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Opal Nails

Hey everyone!

I would say a week or two ago, a gal had posted in the nail polish group on facebook about an opal and transitioning that look to nail art. I was like 'oooohhhh.. pretty!' and decided to give it a go.

This is what I came up with..



I apologize for the weird colouring in some of the photos.. I was trying to get Shine of the Times to cooperate, but that did not happen - clearly.

I used:
  • China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base Coat
  • Formula X for Sephora Brazen
  • China Glaze Sweet Hook
  • Barry M Blueberry
  • Formula X for Sephora Unmistakable 
  • Essie Shine of the Times
  • Saran Wrap
  • Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat

My method for this was to do a saran wrap approach and toss a flakey topper on it. I loved how these looked when they caught the light - but not when I wanted to capture photos. It looked rad.

That is all for today - see you all again soon!

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