Creative musings in bright colors

Subtle Purple Swirls

This came out a bit more subtle than I intended…but oddly looks a lot like the vests we are thinking of putting the groomsmen in for our wedding! Which we picked out today. So maybe that was my inadvertent inspiration?

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The new polish here is a purple matte called Iris by Zoya. Since I can’t use my old Mentality mattes without my fingernails threatening to fall off, I wanted to try and replace some of my favorites with Zoyas! I while back I bought a STUNNING dark green (Verschuka) but that line of early mattes has been discontinued. Iris is from the newer mattes…and is more of a semi-matte than a true matte.

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That being said, I love the color of Iris…especially with top coat! There are beautiful flecks of pink and blue shimmer hidden in Iris, but de-matting the polish defeats the purpose! Ah well, still pretty. Iris covered nicely in two coats, and is pretty matte and beautiful glossy!

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Colors
~ Purple matte: Zoya – Iris
~ Purple holo: Gothic Gala Lacquers – Vallis Sanguine
~ Stamp: EdM – 22

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So, this post is a mix of matte and top coated just so you guys can see how it looked both ways! And because the holo stands out better before top coat. Oops!

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Hope you enjoyed! Tomorrow’s manis TERRIBLE so be prepared :-p

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Comments on: "Subtle Purple Swirls" (2)

  1. Paula Jones said:

    Luv them

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