Thursday, September 19, 2013

31DC2013 Day 18 - Half-Moons

Today I would like to show you the half-moons manicure for Day 18 of the 31 Day Challenge. I was initially playing around with Shimmer Candace for the glitter challenge yesterday, but Candace seemed to be too sophisticated to just be a glitter accent and demanded to be the center of attention...

For this manicure I started out with the beautiful Shimmer Candace over a base of OPI Peace & Love & OPI. Using black acrylic paint, I free handed the half-moons and added bullion beads along the edge of the half-moons...

Somehow this makes me think of jewelry and all things expensive. My boyfriend called it 'fancy' and even said the photos 'don't do it justice' while I was photographing this. Where does he come up with this stuff? ;) But truly, photos don't do Candace justice since it is packed with holo glitter that sparkles nonstop!...

Shimmer Candace is a clear base packed with gold, holo and black glitter. It also has a touch of red and other glitter peppered in. This is probably one of my favorite Shimmer glitter bombs now, although I think I say that with each one that I try. They are just so unique and it really depends on what you layer them over for a different look each time. I used one generous coat of Candace plus top coat over OPI Peace & Love & OPI...

Look at all that holo...

Swatch Details
Brand: Shimmer
Collection: core
Color Name/Number: Candace
Number of coats: 1 (layered)
Top Coat: Yes

Free of Formaldehyde, Toluene, Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP)

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

Thanks for looking!
Anutka :)

** Polishes were provided to me for review by the manufacturer or their PR. **
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  1. Simply beautiful. I've been wanting Candice for a while, but I've never seen her used so...sophisticated!

  2. This looks amazing! So blingy :)

  3. @Eva, thank you so much! I hope you like seeing it in a different light :)

    @maRyya, thank you so much!

    @Shimmer, thank you! I'm so glad you like it :)

    @Kas, thank you! Shimmer always brings the bling :D


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