Elle 18 Nail Pops: 47 and 04 and a Lipstick and an Eyeshadow To Go With It!

Elle 18 Nail Pops: 47 and 04 and a Lipstick and an Eyeshadow To Go With It!

Elle 18 Nail Pops

It’s been a while since the Elle 18 color bombs collection came out and all new revamped Elle 18 hit the market. I still can’t stop laughing at the stupid colourful ad that they came up with “I am the bomb, I am the bomb”…..blah. This is just old wine in a new bottle, but I had to try some. I picked up two lipsticks, kajal, liquid liner, all the eye sparklers and two nail enamels (yeah that very well covers the whole collection :silly:).


The nail enamels this time are very nicely packaged and Rs. 45 for 5 ml doesn’t hurt the pocket or the wardrobe as they get over in just around 30 coats on my finger nails. They have so many basic colors like reds, maroons, and pearly whites and pinks while there are some different ones as well like the glitter golden, hot pinks, and lilacs. So, here are the two shades I really loved from the plethora available: number 04 and 47.


Rs. 45 for 5 ml.

Available at most local grocery stores in Chennai like Heritage, Ayyanar Super Market.

I got these from Mega Shop on Arcott Road, where these were dumped into a huge tub and looked like colourful rounded stones. I had a hard time selecting from them as they were mostly maroons and glittery reds suited for bridal wear. I could only see a pretty blue, lilac, the pink that I got and a silver one as well. There were probably the few pieces left of these pretty ones.  I was tempted to pick up a pearly white, the frosty blue, and the greyish silver one too, but had to hold back. The pink 47 was a color I did not have actually and it was kind of hot for me, so I thought it’s best to try the small version of this color. I did not have a lilac either, though this one does not go opaque in one coat, I need at least three.

The brush is almost like a joke to me as it was so thin and not at all flat. The length was also so less I doubt whether it reaches the bottom of the already less quantity of nail color.


Both the colors I got were creamy sans glitter/shimmer and have a high glossy finish. The pink is a carrot coral kind of pink and goes opaque in one finish, although I prefer to go for two coats.


The lilac one is very translucent and almost like a lilac colored base coat. It looks so deep in the bottle, but the consistency is very light and not at all pigmented. To get close to the color in the bottle, you will need three coats at least.


The brush gives me a hard time as I need to go again into the bottle several times for one nail. It takes average time to dry and stays put for three days max (that depends on what your finger nails go through). In my case, I don’t keep a nail paint one for more than 4 days, so this is decent for me. To stay away from yellow nails, I keep my nails uncoloured and color them when I go out. So, the color would look fresh for some time at least.


  • Beautiful colors.
  • Pretty packaging.
  • Good quality.
  • Great price.


  • Stupid brush.
  • Availability.
  • Availability of most pretty shades is a problem.
  • Super less quantity.

A lipstick to match the 47 shade:


I am not a matchy matchy kind of person, but I just found my old Oriflame Visions lipstick in pink berry to match the nail paint 47 exactly. I would like to wear both together some time :toothygrin:


An eye shadow to go with the nail paint in 04:



I got an Avon powder eyeshadow called Precision Glimmer Powder Eyeshadow in a lilac color in “Petal.” I don’t think I will get so matchy with nail paint and eye shadow :struggle:, but I just wanted to show it to you guys. Yeah, happiness in small things!

Last Word:

It would last me 30 coats on finger nails maximum, so if I really like a color and don’t find it again, I will have a hard time. So many colors to chose from in 45 rupees, I don’t mind getting matching ones.


3.5 on 5.

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74 thoughts on “Elle 18 Nail Pops: 47 and 04 and a Lipstick and an Eyeshadow To Go With It!

