Well it is exciting news for England as today we witnessed a rate sight! SUN!! So plans for something a bit more sombre on my nails were immediately scrapped and I grabbed this gorgeous holographic glitter that had been longing to see a bit of sunshine!
This is Lacquer Lust Pinky Up. A vibrant pink jelly packed with silver and holographic micro glitter! Application was easy. As I have long nails I did need three thin coats to provide opaque coverage but it applied smoothly and dried very quickly. It was slightly matte when dry so I popped on my favourite top coat HK Girl. Well you should know by now I can’t leave anything alone and I thought these starburst vinyls were a perfect addition!
Always remember to ensure the polish base is dry before applying a vinyl and remove while the added layer is still wet. These vinyls were great from my curvy nails. Often vinyls won’t stick properly but these were super sticky and pretty foolproof! I think the contrast between the black and the pink showed off the sparkle all the more!
So it seems as though autumn has settled in and made its nest here in England but I’m still in denial! So when we had an unexpected half hour slot of sunshine, I couldn’t wait to dig out my Models Own Polish for Tans neons for maybe the last time this year! I love this collection. They are the most vibrant glowing shades and suit even the fairest skin tones like mine even thought they are marketed for tanned skin. I would say they arena little thick on application so be careful not to overload your brush but the end result more than balances out any negatives in my opinion.
I decided to create a gradient with three of them: Sun Hat, Shades and Beach Bag sponging the colours so they got progressively darker towards the free edge. When it was dry, and drying time is slow I will admit with these, I added some wavy chevron vinyls and painted over with Models Own White Light.
I was really pleased with the result. And the glowing colours really cheered me up. What do you think?
Well I thought it was about time regular pink services were resumed in the Pink Princess kingdom I appear to live in! And this beauty has been sitting untried for far too long! Blushed and Flushed is a delicate and oh so pretty glitter in a pink crelly.
This was opaque in two coats and consistency was fantastic for a glitter crelly. Absolutely no fishing required for the pink and silver glitters which were plentiful but never got clumpy. Only one layer of top coat ( my current favourite KB Shimmer Clearly on Top) was required to make this smooth and glossy. I absolutely love this and intend getting a lot more of their polishes.
I couldn’t resist a bit of an arty faffage with some striping tape and glitter though it’s such a beautiful polish I think it’s best left in its original state!
I’m quite embarrassed to admit this is my first experience of a Picture Polish but I now totally get the excitement about this Australian indie polish brand. Pirouette is a medium pink with a subtle scattered holo through it that has a beautiful glow and sparkle in the sunshine and natural lighting.
The consistency was perfect, application was flawless and it was opaque in two coats.
I couldn’t resist using this beauty with some straight vinyls over Glam Polish In Summer. My aim was to reflect the spinning round of a pirouette in my design!