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Review: Model's Own Golden Green with LA Girl Uninhibited

I've been looking at the Model's Own Beetlejuice line for a while now and am finally rounding out the collection.  As I can't seem to leave a mani alone, I tried out the fabulous black glitter LA Girl Uninhibited!

Golden Green is a duochrome switching between gold and green, funnily enough.  I wasn't super impressed with it actually.  It's really sheer going on so you need at least three coats going on.  It also seems to take a long time to try and is easy to mess up.  Finally, it really isn't much of a duochrome going on.  It's pretty much just all green, all the time.  


You can see all the foil particles here.  I do like macro mode!

Given I was not especially impressed with Golden Green on its own, I decided to add a glitter gradient using LA Girl Glitter Addict in Uninhibited.  I'm a lot happier with the colour now!  Uninhibited is one of the few black glitters out there and you can create some really interesting effects with it.  




The Verdict: Golden Green?  Meh.  I may not be the biggest fan of greens but I had high hopes for this one  and was disappointed.  Uninhibited though is great and I can see this looking really good with a range of colours.

Bonus Tutorial: Quick tip on how to apply a glitter gradient.

  1. Apply base colour
  2. Paint the glitter colour three quarters of the way down your nail in a thin coat.
  3. Repeat step two but stopping half way down your nail
  4. Add another thin coat a quarter of the way down.
  5. Finish with a top coat. 
  6. Done!

Comments

  1. I love this shade of green! Digging that black glitter too... Definitely gonna be searching online for that one~!

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