Tuesday, October 9, 2012

A Flash of Caviar

Hi everyone!!  Today is the very last day of my twenties!!!  My husband saw this little gem of a polish and gave it to me as an early gift, so I really wanted to use it today.

I started off with three coats of Sally Hansen Firefly ...

... a beautiful amber multi-chrome with flashes of gold, green, and bronze.  I followed it with one coat of SV.  Since there were so many color flashes in Firefly, I decided to go with a fun and colorful accent.

I used an older bottle of SV on my ring fingers, since the formula had thickened up quite a bit.

I then created the caviar effect using Colorful Microbeads from KKCenterHK by pouring them from the vile on top of my nail, using the provided tray to catch the excess beads.  Once the nail was covered, I lightly pressed them onto my nail to ensure their security.

For a little extra, I used the vertical heart design from my Nailz Craze stamping plate NC-01 with Konad Special Black.

I applied one final coat of SV to all my non-caviar nails.

I had a lot of fun playing with the microbeads today!  I hope you enjoyed it as well!

Happy Painting!


  1. Love it!! Super pretty!! And Congrats on your last day of your twenties! That day will come for me next year! I'm freaking out a bit!

  2. Hope you have a great birthday even though you are entering the thirties! This manicure sure is lovely :).

    1. I'm gonna call it twenty-ten. It makes it seem a little better! LOL

  3. Happy (day before your) birthday! I just turn 21 every year, haha!

  4. Very cute! hope you have an amazing birthday!

  5. happy early birthday! i love this!! really fun and cute

  6. This is so cute! What a fun mani for your birthday! I hope it's a blast!!

  7. Happy soon to be Birthday!
    I won't hide it. I went into ugly-crying episodes when I turned 30 ... Hope yours goes over more smoothly!
    Love this look and isn't this NC stamp AMAZING!?

  8. I think the hearts really add to the manicure. And happy almost birthday

  9. Superb.....loving the nail polish color :)


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