Tonight's manicure has been one of those all day affairs. It started out with me wanting to test my new Mentality polish, the pro- marijuana rights color "Enlighten". This color appears holographic in flash lighting but you rarely see it in natural light. Still, I think it is pretty. It's a shimmery copper color with a slight duochrome shift towards yellow, with a dusky appearance, almost. I don't own anything else like it, but I would liken it to a penny. I then sponged on Urban outfitter's "After hours", a beautiful pink/tan scattered holograph microglitter. It has some barely darker pink glitters scattered throughout, but it is hard to capture them. I haven't done many successful gradients but I really liked the effect, and the colors played well together.
|In direct sunlight to show the scattered holographic glitter!|
This combination reminds me of Britney Spear's nude pantsuit with the diamond detail! Odd association but I can't shake it.
|This looks uncomfortable!|
And then... I mattified it with my Hot Topic Matte coat, the only one I own. And man did it make the depth apparent! I love the effect sponging has! I am normally wearing dark nails so these feel a little more glitzy than usual, but I am enjoying them so far. The holographic hexes appear almost mother of pearl when they are matte, I really love the appearance of creamy rainbow shining through.
|Mother of pearl encrusted!|