Monday, October 10, 2011

Pumpkin Polish Glitters

I wanted to play with the pumpkin polishes, so grabbed two of them and my trusty Wet 'n' wild Wild Shine Black Creme and got to work.



I did one coat of black, one coat of the small round glitter, and one coat of the string glitter. It looked fun and festive, but before I put top coat on I realized the black base was probably not the best choice for these particular glitters. Why? Because they've both got black glitter in them, and that got pretty much completely lost. I suppose that's one way to deal with my uncertainty about black glitter—hide it. (I tend toward the "black glitter looks like pepper spilled on my nails" school of thought.)









Next time, I'm thinking a purple base, or charcoal, or rust. So many possibilities, so few mani changes left in the month!

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Reminder: today is the last day to enter my Halloween Harvest Giveaway (new bottles of these two pumpkins are part of prize #6).

27 comments:

  1. OMG! It looks like a lumpy bumpy mess to me! Of course, no reflection against you my dear!! SO weird for a glitter fan such as yourself to have a problem with black glitter-

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  2. the purple base sounds interesting. i may try out that combo.

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  3. I'm loving this! I love the pumpkin glitters. This is a great combo. I layered the black and orange glitter over a dark purple base and it looked really cool! I never took pics of it tho :/ ! Great post :)

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  4. I like the idea of a purple base, even a green base would be neat!

    <3 Shannon

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  5. I need to get an orange glitter...I think there is a recent Sally Hansen one that looks good. I still haven't picked up a pumpkin glitter, either, and I should fix that :P

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  6. Your combo is stunning, but all my attention is for those bottles... They are super cute! *_*

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  7. i love that! i love the black and orange glitter!

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  8. I also like the purple base. That sounds fantastic :-)

    But then again... glitter looks great with everything!

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  9. I like it though! I agree a purple would be fun, or even a green!

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  10. That texture would drive me bonkers... but the bottles are too cute to resist!

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  11. I hate that we can find polishes like those here. How fun they are!

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  12. I still don't like bar or black glitter. I don't know why but it bothers me! I think it's because I'm slightly anal and the bar glitter never looks nice and evenly distributed to me. I just can't take it!

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  13. the black bar glitter is different , but so hard to work with

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  14. This looks awesome!! Lately I've been super into mixing glitters. This came out amazing, and I can;t wait to see how the purple looks.

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  15. The pumpkin polishes look so great this year! Gotta hunt down a rite aid.

    And I actually never thought that black glitter looked like pepper on the nails, but now that's all I'm gonna think when I see it LMAO.

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  16. It looks like a perfect mani for Halloween..and I must be blind as I never noticed the lumps until I read the text!

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  17. OHHH, I love the orange bar glitter! I think it would look fantastic over a funky green.

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  18. Both polishes make for a beautiful. I think the orange bar glitter would look great over some dark blue .

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  19. I'm not a fan of bar glitters, but I think that a purple base will be great under these polishes.
    Bottles are so cute BTW!

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  20. I think it is perfect for Halloween! Very unique looking!

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  21. I like the orange glitter one. The bottles are so cute.

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  22. I made this mistake (well, for me it was an accident but maybe for you it was semi-intentional) of layering black glitter over black. Turns out, it's not very stunning ;)

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  23. This is one of my favorite pumpkin polishes!


    xoxox

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