Glitter, Glitter, Glitter!

I hope you all had a wonderful holidays! I know Christmas was exciting around here. Little J had so many awesome gifts. He’s still trying to figure out what to play with first. 🙂

I’m going to take a bit of a nail break the rest of the year. I wore myself out this month with the challenge and my swatching in between. I have a couple of nail breaks on my right hand from opening boxes yesterday so I’m going to chop them all down to nubbins and leave them oiled up and naked for a few days. Luckily my nails grow really fast so they wont stay short for long.

Before I do that though, I wanted to fulfill a couple of requests. My first request was the Julep Mystery Glitter. Some people had stickers on the bottom of theirs that said this glitter was called Erica. Mine didn’t have a sticker. Erica is a clear base full of black micro glitter that almost makes this polish look like it’s in a black base. There are gold, bronze, and silver glitter throughout as well.

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I did a little comparison in this picture also. On my index and ring finger I used one coat of black polish then one coat of the mystery glitter. My other 3 fingers are just two coats of the mystery glitter. You really can’t tell the difference. Personally, I like the way it looks layered over the black polish though so that’s probably how I’ll be wearing this one. It will save on polish too!

My next request was a swatch comparison of Julep Barbara and Chelsea. When I opened my mystery box and saw Chelsea I thought it looked just like Barbara (in my head). But once I finally got out my bottle of Barbara I realized they were different after all. Then when I actually swatched them side by side on my nails you could REALLY see the difference. They’re not alike at all.

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My index and ring finger have Barbara and my middle and pinky fingers are Chelsea. All are two coats, no undies.

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