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A Different Kind of Glitter Mosaic

I get quite reasonable traffic on this blog, to the point where most people I know are sick of me talking about it.  There is one post in particular, however, that has had 2.5 x the traffic of every other post: my electric mermaid scales.  Every couple of days, it'll get repinned on pinterest, get posted on a blog (which makes me really happy) and thus the view count on it is ridiculous.  I, of course, have been desperately trying to recreate it ever since.  I found the blue glitter from that mani yesterday and it took every fibre of my being to not just re-do it completely, cos that's not original.  Instead, I thought I'd try the side accent, a name I just made up then.

I've been having issues with the base colour bleeding across the glitter lately so I decided to try something different.  First up, I started with three coats of Claire's Neon Orange.  Then, using the Beauty Secrets Top Coat - it doesn't try too fast - I coated the side of my nail and added two-three colours of glitter using my normal technique.  I didn't tessellate them as usual, as I wanted a more checker board pattern than usual.  Finishing off, I added coat of Seche Vite. 







The Verdict: Loving the colour combination, as well as something different with my glitter mosaics.  And neon is always awesome.

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