So I’ve entered into my first nail challenge and I’m glad to be doing it under the guiding eye of Debbie Crumpet. All of the ladies in this challenge are SO inspiring so I really have to step up my game to hang with this crew. The challenge is actually in its second week so I have a little catching up to do. Here’s what I managed to do last night with Karbach Hopadillo IPA as my creative catalyst.
This week’s prompts were teal and 2-color gradient. I wanted to do a different take on a gradient so I did a jelly dot gradient using Zoya Frieda – a teal jelly that I’ve had around a while but never used – and Zoya Purity for the dots. I threw in some Wet n Wild Kaleidoscope for some holo water sparkle. I’m really pleased with how this turned out!
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nailtipsy had to be pushed to the side for a while so I could get some things in my life in order. We recently made a big move and I now have a nice big area just for me and my polishes so I will begin swatching polishes and doing nail art again VERY soon!
Look for the official relaunch of nailtipsy on June 23rd (earlier if I can swing it)! I’ve missed doing this and I can’t wait to get back!
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This is my personal favorite – Sunset Over Sedona. An absolutely stunning mix of gold, magenta, turquoise, and copper hexes and circles that perfectly emulate a desert sunset in the background of sheer magenta shimmer with gold and turquoise microglitter.
I used Zoya Mason as a base coat on my ring finger to provide some contrast. I used a base coat of Glitter A-Peel, two coats of SOS, then topped it off with a coat of Glitter Food and Digital Flash. Glitter A-Peel, Glitter Food, and Digital Flash are all from the glorious Nail Pattern Boldness.
Over the next week, I’ll be paying tribute to a wonderful indie polish company – Hit Polish. It is with a heavy heart I inform you that her esty shop closed earlier this month. However, so she is moving on to bigger and better things. So, hooray for that! In honor of her glitter polish brilliance, I will be posting a few of my favorites over the next few days.
Today, we look at Pennies From Heaven. This is a beautiful rosy bronze base with gold and copper hologlitters in various shapes and sizes.
Her formulas are consistently wonderful and her glitter loads always juuuust right.
This is Mr. Tipsy’s favorite of the bunch. What about you? If you have any Hit Polishes, what are your favorites?