Sally Hansen Lustre Shine Nail Color in Scarab

I wouldn’t think to equate nail polish with beetles, but here we are. Scarab artifacts are plentiful in Egyptian burial sites.   They tended to be carved or molded to take the form of a scarab beetle, but this wasn’t always the case.

The pretty color of the beetle in the first linked photo does make me think of SH Scarab.



Scarab is metallic teal with strong blue leanings. In the bottle, it looks a little more green. It seems rather common for a teal. I don’t know why, but I always think every teal with be unique. I have no idea why.

The brush strokes are minimal and rather well-behaved considering that this is a metallic. With two coats I was able to get decent coverage. I advise letting it dry fully in between coats to get the best results.


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4 Responses to Sally Hansen Lustre Shine Nail Color in Scarab

  1. sylirael says:

    I love teal/turquoise colours, but I can never seem to find the perefect one! 😛 Maybe I’ll see if I can find this one here and take a look!

  2. Oh wow, a beautiful teal again. I’m waiting for damaged nails to grow out so I can indulge in color again. This is very tempting!

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