Tag Archives: shimmer

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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Icicle Blue Franken

Though I’m right on the equator now, I have spent a lot of time in freezing cold places, and I know a lot of your guys are currently in the brunt of winter, so here’s any icy shade for all … Continue reading

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Sunset Orange

I wanted to make a holo orange, since I don’t own one.  I believe there is one- OPI DS Treasure, but I don’t really think I’d wear orange holo enough to make a whole bottle worthwhile. First, I tried mixing … Continue reading

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Sapphire Dust

I was trying to franken an old hard-to-find China Glaze, Drinkin’ My Blues Away. It’s a glass fleck deep blue. But on the way, I was distracted by this color that I made, and decided to leave the Drinkin’ My … Continue reading

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Icing Pink

First of all, let me apologize for the awful cuticles.  I was in a huge hurry when I did this manicure! Luckily, I have a secret weapon: Q-Tips filled with nail polish remover. They snap open and the polish remover … Continue reading

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Glossy Hot Pink Shimmerbomb

I did some foil-y Easter Eggs recently but I couldn’t upload the picture of my thumb because WordPress was being wonky. I loved the color so much I did a full manicure with it. It’s half Essie Fishnet Stockings, a … Continue reading

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Pearl Symphony

Despite looking pink in the photos, this was a soft pearl white that I made from some old eyeshadow and clear polish. I just poured a little puddle of clear polish into my silicone baking cup, and then used an eyeshadow … Continue reading

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