We're gonna take a look at 3 of those polishes today! One of those is "Marie," and she is quite a looker! Check her out:
Eh? Eh? Amiright? Marie is a beautiful dark teal metallic polish that goes on smooth like butter. It was super thin, but opaque after 2 coats. In the sunlight, and even indoors, this color pops! Dries to a semi-satin finish. I did not use a topcoat in the photos. Because it is a metallic, make sure when you are applying it, you brush in the same direction, or you will get streaks. Unless you want to be a little streaky, then by all means, get your streak on!
...Okay, I'll never say that again, I promise :-/ Let's move on! Next up is "Theia:"
I'm gonna be honest here, because you're a bunch of fine folks. This polish was a big ole pain in my big momma butt. It is super freakin' thick. I mean SUPER thick. And it does not dry quickly. In fact, after a good 45 minutes AFTER I applied it WITH a quick-dry topcoat, it was still not dry - you can see a nick in my pointer finger (I left it there on purpose to show you) that happened right before I started taking pictures. And I only applied 2 coats. They were as thin as I could get them, but the polish was pretty goopy to work with and still came out a bit thick. Application aside, I think you can agree this color is absolutely gorgeous!! I established a love/hate relationship with this polish. In the sunlight, it is much more sparkly/shiny than my camera could capture. There are tons of silver micro flakies mixed in the blue and it really makes this polish amazing. Clean-up's a pain, but what glitter polish isn't? I'd say if you find yourself really digging this color, GET IT! Just expect a little work involved :)
Last, but definitely not least, is "Dyad:"
Dyad is a lovely dusty-blue/green metallic with a very subtle scattered holo in the sunlight. While I certainly love a good in-your-face holo, I also appreciate the more undertoned holos that don't take away from the color and other features of the polish. I like that this one mostly stands out as a metallic. The application was almost identical to Marie, though a tad bit thicker. Not hard to work with, though, and was opaque after 2 coats. I've had this color on the longest, so I can tell you as far as wear time, it's pretty great. Still has yet to chip or wear and we're going on day 3! Definite keeper!
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I had planned on a super awesome nail design to accompany these, however I was on my own with my two young children this week since the Hubs was out of town on business. I turn into a pumpkin around 9:30 during those weeks, which leaves me pretty much less than an hour every night to do a nail design. Takes more than an hour on average for me to do something worthy of showing off :P I do apologize, but now that he is home, I will have the time to come up with more amazing designs next week!
As far as this weekend, though, I need YOUR help in deciding what to paint next!! I have decided that (most) every Friday, I will be posting up 3 pictures on my Facebook Page as inspiration for my nail design I will do that weekend. YOU get to vote via "likes" on which one you want to see me recreate! First set is up TODAY!! :D
Also, don't forget about that sweet Giveaway I've got going on for the next 3 days :) Have a great Friday, and an amazing weekend!!! <3