NOTD - Lightning Cocktails

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Sometime last week I was 'type thinking' on Twitter about which colours of crackle polish I fancied and the lovely lady from over at Worship at the House of Blues very kindly offered to send me China Glaze 'Lighting Bolt', a stark white crackle.




I sponged orange (MeMeMe 'Laura'), yellow (Miss Sporty), peach (Barry M 'Peach Melba'), pale pink (Claire's 'Awesome/ Silly') and hot pink (Natural Collection 'Foxglove') over my nails and then applied China Glaze 'Lighting Bolt'. Love it!

I'll round up this post by saying this - China Glaze crackles > Barry M crackles. Eeeend.

14 comments:

  1. Lily, this looks absolutely *awesome*, cue cheesy face! x

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  2. I love the combo of all of them polishes! xx

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  3. That looks so cute! I only have China Glaze's Crushed Candy crackle polish, but I'll try to pull something off like this :P

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  4. I have not tried the China Glaze crackles yet, I've only experienced the OPI brand. But that white is fantastic for summertime!

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  5. Liked this right away. Love the sponge of colors under the white crackle, great idea.

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  6. Oooh this is like the opposite of the lava ones I did the other day :3 I actually think it looks better with white crackle than black!

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  7. This shouldn't work but it really does. Lovely colours

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  8. Very nice, its kinda like a melted ice cream sundae or a peachy/mango swirly yoghurt...mmm yum xx

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  9. soooo cute! I love this nail look for summer, awesome

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  10. Love this mani! What great base colors!

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  11. This is such an interesting mani, really makes you look hard to appreciate it for all it's worth. Really captures your attention, I dig it!

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  12. I love this! I have been wanting to get my hands on some crackle polish, just too lazy to go buy it. lol

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  13. @ Jenny, thank you! I think this is one of my faves I've done :)

    @ Charli, thanks!

    @ Sarah, you could definitely do something similar!

    @ Mandy, definitely! I think it would be fab over pastel shades.

    @ tempera, thanks, I think it looks a bit less stark/ obvious than crackle over a plain base.

    @ Leanne, haha, it does look like it! I was thinking if you used black crackle, since it's the opposite of the white...How would it look with all opposite shades? Green, purple and blue sponge mani under black crackle?

    @ The Make-up Fairy, haha, I know what you means - makes far more sense to use cool shades under a white crackle!

    @ Lori, thanks - and now you have me craving ice cream lollies, darn you!

    @ Makeup Majesty, thanks!

    @ the Peach, thank you :)

    @ Sue, thanks!

    @ Melissa, thanks, i kept staring at my fingers haha.

    @ Susan, ebay is your friend for crackles :P

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