Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Linear Leopard!

Hi everyone!  Happy Pink Wednesday!!!

Since it's such a pretty day here in Atlanta, I thought today's mani was in dire need of a little linear!
I started with two coats of Up Colors Brilho Rosa, a beautiful rose pink linear holographic.

It's a great polish with an easy application.  The linear was definitely present in indoor lighting, but not as strong as a lot of other linear polishes.

Outdoors in direct sunlight was much better, but still did not have the super strong rainbows that are so coveted.

For my accent nail, I applied two coats of Sally Hansen White On, and followed it with one coat of HITS Hefesto, a linear holographic top coat.

Again, while awesome, I still wasn't getting the bright rainbows.

I then used Bundle Monster plate BM221 with Konad Special Black for the leopard print.

With my dotting tool, I placed some small spots within the leopard design with Brilho Rosa to tie the accent nail in with the rest.

I finished with one coat of SV.

While I didn't really get the supreme linear look, I really adore this mani!  It's simple, fast, and fun at the same time!

I hope you enjoy it!

Happy Painting!!!

Colors: Up Colors Brilho Rosa, Sally Hansen White On, HITS Hefesto, Konad Special Black

Stamping Plate: Bundle Monster BM-221


  1. that is so pretty i wanna try it!

  2. I Love it!! Super amazing! :D

  3. This is such a perfectly polished look! ; ) Love it!

  4. i love how you did the accent nail!

  5. This looks cool! The nail polish is pretty too

  6. Lovely mani! I love the accent nail!

  7. that holo is something special! you did a great job on the accent nail as well!

  8. Awesome! Hey, I'm in Atlanta, too! (though we're getting ready to move to Seattle). Do you know if there are ever any nail polish swap parties? Thanks!

  9. very pretty the pinkis a cute color

  10. Love it! This mani looks gorgeous!

  11. I love your design, very pretty!

  12. These are beautiful. As are all of your nails. I gave you an award on my blog:

  13. This is stunning Nicole I love it :D

  14. I love this - what a fantastic mani...really sexy!


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