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China Glaze – Pink Plumeria

I’m trying to get settled into my new home here, which includes trying to find a new spot for swatching! As you’ll see, I haven’t found the right spot yet. But I didn’t want it to keep me from swatching my favorite new China Glaze neon!

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China Glaze - Pink Plumeria

This one really surprised me! I didn’t expect it to be so shimmery! The pop kind of comes from a milky shimmer underneath, and then if you look closely, you can see this really warm hidden shimmer that comes out at certain angles.

China Glaze - Pink Plumeria

I got the Pixi Glow polish too, and it looks similar in the bottle, I’ll have to do a comparison!

Belated Giveaway Winners next! So sorry for the worst delay ever, but hopefully a wedding, honeymoon and moving in with the new hubby is a good enough excuse that I’ll only use once!? 😀

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Shocking Pink Konad!

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I wore this one for days and days, until it was just about to fall off. I loved it so much! I put it on the night we went roller skating at this old historic roller rink in LA.

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So if you look at my last post, I started with the China Glaze – Shocking Pink, but then I took the Color Club – Screamin Fuschia and went over it in places so that it had a neon pink with neon reddish pink blend. I stamped over it with Konad Black Pearl.

The plate I used for this one was A10, which you can actually buy at that place in the link root, but I think I got it from TransDesign or ChezDelaney.

It isn’t summer anymore so I guess I won’t be doing neon again for a while!

Trying a Neon Comparison…

Why is it so impossible to photograph neon polishes? Even when I do everything manually and set white balance, color balance, etc while I’m shooting…

I’ll give this a go anyway in case you were curious if some neon pinks/reds are more orange than another!

I did this to help me choose my neon konad which I’ll post next!

China Glaze – Shocking Pink, BYS – UV Tension Rising, Color Club – Screamin Fuschia, American Apparel – Neon Red:

I tried taking it in a dark corner of my room, but the colors still look like they are just blaring and not true to what they really look like. Wahhh!

You can see my engagement ring a little better though! 🙂

China Glaze – Japanese Koi & OPI – Osaka To Me Orange

I don’t wear orange but my step-mom loves neon orange lately so I got her these!

From left to right, China Glaze – Japanese Koi, OPI – Osaka To Me Orange:
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Japanese Koi is super bright and Osaka To Me Orange was a little more dull so layering them seemed like a good balance!

I want to change my nail polish but my sprained wrist/hand makes it impossible to paint one of the hands… argh!

ManGlaze – Mayonnaise & hot pinks to stamp with!

This was some experimenting I did before the french manicure that I posted in my last post!

First, I put a layer of ManGlaze – Mayonnaise on, so that I could see what these hot pinks were going to look like over white!

Here is a swatch, its a matte white polish with some shimmer!

Here were my hot pinks and one neon green I was going to try while I was at it:

From left to right, those are Color Club – Screamin Fucshia, Konad – Psyche Pink, Sally Hansen – Sonic Bloom, a Kiss nail art polish in Bikini Coral, Revlon Scented – Raspberry Rapture, Sally Hansen – Orange You Cute, Zoya – Ali, Illamasqua – Lament, Diamond Cosmetics nail art polish in neon green, Essie – Pink Parka, and Zoya – Lolly

The 3 on the right didn’t work at all (Diamond Cosmetics nail art polish in neon green, Essie – Pink Parka, and Zoya – Lolly)! But all of the ones on the right did!

Here they are stamped with the new bundle monster plates!

Color Club – Electro Candy

I love how every time I go to look up an Orly swatch on Google Images, I see this among all of the nails. HAHA!

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Cracks me up every time.

Anyways, onto Electro Candy. I tried so hard to capture the bright green hidden shimmer that this hot pink has but I failed miserably. It looks like a normal shimmer, but I promise, the shimmer really is bright green. Cool, huh!?

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China Glaze – Sneakerhead

My favorite hot pink is when you get right up to the line of almost reddish, so when I saw Sneakerhead, I was so excited! It looked like my favorite fluorescent red! I’m not too sure this looks good on my nails still, I just love to look at it.

Since it is more jelly-ish than creme-ish, it dries pretty red. I’ll probably use it to make a franken with a little bit of hot pink.

For now, here is Sneakerhead:
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