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Saturday, January 28, 2012

Hits Poseidon with Nina Ultra Pro Glamrock French Tips!

I would first like to welcome all of my new readers!  Hi everyone!  Thank you for thinking me worthy of your time!  I am a little stunned to have doubled my followers in less than two days. I had better start thinking of my 100 follower giveaway! Wow. That will be my first giveaway!
Well, let's get on with it, shall we?
Something I like to do with my manicures is to try to refresh them and to stretch the manicure out with some creativity.  With my new Hits Poseidon polish, I wasn't quite ready to take it off, so I took Nina Ultra Pro Glamrock and did a french tip.  Glamrock was one of my first glitter polishes.  It is a dense, charcoal glitter that only needs one coat and I love it!
It was another cloudy day, so no holo to show you, but the glitter makes up for that!
I love the light blue with the dark charcoal grey tip. It gives a classy, yet edgy look!
Remember my thumb with the black base under Poseidon? Here it is with Glamrock on the tip!
I am pretty impatient and you can see the effects of that with the nick in my polish. :o(
I had to resort to the lighting at my desk to get the holo to come out, hence the lobster hands. But at least you can see the holo!
Aahhh, much better!  Holo prettiness AND no lobster hands!
While I am still a glitter girl at heart, the holos are reeling me in!  I even ordered three of the new A-England holos and they are sitting on my desk at this moment!

If you want to buy a Hits polish or A-England, you can buy them on Leah's website: Llarowe. Click here to go there!  And thank you all for following me!


Colorsplashnails said...

Gorgeous pics! Lobster! I think I have that same disease!!! You are too funny! LOVE your blog and look forward to your posts every day. =)

Sarah said...

Very pretty!! :) I don't like normal french mani's, but I do like different takes on them like this. :) You did a great job.

beautybyjenny said...

Really gorgeus and inspirational Will copy hope thats ok, even though I don't have the exact polishes :)

illustratedlady said...

Thanks COlorsplash! I also look forward to reading yours, even though I don't always comment!
Thanks Sarah! Wow, I had no idea that people Didn't like Frenches! I have always loved the classic look, but am more inclined to go edgy! I also love the vintage half-moon manicure!
Beauty by Jenny, Please feel free to copy any of them! I would be honored!

Niesha(skyla91) said...

Thats really pretty!

Leticia said...

LOL at lobster hands!

OTT Lite bulbs are supposed to give you true color. You can get the bulbs for around $14 at Michael's, and for oly around $7 if you use one of their 50% off coupons. I know when I try to photograph holos I have to use certain lighting situations (depending on the holo) to get a decent picture, since flash ruins the photos.

illustratedlady said...

omg leticia! thank you! i will go tomorrow! sorry no caps, i have tin foil on my nails!

Jessica Heasley said...

I Have Terrible 'Lobster Hands' LOL.. I Have Really Sensitive Skin, And For Some Reason They Get Really Red... People Will Ask Me 'Wow Is It Really THAT Cold Outside' (I Live In Pennsylvania) To Which I Have To Reply, No, Thats Just My Hands!! I Hate It! Beautiful Polish Though!! And I Really Like The Tips!

illustratedlady said...

Jessica, My sister lives in PA! And I live in California, and my hands always seem frozen! Thanks for reading me!