Butter London Artful Dodger

Before I share this gorgeous polish with you, there's something we need to talk about... Google Reader.

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Now on to the fun part, today's polish: Butter London Artful Dodger.

Artful Doger is a pretty dusty teal cream with a fantastic formula and a soft finish. I never used to be a huge fan of creme finishes, but lately I just love them. There's something absolutely soft and pretty about a creme, they are so subtle and gorgeous. Artful Dodger would also make a great base color for any sort of glitter!

The formula was typical for a Butter London, thin but not sheer, and very smooth and easy to apply (my favorite). These photos are two coats with base and top coat. I apologize for the scuffed up finish in the photos, this was on day 3 of wearing this polish so there is a bit of wear (but happily not tip wear).

Artful Dodger is beautiful, but something is telling me that it's not the most unique color I've ever seen. At the moment, however, I can't think of anything that might be a dupe for it, what do you think?

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