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Well, That Didn't Work, Part 1

Sometimes, I have these brilliant ideas in my head and they just do not translate well to reality.  It's extra annoying as I have to stare at them all day and it makes me all whiny.  However, I feel it is my duty to show you everything - even if I kinda hate it - so you know not to do it yourself.  Learning yay!

So this particular "brilliant" idea started off with a suggestion from a reader, comparing Deborah Lippmann Private Dancer with Gosh Purple Heart.  I happened to have that one lying around so gave it a shot.  Purple Heart looks amazing in the bottle - that wonderful purple-green duochrome I find so hard to resist.  The first coat was good, if not a little thin, appropriately being all colour-switchy.  By the time I got to three coats, the colours just kinda stopped being awesome.  I couldn't see the colour shift even looking at it, let alone on camera.  My next misstep was to add an accent nail in the new silver leaf I found at the art store.  Not too bad but not as smooth as I like.  Until I was leaving for work and the whole thing just popped off.  Finally, I thought a coat of Dollish Polish Put a Ring on It might just save everything but it didn't go and I had to stare at it all day and that made me sad.  Don't do this, everyone!







The Verdict: Love the Dollish Polish, not keen on Purple Heart, hate all these together.  Sad face.

The Polishes:

  • Gosh Purple Heart, various locations
  • Dollish Polish Put a Ring On It, $8.75, Dollish Polish

Comments

  1. Too hard on yourself! I like that combo.

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  2. Thanks for sharing the supposed fails, too! When nail bloggers don't, it makes me feel all intimidated.

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