Hi guys, and welcome to another day of the neverending pile challenge. The prompt for today is glow in the dark. I don't actually have any gitd untrieds, so I improvised by using an untried neon topper in a glow in the dark mani :D
So, the untried in question is the gorgeous Quirk - Boom Boom. This was from Kerrie's very first collection, all named after Black Stone Cherry songs. I originally only bought Peace is Free from this collection, but I was lucky enough to pick this one up in a much later re-stock. I'm so glad I was, as I really do love this polish!
I started with a base of Sinful Colors - Snow me White, and added 3 coats of BYS - Glow in the dark top coat on my index and pinky finger, followed by a coat of Boom Boom. Due to the size of these glitters, I did fish for 1 or 2 extras, but didn't find them too hard to get out of the bottle.
Then on the other 3 nails, I randomly sponged on BYS - Pink Panic, POP Beauty - Brave, and Radioactive, followed by 3 coats of gitd top coat, and 1 coat of Seche Vite I love the way these 3 polishes seem to match the glitters in Boom Boom perfectly. The blue and green are a little bit darker in the bottle, but I only sponged them on very lightly, so they came out a lot lighter on the nail. When they were dry(ish) I stamped the rose background image from MoYou London XL - Pro 07 with Snow me White, and top coated again.
Unfortunately, I experienced a whole lotta shrinkage with this mani, probably due to the stupid amount of coats I ended up using. It probably would have helped if I'd let them dry fully a few coats at a time, but I'm impatient, and hate waiting for mani's to dry, so I tend to go for the next step as soon as I can :) I also ended up with a bit of smearage by the tips when top coating due to my own impatience. Luckily for me, I love glow in the dark things, so I quickly forgot my shortcomings when the lights went out! :p
Waaaaaaah, creepy blue skin! *shudders*
Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay! I love the way the glow comes right through the translucent green hexes in Boom Boom. I swear, it took me at least half an hour longer to get to sleep the night I did this mani, as I kept feeling the urge to get them out from under the covers and wiggle them around a bit :) I also enjoy pretending they're teeth and attempting to scare my boyfriend! I forget how he feels about that........ ;)
While you're here, why not take your pretty little butt's down to the thumbnails below and check out what the other Glittah Pirates have for you today :D