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Fishbowl Friday *008*

I'm thinking I need to dump out my prompts, shake 'em up, and put them in the bowl all over again. Or maybe just get a bigger fishbowl. This week's prompt is 4 COLORS. (Not all that different from last week's prompt, huh?) Thankfully, my definition of "color" is broad, and can mean four distinct hues OR four different bottles of polish. I'm going with the latter, bringing you a manicure featuring four different polishes...

4 Polish Manicure

SinfulShine Most Sinful Accent Mani

4 Polish Manicure

SinfulColors Ice Dream Accent Mani

SinfulColors Ice Dream Accent Mani

Polishes Used:

1 Coat Beauty Secrets Ridge Filler
3 Coats SinfulShine Most Sinful
1 Coat SinfulColors Ice Dream (accent)
1 Coat SinfulColors Queen of Beauty (accent)
1 Coat Spoiled Champagne Siren (accent)
1 Coat SinfulColors Queen of Beauty (accent)
2 Coats SinfulColors Ice Dream (accent)
1 Coat SinfulColors Clear Coat
1 Coat Seche Vite

I'm seriously loving this manicure right now! Honestly, Most Sinful and other bright blues are just so fun and cheery, I can't get enough. It also doesn't hurt that they're kind of trendy at the moment, either! I definitely could've gotten away with just two coats of Most Sinful, but I forgot to wrap my tips, so, three coats and on to my accent nails.

Why all the layers of glitter on the accents? If I had used only Ice Dream, it probably would've taken forever to reach the opacity in my pictures. I was planning to add Champagne Siren, and had figured on adding SinfulColors Super Star to the mix, when I realized just how sheer Ice Dream was. And honestly, I think using Queen of Beauty as filler rather than Super Star kept this from becoming a total failicure.

I've already drawn my prompt for next week, and I think I might just continue to do that in the future, so I have some planning time. Stay tuned... next week, the prompt is BIRTHDAY. Hmm... should I use glitter, glittery shimmer, shimmery glitter, or just do a jelly glitter sandwich?!?



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