Illamasqua Cameo is another shade that’s new to Sephora.
It’s a gorgeous periwinkle that I think would create a lovely base for wintry nail art.
But that’s not to say this polish isn’t fabulous when worn solo! While it may not have any glitter, it takes to the nail stage like a diva singing that high note.
I very much enjoyed wearing this nail polish, and oddly I don’t have many periwinkle nail polishes in my collection, so I was really happy to have this one!
Illamasqua Cameo Pictures
Illamasqua Cameo Ingredients
Illamasqua Cameo Swatches
All swatches have:
- CND Stickey Anchoring Base Coat
- 2 coats of Illamasqua Cameo
- Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat
Natural Light Photos
√ Periwinkle blue
- Name: Illamasqua Cameo
- Amount: 15 mL (0.5 fl. oz.)
- What I Paid: Nothing! (This was provided by Illamasqua.) Retails for around $18 CAD
- Where to Buy: Sephora stores & Sephora website (It’ll probably be available on the Illamasqua website soon.)
Illamasqua Cameo Review
If Illamasqua Noble (which I previously reviewed) was too bright for you, I think you may prefer Cameo because it’s a slightly more mature colour. I actually love both of them equally, but because I don’t have many periwinkle polishes in my stash, I’m really cherishing Cameo!
This medium periwinkle is very saturated and reminds me of the wintry scenes with snowmen and blustery wind.
Cameo by Illamasqua has a creme finish, and it had a nice glossy shine even before I slicked on a top coat. Like I’ve said many times before, I feel like when you have a truly special colour, a creme finish puts the spotlight on the colour instead of distracting with a fancy finish.
Application & Formula
How does Illamasqua do it? Yet again the formula was perfect. It wasn’t too thick, and it wasn’t too thin. It was just right…like Baby Bear’s porridge.
It self-levelled very well, and the pigmentation was wonderful. I only needed to use 2 coats to fully cover the nail line.
Final Verdict: 9.5/10
Cameo by Illamasqua is an easy-to-apply polish with a pretty colour that I can see myself wearing solo over and over again. But it would also make a great base for wintry nail art!
Do you think you’ll be picking up Cameo? What’s your latest nail-polish purchase? Are you as impressed with Illamasqua’s nail-polish formula as I am?