Anyone who knows me knows that I am a glitter queen, and whenever I have a glitter nail polish, I don't want a few flecks as a top coat. I want it to look like a glitter bomb went off on my nails! Solid sparkle, nothing else underneath.
Enter two of my Gelish Christmas presents! (Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!)
I went crazier (as I usually do) on my toes with the Gelish Aurora Magic EFX color "Oocha Coocha Bing Bang Bam" - a surprisingly solid teal glitter. The Aurora Magic EFX line was advertised as glittery thin coats, perfect for layering over regular colors to amp them up:
Ali Baba's Sim Sala Bam" - which I adore; but that one does need 3 full layers by itself, while I was excited at how solid this was at two coats:
Revlon's Aqua Blast. We drove to every drugstore and grocery with beauty supplies for 5 days (of our 7-day vacay) at the beach that summer to get our paws on it...and it WAS absolutely worth it. ;-) This is the closest I've seen to the same teal, and this one is even better b/c #1 - it's got actual glitter in it, instead of just being a frost, and #2 - it's GELISH!!! No chips, even in the pool this summer. :-D
I then Gelished my fingers with "June Bride", a light pink micro glitter with larger holographic circle glitter: