Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Orly Purple Pleather + Milani Jewel FX Silver


Hi guys, the other day I had a little party with some friends. I didn't have any time to do my nails that day, except shortly before the guests would arrive. I had about 30 minutes left, so I wanted something quick and fun that would scream "Partay!". And what better way to create a party on your nails than a sparkly layer of chunky glitter. The base color I picked was Orly Purple Pleather (which dries with a satin-matt finish) and on top of that I used one of my newest chunky glitter polishes, Milani Jewel FX Silver. The glitter was quite tricky to apply, some nails ended up with just one giant blob of glitter on only part of the nail, while the rest of the surface kept clear. But practice really makes perfect and I managed to spread the chunks evenly when I started on my second hand. The fast-drying topcoat that I usually reach for is Sally Hansen's Insta-Dri, but glitter this big needs more than that. So I pulled out the big gun: Seche Vite. One thick coat of it was enough to get my nails smooth and dry before my friends arrived. Mission succeeded!


14 comments:

  1. The glitters are so pretty!! Really glamourizes the purple :D

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  2. this is a really good combo i love that purple :)

    shel xx

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  3. I LOVE the Milani Jewel Fx line, but it is a PAIN to remove! What are some tricks you use to remove it easily?

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  4. Thanks everyone!

    @RocquelleIsLovely: A trick many nail fanatics use to remove glitter is the foil method. You cut some cotton pads into little pieces, soak them with nail polish remover, place them on your nails and wrap them with aluminium foil. Then you wait for about 10 min and remove everything, huge part of the glitter is removed then :D

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  5. chunky sparkly goodness!!

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  6. wow those look phonominal together!
    great combo!
    that milani is so pretty been wanting to get my hands on that

    <3 BB

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  7. Great quick party nails! I love chunky glitter (:

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