Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Spotted and Matted - Ulta Limelight

COMMENTS: I modified this mani to the one I originally had planned before being wowed by the color last night. Dots were added with a new Kiss nail art pen ($5.50 for a set of two - black/white or silver/pink). I then put a matte topcoat over it. I picked up this topcoat which is meant for the older Orly Satin Hues polishes at a nail supply that has a small selection of old Orlys. I'm so surprised at how well this topcoat works, and prefer it to my China Glaze matte Magic! Or maybe that just means I prefer the "satin" look to the fully "matte" look...






19 comments:

  1. i really like that matte finish..it looks great!

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  2. I love this green, it really makes me want an Utla Store nearby. This is such a cute mani :)

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  3. Beautiful!!! I love the dainty dots!

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  4. How on earth do you do such an even distribution of dots??????????? Great mani. Fabulous.

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  5. I agree. I like the satin finish also.

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  6. i love it that the dots are so little

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  7. Thanks for the comments! I love the tiny dots too - they're a totally different look and nice and easy with the pens.
    @Miss Blue: You can get this online as well :)

    @Jaljen: I always start with a line down the center, then I move to the next column and space them so they're all shifted halfway down, and repeat...

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  8. I really like this, especially with the satin finish! I may have to get one of those pens, too - I thought I wouldn't need them since I have a dotting tool, but my dotting tool wouldn't make dots that tiny.

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  9. So gorgeous!!! The dots are so perfect.

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  10. Thats really cute! Your are the queen of dots. Lol. (:

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  11. That matte finish reminds me of some kind of bug...but in a good way! And, I think I like the matte better than the shiny for once.

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  12. Love, love, love it!! Great colour, nice even dots and the satin finish makes it just perfect :)

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  13. i have to get a hold of those nail art pens. i've never seen them in my area before.

    i agree, i like the 4th pic better than the 1st one. is that the satin version? very pretty.

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  14. @Enamel Girl: The 1st and 4th are both matte! LOL!

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