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Hello lovelies,

 

My OPI Sheer Tints have finally reached me and I'm happy to show you first half of the '10 Nail Art Ideas' post.

 

When I first saw the Sheer tints I though they will be useless but then I started to see all the nail art other bloggers were doing with them and I started to like the versatility. That is a big plus for me but at the same time the formula is not great. They dry so fast and start create 'strings' which makes them hard to work with and the strings might ruin your design.

10 Nail Art Ideas with OPI Sheer Tints - Part 1 + TUTORIAL

 


The four shades are called I’m Never Amberrassed, Be Magentale with Me, Don’t Violet Me Down, I Can Teal You Like Me.

 

I wanted to do all 10 designs in one single post but when I realised how long the video tutorial would have to be I had to split it into two. Some of the designs are 'recycled' ideas but I was curious about how they would look with sheer tints. I tried to keep it simple because Sheer tints dry super fast and get stringy so intricate designs are hard to do. Also I often get requests for some easy designs :)

 

Here are the first 5 designs:

 

10 Nail Art Ideas with OPI Sheer Tints - Part 1 + TUTORIAL
10 Nail Art Ideas with OPI Sheer Tints - Part 1 + TUTORIAL
10 Nail Art Ideas with OPI Sheer Tints - Part 1 + TUTORIAL

 


...and here's the promised tutorial ;)

 

 

 

Sheer Tints have been available since March 2014, at Professional Salons, including Beauty Brands, Beauty First, Chatters, Dillard’s, jcp Salons, Pure Beauty, Regis, Trade Secret, ULTA and ulta.com for $9.00 ($10.95 CAN) suggested retail for each nail lacquer.

 

Check out the part 2 tutorial here! Lucie x

 

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Hello lovelies,

 

I got some more Rococo Nail Apparel polishes to review and I've decided to show you two shades that would actually look really nice together in a nail art.

 

I actually like thike this brand because the attention to detail is great. The boxes are super pretty (I love boudoir-style prints), bottles are chic and polishes have good formula.

 

Rococo Nail Apparel Metal Jacket and Lab Nude 8.8 - Review & Swatches

 


Metal Jacket - cool-toned brown metallic with silver metallic particles. Rococo describes this finish as molten lava which I haven't heard of before but how cool is it to say 'I have molten lava finish on my nail!?'

 

The formula was great - the polish was almost one-coater but I did apply two thin coats in the end to ensure perfect coverage. It applied easily but because of the metallic finish I had to pay attention to brush strokes to avoid streaks. The polish dried fast.

Rococo Nail Apparel Metal Jacket and Lab Nude 8.8 - Review & Swatches
Rococo Nail Apparel Metal Jacket and Lab Nude 8.8 - Review & Swatches
Rococo Nail Apparel Metal Jacket and Lab Nude 8.8 - Review & Swatches

 


Lab Nude 8.8 - caramel-beige creme with peachy undertones. I don't really wear beige colours unless I need some neutral and office-friendly polish so I don't think I appreciate this colour as much as I could. It has good but slightly runny formula that applied well and all I needed were two thin coats - the pigmentation is very good. It dried fast and smooth.

Rococo Nail Apparel Metal Jacket and Lab Nude 8.8 - Review & Swatches
Rococo Nail Apparel Metal Jacket and Lab Nude 8.8 - Review & Swatches
Rococo Nail Apparel Metal Jacket and Lab Nude 8.8 - Review & Swatches

 


I've used the Superbase Treatment Basecoat and Supergloss Topcoat with these polishes again (both reviewed here). Their packaging has a gold print instead of the regular pink one which makes it feel even more luxurious to me.

Rococo Nail Apparel Metal Jacket and Lab Nude 8.8 - Review & Swatches

 


So that were two more shades I wanted to show you. The only problem I've had was with the brush. It has slightly slanted tip so I wasn't a big fan of that. Otherwise as I said in the beginning, I love the packaging. If you've missed previous reviews of Rococo Nail Apparel, check them out here.

 

Rococo Nail Apparel polishes are available at Lookfantastic, SpaceNK and Feelunique.

 

 

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