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Gold Fingers

..Sort of?

I saw this post on Chalkboard Nails (I was linked there by my pal Silverinator), and I knew I had to get my mitts on that top coat. I am really, really thankful for my birthday group (more on the lovely people in that group soon!) right meow, because I was able to use an address of one of the members (thankies Ro!!), then she sent it onwards to me. It sort of sounds like a bit of work - but I'm going to say it was completely worth the work! Most of which I didn't have to do.. Just had to do the paying (:




On chalkboard nails, she used a turquoise base, and I thought it looked stunning.. But she also said it looked badass when used over black.. No brainer!! I used Orly Liquid Vinyl and Essie Turquoise & Caicos followed with some Gold Leaf top coat.

I. Really. Love. This.

It is beyond simple, but that gold top coat takes it just a smidge on the edgy side, and I think it looks 'badass'.

There is a link to an e-mail address to get in to contact with the creator of this top coat.. I am not entirely sure if she still has some available - but if you're a person that just wants your polish to go one step further, you should really try to get your hands on this! And the bottle sticker is kind of amazing also.

I actually received more fun nail mail to play with.. AND.. I may have started to get goodies for a giveaway.. I see I am getting MIGHTY close to 400.. SAY WHAT?!

Well, that is all for now - take care until next time!

Comments

Desiree said…
I WIN THE GIVEAWAY BY DEFAULT!!! :D

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