at a theater somewhere (wearing our best pairs of heels, of course)? If you’re interested, send me an email or a DM on twitter.

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,



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  1. I’m loving tea rose, reminds me of the NYX lipstick of the same name. I don’t think I have any colors like that either, Coral’s pretty hot too, and perfect for summer (blegh not that I can tell it’s summer with this weather)
    .-= makeup morsels’s last blog post… Miscellaneous Monday Morsels 5/17 =-.

  2. Tiera says:

    Ooohh, I heart Tea Rose, Posh and Coral! Idk yet if I’m down for the hefty shipping and long wait, but for that $21 special It’s definitely on my mind!
    .-= Tiera’s last blog post… Mixtape Monday Vol. 6 =-.

  3. Agnes says:

    Tea rose is super pretty! and so is posh and coral! i want them all 😀 haha for me, petite polish seemed a bit sheer at first, but after looking at it for awhile.. i kinda want to get it as well! it seems like it could definately fake a nice french manicure 😉 i wonder what the shipping and wait time will be for canada.. probably double 🙁
    .-= Agnes’s last blog post… Holy Grail Wednesdays – Ecotools Bronzer Brush =-.

    • Karen says:

      Hi Anges,

      I just checked the site’s delivery info and this is what is says regarding shipping to other countries:

      “International orders outside of UK and EU will be shipped by Royal Mail Airsure at a nominal charge of £3.50.”

  4. Ooooo I love these, never tried any myself yet but they always look so good on reviews I am going to have to place an order very soon!!!

    We have given you an award on our blog because we love your posts so much!!! http://beautifullyaddictedto.blogspot.com/2010/05/cherry-on-top-award.html xxx
    .-= Giddy Princess’s last blog post… NYC American Eagle Outfitters Haul – Times Square =-.

  5. Cheryl says:

    I love Eyeko polishes! I have Posh and Nude and they’re both up there in my current faves 🙂
    .-= Cheryl’s last blog post… NOTD: Barry M Nail Paint in Berry Ice-cream & Seche Vite Review =-.

  6. Nina says:

    Petite and Posh are pretty! I have a thing for barely there polishes so im loving Petite. Posh on the other hand is a bit edgier but still understated. Lovely!

    Bestie and I might watch it next week …. not sure when yet though! I wish I lived in the Bay Area so I could join you in the SATC date!

  7. Suji says:

    I wish I lived near you! I would totally come out for a movie date 🙂

  8. Marce says:

    Oh yes! A bit more than a week! 😀
    Loving all the polishes except Petite. Posh and Tea Rose look amazing on you, and the red glitter in Vampira is stunning!
    .-= Marce’s last blog post… SATC Series – Miranda =-.

  9. YadiQ says:


    i am so jealous i wsh i lived in CA!!!!!!!

  10. Lisa S. says:

    Tea Rose for the win!

  11. Martha says:

    Is there an actual shop I could go in to purchase these?

  12. helena says:

    I love their colors but whenever I try Eyeko polishes they peel off the same day. (Even with the Seche Vite top coat)

  13. Elysa says:

    Posh is super cute!

    I’m close to SF and suffering from friends-who-are-too-cool-for-mainstream-movies syndrome: an SATC 2 meetup would be the perfect cure!!! Please oh please keep us posted, Karen!

    -Elysa 🙂

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