Back to pink ! ~ And Le Blanc, it’s Essie

I’m quite persistent about that fact since I started this blo: I don’t own any white polish. Stingy and newbie as I was, I didn’t see the interest of adding this kind of color to my very little collection when I had the choice to pick one out of so many. In between, I discovered marvels and had to admit that yes, white is useful, great, and absolutely necessary to my survival. Yes, to that extent.

So there I am, at one week of my departure to China (well, it was one week, but now just a mere days!) and in expedition in Lyon for a last vaccination, I managed to find my little precious: Blanc (is its name White out of France? Never asked myself that question…). I heard much about it, and saw several swatches and mani using it, but I still wasn’t prepared to the result on my nails: if the first coat isn’t quite a dream, the second and third (two are only sufficient if you apply a thick second coat, or don’t mind too much about it because you are only using it as nail-art base) quickly got me. I almost wished I didn’t apply glitter as my accent nail! I was just contemplating my nails, looking at them at every possible angle, acting as if I was Mademoiselle Emma and her amazing fingers because it was just too beautiful and too perfect! No clean up required, just perfect the way it was!

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The glitters by the way, it’s Ciatรฉ Love Letter. I bought it on the moment, didn’t think too much about it, I just felt like buying glitters and it was there, in front of me (ok, it’s a way of speech hm, I actually stood in front of polishes more to try and find a color matching it ahaha). I have some difficulties to describe it, I’d say it’s a duochrome base, switching from orange to pink dependning on angle and light, filled with many glitters of different sizes, also pink and orange. But I’m sure about that, I see the effect, but can’t determine where it comes from, and maybe the glitters are all pink. But well, intention matters right? ๐Ÿ˜‰

As I was saying, I was already pretty much in love with my nails at that step, but I still wanted to had a little touch, inspired by a pattern I had seen on Pshiiit’s legendary blog. Using, once again, Cute as a Button from Essie (and it’s going down…) and a neon pink from a cheap brand, Yes Love.

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In the end, I even got to hear my dad say it was really nice, so I’m kind of self-congratulating right now. And I’m still looking at my nails all the time because I love the glitters, the pattern, and the white !

See you soon for new polished adventures !

Lili ~

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