February 1, 2013
Matte Pink and Lip Gloss
I've been seeing some pretty fantastic nail designs that are a mix of matte and shine and I had to give it a go. Here's the first design I came up with. A little hint of Valentine's Day still in the theme but the main idea was the matte and shine combo and I only wish I could capture a better pic.
The light pink here is China Glaze Something Sweet. The matte polish I used is Orly Matte Top Coat. I know many brands have this new magic polish but Orly is the one I found first on Amazon so to the winner go the spoils. It goes on like a regular top coat and after two coats my nails where just as dull as I could have hoped for. Funny going for shine less nails. :) I did let them dry for quite a while after applying the matte coats because these nails were originally going to be matte nude with kisses but I smudged them to heck and back. The kiss designs are from Bundle Monster image plate BM-02 and a random plate I found on Amazon that's only labeled KD16. I stamped on red polish and after it was dry I used a dotting tool to put the lip gloss (Seche Vite Top Coat but any clear coat would work) on my kisses.