Pahlish Pink Roses And Red Valentine Lace
Who doesn't love a flecked polish? This is one of my favorite polishes finishes so this polish immediately appealed to me. It features a rich plum crelly base packed with tiny purple flecks, tiny purple and blue hexes and a sprinkling of small pink and silver squares. It took me two coats for it to become opaque. Because of all the glitter it did dry a bit rough so I just used a thicker top coat to smooth everything out.
Photos show two coats of Pink Roses And Red Valentine Lace with one coat of Seche Vite in natural lighting. This is a really rich colour and looks very pretty. I found the formula a little bit thick BUT this could possibly be due to my polish storage spot being a little bit cool and me not having the patience to wait for the bottle to warm up a little before applying it. As pretty as this polish is, sometimes you just crave a little more sparkle so I added another glittery polish over top to make it really shine.
Lyn B Designs Shrieking Violet
Shrieking violet features a purple jelly base packed with tiny hexes and small squares in a variety of silver, purple and blue. The squares really catch the light nicely. I added one coat over the mani pictured above. I did find that it dried a little bit gritty so again I just added a thick top coat to smooth things out.
I love the end result. It's dark but bright at the same time and it has that jewel tone purple that I just love. Which of these too looks do you prefer? Darker with a more subdued flecked shimmer or a little brighter with more sparkle and shine?