Friday, June 8, 2012

Recent NOTD: Models Own Beth's Blue Plussed

I pondered saving this manicure to post sometime later because both the polishes involved have made appearances here fairly recently, but when I save things for later they often don't get posted at all, so here I am with Models Own Beth's Blue, which you saw in the Essie Summer 2012 Bikini So Teeny episode, accented with my favorite from the L'Oreal Summer 2012 group, Silver Sparkle.





For some reason, I didn't write down what I used for a base under this; I should know better than to think I'll remember. I do know that Beth's Blue was two coats and Silver Sparkle was one on top of that for the accent nails. Top coat was Sally Hansen Insta Dri as usual.



Oh look, it's my rarely-in-the-spotlight left thumb. The right thumb had no glitter because I was feeling edgy and asymmetrical that day. What—happy blue and iridescent glitter isn't edgy?





This held up pretty well for most of a work week, with really minimal tipwear, then I got a big chip on the side of my thumb. That was probably mostly my fault since I think I was scraping something with that nail (I know, bad Karen) but I do wonder if the thickness of Beth's Blue contributed; maybe I'll try adding a touch of thinner next time.


24 comments:

  1. Oh I've been eyeing beth's blue for a while now. It's a gorgeous polish. It looks fabulous on you!

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  2. What a lovely blue!! Silver Sparkle is really pretty too.

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  3. It looks great and I love the glitter. :)

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  4. this is very pretty... I need to go find that glitter

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  5. Beth's Blue - instant lemming, and yesterday you made me buy Bikini so Teeny - I really have to stop visiting you blog ;)

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  6. I love this! I am going to try it with a flakie and Zoya Kristen.

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  7. I like that glitter, it's very pretty especially with Beth's blue, very delicate mani

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  8. ooo such a pretty combo. love this mani.

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  9. I love this combo! That shade of blue is beautiful!

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  10. This is a really beautiful blue! :)

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  11. This many is sweet, Karen :) Call it edgy (smile)

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  12. your combos are always so elegant and classy, this one is not an exception :-D

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  13. I love Beth's Blue, and the sparkles are just perfect!

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  14. Awesome combo! When I went to Ulta I saw Silver Sparkle and said ooo I have nothing like this yet I put it down! Defiantly wishing I didn't now! So pretty!

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  15. I like the accent nail:) That glitter is really nice!

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  16. Why is Beth's Blue untried? D'oh! Really like the accent nail too!

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  17. Love this blue! The silver glitter looks great against it.

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  18. Both colors are so lovely. They look so nice together!

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  19. You go queen of edgy and asymmetrical! Hahah! I am swooning over this blue but you can keep the glitter.

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