Thursday, May 17, 2012

ASBMFChallenge Day 7: Glitter Tips

I was excited about this day because I was waiting to use 2 of my new butter LONDONs. The day that I found out that Macy's was selling butter LONDON, I went a little crazy.  butter LONDON created 2 polishes exclusively for Macy's, Alcopop and Thames.  I already shared Alcopop with you and today I am sharing Thames.

butter LONDON describes Thames as:

A soft, blue-green stunner, with just a tiny undercurrent of gold. Much like a dip in the Thames; it’s not a lacquer for the faint hearted, but you will be remembered for it.

Thames was a little on the thin side, so I applies 3 coats.  It really is a gorgeous metallic green.  Just like all of the butter LONDONs I own, the application was flawless.  The really interesting thing about this polish is the way the color changes depending on the light, and just look at that shimmer!  Gorgeous!

Natural light:

Indoors, natural light:

Of course this post is all about glitter tips, so back to the mani!  The other BL I was waiting to use is Henley Regatta.  I absolutely love BL glitters.  They are always amazing colors and they are tiny glitters, which makes for wonderful application.  The only downside I have found is that they can get thick.  But a little thinner and problem solved!

butter LONDON describes Henley Regatta as:

This lacquer glitters like the Thames on a sunny day — a fusion of green and blue glitter that varies in intensity depending on the light. Beautiful!

Without reading the description I knew that these two polishes would look beautiful together.  After reading it, you see that they are both influenced by the Thames!  Perfect! 

3 coats on the tips, natural light:

Indoor, natural light:

With Hardwear, 1 coat:

Natural light:

I am so in love with this mani!  The colors are amazing together!


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