Thursday, 1 February 2018

#52weeknailchallenge: holographic

Ah the mandatory holo prompt. I don't think any challenge is complete without having holo as a prompt and I'm happy to say that my amount of holo polishes has grown. Not by much, but it has. Now I'm dreaming of a stunning red holo (nudge nudge wink wink)

I saw this mani and I love the negative space look with the crystals and I wanted to do something similar. Now it doesn't quite work, but pretty polishes make everything better. Unless it really sucks.

I started with two coats of Morgan Taylor under the stars. And man is this a pretty polish! My only gripe is that even with a nice thick coat of seche, it still wasn't smooth. On my ring finger I have two coats of base coat.
I used an image from BP-L060 and stamped it with Revlon rock the metal. I then coloured it in with KB Shimmer rollin' with the chrommies. The etching on this plate is very shallow and I'm not the only one to have noticed that... Once my decal was slightly dry I stamped it directly to my nail.
I'm thinking I should rather have used a clear base coat or even a different polish to colour in the gems, but oh well.
What do you think? Are you going to join the challenge at all?

Thanks for reading!

2 comments:

  1. Ohhh... that Morgan Taylor is gorgeous! I can see what you mean with a different base for your 'gems' but I think it still looks pretty :)

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    1. You're always so nice to me ;) but thank you

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