Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Christmas glitter gradient

I know the title says christmas but this works all year long, plus the colour isn't necessarily associated with this time of year but who cares it's christmas after all ;).
I didn't realise until after I had made these that they look like effie trinkets nails from the reaping! Ha but mine are a bit more bling if that's possible??
The base colour is Illamasqua Stance, which is still my favourite purpley pink :) the gold glitter is Barry M gold glitter....imaginitive as always....which I may have said will never be an opaque glitter, in a previous post, well for this purpose it's perfect. The large glitter pieces are some loose glitter that I bought from my favourite place ;). I literally should be banned from there.
 I like these nails alot, they are extremely simple and easy and quick!! The loose glitter cost 99p and will last me forever. The only problem I had was that when I put topcoat on it smudged the gold colouring off so I had to blob the topcoat on but that wasn't a big deal as I'm used to having to do that with nail art anyway.
I bought some nail glue yesterday in order to glue those tricky silver/clear rhinestones as using topcoat to stick them makes them go misty! :( so I figured nail glue wouldn't? I'm not sure but I'll let you know how it goes. But anyway I was worried that people would think my nails are fake lolol as everyone always does, I don't blame them though, my claws are pretty thumbs are an actual inch long!
I go home for christmas on friday so I imagine I'll squeeze in my real christmas nails on christmas eve!! And if I get any polish for it you know I'll show you guys, I can't wait to see if anyone else gets some!
Have a good rest of the week!


Lizzy said...

Fabulous! :D I love how you mixed glitter polish and loose glitter. Can't wait to hear how the nail glue works for you.

M. Fourey said...

They look amazing, Abbie! Not especially Christmassy but super blingy ^^ I plan on having something similar for my company Christmas dinner,,, yet flakie :)

Unknown said...

Gorgeous as always! These DO look like Effie Trinket's nails!! Omg!

Camboy said...

Remarkable! You are very talented unfortunately i'm a life time nail biter.

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