29 July 2012

Lime Jelly with Sprinkles

Today's nails were originally supposed to be a jelly sandwich, but when I saw how brightly lime green the base colour was, I decided to go with a pale glitter for contrast and leave the sandwich open-faced.

The Face Shop witih glitter

After a "primer" coat of OPI Did It On 'Em, I used about a coat and a half of The Face Shop GR501, a shimmery, near-jelly, practically neon lime green. It's translucent enough for a bolder glitter to show through, but like I said, with such an intensely bright colour, I thought subtler was the way to go, so I added a coat of OPI Pirouette My Whistle on top.

The Face Shop GR501 and Pirouette My Whistle

Radioactive kiwi, anyone?


  1. this looks awesome! I would never have thought to pair a bright polish with Piroutte my Whistle.

  2. Good choice! I love the combo of a delicate glitter + brights!

  3. I love this combo! Makes me crave Pirouette!

  4. goes together like fingernails and polish!!

  5. such a nice combo. I'm in love with the colors

  6. perfect combo! soo gorgeous on you as well!

  7. I Love this color!! Where can I find these in the states??

  8. I am not sure this is a color for me, but it looks fabulous on you!


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