Wednesday, September 18, 2013

31DC2013 Day 17 - Glitter

For day 17 of the 31 Day Nail Challenge, a glitter manicure, I knew I wanted to play with some of my loose glitter. I got this hex glitter a while ago and thought it would be fun for nail art when I wanted something different from the standard hex glitter. For some reason it has stood unused... until now that is...


For this manicure I started out with a base of Dazzle Dry Glam'matazz, a gorgeous shimmery blue that I'll show you swatches of very soon! When it was dry, I taped off the sides and painted the center strip using Dazzle Dry Mythic Teal. Working as quickly as I could, I added diamond shaped glitter. This is seriously the one time that I wish a top coat would dry just a little bit slower, but the Dazzle Dry top coat is super fast drying!...


I got this holographic diamond glitter from The Born Pretty Store. For some reason it was very clumpy and difficult to separate. I had to struggle to isolate individual pieces of glitter, which really drove me nuts, but in the end it was worth the effort...




This shows the gorgeous holographic effect a bit better. Still doesn't quite capture how sparkly and bling-y this manicure really is...


I'd love to know what you think of this manicure!

Thanks for looking!
Anutka :)


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14 comments:

  1. This manicure is absolutely gorgeous and so well done (:

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  2. Love this so much! Diamond glitter is so much fun and the way you used it is stunning!! :)

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  3. So pretty! I love the blues and the diamonds remind me of argyle knits. ;)

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  4. I normally dislike glitter, but I LOVE this! So classy.

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  5. ... ... ... ... (meaning I'm speachless. Can't find any words to discribe how much I love it)

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  6. Thank you so much everyone!! I'm so glad that you like this! It is actually rather easy to do, so don't hesitate to give it a try :)

    @Kirstie, it reminds me of argyle print too! :D

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  7. I absolutely LOVE this! The glitter placement is perfect!

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  8. Thank you so much @Lisa Me :)

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