Today I had to show you a non-franken, because the color is great: Nfu Oh 270. A deep blue jelly with a tiny hint of purple. It reminds me of old cobalt glass bottles.
The color is great, but I had a lot of trouble with the application. The pigment is not very dense and the formula is thin and streaky. I was using an OPI basecoat and was getting a streaky, uneven application that was showing nail line even after 4 coats. I tried no basecoat. Even worse! I messed around with various basecoats, and finally had a little more luck with Orly Bonder. This color is a pain in the rear, but a dark cobalt jelly?! Sign me up!
Today, I’m showing Lefty a little love. Usually the right hand gets all the photos, so I figured I’d even things out a little. Sorry the photos are blurry, but that’s the only way I could get the color accurate for some reason. This is four coats. It’s still not 100% opaque but I love it!
I got mine from http://www.fabuloustreet.com/, which is the only place I know of that will ship to Japan. The owner is very nice and made sure the international shipping charges didn’t get out of hand, and she let me know the price in advance.
This is not a polish I’d recommend for the easily frustrated or for beginners, but if you know how to work a tricky polish, it just might be worth it!