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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Gothic Gala Lacquers Beach Duo + Nail Art

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I tell you what, allergy colds that last over a week can just go off and die.  Going on day 9 now, and I'm finally able to hear fully out of my left ear.  Good thing it doesn't affect my nails, eh? ;)

Today I've got a perfect-for-summer brand new pair of polishes by Gothic Gala Lacquers to show you.  It is called the Beach Duo:


Let's take a closer look at the polishes individually, starting with "Ocean:"





Ocean is a lovely blue/green polish with an aqua blue/green shimmer throughout.  The polish applies like a dream and is opaque in about 3 coats, depending on how thick you apply (I always apply in thin coats, and am wearing three in the photo above).  It also dries very quickly in under 5 minutes to a shiny finish.

The second polish is "Sand:"





Outdoor shot in direct sunlight so you can see the glittery goodness of it!

Sand is a gorgeous micro glitter topper consisting of gold and brown glitters, as well as blue and green flakies that represent beach glass.  Because it is a micro glitter, there's a lot more coverage in each layer, so this polish could be full coverage in 2-3 coats (again, depending on how thick you apply).  It dries in under 5 minutes to a textured finish, so a nice coat of Smooth Me Over would even it out nicely, and a quick coat of HK Girl Glisten & Glow would make it shine nicely, and really bring out that shimmer and glitter.

This duo is so totally perfect for a beach scene!  It definitely reminds me of beach trips in the summer - so much so that I decided to do some nail art to emulate that feeling:




Little fishies and beach stones ^_^  That was my childhood growing up in Washington, taking trips to Puget Sound to play along the water's edge, flipping over stones to look for fun critters and crabs underneath :D  

You can find this lovely duo here.  And you can keep up-to-date with Gothic Gala Lacquers at these social links:

Store: Here

Facebook: Here

Facebook Fan Group: Here (get sneak-peaks and early access to upcoming polishes, as well as group exclusive polishes!)

Instagram: Here

Twitter: Here

What do you think of this duo?  Does it remind you of the beach?

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Polishes provided by Gothic Gala for photography purposes.  All opinions are 100% honest.

18 comments:

  1. Love the adorable fish!!! Hope you feel better soon, allergies are such a PITA <3

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  2. Love your bottle shots..and those fish!

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  3. Beautiful polishes! Both right up my alley and I adore what you did with them.

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  4. Ugh to die for! Those tiny little fish. Superb!

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  5. Sand is gorgeous! I love the art you did with these! So cute.

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  6. I hope you feel better! Love your nail art and how you even added the ocean "froth" very pretty!

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  7. Cute mani from 2 beautiful polishes x

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  8. When I saw the name and the swatches I was thinking this is PERFECT for a beach mani and I was so excited to see you did some nail art with it, doing exactly that! AWESOME!

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  9. Oh my gosh I'm in love with your underwater mani! The swatches are also so gorgeous.

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  10. I love your fish, so cute! I also like Sand a lot and these two polishes compliment each other so well.

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  11. Oh wow, Sand is so pretty!! I absolutely love the art that you added! Funny, this mani goes with your fish gadget down below!

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  12. I love Sand and the nail art is just gorgeous!

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  13. Love your nail art! Ocean is so pretty

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  14. Both of these are gorgeous and I just love the nail art you did with them!! Looks like your little koi fishies below!!

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  15. Such cool bottles. And ditto - love the tiny fishes!

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  16. Beautiful polishes, and your fishies and beach scene is adorable!

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  17. I love the art work you did with these!

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