Thursday, 22 November 2012

Mattened Glitter Nails


Pinterest can get sooo addictive!
I had seen a mani on pinterest with matt glitter nails..but I couldnt figure out what polishes were used.
You can see the pin here and my pin board here



I attempted to do it with what I had. I knew I wanted duo-chromy glitter.
I painted the black base with Sally Hansen 
Made glitter gradient with Kleancolor Chunky Holo Fuschia.
KC Holo Fuschia glows from yellow-green to pink-red. I've tried to capture the glitter from both ends of the spectrum. See how it starts from yellow and is amber-red at the tips.

How to do a glitter gradient? I get this search term a lot..so here's how:
For a glitter gradient: I added a single coat of KC all over the nail. Allow a few mins to dry.
Next dabbed some KC at halfway down the nail. Again allow a few mins to dry.
Now just dab again using the glitter polish at the tips.

I added the Inglot Matt top coat after a day as I liked the glistening nails. However I like the matt version better.





It looked so much pretty in real! like twinkling lights. 
You have to matt-en some glitter to see what I mean. It looks absolutely gorgeous!! 

Have you tried to matt-en glitter?


25 comments:

  1. LOVE!!!!!!!!!!
    Absolutely gorgeous.Magic!!

    PS:I will have to do it soon. My stoopid nubs.

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    1. Looks good on nubs too! really!!
      jus keep the glitter lil less than halfway down

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  2. beauty... yeah i know wht u saying.. i have matt-en a rainbow glitter few days back.. the effect is awesome in real... luv thissss..xxxxx

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  3. I love matte glitter, it just looks totally different to how it should, it messes with my mind.

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  4. Pure awesomeness! You really managed to capture the colour spectrum. Love this!

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  5. yaaarr...
    where did u get the matte top coat ?

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    1. Apoorva Inglot has matt top coat..else u can also order kleancolor matt top coat form BJ

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  6. Gorgeous gradient glittery nails....they look AWESOME!!!

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  7. It looks surprisingly great in matt. I love them both.

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  8. I die everytime I see the Kleancolor holo glitter because I want them but the shipping costs are too expensive at Beautyjoint... Lucky you!! It looks fantastic. I just discovered your blog and I love it!

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  9. OMGGGGG!! I love it mattified"!!!!!

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