Colour Me Crazy – Pink

Last week I somehow managed to mess up my whole MacBook, which led to the guy at PC World having to recover all of my data, and pretty much restore the whole thing! I was in Edinburgh for the weekend, so he was able to sort it while I was gone (my MacBook is like my baby, it’s never far from me!) Thankfully he was able to recover a lot of stuff, but I now 85,655 folders (yes, 85 THOUSAND!) to go through to re-organise everything!

Luckily, I was able to search for my photos for the pink week, so I didn’t have to search through everything!

For the pink week, I decided to get my loose craft glitter out again. I used Nails Inc Elizabeth Street, and the bubblegum glitter.

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Lyndsey 🙂

Loose Glitter Nails

A few months ago I spotted this glitter set in TK Maxx, and I couldn’t resist, it was so sparkly! There was a couple of different sets, and the one I chose has 12 extra fine glitters, and 12 chunky glitters. I’ve looked at it a few times since I bought it, but I thought it was going to be really messy to use!

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I decided to use the fine amethyst first, and started off with 2 coats of Barry M’s Prickly Pear Gelly.

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After the second coat, I painted a third, and applied the glitter one nail at a time. I had a folded sheet of paper underneath to catch the excess, and just poured it liberally all over my nail. Then I tapped my finger to get any loose off. I expected my fingers to be covered in glitter by the time I was finished, but surprisingly there wasn’t much stuck to my fingers, and it washed off easily.

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My new Glisten & Glow HK Girl top coat arrived this morning from Rainbow Connection, and I knew this would be the perfect time to try it out. I didn’t want any loose glitter going in the new bottle, so I started off with one coat of cheap top coat, and then two coats of HK Girl. HK Girl was very quick drying, and left my mani very shiny!

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Have you ever used loose glitter to create a sparkly mani?

Lyndsey 🙂