Tuesday, September 11, 2012

The Digit-al Dozen Does Blue - Spazmatic Tips


Day two of The Digit-al Dozen Blue Week! Today I bring you a jeweled french tip mani! I did one of these a few weeks ago (using other colors) and loved how it turned out so I thought I would do it again!


I first started out by applying OPI Pink-a-Doodle (not pictured) as my base color. This is a perfect pink for french manis! I then applied Orly Sweet Peacock on my tips. Hmmm, a little uneven. But that's alright because the next step helps to camouflage that problem! :)


I sponged on Orly Spazmatic on my tips. This is a clear base blue hex glitter with blue micro glitter. Gorgeous! It is part of their Glam FX line that was released earlier this summer.


And next up I finished with Orly Prisma Gloss Silver for a bit of added dimension. I love how it turned out! I am quite fond of these funky french tips! They are easy and sophisticated! :)


My base coat for this mani? Good ol' Elmer's Glue. Yep, I really wanted to try and see if it works! Also, in this picture I have added HK Girl Top Coat.

** edit ** 4 days later **


Ok, so this is day 4 of this mani! Look how well the glue base held up, and the HK Girl top coat! This is even with a day of working truck at work! (unloading boxes and putting out inventory) Not too shabby!

 

And look it! All peeled off! Well, except for a few bits and pieces here and there. But all in all this worked fabulously! And took 5 minutes to do both hands! Sa-weet! I'm sold! I can't wait how satisfying it'll be on a full glitter mani! Oh, and I loved picking it all off! :)

 

Sadly I didn't have the big pieces like I have seen others peel off. But I think that is because it wasn't full on glitter. But oh well! Still awesome and amazing! :)



 

Don't forget to check out the full line-up of ladies in The Digit-al Dozen:





A Girl and Her Polish

Beautygnome
Bee Polished
Caitlin's Creative Corner
Geeky Owl
Glowstars.net
Gnarly Gnails
Manicurator
Manicurity
PishPosh and Polish
The Crumpet
Toxic Vanity

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    1. Thank you! I think this is turning out to be my favorite type of mani!

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  2. Very pretty! I've tried the Elmer's glue, but not for any length of time, I'm happy to hear it holds up well under manis for more than a day! :)

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    1. It really does! I had my doubts but it works! In the show and free glue edges get a bit soft but it stays on! :)

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  3. Yay cool! Thanks for showing us how long that 'base' holds up for. I love Flash Glam FX glitters and I love the funky french :)

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    1. Thank you! And you are most welcome! :)

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  4. I totally love it. And who cares if the SP bit was a little messy - it adds to the character of it all. Perfect lines would be too boring.

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    1. Yep, who needs boring when you have character! :) Thanks!

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  5. This looks great! Glitter's an awesome way to fix uneven freehand; I'll have to try it! I like the Elmer's glue idea, too, especially when it domes to removing said glitters.

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    1. Thank you! I'm so excited to use glitters now because of this technique!

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  6. 4 days of wear time? That's amazing! A lovely mani that comes off right when you want it to? Priceless!

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