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Confessions of A Glitter Hoarder

I have a confession to make. I’m a glitter hoarder. This won’t be a surprise to anyone who’s been reading along for awhile. I say it sort of tongue in cheek, but now that I’m back from living overseas, I’ve … Continue reading

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Deviantly Daring + Spectraflair Holo Close Up

I had a couple folks ask me for more close up views of my holo frankens from last post. Just a quick show of one of the 18 shades I made.🙂 Here’s one of my favorites, made with China Glaze … Continue reading

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Holo All The Things!

I love mixing custom polishes, but sometimes there are just polishes that can’t be duplicated without special pigments. One of these is Spectraflair. A little Spectraflair background: It’s an automotive pigment made by a Japanese chemical company. It’s basically holo … Continue reading

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Some Blue Pigment Frankens

I’m heading south at the end of the month for some blue seas and salty breezes, so I have blue nails on my mind. Though I got rid of a lot of supplies when I moved, I do have quite … Continue reading

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Color Challenge- Pantone 3278

What color is today? It’s a mid-tone green that reminds me a bit of Girl Scout uniforms, but leaning a bit more teal than those. Speaking of Girl Scouts, their Thin Mints have changed formulas. Though they became vegan (yay!), … Continue reading

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Challenging Myself With Color- Pantone Striking Purple

For those of you guys who have been with me from the start, you know I began with color. I was in living in a shoebox of an apartment in Tokyo. I had a fine arts background, but the apartment … Continue reading

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First Look at Kolortek Swatches

It’s a colorful day! I got a massive amount of samples from Kolortek, an industrial pigment supplier who doesn’t test on animals. They are based in China, but export for Western markets and seem to have all their (cruelty-free) US … Continue reading

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