Calamine Lotion Pink

Well, to go with my Poison Sumac Orange, here’s Calamine Lotion pink. Normally, I’m not really a light pink fan. It’s too cute and it doesn’t really work with my skin color. But this is a slightly grayed-out pink with a frosting of silver glitter. The key to this is to work in gray in the base color. I made this color with three polishes and two cupcake liners.

Take a light or light medium neutral pink (preferably creme) and pour a dollop about the size of a quarter into one cupcake liner. Mix a creme white and a tiny dab of creme black in the other cupcake liner. Mix until you get a light gray- oh, about the color of pigeons. You want a very light gray. Add the gray to the pink and mix until you get the lightness you want. Of course you could just leave it there, but I covered it all with a coat of non-holo silver glitter.

And then from there, I got possessed by the Cuteness. I painted the tips black and stuck some white decals on…not sure exactly why I did it, but it was kind of fun to experiment with a look that is totally out of character for me.


About nevertoomuchglitter

Nail artist. Wanderer. I'm a color-holic, in fact, it was my love of color that brought me to the nail art world. Well, that, and the fact I was too cheap to pay crazy Japanese prices for nail polish while living in Tokyo, so I had to start mixing my own. That's how NTMG began.
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