Artsy Wednesday: Matte and Glossy

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Today’s Artsy Wednesday theme is Matte and Glossy Combined. This is what I did:

The base is Ciate Paparazzi, another English polish that ilexica sent me. On its own it’s a deliciously vampy blood red translucent creme that looks like a blood bag, but when I matted it with Rimmel Lycra Pro Mattifying Topcoat, it looked like chocolate… yum! I stamped over it with a variety of BM and Mash patterns with a regular topcoat. It was subtle but funky – I think if I freehanded instead, it’d be a bit easier to see.

What would you have done with this theme? Let me know! 🙂

More matte and glossy:

Pretty Purple Polish – Maria’s Nail ArtPolished GeniusNails by Ms. LizardUnnaked NailsNail & PolishBeauty GnomeKaka Beauty Blog (out this week)

Sadly Holly from Hooked!, one of the original Artsy Wednesday members, will be leaving us to concentrate on her studies. So we should have a new member soon! 🙂

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