Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Wheel A1: Chunky Layering Glitters

Nail wheel

(all 3 coats unless otherwise noted)

1. Deborah Lippmann Happy Birthday
2. Ulta Piñata-Yada-Yada
3. Wet 'n' Wild Party of Five Glitters
4. Milani Jewel FX Gems (2 coats) [version 2 with pink glitter]
5. Milani Jewel FX Gems (2) [original version]
6. Milani Jewel FX Gold
7. Milani Jewel FX Silver
8. Revlon Belle
9. Revlon Slipper
10. Revlon Star
11. Revlon Galaxy
12. Essence Nail Art Twins Julia [a.k.a. Juliet]
13. Essence Nail Art Twins Clyde
14. Essence Nail Art Twins Victory
15. Essence Nail Art Twins Louise
16. Essence Nail Art Twins Carrie
17. Barry M Hologram Hexograms
18. Barry M Lavender Hexograms [glitter bits are squares in my bottle, not hexes]
19. Hello Kitty unnamed egg bottle
20. Nubar Sour Candy (4)

I was quite disappointed by 19, Miss Hello Kitty. In the bottle, it's a riot of color:



I've no idea how many coats I'd need to get that look on my nail. Ten? Twelve? One hundred? I don't have a long enough attention span to find out, I don't think.

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Bottles 1 through 7:


8 through 11:


12 through 16:


17 through 20:


Bonus Kitty:

14 comments:

  1. OMG! This is the best nail wheel yet! I love them all but I think the BarryM ones are my favs!

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  2. you have so many! I love glitters but they are such a pain to remove!



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  3. AWESOME!! Is that the "new" Ulta glitter that they keep advertising?

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  4. I could just carry around that nail wheel and stare at it. The hexagon glitter just blows me away. Love all that glitter!!!

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  5. You have so many glitters! Awesome! :) I love the nail wheel idea! I need to get one of those!

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  6. "I've no idea how many coats I'd need to get that look on my nail. Ten? Twelve? One hundred?"

    Hahaha, you're funny! Even twelve would be quite a lot ;)

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  7. Look at all those crazy fun glitters! :) I'm totally disappointed in the glitter. I thought it would be more opaque. :/

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  8. Now I have to go home and look at my Gems. I got it when it first came out so I'm guessing it doesn't have the pink. Now I want to have the one with the pink too. Ahhhh, I can't win!

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  9. How cute Kitty!!! Throw the polish out and put some pink franken in it :) Or add Milani Gems, it's the best of a bunch, and has really many chunks in it. I have it, and one coat is enough for layering over another polish

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  10. Thanks, ladies!

    Megan, yes, that one is the new glitter from the Ulta ad (which I saw after I bought the polish so guess Ulta wasted those marketing dollars for people like me).

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  11. I love these polishes! The Hello Kitty one looks like it would be fantastic, but maybe 100 coats would be a bit time consuming! :) Cute bottle though!

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  12. OMG i love all of them. I only have 3 glitter that you show from revlon but i love them all :)

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  13. Your nail wheels are amazing! Do you ever have a polish that fits into more than one wheel? What do you do then?

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  14. Thanks, madi! Yes, some polishes do fit in more than one category. Since I have so many polishes I want to swatch on nail wheels, I try to just pick just one category for each polish, but sometimes I forget which ones I've swatched and a polish will end up on two wheels, like Orly Poison Apple which is on a red creme wheel and a coral creme wheel (because it's got an orange cast to it).

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