day 4 (8)

Blogger Challenge PINK: Day 2 – cherry with a cherry on top

Nail Polish Blogger Challenge

Good morning! For this first really challenging day of this blogger challenge, I decided to get out my beloved Inglot flakie polish: 202. Sounds boring, is in fact super exciting: 202 is a clear base filled with small orange and golden flakies. Heaven! I used one coat of the flakies over 2 coats over OPI Do you think I’m Tex-y?, which is ‘my’ pink for this challenge.

The Inglogt flakies look their best in natural (day-)light, and I could’ve stopped there and called it a layering success, but I wanted to see how far I can go!
So I put another coat of OPI Do you think I’m Tex-y? on top: 

Again, it looks best in daylight (hence no artificial light picture). The flakies reflect natural light best I think. And then, I needed to try something I had been postponing out of fear for a long time: Holo Topcoat over flakies sandwich. For this combination I decided to use Hits Hefesto. Hits is a Brazilian brand, and I got this one from my friend Samantha. Can you believe how awesome it is to have a rainbow on your nails and those flakies peeping out from underneath!!!

above: natural light, below: artificial light

Again, I couldn’t leave this be. I decided to layer another coat of Do you think I’m Tex-y? over the holo topcoat. In natural light you can see both the flakies and the holographic topcoat better than in artificial light.

above: natural light, below: artificial light

I don’t know what you  think about this heavy layering, but I love it every step of the way! The enresult looks like glass on fire I think. I never thought that layering flakies and holographic polishes could work, as both flakie and holographic polishes are somewhat of a cherry on top. So layering them over each other really is a cherry with a cherry on top!
What do you think about this combination?

Make sure to check out the other girl’s posts to see what they have come up with!

Deniz from Emerald Sparkled uses Flor Mar #29
Leslie from Polish Art Addiction uses China Glaze Laced Up
Inge from Polish Sis uses Hema nr 84
Rebecca from Rebecca Likes Nails uses Color Club Peppermint Twist
Ulmiel from Did someone say nail polish? uses Finger Paints Give Pink A Chance
Gejba from  parokeets uses essence Love This City
Sidrah from beauteous blog uses sally hansen pink blink
Sarah from Lucky Lacquers uses W7 Shocking Pink
Maestra from parokeets uses – we don’t know yet!

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