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Black with Tiny Red Glitter Accents

When I get stuck for inspiration, I always just glitter as a fall back.  Not really sure why, it's just always easy to do and sparkly so that works for me.  Also, with the Reddit Toronto monthly meetup being Saturday, I had to have sparkly nails to show the surprising number of RL people that read this blog.  It's interesting about the post I just did showing my full collection: if anyone reads this blog, I'll know as they don't seem to be able to not comment on how many polishes I have....

Anyway, on to the nails.  Following my usual steps, I started with two coats of Rimmel Black Satin.  Then, one finger at a time, I added a third coat and used a toothpick to apply the tiny red glitter pieces.  I really like using the smaller glitter like this as from a distance you can't even see it, just the red flashes it makes in the light.  As it's all lined up flat, you get a very sparkly, uniform finish.  As it isn't full coverage, it only takes about 10-15 minutes to do, too.  







The Verdict: I've done this enough, you know how much I love glitter :D

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  1. Looks great!

    If you're up to it I might consider trying these... http://www.thepolishaholic.com/2012/03/notd-fuzzy-nail-sweaters.html

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  2. Looks awesome. I love your glitter placement manis

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