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I Present to You: GLITTERPOCOLYPSE!

Sometimes, I like to set myself little challenges.  Never very hard ones as I do my nails quite late at night, but challenges all the same.  My challenge last night was to see just how much glitter I could fit on my nails.  I will have to do more tests, but I think this is approaching the upper limit of how much glitter can fit on nails :D

To start, three coats of Urban Outfitters Afterhours, a very slightly pink-tinted holo silver micro glitter. This polish is super pretty on it's own, super sparkly with all the holo-y-ness in there.  It's pretty much opaque in two coats too, but I felt like adding a third.  Next, a coat of Quo Pink Champagne, also known at Orly Be Brave, from the Flash Glam FX collection.  This polish has pink holo bar glitter in a clear base.  I'm always on the fence about bar glitter because it's a bit of a PITA but it fit with the glitter theme I've got going here.  Last but not least, I added a coat of China Glaze Techno to finish off.  







The Verdict: I love how this came out.  With the diffused light from my lightbox this looks a super soft, textured pink but believe me, it's blinding with direct light.  It's a shame I have to manual focus my massive macro lens as it means I can't really ever take photos away from my desk.  One day I'll figure out how to do it differently.  But yay, glitter!

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  1. OMG ALL THE GLITTER. These are awesome. I was thinking the other day about layering a bunch of different glitters together and now I REALLY WANNA.

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  2. YAY GLITTER indeed - this is really, really pretty.

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