Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Hey lovlies! Today I have a patriotic mani to show you. Tomorrow is Independence Day here in the US so I thought a red, white and blue mani was in order. I started with a base of OPI My Boyfriend Scales Walls, probably the best white ever. It only takes two coats to be even and streak free. Amazing! Then I did Shimmer Nichole (I was sent this for review) to do a reverse glitter gradient. Shimmer's are the absolute best for doing glitter gradients. The formula is just so smooth and easy to use. My accent nail is stamped with Zoya Elisa and Song. My stamping isn't perfect but I was dead set on having stars in this mani. The first two photos were taken in a mostly sunny condition. It's monsoon season here so the clouds roll in super fast and that's what happened while I was taking pictures.
I love that this mani turned out just like I was picturing it in my head. My head's a weird place so it doesn't always work out this way haha. If you'd like to see this Shimmer and so many other pretties click here to visit the etsy shop and here for the facebook page. I hope you guys all have a fun and safe 4th of July celebration. I'm still trying to decide if I should brave the heat and take my boys to see fireworks since I don't have to work the 4th this year.
Until next time...
*The Shimmer was sent to me for review purposes. I bought the OPI and Zoyas myself. As always all opinions good or bad are mine.*