China Glaze Grape Pop & Orly Shine

by 9:30 AM 3 comments
Today's NOTD are China Glaze Grape Pop. I actually did a design with this one earlier, but was not happy with it, so didn't post the photos. I am happier with this one, but will post the other photos here as well.

Grape Pop is a purple creme. I've never had a purple cream before. Actually, I noticed the other day, the only cremes I have are red and pinks. So now I need to get a few more. I have Orly Enchanted Forest, which is a good start, but I need to add some blues to that collection. Any ideas?

This polish is thick. I recommend thinning. I came to this recommendation on the basis that I have used this polish twice now thinking I should thin it, but not doing it before I apply. It gets pretty messy, let me tell you.

Then I stamped the tips with Konad plate M44 and Orly Shine. I normally don't stray away from using my Konad special polish when stamping unless I have something I really want to try out (like holos), but I made an exception because I find the silver special polish a little sheer and this was an all or nothing stamp. I couldn't go over it again like you can with solid tips.


The camera doesn't really pick the awesomeness of Shine very well. It's been cold, nasty and overcast whenever I try to take photos outside, so inside is all I have to work with.


On this one, this was my very first attempt with striping tape. Fail. And the star was super chunky too - I took it off less then 12 hours later. Also the top coat bubbled cause it was close to the bottom of the bottle, which is never a good look either.

Please enter my Konad Giveaway - just click here.

That's it for now. Be awesome to each other.

Bec

Makeup Artist

I am a fully qualified makeup artist who is internationally published, and I have worked with and been mentored by some of the very best in the business! Now I'm ready to share my tips and tricks, answer your questions and most importantly, help you make every makeup moment a memorable one.

3 comments: