I really have to stop going to drug store, I'm looking at you Shoppers! It seems like each different location has different sales on at different times so it turns it into a game for me to find new things and sale and then it's pretty much over from there. Tonight I was passing by a Shoppers and what do you know, the entire Justin Bieber line from Nicole by OPI was on sale for $5.50 each. As much as it pains me to be grown woman buying Justin Bieber nail polish, I sucked it up and picked up a few, cos you know, one sale so it's totally fine!
Anyway I've had a twist on a french mani in my head for a while. A red base, navy tips with a second line under the french tip with a tiny bow accent. I figured that OMB (urgh) would be a good polish for the base as it's a really nice, strong foil red. Although my camera has issues with bright red, trust me, it's far more red than the pink it kinda looks here. Application was ok - this is three coats - but it's such a sparkly, bright foild that'll let it off. Here's where the experiment came in. For the tips I used a Sharpie! I'm actually surprised, it came out really well and is wearing nicely too. I found I was able to get a nice fine point and detail in the bows. I'll be using this again, for sure.
|If your eyes can stand it, check out the masses of sparkly foil particles in the close ups.|
The Verdict: While the tips aren't quite as straight as you'd get with tape, I'm happy with the look of this mani. The bows came out super cute, just a shame I drew it one the wrong side to be photographed easily. OMB is actually a really nice red too, super sparkly and foily. It's probably a good time to check out the collection too, they're all going cheap right now. That is, if you can rationalise buying Justin Bieber products :)
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The bows are the perfect touch. :)ReplyDelete
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