Sunday, January 20, 2013

Shimmer Polish Cassandra with Fantasy Makers Confetti Glitz

Another stunner by Shimmer Polish: Cassandra

I had great difficulty picking up the color on my new camera as I have not yet deciphered how to white balance it. The pictures do not do this polish justice but the need to share outweighed the desire for reading the manual on CD, pfff. This is such a stunning combination. My nails look like icicles IRL!

Here is the process: Yellow Stopper as a base coat for that natural French manicure effect (it casts a lavender hue on your natural nail), one coat Shimmer Polish Cassandra (pearl white holographic glitter), "French tips" using  Fantasy Makers Confetti Glitz (a super shiny fine holo powder that can be used for many purposes) and my favorite top coat, HKG.

Enjoy ☼

Shimmer Polish

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Butter London Jack the Lad

Featured is a fantastic gift from my friend Jammies at Baubles & Bubbles. Can you believe she would part with this incredible color?? She knows my love of green polish and is so thoughtful. I am grateful to her for my very first Butter London nail polish, Jack the Lad.  Official description: opaque, moss green shimmer with gold, turquoise and green microglitter.

I have applied 2 coats of Jack the Lad. Application was a dream. The polish is very complex and multifaceted. I particularly love the turquoise accents in the deep mossy green base. Gorgeous.

The pictures were taken indoors under an OttLite. Enjoy.

Butter London


Sunday, January 6, 2013

Candeo Colors Orchid

I promised you color and here it is. I have seen so many beautiful manicures with Candeo Colors Orchid, I just had to buy a bottle and give it a try. It has turned into one of my favorites.

This color is stunning. It is described as a shimmery fuchsia base that is loaded with small copper, light purple, magenta and large silver holographic hex glitter. I'd like to add that it is a fuchsia jelly based polish that can be layered for more depth and sparkle. It would be great for sandwiching (next time!).

For this manicure I applied a base of 2 coats Ulta in Deep Desire, one coat of Candeo Colors Orchid and 1 coat of Hong Kong Girl top coat.

I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Thanks for stopping by and Happy 2013 to you all ☼

Candeo Colors