I’ve worn so many light or pastel purples lately, I thought it was time to try it in a more vibrant hue.  China Glaze Grape Pop (Up & Away, Spring 2010) is a slightly bluish, medium purple creme:

Picture taken in sunlight.  This a little more purple in real life.  Although I said the color was slightly bluish, it’s not that blue!  It’s so annoying that some purples photograph this way.  This applied well in two coats; it was very smooth and pigmented.  I love the color; this shade is definitely the one I picture when I think of artificial grape flavor!  I paired this with Maybelline Pink Sophistication (Express Finish) on my toes.

Here is yet another flower from the same garden in Chatres: