Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Catherine Arley #674

Hello everyone. How are you doing tonight? I'm so happy I just finished two tests and now I have some free time to relax. It's definitely gonna be a TV Night for me. My brain cells need some rest and relaxation!

Here's a mani I did back in February. I'm not sure why but I originally didn't like the color. I think I was slightly disappointed that it wasn't a linear holo, but when I look back at the picture I notice how beautiful it is. Has that ever happened to you? Sometimes you don't know a good thing when its staring you in the face =)

Catherine Arley #674. Five coats.

And here she is compared to China Glaze 2Nite.

CG - Pointer & Middle, CA - Ring & Pinky

That's all for now. Hopefully the sun will pay me a visit soon so that I can post more holos!

17 comments:

  1. ive noticed with the holo a milky base coat works so darn good, and even the sheer one they can build up with 2 or 3 coats.nice post im getting some CA holos

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  2. It's very pretty! I think in nail art it might be better than 2nite for its "not-as-smooth" holo effect, what do you think? Have you tried it already? 2nite looks so perfect most of the time it's almost metal-like when applied as smaller details on the nail.

    That reminds me I have photos of my latest 2nite NOTD yet to post! Holos are so gorgeous when it shines and the photos always amaze me.

    I wish you a relaxing night - and lots of sun so we see more holos from you ;)

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  3. GOSH! I love the color dear! Its so sparkle :)
    Cs1993

    http://nadaparavestir1993.blogspot.com/

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  4. i totally have those moments too! ugly one day, beautiful the next. haha thats definitely a beautiful color though!

    and yay for finishing your tests! enjoy your free time ;D

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  5. @Aaminah's Mom. I agree. I needed some type of a base coat with this. I really don't like to use more than 3 coats.

    @Doo. Thanks so much. I haven't tried nail art on a holo, besides stamping. I've seen it done beautifully but I have yet to come up with anything.

    @Cs1993. Thanks :)

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  6. Hi <3
    All you nail-bloggers have inspired me, so I have opened a nail-blog too! It would mean a lot to me if you take a look (And leave a comment even if my blog is on norwegian) <3 Big hugs from Thea (PS: Sry my bad english!)

    http://hverdagsnegler.blogspot.com

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  7. Wow, the color is beautiful! Too bad it needs 5 coats :(

    Love,
    Kim

    http://kimskienails.blogspot.com

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  8. Yes thats definitly happened to me before and when it does I wear that bad boy again.

    So weird I just posted about a franken that looks just like this ... okay slightly less holo, but still the blue is dead on.

    Damn 5 coats!!! enough to drive you nuts, maybe that is why you were slightly peeved at this polish lol

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  9. those are beautiful colours!!! but 5 coats!!! ohhh dear!! Nail fail!!! XXX

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  10. @Indigo and KimsKie, lol. Yes 5 coats. I will definitely use a base next time.

    @Loodie. I'll have to check out your Franken. It sounds beautiful!

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  11. I've definitely had polishes that I've been "meh" about at first wearing but really liked the second time around. I'm getting my first Catherine Arley in a swap soon and can't wait to try it.

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  12. I love the polish from Catherine Arley.

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  13. I like this, its more turquoise than true blue (like the ChG). And yes, I have revisited a color I thought was meh and found a whole new respect for it. Weird, isn't it? I'm beginning to add some of these Catherine Arley's to my lemming/wish list.

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  14. These colors are both gorgeouss (:

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