Saturday, June 30, 2012

Pink Glitter "Glequins"

Another product from the Born Pretty Store is up today. This is a similar loose glitter available in the same type of container. Slightly smaller and diamond shaped. I wanted to attempt a complete pattern across the entire nail. I started at the cuticle end of my nail and my lines got more crooked as I grew increasingly impatient. But just imagine how great it would have looked if I'd gone slower?! :)

I started out with 2 coats of China Glaze Secondhand Silk. It goes perfectly with the warm gold of these glitter pieces. Once that had a moment to dry I applied top coat in small sections and placed each glitter piece individually. Once the entire nail was covered, another coat of topcoat. I took nail clippers to the pieces that hung off the edge.

These glitter pieces can be found here for $2.38. The description reads "purple," but both here and there they look PINK.

Don't forget my coupon code if you place an order!

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15 comments:

  1. Que bonitas! Pero mucho trabajo te tuvo que dar colocar todos esos rectangulitos :P

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  2. Oh gosh even that must have taken AGES. How do you carefully apply those tiny little things, anyway?

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  3. Oh secondhand silk is a lovely colour! And the accent nail looks beautiful!

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  4. OMG that must have been a awfully lot of work! The result is amazing though!

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  5. OMG this looks fantastic! you must have amazing patience to do this!

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  6. wow that sure looks like it requires ALOT patients!! totally worth it tho its it looks beautiful!!

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  7. I'm just looking for a new camera and would like to know what kind you use and if you would recommend it, or which one you would recommend. Love the glequins by the way.

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    1. I shared links to my camera in this post where I had just bought it. I really like it so far. :)
      http://polishartaddiction.blogspot.com/2011/04/sold-out-forever.html

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  8. OMG~!! This is such a sweet girly colour!! And the glitter pieces are soooooooo cuuuute~xD <3xxxx

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  9. OMG! What a hard work! Amazing. Kisses

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