Monday, May 27, 2013

More fun with texture polish!

Hello Dahlings!
Your Monday Quickie is more nail art with texture polishes. Last Monday I showed you da Milani Texture polished I had just bought & this week I have 2 of those polishes plus 3 of da new Sally Hansen Sugar Coat texture polishes I found at Target last week.
 Da line up: Sally Hansen Cotton Candies, Milani Spoiled in Fuchsia,
Sally Hansen Bubble Plum, Milani Purple Streak & Sally Hansen Razzleberry.
 After last week's KSM, I opted to try a braided skittle mani. I started with 2 coats of each polish. Only da dark purple & blue were able to be used in one coat for da individual 'strands' & even then I needed to go over them a 2nd time on a few nails. All of da pinks & da light purple needed 2 coats to be opaque. I thought I was going to leave them without top coated cuz tc defeats da purpose of using texture polish, but alas, all those layers of polish were thick & kinda lumpy with lil bits of scratchy polish sticking up
& snagging on fabric.
 So I added a coat of Seche Vite to tame da pokey bits. I could have used a crystal file to remove them, but I was worried that would leave spots where da color underneath would show thru. So yes, you can use texture polishes for nail art, I just recommend you limit da layers unless you like lumpy, scratchy nails.
OH! OH! OH! I'm guest posting over at I'm Still Thinking... today!!! Jenna Froggy's 'puter is having gremlin issues & she asked for guest posts to help her out while she works on slaying those gremlins. My Cosmic Twin (we have many odd things in common LOL) has a great blog full o' fun manis, pet pic spam & nifty crochet projects! She can custom crochet anything you desire, like da perfect Winnie da Pooh she made for my BFF. <3 font="">
So go check out my post & say 'Hi!'.
Thanks for stopping by!
~ Inky


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