Tuesday, May 31, 2011

NOTD: Coat Azure and Silver Shatter

Just a quick post today - I have a few more interesting things coming soon!  This is a mani I did with two new polishes I picked up, Essie Coat Azure and OPI Silver Shatter.  

Coat Azure is a grey-blue with a subtle shimmer.  It's a little less saturated, I think, than it shows here.  I only needed 2 coats for coverage, but I added a 3rd so I could have a wet base for the shatter.
Silver Shatter is a little trickier to work with than its sister, Black Shatter.  It works best over damp nail polish, and has a tendency to break much more along the brush stroke lines.  To get it to shatter the way it did, I took a more dab-y approach to application, intentionally creating an uneven appearance.


  1. This is really pretty ! The colors go very well with each other

  2. Thanks! It was fortunate that my new purchases matched so well :p


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