Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Wheel I1: Copper Shimmers

Today's Nail Wheel Wednesday is a companion to what I called dark orange shimmers before. I went with "copper" this time, but it's the same color range, pretty much. Some of these would be at home on a burgundy or wine or berry or brown wheel, too, but if I waited to swatch until I had everything perfectly sorted, I'd never swatch.

Nail wheel

(all 2 coats unless otherwise noted)

1. Maybelline Colorama Penny for Your Thoughts (3 coats)
2. Sally Hansen New Lengths Elemental (3)
3. Borghese Amaretto Fig
4. OPI Copper Mountain Copper [re-issue]
5. Milani Hot Flash (3)
6. NARS Saratoga (3)
7. Sally Hansen New Lengths Blackberry Wine Frost (3)
8. Sally Hansen New Lengths Amber Beads Creme [I'm guessing "Amber Beads Subtle Shimmer" wouldn't fit on the label]
9. Maybelline Colorama Burgundy Blaze
10. Zoya Kym
11. OPI That's an El of a Color
12. Orly Rockin' Rocket [or is it Rockette? My bottle says "Rocket" but "Rockette" makes more sense in a Christmas collection]
13. Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Plumberry Frost [very subtle shimmer]
14. Sally Hansen Lacquer Shine Hibiscus
15. Sally Hansen Lacquer Shine Lily
16. Jesse's Girl Riff-Raff
17. Maybelline Express Finish Night Affair [this really needs a top coat]
18. Sally Girl Gotta Have It
19. Revlon Street Wear Ruined
20. S-he 439


Bottles 1 through 5:


6 through 10:


11 through 15:


16 through 20:


Because shimmers vary, I've got detail pics, too.

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I think next week I need to do a multi-color glitter or holo wheel to break up all these same hued ones even though I have plenty more oranges to swatch (and yellows, and pink/red shimmers, etc., etc.)

8 comments:

  1. I'd love to see a glitter wheel!

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  2. I am excited to see the glitters for next week! I like all these colors too! =)

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  3. When I saw the bottle pics, I didn't think I'd like these, but on the nail wheel, those are some gorgeous shades!

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  4. I always love your colour wheel posts, so many pretty colours to look at :D

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  5. such a pretty autumn canvas! Perfect for me at the moment as we're just coming into that weather in Australia. x

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  6. I love the copper shimmers, they make a nice change to browns/neutrals, but are still acceptable for work :) Topshop copper coated is my favourite copper/brown for the flakies :) x

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  7. heheheh my favourite is the shimmery ones. Do you have any glitter wheel to show?

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  8. Thanks, ladies!

    There will definitely be glitter this coming week. If you want to get warmed up for that, you can look up the only other time I posted a glitter wheel:

    Wheel N

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Thank you for reading and commenting! I greatly appreciate knowing I'm not just talking to myself here. :)