Friday, May 22, 2015

My 3 picks from the OPI Nordic Collection

I've got the beginnings of a bad headache coming on as I'm typing this,
so I'm just going to keep it short.
But it's picture heavy.
My Dogsled is a Hybrid,
2 coats + Seche Vite TC.
Sea-green crème.
My favourite of the 3 I picked from this collection.
My Voice is a Little Norse,
2 coats + Seche Vite TC.
Holo glitters in a grey-tinted base.
I doubt this one will get opaque,
but it's still pretty on its own.
And in the sun, the bling makes you forget that it's not opaque.
Viking in a Vinter Vonderland,
2 coats + Seche Vite TC.
Vampy dark purple that's almost black.
One of those that you can still tell that it's purple even if it looks almost black.
Am I making sense?
Anyway, for some strange reason,
only these pictures of Viking in a Vinter Vonderland survived.
At least they're pretty decent ones.
And here I have 1 coat of My Voice is a Little Norse over Viking in a Vinter Vonderland.
I just wanted to see how it would look like as a glitter topper.


Thursday, May 21, 2015

Be Mine Laced

Yup, and I couldn't leave my nails alone.
So I went and added some stamping over Dance Legend Be Mine
Moyou Bridal Plate #07 and Konad black.
And I was again too hasty.
Smeared my work with HK Girl TC.
I need to learn some patience...


Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Softshades with Flakies

Ok, I know OPI had just released a new Softshades collection.
I'm usually a sucker for those, but this round, after viewing online swatches,
I haven't really mustered enough interest to go check them out in person.
And to quell that disappointment, I went rummaging through The Stash
and came up with these.
I thought they had that little bit more of The Awesome in them
as compared to the new OPIs I saw online.
Barielle Budda-Ful from their 2011 Karma Collection.
3 coats + Seche Vite TC.
Iridescent flakies that shift from blue to green in a milky beige base.
I remember seeing Budda-Ful used as a topper.
I'll have to get around to trying that as well some time soon!
Dance Legend Be Mine from their Mist Way collection.
3 coats + Seche Vite TC.
Mica flakes in a light lavender-pink base.
I loved this collection and bought many when it was released.
Which reminds me. I'll have to get to them soon.

hmmm... that "get to them soon" is beginning to sound like a broken record...


Monday, May 18, 2015

Orly Holiday 2012 Naughty or Nice Collection: Miss Conduct

Another one that's just been sitting in The Stash.
Orly Miss Conduct,
2 coats + Seche Vite TC.
Gorgeous magenta pink scattered holo.
I honestly don't understand how I can leave them sitting untouched for so long...


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