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Archive for March, 2014

OPI Zom-body to Love and LA Girl Synergy

Haven’t had much time to edit photos and posts lately… How about another green?

OPI Zom-body to Love and LA Girl Synergy

This is a manicure I did a couple weeks ago using the glow-in-the-dark OPI Zom-body to Love, which was released for Halloween 2011, and LA Girl Glitter Addict in Synergy sandwiched on the accent nail.

OPI Zom-body to Love and LA Girl Synergy

Three coats of the OPI (which dries super fast due to all the glow-in-the-dark pigment, by the way), and the LA Girl glitter is sandwiched between coats two and three on my ring finger. Plus top coat, as the glow-in-the-dark also dries quite matte and slightly gritty.

OPI Zom-body to Love and LA Girl Synergy

Smitten Polish Claddagh and Shamrock Shake

I have two great Smitten Polishes to show you for St. Patrick’s Day!

This is Smitten Claddagh, a beautiful bright blue-toned green linear holo!

Smitten Polish Claddagh

Two coats, great formula.

Smitten Polish Claddagh

Here is one of the reasons I wanted Claddagh – to go with my ring 🙂

Smitten Polish Claddagh

Smitten Polish Claddagh

For today’s mani I did an accent nail using Smitten Shamrock Shake, a lighter, minty green with holo. Then I added a stamp from Bundle Monster plate BM12 using Kleancolor Military Green. Let’s just pretend the stamp is of shamrocks and not five-petaled flowers stamped in green, ok? Haha. It was the closest thing I had in terms of stamping designs…

Smitten Polish Claddagh and Shamrock Shake

Shamrock Shake is also a two coater. Its formula was thicker than Claddagh making it a little harder to work with but not too bad.

Smitten Polish Claddagh and Shamrock Shake

When the light shines directly on it, it also looks like it has a very fine golden metallic shimmer to it. Love it!

Smitten Polish Claddagh and Shamrock Shake

A few odds and ends

I have a few random phone pics of relatively-recent manis to share today!

Quo by Orly Infinity and Beyond (same as Orly Milky Way), layered over Cosmetic Arts Sky High (which I think is the same as Color Club Take Me To Your Chateau). Accent nail is just the Cosmetic Arts by itself.

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Kleancolor Concrete, a one-coater, with Kleancolor Yogurt Raisins on the accent nail.

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Maya Cosmetics Big Chief, two coats. The glitter was a little sparse but other than that it had a great formula.

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And finally, Misa High Brow, a gorgeous vampy purple shimmer with a satin-matte finish. On my rarely-seen right hand:
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On my usual hand, with topcoat:
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China Glaze Shell We Dance?

China Glaze Shell We Dance is from their new textured collection, Sea Goddess. It’s a medium pink sparkly texture with some slightly larger metallic pink hex glitter in there.

Two coats, and it applied fine. I like it a lot! First and last photos are with flash, others with Ott Light.

China Glaze Shell We Dance?

China Glaze Shell We Dance?

China Glaze Shell We Dance?

China Glaze Shell We Dance?

China Glaze Shell We Dance?