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Entries for Wednesday, December 03 2014

BBAC 2014, Day 4: Drizzle Stripes NoTW

BBAC 2014, Day 4: Drizzle Stripes NoTW

Posted on Wednesday, at

In my first attempt, I tried using a long thin brush to paint on the stripes in a random-ish fashion. This didn't really work - it looked more like a crazed striping-tape manicure - so I wiped off my one nail-attempt and started over. I did not bother taking photos of that one. Next I tried using the long thin brush as a drizzling tool. In theory, it was wonderful. In practice, I got either not enough polish picked up...

Zoya’s India

Zoya’s India

Posted on Wednesday, at

A very deep red that almost leans brown, in some lights. Not a “candied” red by any means. This is one of Zoya's multicolor microglitter polishes, like Jem or Ivy. In fact…this is very much like Ivy, just a bit redder and warmer. I'll see if I can't do these two colors side by side for comparison.

Color Club’s Revvvolution

Color Club’s Revvvolution

Posted on Wednesday, at

I think I may have bought some of the last, if not THE last, bottles of this color that a particular etailer had in stock. The base color is a definite black, so this is just barely darker than Color Club's Beyond.

Sally Hansen’s Somber Bliss (841)

Sally Hansen’s Somber Bliss (841)

Posted on Wednesday, at

Cooler grey with a slight shimmer finish, similar to micro-glass-bead finish polishes. The polish was a little thick, and after two coats it showed faint brushstrokes. This polish also seemed to take longer to thoroughly dry than most of my other CSM colors. It's very similar to Color Club's Wild Orchid. In fact, if you really wanted this but missed it (this seemed like one of the first polishes to run out in any given display) you should grab Wild...