Tag Archive: holo

Family Secrets | Northern Star Polish March PPU

Painted Fingertips | Northern Star Polish - Family Secrets

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Can you believe that it’s already almost the end of February? In a couple of days, it’ll be March, and with March comes the books theme for Polish Pickup! The books theme was a long time coming, almost making it in over the past couple of months and then just being voted out. Finally, the books theme won, and I for one am really excited about it! I have been seeing a few books that I know and enjoy, and others that I haven’t read before – along with lots of pretty polish!

If Polish Pickup is new to you, here’s how it works: prior to each month’s Polish Pickup weekend, there is a period for nominations, and then voting for a theme. These are announced in the Polish Pickup Pack Facebook group, if you’d like to keep up with them there. Once a theme has been selected, participating makers all make a nail polish or other nail care and related items according to the theme. These are revealed in the weeks leading up to the pickup weekend. Finally, on the first weekend of the month, all of the items are available for purchase in one convenient shop. For March, the shop opens at 11 am EST on March 2 and is open for three days, until March 5. That is the only time that this nail polish is available! Enough talk – time for swatches! (more…)

Fair Maiden Cosmic Confection | Polish Pickup Swatch

Painted Fingertips | Swatch - Fair Maiden Polish Cosmic Confection - February Polish Pickup Sugar Rush header

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I can’t believe it’s already Monday! This weekend went by far too fast. There’s just not enough time to get everything done! I hope that you enjoyed my drip marble theme week last week, I had a lot of fun with it and now we are back to regular programming.

At least I can brighten this Monday a little with some swatches of a gorgeous polish. Today I am sharing my pictures of Fair Maiden Cosmic Confection, which is their contribution for February’s Polish Pickup. Polish Pickup has exploded onto the indie scene over the past few months with its creative way of offering polish and other products from a huge variety of makers, all in one store. Each month, makers create a polish inspired by a theme voted on by the group members. February’s theme is Sugar Rush. There are a lot of polishes available, so if you’re interested in seeing more, I recommend joining the Facebook Group! (more…)

Blue BPS Holo Stamping Polish: Review and 2 Nail Art Looks

Painted Fingertips | Blue holo snowflake stamping - macro

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As you may have gathered from the post title, I have two nail art looks to share with you today using a gorgeous blue holo stamping polish from Born Pretty Store. I am definitely going to be needing some more holographic stamping polishes in my life! There are 4 more colours available in the same grouping from Born Pretty Store, and I’d like to try them all if they all stamp as well as this one! (more…)

The Digital Dozen Does Futuristic: Holo Neon Geometric Nails

Painted Fingertips | Holo nails stamped with neon circles

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It’s day 4 of the Digital Dozen does Futuristic! So far this week, I’ve shared Star Trek nails, chrome half-moon nails, and metal-dipped fingers. For today’s look, I was thinking about the directions that a lot of movies take with futuristic fashion. Think the garish colours of capitol fashion in The Hunger Games, or the hard geometric lines, lights and metallic finishes of the fashion in Tron. I wasn’t inspired by any specific movie, but it was with these types of bright colours, geometric shapes, and metallic finishes in mind that I came up with today’s nail art look. (more…)

The Digital Dozen Does Futuristic: Star Trek Nails

Painted Fingertips | Star Trek Nail Art - macro

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It’s Digital Dozen week! This week’s theme is Futuristic and I am so excited for it! I think this might be the first time I have actually finished all five looks ahead of time – I just had so many fun ideas for this theme! For the first one, I have done some nail art inspired by one of my favourite series – Star Trek. (more…)

Review: Beauty Bigbang Holo Nail Powder

Painted Fingertips | Beauty Bigbang Holographic Nail Powder

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I have shared a few products from Beauty Bigbang with you recently, including a few different loose nail powders – chrome, holographic or flakies. Most recently I showed you this gorgeous holo flakie powder. Today, I have a fine holographic powder that gives a beautiful linear holographic effect to share with you. (more…)

Supermoon Lacquer: The Hound of Hades

Painted Fingertips | Swatch - Supermoon Lacquer The Hound of Hades

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Have you heard about Polish Pickup yet? If you’ve been paying attention to my blog, you have – I swatched a couple of Northern Star Polish contributions to Polish Pickup in the past. This was an idea that was started a few months ago to get various polish makers together, each creating their own polish to fit a certain theme. Each month there is a new theme and all of the polishes created for that theme are available together on one site during a brief pre-order. It is a great way to try out a variety of brands!

I made my first Polish Pickup purchase during the month of October. The theme was Monsters & Mythical creatures and there were a couple of polishes I just couldn’t pass up! Today I have one of those I purchased to share with you – Supermoon Lacquer The Hound of Hades. (more…)

Review: Beauty Big Bang Holo Nail Flakes

Painted Fingertips | Beauty Big Bang Holo Nail Flakes

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Last week I showed you some shifty purple-green nail flakies from Beauty Big Bang, and today I’m back with another review of one of their nail products. This is another loose nail powder-type product, and this time it’s silver holographic flakes! The best picture is at the very end so make sure you look at the whole post to see it! (more…)

Magenta Holo Nails with Starry Stamping

Painted Fingertips | Magenta holo nail powder with added starry stamping

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Remember the pink holo chrome powder I showed you a couple of weeks ago? Here it is again with added starry and lightning-y stamping! The intensity of the chrome finish made me want to stamp it with images that conveyed brightness and sparkle, so I went with stars and lightning. (more…)