Thursday, February 16, 2012

Rose nail art over Essie Armed and Ready

When I saw swatches of Essie's Armed and Ready, I was skeptical of its greatness. It appeared in swatches to be a dark dusty green with tinges of blue-grey with a lovely golden flash. But I have been letdown so many times by polishes with hidden shimmer. Luckily this polish's shimmer isn't too hidden. The formula was gorgeous, non-streaky, full coverage, almost a one-coater. I had no bubbles and no issues with application, it practically applied itself. In the first picture I'm holding Essie Playdate, which was another polish from this collection.

And I painted these roses using a dotting tool, dots of acrylic paint, and then swirled them together. 

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