Blu looks slightly darker on the nail than it does in the bottle, and in some lighting even takes on a bit of a glow in the dark quality. I imagine using a white polish as a base coat would get a more true to bottle color. This would be such a nice contrast for those with darker complexions or a bit of a tan!
Blu was a one coater for me, except on my thumbs, which needed a second coat around the edges. The polish is slightly thick but leveled out nicely. Sadly, the Julep Fast Dry top coat I used bubbled a bit :-( Blu was not the culprit, however, as it performed nicely.
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