China Glaze Nail Polish – Sexy in The City

China Glaze Sexy in The City

Hey there!

Like any other nail art enthusiast I have a wide array of nail paints that mimic the colours of the rainbow. Nail colours that are far out of the safe reds and pinks; like black, peacock blue and even holographic gold. These colours are perfect for nail art or even an accent nail.The polish I am now going to review is a vivid blue that I had high hopes for. Read on to find out if it surpassed my expectations or not.



$4 (without shipping); 250INR


14 ml



For over 13 years, China Glaze has exceeded the bar set by the professional nail care industry. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality of globally rich, on-trend, innovative colour lacquers and treatments. Our colours provide the perfect accent to any individual style. From our neon’s, to reds, corals, to shades of blue, our colours’ inspiration is found on the shores of Tahiti, the nightlife in New York City, and beauty within every woman. Our unique lacquers contain China Clay as a nail hardener, the same material that gives porcelain its shiny finish. These glossy lacquers work in perfect cohesion with our professional nail treatments for lasting strength, durability and overall gorgeous nails. Need stronger, longer nails? Try our Nail Strengthener and Growth Formula. Want softer Cuticles? Check out our Orange Cuticle Oil. Looking to prevent chipping and peeling of your favourite colour? Our No Chip Top Coat is for you. For a flawless application every time, use our quality formulas with our optimized 440-strand brush. Nothing says the perfect nail like China Glaze. All China Glaze colours are free of DBP, Toluene and added Formaldehyde.

It comes in the classic China Glaze packaging. Big glass bottle with a matte black brush handle, that looks sturdy enough.

My take on China Glaze Sexy in The City:

First off, please excuse that black ring on my index fingernail it’s my Voter Mark that refuses to go. I have a feeling that my nail is permanently stained and I’ll need to let the mark grow out. *sigh* The name of this polish is so reminiscent of my favourite show that I immediately felt the need to snag it. This polish had mixed reviews and I was a little reluctant to pick it up, but the name just tipped me towards picking it. The polish is a very vivid blue that needs atleast 2-3 coats for complete opacity, even on short nails. On long nails, one would easily require 4-5 coats to hide the nail bed.
The formula is thin and the layers dry easily but there is a lot of effort required to make the polish completely opaque. This polish does not photograph well, but in real life it gives off a green holographic shine from different angles.

Looking at the thin application, it’s a perfect base for a laser manicure. Something I hope I can show you next time!


Pros of China Glaze Sexy in The City:

1.Travel safe packaging
2. Brush doesn’t absorb that much excess product
3. Large brush provides non streaky finish
4. Matte black brush handle
5. Large quantity provided
6. All China Glaze colours are free of DBP, Toluene and added Formaldehyde.
7. Fast drying time
8. Thin pliable formula


Cons of China Glaze Sexy in The City:

1.Takes atleast 10 minutes to set completely
2. Marked up prices in India
3. Needs atleast 4-5 coats for complete opacity

Would I repurchase China Glaze Sexy in The City?

Nah! It ain’t finishing anytime soon!

Would I recommend China Glaze Sexy in The City to friends?


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13 thoughts on “China Glaze Nail Polish – Sexy in The City

  1. pretty shade priyanka..i was looking for such a shade to match with my new attire.. *hihi* , i guess i found it.. *hifive* ,but it would need 4-5 coats on long nails… *scared*

    1. Hehehe! Perhaps next time IMBB has a blog sale, I can sell some CG nail paints too, I do think that I have too many now… *cry* *clap*

  2. woooow you seem to have bought a whole lot of nail polished from them *woot* *woot* beautiful shades you have picked *happy dance* *happy dance* and this is one peacocok blue that i loveeedddd *pompom*

  3. awesome.. i love deep blues.. *specs* it looks very similar to oip teal the cows come home knw.. *nails* *nails* needless to say u love nail paints like anything.. *clap*

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