Saturday, January 23, 2010

China Glaze Entourage w/ Custom Kicks konad

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What I would call a manicure from HELL

Can you tell which is my favored hand? ;)

Entourage and Custom Kicks are from the China Glaze Kicks collection. Entourage was VERY disappointing. Not the color, but the application. What you see here is 4 coats- still not opaque- and it could have used another. If you look in the above picture at the right ring finger you can see an example of "pulling" which I had A LOT of with this color. (Pulling is what I call when you apply another coat and it pulls the coat before it off- leaving a bald spot). It also seemed to take forever and a day to dry. Which, when doing 4 coats is NOT fun! You may also notice some kitty fur embedded in this manicure caused by the taking forever to dry.

Entourage is however a nice lime green with silver shimmer while not being too in-your-face-neon. I love the finish on it but I don't think it is worth the effort.

Custom Kicks I cannot wait to use as a base. Beautiful medium teal with gorgeous gold shimmer. I have high hopes for you, Custom Kicks. Don't let me down! It worked wonderfully with the Konad.

And then the Konad...why do your all over plates have to be the same size as my nails? I love all over plates but how annoying. I had to stretch the zebra lines out by hand- not fun either.

2 comments:

moodpuppet said...

Cute! That's too bad about Entourage. I'm glad I read this before I got it. I love Custom Kicks though!

l0verlada said...

Yeah, I'm pretty bummed :( It is a great green, think I'm going to be in search of a dupe!

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