Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Paint It Pretty Polish Magnetic Fields

*press sample

I haven't done a magnetic mani in a long time but looking at this, I wonder why am I not doing them more often???!  I received for review three Paint It Pretty Polish magnetics at Indie Expo Canada 2018. This is one of three polishes that I'll be sharing over the next few days from the collection of six magnetic polishes that Paint It Pretty Polish is releasing on Friday, July 20, 2018 here.  This is Paint It Pretty Polish Magnetic Fields.



I had tried several magnets in test mani's as needed a refresher on how best to use a magnet in a mani as it has been a while since I've done one; I ultimately decided on a cat eye magnet.  Started with a base of one coat of OPI Black Onyx.  Applied one coat of Paint It Pretty Polish Magnetic Fields, then applied magnet close to the polish for maybe 30 seconds.  I absolutely love how the purple flash concentrates although I didn't center the magnet for the cat eye look as well as I wanted but it still turned out pretty cool!  There is a good scattering of holographic in the gray base; I used one coat of black so that the base would be a little darker to enhance the purple flash.  

Same polish, same mani, different lighting.  Note that I tested the polish on swatch sticks before I did this mani to come up with the look I liked best; I found that one coat of the magnetic polish was lots; if thicker coats were applied, it didn't necessarily get more of a flash, just more of a scattering of the holo look. 


After picking an image that would highlight the magnetic polish well, decided to stamp using China Glaze OMG (original version) using an image from Apipila P.14. (My apologies, I just realized now that I am holding another one of the Paint It Pretty magnetics, Opposites Attract, in these pictures.)



Apipila P.14.


Sorry for so many pictures, I just love how interesting the magnetic purple flash takes the mani to a whole other level!



Topped with a coat of KBShimmer Clearly on Top to finish.



The polishes as shown are Paint It Pretty Polish Opposites Attract, Magnetic Fields and Force Field.



Paint it Pretty Polish Magnetic Fields and five other magnetic polishes are releasing on Friday July 20, 2018 and are available here; they will retail for $11; the magnet is also available for $2.  The polishes are 5 Free, Vegan and Cruelty Free; handcrafted in Beamsville, Ontario!


Links:  Paint It Pretty PolishFacebookInstagram

Thanks for looking!

Monday, July 16, 2018

Digit-al Dozen Does White; Day 5

I'm sorry I'm late with this day 5 post; just was too busy to get it posted!  I love how this turned out; I love the simplicity of it, but it looks just so elegant!  This is my final day mani for the Digit-al Dozen white challenge!


Started with a base of two coats of Superficially Colorful Stealing Your Thunder, topped with a coat of KBShimmer Clearly On Top.  Stealing Your Thunder was included in the Indie Expo Canada 2017 VIP bag.


Stamped with an image from FUN 25 using FunkyFingers Gesso.


Topped with a coat of KBShimmer Clearly on Top to finish.


Here are the other ladies day 5 white mani's!



Hopefully you have enjoyed this month's challenge!  Thanks for looking!


Friday, July 13, 2018

Digit-al Dozen Does White; Day 4

Another archived mani, this is another one that I didn't share because the purples didn't match close enough. But if you can look past that, it isn't too bad of a mani, I suppose.  Hey, they can't all be stunners!  Anyway, I'm sharing now; this is my day 4 mani for Digit-al Dozen white challenge.


Started with a base of two coats of Zoya Mira, Painted Polish From Booklyn With Love, and OPI My Boyfriend Scales Wall, no top coat.


Topped with KBShimmer Clearly on Top.


Stamped with Moyra 104 My Little Universe using FunkyFingers Gesso and EdK Tuco.


Moyra 104 My Little Universe



Added a couple studs for interest.


Topped with KBShimmer Clearly on Top to finish.


Here's the other ladies day 4 white mani's!




Thanks for looking!

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Digit-al Dozen Does White; Day 3

This is a mani that I've had in archives for quite a while; it dates back to September 25, 2016!  I look at it now and I think, pret-ty cool, but in all honestly, the reason why it hasn't been shared is I really wasn't that happy with it at the time!  I do not like my nails in natural light; I never can get the angle just so and wasn't happy about my poor clean up on them but I dunno, they don't seem to bad now a year and a half or so later so I thought, I'm going to share them now!  This is my day 3 mani for the Digit-al Dozen white challenge!



Started with a base of two coats of Nubar Dusk Till Dawn, no top coat.


Did a sponged gradient with Nubar Dusk Till Dawn and OPI Keeping Suzy At Bay.


Top coated with Girly Bits What A Rush QD Top Coat.


Stamped using FunkyFingers Gesso using XY-L29 (acrylic plate).


Finished with a final coat of Girly Bits What A Rush QD Top coat.


Here's the other ladies Day 3 mani's!




Thank for looking!