Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Meh Leopard

Yesterday I put on China Glaze TMI, one of the few polishes from the much-coveted OMG Collection I own.  But after the holographic insanity that is Layla, it was leaving me feeling a little flat.

So this morning I decided to stamp it:


Just not crazy about this one.  The black I used, Sinful Colors* Black on Black, isn't as opaque as I want it to be.  I think I'll have to break down and buy the Konad black stamping polish.  I used a dotting tool to add silver highlights to some of the spots, but my execution wasn't fantastic since I was hurrying.

*I really didn't even want to use this, because of the whole Sinful Colors content-stealing debacle, but I hadn't realized it is the only black I have, so I was stuck with it.

So, meh.  Good thing I was planning on changing colors tonight anyway.

7 comments:

  1. You take nails to an art form!

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  2. I never thought I'd feel meh about a holo, but there you go. I'm meh on this one too. I think I'm going to put on my only real linear holo and do the top coat sandwich thing to see how it works.

    I believe Color Club is releasing a set of linear holos this month, so I'm excited to check those out.

    Also, thanks for linking to my Sinful Colors post. Mary and Jeanette aren't allowed to talk about it and had to take down their posts while they're working on a solution. I think I might go stir the pot again on Twitter just so people don't forget about it. :)

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    1. No problem. I linked to you because I heard it from you first :-) Also, your post was very concise.

      I haven't been very impressed with the Color Club holos from the past (Fashion Addict, Revvvolution, etc.) - wonder if the new ones will be better?

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    2. From the swatches I've seen (which have been camera phone pics from the CosmoProf convention in Las Vegas), they've looked pretty decent. Slightly more linear than the China Glaze ones, but I love China Glaze's formula so much, I'm sure I'll go with that set.

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    3. Hmmmm . . . will keep an eye out for them then!

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  3. It's hard to beat the Laylas for holo-ness, that's for sure.

    I am thinking of letting Sinful back on my blog, since I have seen some movement toward resolution. More on that at Polish and Portal Guns:

    http://www.lauramarsipan.com/2012/08/sinful-colors-debacle-update.html

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    1. Thanks for that link, Karen. Also, I finally broke down and ordered the Nfu Oh Aqua Base the other day, in hopes that I can get my holos to look as good as yours!

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