Monday, 2 July 2012

Summer cupcake NOTD!

Technic 'Carnival' available here for £2.05 for 12ml.
Illamasqua 'Loella' available here for £13.50 for 15ml.


Not one for nail art particularly but like a true magpie anything with glitter and I'm attracted to it! A few weeks ago when my bargainous Technic 'Carnival' glitter topcoat arrived through the post I rushed to my bedroom to pick out the perfect base colour. For the ultimate girly, party nail it had to be paired with Illamasqua's nail varnish in 'Loella'. It's a perfect candy pink with subtle pearl sheen, however the formula of this is gloopy, streaky and takes a long time to dry which is a shame, (however the colour is so gorgeous that I'm never really put off.)

The pictures show (base coat), two layers of 'Loella', two coats of 'Carnival' and a coat of Sally Hansen Mega Shine top coat.


9 comments:

  1. Oh this is so cute, that pink Illamasqua varnish is so cute!!

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  2. such a lovely colour combo! they look great together

    from helen at www.thelovecatsinc.com // @thelovecatsinc

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  3. Love the colour you've used as the base. I love my glitter top coats at the moment too! XO.

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  4. Loella looks like such a pretty colour. First time I've ever saw/heard of it.
    xo

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  5. Your nails look lovely - such a great combo. Loella looks like a lush pink also :)

    Charlee
    http://charmedcharlee.blogspot.com/
    xxxx

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  6. i really love the glitter nails trend going on lately. love the pink color. i'm not usually a fan of really pink nails, but i really like the shade you used! im gonna try to find a similar color next time i'm out shopping :D keep in touch. cool blog <3


    -Joyce
    carouselstreet.com

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  7. I bought that glitter polish just the other day from Bodycare, it was the last one on the shelf and they we're selling it at 99p! I just couldn't resist!

    Charlotte

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  8. Oooh these are so pretty! Lovely colour :) xxx

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