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Monday, October 3, 2011

Black on Blue Double Lightning

When I went shopping this weekend I found a Pure Ice layering polish I have been looking for, but I also found this amazing blue called French Kiss from Pure Ice. It covers in 2 coats, which is saying something for Pure Ice! Of course I had to try it out right away.
Here we go! 2 coats of PI French Kiss with zero topcoat! Shiny!!


Can you see why I fell in love with this one? My hands/cuticles are a little rougher than usual, because we were helping with a family member building their home.
 I used scotch tape and Kraft scissors with a pattern called "flash" to make a single lightning bolt on each nail with Wet N Wild Black.

This IS with SV topcoat, because I didn't want any issues with the tape on the black. I thought this was so cool-looking that I almost left the mani like this, LOL!
Then I used the same method to cover the lightning on one side and make another bolt right next to the black with a franken top coat that I made...I have been dying to try this franken!



Maybe a little more subtle than I had planned, but I loved how this mani turned out. 2 coats of SV over the top for extreme glossiness!
P.S. Wow, I just looked at these close up and noticed the air bubbles in the SV top coat...better get my thinner out!

4 comments:

Nail Nerd said...

It's fantastic, I dig it! The taped lightning worked out great and that blue is to die for

Gottwinkies said...

I love my blues, LOL, thanks on the lightning, I was happy with the results :)

ABOP (laquerlove on MUA) said...

Great mani, and isn't that blue just awesome? Pure Ice definitely has some gems in the collection.

Gottwinkies said...

I have never seen a Pure Ice polish as opaque or richly pigmented as this one...I keep going back and looking at the plain color, lol. D.efinitely a favorite already