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Entries for Wednesday, November 07 2012

China Glaze’s Swanky Silk

China Glaze’s Swanky Silk

Posted on Wednesday, at

If my description of the color sounds confused…that's because there's a lot going on with this color! The main color appears to be a pale bronze-gold with green reflective lights, that shades toward rose-bronze at the edges. The texture is a slightly roughened metallic shimmer. The roughening adds a little visual texture and helps distract from the very faint brushstrokes that this polish can show. The formula is fairly average for China Glaze polishes, which means that it should...

Zoya’s Ray

Zoya’s Ray

Posted on Wednesday, at

This color is a bit clearer than Suvi, a little brighter, but it's still a very rich deep forest green. I don't know if this was the formula, or if it was just my technique with this manicure, but there are faint suggestions of visible brushstrokes. This is another shade that will look excellent either as the background to some nail art, or as the nail stamping polish itself. Maybe something tritoned, with Ray, Holly, and Envy?