Is it just me or is my blog pink? Seriously. It just changed into pink overnight and despite all my colour settings being blue (and refreshing them etc.) I can’t seem to change it back. What the … WordPress?
That said, I just couldn’t resist one more day of A Lovely Secret. It’s so pretty! So I decided to update it with a zebra stamp using China Glaze 2030. And then a matte top coat. 🙂
Yup. I’m definitely enjoying how this turned out. There’s just something about the combination of these pale cool colours and matte+chrome.
I’m pretty sure I’m gonna have a hard time taking this off!
Soo… chromes. I have a few. 🙂 And I really like them in theory — the whole metal nails look and quick dry-time deal. Unfortunately, I think they don’t love me much in return as so as with the last time I wore a chrome polish, after an hour or so of looking at the irregularities and ridges on my nails, I added a crackle polish on top:
Now, this look… I can get behind. 😉 Two coats of the beautiful cool gold chrome from China Glaze 2030 topped with the baby blue with silver mico-glitter from Depend — No 5007.
So, as Halloween is not really celebrated here, I didn’t want to do anything over the top and went with a really subtle design. I hope. 😉
I used one coat of Ciate’s 3 AM Girl — a near black navy creme — for my underwear. Added a coat of Alix Avien No 187 — a gorgeous dark blue jelly with tiny pieces of silver glitter that is sadly discontinued.
Ungh! Trust me, this Alix Avien is very very pretty!
Well, then I went Halloween on it with China Glaze’s Millennium — a silver chrome — and the spiderweb image from one of the old Bundle Monster plates.
Too busy, right? So I added a matte top coat. 🙂 And voila!
I bought China Glaze’s Metallic Muse ages ago for stamping. I think I’ve only used it once for that purpose though. 😛
So, today, I decided to give it a go as a full mani. I love the colour — a green tinted blue — and the finish is really interesting for me as well. I was really afraid this would turn out extremely brushstrokey, but as it dries, the brushstrokes disappear.It also has extremely fast dry time. 😀
There was one little thing I failed to think of though. At one coat, this is a highly unforgiving polish. I can see all the ridges and imperfections in my nail plate.
If it weren’t for that, I’d really love this polish.