This is 3 coats plus top coat. Formula was nice, though I was surprised that it took 3 coats. I thought it was going to be more opaque than it was. But I could not stop staring at my nails when I had it on!
1 coat of base coat Pretty Jelly Arctic Frost Flowers [June 2019 Polish Pickup Pack], 3 thin coats
1 coat of matte top coat
1 coat of QDTC
Hello all! I know it’s been quiet around here but due to familial issues, end of school, and business stuff, I’m wiped out! But as always, there is polish to make things better. Today I have swatches of the upcoming Arctic Frost Flowers from Pretty Jelly to show you. This polish will be available this coming weekend, June 7-10, for $12 and I believe no cap.
I recently bought the whole tri-thermal collection from KBShimmer and I’ve been obsessed with using them in fun ways. This was the first one I used because ever since I saw swatches, That’s Smore Like It was the one that jumped out first at me.
1 coat of base coat 3 thin coats of DRK Nails Gruum Gruum [August 2018 HHC]
1 coat of QDTC
This is an insane magnetic polish. I know it doesn’t have a lot of bells and whistles (flakies, holo, etc) but the magnetic properties of this are just out of this world. I did have to shake it quite a bit to get the magnetic bits all mixed up, but once I did…ooohhhhweeeeee!
Polishes used: Sally Hansen Insta Dri Metallic Blast Off Bronze Sally Hansen Insta Dri Metallic Deep Space Sparkle Sally Hansen Insta Dri Metallic Sunburst Sally Hansen Insta Dri Metallic Razzmic Berry Sally Hansen Insta Dri Metallic Shimmering Blush Sally Hansen Insta Dri Metallic Sonic SilverHey I’m back again with more WOC swatches, this time by Melissa of @polishandpups. If you’re interested in my original swatches, here they are. Don’t forget to follow Melissa! The following are all Melissa’s notes:I wanted to get a good idea of how these would wear without topcoat and decided to start with Razzmic Berry. My experiment didn’t go well. Even though they are Insta-Dri, I let it dry for over an hour and went to bed. I woke up with terrible sheet marks. After that unsuccessful attempt I decided to use top coat on all of them; therefore, I don’t really know how all of them work without top coat. I also didn’t find I was happy with all of them in one coat. A couple of them worked okay in one coat but really I needed two for the coverage I prefer. Continue reading →
Polishes used: Sally Hansen Insta Dri Matte 11 Smokey Silver, 2 coats Sally Hansen Insta Dri Matte 12 Smoldering Teal, 2 coats Sally Hansen Insta Dri Matte 15 Burnished Wine, 2 coats Sally Hansen Insta Dri Matte 16 Molten Mauve, 2 coats Sally Hansen Insta Dri Matte 17 Rose Flush, 2 coats Sally Hansen Insta Dri Matte 18 Gold Rush, 2 coatsI’m currently trying to find the two here that I don’t have – numbers 13 and 14. I think number 13 is a navy blue, which I would love to have. Not sure on what 14 looks like…give me a holler if you know! All of these, except for Molten Mauve, I found to be thin and runny. I’m showing all of these in their natural matte state, and with one coat of shiny top coat. Continue reading →