I have to apologize for missing a few post and not posting regularly. But I’ve been really busy these days with work and life and the works. I am going to make that up with a post of a gorgeous polish which I think has been overlooked by many.
As you know Ozotics were all the rage just a few months ago, but those were just the duochromes I think. I was stalking looking through a whole lot of photos online but I eventually settles on 2 Ozotic Pro polishes – 604 and 607.
604 is a gorgeous champagne/light gold based scattered holo polish. I think I have a post on this polish but I know it wasn’t a good one back then. LOL.
Anyways, 604 was a breeze to apply! All I needed were 2 coats to achieve opacity. From the photo you can see that the holo particles are quite big. But rest assured that they do not stick out at all. In fact, I went without top coat and my nails were still super smooth!
Removal was a breeze too!! All I needed was one cotton pad to remove all the polish on both my hands! No foil method needed here 🙂
The holo was super easy to photograph as well. Just look at the photos below.
How not to drool! 😛
Chevrons. I told you I’d try them again.
I did this manicure when I had zero inspiration on what to paint my nails with while wearing a soccer jersey the other day. As for as I know beauty and sports don’t go well, for me at least. I stared at my drawers of polishes for quite a while before picking out 3 rather monotonous colors.
I started with 3 coats of OPI Don’t Touch My Tutu, the perfect white jelly polish and topped it with free handed chevrons in Color Club Harp On It and a england King Arthur.
Harp On It is just as awesome as Cherubic! Fuss-free holo goodness in a bottle! Even though a good half of Harp On It is covered up you can still see the rainbows peeking out at you! King Arthur on the other hand is a shimmery gunmetal grey with an awesome formula! It covered Harp On It in just one coat and the brush strokes were not obvious. Which is definitely a plus especially for a metallic shade.
The photo below shows off Harp On It the most! *Rainbow love*
It turned out pretty good for an uninspired manicure don’t you think 😛
I am kinda late to hop on the holo polish bandwagon. I had a few Ozotic Holographic polishes but they did not work too well for me. I grabbed some Glitter Gal holos at a discount somewhere mid last year and then some Color Club Halo Hues during a Christmas sale last year. It took me long enough but I finally have them up here for you to see!
I have 2 holo polishes for you today! One Glitter Gal and obviously one to-die-for Color Club. I guess you gals know which one I like over the other.
Can you guess which is which?
I used Color Club Cherubic on my pointer, middle and pinky fingers and Glitter Gal Suede on my ring finger. I honestly thought that they would be more similar than this judging from the colors in the bottle but I guess I was wrong!
As you can see from the two photos above, Cherubic wins hands down in the holo category! I love the rich brown in Suede but I really thought that the Holo would show up more. Maybe it’s just me because I have seen many awesome shots of Suede on the internet!
After about a day I decided to go all Cherubic!
Even I, with my crappy camera, could capture the rainbows in this polish! *win!*
I heard that the Color Club Halo Hues stamp well. Although I suck at stamping I definitely have to have a go at it! What do you think?
I finally found time to sit down and write this post! It was a really busy Christmas for me! I had so much to eat I think I would need to go on a diet after this. LOL.
Anyways, I do hope all you girls had a great Christmas with your families 🙂
I am sure you have noticed this manicure from a few days ago! The inspiration for this monotonous manicure was from Marta form Chit Chat Nails
. She always posts the most interesting skittlete manicure which I love. A few weeks back, Marta had a Skittelete Manicure Contest so I decided to try my luck with this!
I took me a long time to decide what skittlette to do but I finally decided that I wanted to incorporate the new polish I got from my Glitzology Haul – Robots in Love.
I first painted coat of Color Club Harp on It and topped it off with one coat of Robots in Love to bring out the holo goodness in Robots in Love. I even managed to get a heart out for this!
I then proceeded to paint my thumb, index and middle finger with two coats of OPI Alpine Snow and, to avoid it looking to stark white, I topped it off with OPI Pirouette My Whistle.
This was a competition held before Christmas so I thought it would be nice to have a little Christmas Tree incorporated in it. So I did that with a nice grey – Zoya Dove – and some striping tape. I topped the litle Christmas tree off with a holographic star I fished out from Robots in Love. 2 quick coats of OPI Black Onyx on my pinky and I was good to go!
And while I was taking photos of it, I realised that I did an Ombre manicure! Ha!
Well, I did not win a prize in the Skittlette Contest but I sure did have fun coming up with the manicure. You should check out all the awesome entries and see if your favorites won!
The polishes I used were:
OPI Alpine Snow
OPI Black Onyx
OPI Pirouette my Whistle
Color Club Harp on It
Glitzology Robots in Love
10 more days till Christmas!
I think it’s about time I posted some Christmas themed manicures. Don’t you think?
For my first Christmas themed nails, I would like to present to you my little Christmas tree – star and ‘lights’ included!
I used Rainbow Honey Kawako as the base color and did an easy Christmas Tree on my ring finger with Color Club Harp on It. And I finally topped it off with a little blue star!
I love how Kawako works so nicely as the night sky in this mani! The silver glitter and glass flecks which shine through reminds me of a star-filled sky! And Harp On It, My goodness! It shines and glows so nicely! The silver glitters in Kawako complements it so nicely and the holo-ness. *swoon*
Owh, the bunching on my little finger is caused by the PVA glue base that I am trying out! I am determined to master the art of peeling off my polish. Sadly, this wasn’t one of those times. The polish peeled off easily but not in one big piece…yet!
I have a few more Christmas themed manicures coming up! Do stay tuned 🙂
This is my first full holo manicure so far! I always hesitated to use holo polishes because I do not have an awesome camera to take good photos of the polish. But I could not keep this baby in the cupboard for any longer, so please do excuse the not-so-awesome photos I have here.
Ozotic 604 is a white gold scattered holo. This means that the holographic particles will not create rainbows across your fingers but rather small burst of rainbows randomly on your finger nails.
I did 3 coats of 604 over my NailTek II (No-no #1) and topped it off with Cult Nails Wicked Fast (No-no #2). I actually did the base coat before deciding on a color. 604 id not go on smoothly at all! It kept creating empty spaces when it dragged against the matte base coat. Luckily this isn’t a linear holo, if not I can’t imagine how distorted the rainbows would turn up on the nails! After I let the polish dry a little, I instinctively picked up my top coat and did my nails carefully. I did not think too much of it when the polish started to look a little dull. Only after I did the manicure did it hit me that you usually do not use top coats with holo polishes as it dulls the holo effects
This is generally what I got under the sun. You can see shimmer and subtle glowing from the holographic particles.
This photo above as well as the previous one were taking both under a mid morning sun and the ones below was taken indoors under a ceiling light. Surprisingly the sparkles are much more prominent in the indoor photos as opposed to the outdoor ones!
Blurred to show off the holographic shimmer!!
I knew there was much more to this polish so I finally resorted to taking photos with flash to coax the holo glitters to shine!!
First attempt: Almost there!
Second attempt: Boom!! Holo galore! 😀
Have a great weekend everyone!!