Happy [belated] Valentine's Day! 💘 #betterlatethannever 😂 Here we have a super-fancy #valentinesmani featuring ...
💋 #opi #ChaChingCherry (index, pinky) - "a vivid red that’s a casino classic"
💋 #AlpineSnow (middle) - "a fresh, crisp white"
💋 #SweetHeart (thumb, middle) - "the sweetest, softest pale pink"
💋 #essie #aCutAbove - "a shattered pink diamond glitz"
... over #allinonebasecoat and topped with #goodtogotopcoat.
Cha-Ching Cherry is a soft pinky-red with a pearl finish (watch for brush strokes); decent formula. Alpine Snow was surprisingly easy to work with for a white polish; first coat was a bit streaky, second coat smoothed it all out. Sweet Heart was just ... ugh, disgusting. 😝 Simultaneously thick, goopy, AND runny (what evil sorcery is that??), also impossibly streaky and patchy across all three coats. Seriously, maybe I got a bad batch, but that shits needs to go straight in the trash or something. Even the cleanup was a nightmare. A Cut Above is pink metallic microglitter and larger hex glitters in a pale pink jelly base (can't tell if the base is supposed to be clear and the pigment from the glitter bled into it, or ...???). On the nail, the glitter looked more rose gold than straight pink.
This turned out a'ight. Not as cool as I pictured in my mind's eye, but what can you do? I am rather nervous about the multiple extra layers of polish I got going on here, but whatever. Experimenting with non-monochromatic themes is kinda fun! 🎨 (would that be considered "multichromatic"? "heterochromatic"? 🤔)
Kevin's not here, so I'm gonna name this one "Venereal Disease 'VD' Massacre" #KevinCallsIt (by proxy) ❤🔪
#HVD #valentinesday #valentinesnails #shortnails #naturalnails #shortnaturalnails #holidaymani #skittlemani #manimashup #mixedmani #nailpolishnovice #opiChaChingCherry #opiAlpineSnow #opiSweetHeart #essieaCutAbove #essielove #nailart (#doesthiscountasnailart?) @opi_products @essiepolish