Monday, February 14, 2011

ABOP Franken - Get Your Own Sorbet!

TOPCOAT?: Not until after Nfu Oh - 59 flakies added.
SOURCE: Abop franken for the jelly, for the Nfu Oh - 59.
COMMENTS: I've been seeing the OPI Texas collection around the nail blog world, and didn't feel I had to have any of the colors. Then I saw the sorbet/jelly ones in person. Gorgeous! And the store salesperson was wearing one of each of the red/coral/purple ones on her fingers. Want!!  At $8.50 each, that wasn't going to work for me, and I didn't have any JCP coupons. I told myself I would create my own sorbets - even if they weren't exactly the same, something with a similar squishiness and shine. So, here is the first one.

Made of two polishes - an old L'Oreal - Stroke of Midnight, and Out the Door topcoat. Simple, quick dry, shiny:

Started the mani by applying rub-ons directly onto base coat. Less waiting, and I knew they'd still show through:

Topped with Nfu-Oh 59 the next evening:

I haven't seen swatches of the OPI sorbets on longer nails yet, but I wonder how many coats those take to obscure the nail line...


  1. Wow, you are amazing! Lovely franken! I like the fact you put on the rub-ons before applying your sorbet. I have the sorbets but my nails aren't long anymore. My left hand is a bit longer I'll see how many coats they take to cover vnl :)

  2. I absolutely love your nails! I love how your franken came out, so squishy :)

  3. Amazing franken - you rock the sorbet look!

  4. Very pretty, I like your sorbet/jelly better than the texas ones... but I agree they are gorgeous in person :)


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