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Review: Aldo Vintage Cadillac with Gold Glitter Mosaic

Aww yeah, you know what time it is! SQUARE GLITTER TIME AWW YEAAAAHHHHH.  You know all the times are square glitter times when a new shipment of glitter comes in!  After my last adventure with square glitter, I was hesitant to do another full coverage mani.  Having square glitter, funnily enough, gives you plenty of different options to play with though.  Thus, grids! By the way, have I said "square glitter" enough?

I had an idea to play with the idea of gold-laced turquoise so I started with three coats of what turned out to be an amazing polish: Aldo Vintage Cadillac.  This was bought for cheap at an Aldo store (I know, strange place to buy it, right) so I wasn't expecting a whole lot but it turned out to cover nicely and be the most beautiful shade of light turquoise.  This one will definitely be going on the rotation.  Once dry, I painted a strip of my stickiest top coat down the middle of my nail and laid the glitter out, using my usual technique.  The gaps in between created a nice grid effect, I'm going to have to try this over a full nail.  The most interesting thing about square glitter is that a whole swatch of pieces catch the light at once, making for very shiny nails.  







The Verdict: Gold and turquoise together is hardly revolutionary but it sure is purty.  Gotta try out more square glitter like this too.

The Polishes:

  • Aldo Vintage Cadillac, $5, Aldo stores
  • Gold square glitter, $5.99 in set of 12, ebay

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