Another drugstore holiday line for you guys today 🙂
Today’s is Revlon – they have had their holiday display up at various drugstores for a few weeks now. I purchased all of the nail polishes and one of the lipglosses. This post will only include the polishes.
The display prominently said “Just Add Sparkle” so I’m just going to go ahead and assume that this is what the collection is called.
This year’s polishes were all glitters, of the more chunky variety, and are typical of what Revlon has been going for recently in their polish line, in that a few of them are dupes for higher end polishes that you may not be able to get your hands on (or may not be able to afford).
In recent years… or I guess I should say in the last 2 years, Revlon has been releasing polishes basically exactly the same as some Deborah Lippmann polishes that are fan favorites. The Just Add Sparkle collection includes one polish this year that is very similar to one of my favorite Lippmanns.

Midnight Sparkle

Midnight Sparkle is a dark indigo blue base with a silver chunky glitter and microglitter. It’s very similar to Deborah Lippmann’s Lady Sings The Blues, which is down below.
The base is pretty opaque so two coats of this polish is more than enough 😀

Compared to Lady Sings The Blues, Midnight Sparkle is slightly bluer in color. The swatches down below show the comparison. LSTB is on the left and MS is on the right. MS is bluer, and LSTB is grayer.
Deborah Lippmann Lady Sings the Blues / Revlon Midnight Sparkle

Sequins is a clear base with a chunky gold glitter and gold microglitter. This one is most definitely more a layering polish than a polish that you’d wear on its own.
Sephora by OPI has a polish very similar to this as well as a lot of other brands that went through the chunky glitter phase last year.

Brilliant Bordeaux
Brilliant Bordeaux is a very sheer black base with black microglitter, a warm purple microglitter, and silver holographic and warm purple bar glitter. This one is the most unique of the bunch, as I don’t have anything else like this in my collection.
It’s also sort of unusual for Revlon to make bar glitter polishes so this was an exciting find.
This was doable in 2 coats, but I think personally I would use 3 coats just to get a good layering of glitter. 
 Ruby Ribbon
Ruby Ribbon is a clear base PACKED with magenta microglitter, magenta bar glitter and holographic bar glitter. The photo above shows it to be sort of reddish but it really is a pink in person.
This one was exciting to find because I immediately thought of Zoya’s Kissy from last year’s holiday collection. 
When I got home, I immediately compared the bottles and found it to be an almost dead on dupe of the Zoya. The only (and very slight and really no biggie) difference is that the Revlon bar glitter is slightly thicker.

Both the Zoya and Revlon are opaque in 2 coats. It can be used to layer if you’d wish though and is actually very pretty over other polishes as well.

Zoya Kissy / Revlon Ruby Ribbons

Zoya Kissy / Revlon Ruby Ribbons
All of the Revlon holiday polishes are available at drugstores now, and retail for between $7 and $8, depending on where you get them. Drugstores tend to have sales going on all the time, so be sure to look out for any deals (which you can almost always find at the front door). 

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