  1. I just laughed and giggled as I remembered the ad. :hihi:
    and the first con just… :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: But I agree. I tried one out at the store..a hot pink…but I decided against buying solely because of that sad excuse for a brush. 😐 😐
    Good review! :thumbsup:

  2. neha it was a damn cute post. I have not seen elle 18 here in delhi yet. :spank: the red wala nail paint is soo pretty. I want. 😥 SToopid boorrsh.. :lol2: :lol2: :lol2:

  3. I liked the Elle18 nail polishes…they look cute, last a long time on my nails, and are so inexpensive – I cannnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnot find fault even with that stupid brush for that price 😀 😀 😀 And I liked that pink 47 colour you have got…actually both of them..are really pretty. I also liked their nonshimmery colours only 🙂

    1. han me too
      love the creamy ones
      def great quality in that price n the quantity 😀 is good to finish off for lalchi bandars like me

  4. cute colors, i own 3 nail pops and i like them too.. :teddy: .. On 45rs its not a bad buy.. 😉 Seeing ur post i am thnking of grabbing some more cool shades :haanji:

      1. I have color number 20 (glossy dark violet, i am nt sure if i can call it violet :tongue: ) :teeth , color number 12 (red), and color number 27 (this is least liked one)..s 20 is that wat i am wearing nw, and i got compliments frm my colleague and she purchased it yesterday itself , :manicure: :manicure: … Now i thnk i have to get the pink one tht u bought :love: and some other cute colors.. I have a lot of shades in lavender color , so i wont buy tht one :tongue: ….

  5. I like both the shades Neha….they look so cute…..and you have clicked them so beautifully…. :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot:

  6. neha i like that 47 shade…there is this chutku shop in a local market nearby that sells elle 18 stuff-m planning to buy shade 7 and 47 from there….i luv all your posts, we have same same taste na :toothygrin:

    1. :puchhi: thnks nattu means a lot\
      thnks a lot for reading too
      ok too much mush 😀
      han here also all grocery stores have these :stars:
      and all stupid red colors
      sachi shame to shame tast

  7. I have the same 47 shade :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance:
    But these nail paints dry up so fast and it gets super difficult to use them after its half way through :(( :((

    1. mine toh got over only so fast fast….. i regularly change nail color with my cloths…. so… but m very happy…. good quality with great prise :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance:

  8. i want to try these nail paints :haanji: … it is sold in a shop nr my home…so wud go sumtime n chk… n u r a bomb, neha… :whistle: :whistle: :preen: :preen:

  9. i have these two shades too…………………. i louu them :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

                1. babes tu mujhe mili hi kitna online??? n in most of my articles i mention him caz he gets stuff from abroad for me, cahl next time detail mei btaungi jab online milegi, interesting long story :))

  10. pink47 is such a nice shade……these are so sasta….am toh picking up a few of them for sure. Btw nice photo’s neha

  11. Wow Gr8 review and write up Neha- :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: I am getting the E18 pink nail paint soon :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: Although I am not a purple person-I loved the Avon shadow and purple nail paint combo here more than the pink one :teddy: :teddy: :teddy:

  12. Lovely! I like them pops too. got two shades back in pune – forgot – one was a shimmery coral and other a creamy blue 😀 – and yes the shimmer ones arent what you should pick 😐
    i wouldnt have seen the lavender had you not posted such nice pics 🙂
    and how many ever pinks i have i can have more like this one 😀
    nice work getting us to spend more and more Neha ;)))

  13. I’m LOVING your pics Neha! They look simply amazing.
    I have only 1 of these nail paints & the brush totally puts me off. Useless!

  14. Your posts are so different and lively…not to forget those beautiful pics 🙂 loved both the shades….the lilac one is more prettier 🙂

  15. Neha me too have the shade 47 :teddy: :teddy: ….it was such a pretty color but after like using it 3 times there wasn’t much product left…and yes the brush sucks a big time..I found the tips and toes ones give a bit better brush at the same price and quality is good too.. :specs: :specs:

  16. Thanks 4 da review!
    Loved both the shades,wil see if I can lay my hands on them.
    Ryt now I hav 3 nail pops-no. 04,07 and 45.They r really nice colors bt I love the round,cute bottle the most! :haanji:

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