Sunday, April 21, 2013

UPC - One Color - Gold

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Are you wondering what the hell UPC means?
Well last week while doing my blog reading I stumbled across this challenge set up by Jonochi at - now it's very laid back with no dates and no set go in order type of deal, even though I will be going in order. So I am not sure who is participating, but you can go to her blog post HERE to find out more.
So anyway - UPC=Untried Polish Challenge!

So today is the first day of the challenge for me and I chose GOLD!
But I chose TWO Gold polishes! Hey, gotta use those untrieds up, right?!

So for today I am using Essence polishes in The Huntsman and A Piece of Forever

2 coats of A Piece of Forever followed by a glitter gradient in The Huntsman!

I finished this off with MASH Nails Matte topcoat!

Overall - I don't love this manicure. The gold polish itself is too frosty for my taste, I should have done the sponging on of a top layer of it to knock off the brushstrokes but I don't know where my head was at. I will give it another chance before I decide its demise.
As for the glitter topper, I love gold glitters but this one is a bit runny for my taste...

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Missy Molotov

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