Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Sometimes it just won't work.

This started out as just being Loreal's Ravens Strength in a basic as basic can get polish job. I adore the color, and it was quite lovely until I wore it to work (without getting pictures first, darn it) and got some nasty tip wear.  Not being willing to tolerate the tip wear but not being willing to start from scratch I was left with a mani revamp.  The only problem is, that a revamp is supposed to improve upon...I'm not sure that's what happened.  Ok, I'm sure it didn't.
 I started by trying to do a fade with China Glaze Tinsel Town.  That didn't work so well, in that the end lines are very distinct and the fade...didn't.  -Note to self, when doing a fade, use a sponge and not a brush.
 Not one to throw in the towel easily I pulled out some of my polymer sticks and cut some slices off a half butterfly wing and a full butterfly, several were much too thick, but I insisted on using them anyway. -Next note to self.  When it comes to polymer, the thinner the better.
 Once I got them on and a coat of Seche Vite over the top of the whole thing I realized that I should have put a bit more though into it.   While it's not horrid, it certainly does look thrown together.  More haphazard than thought out.   -Final note to self, have a plan. 
But hey, we've got to blog the bad stuff too, right.  Thanks for sticking through the good and the not so good.  Until next time, be safe and take care.


  1. Too funny, Girl! Thanks for sharing :0)

  2. These are absolutely adorable!! Gorgeous nails, and so very fairy tale. ^-^


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