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Entries for Wednesday, December 28 2011

Orly’s Opal Hope

Orly’s Opal Hope

Posted on Wednesday, at

This is another “faux-French” color. There’s the barest coral-pink base color, with a blue-green duochrome flash. More coats deepens the iridescent effect, but the base color pretty much stayed “semisheer” even after three heavy-ish coats. Application was okay, though I had kind of been hoping for more of the coral-pink base color than I ended up getting. The finish is…odd. I think it might technically be a “frost”, because it does look a bit gritty. But the color...

Milani’s HD

Milani’s HD

Posted on Wednesday, at

This and 3D (the gold holographic) were the first colors I bought from Milani’s holographic collection. The holographic effects are more scattered - similar to the China Glaze Kaleidescope collection holos - and this one is a near-exact duplicate of Sexagon. The polish applies evenly, no bald spots, and I get full opacity after 3 coats. (I used two coats in these photos - and you can see the VNL on the index finger.) I advise using three separate coats,...