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Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Christmas Snowscape - piCture pOlish Cosmos & OPI Solitaire

Hi everyone! Today is my first Christmas themed post! I finally got around to doing some festive manicures and have a few lined up for you! 

I'm starting with this one, a winter snowscape! I started out with a base of piCture pOlish Cosmos (designed with Pshiiit <3) which makes the perfect starry night background! I used 2 coats and found the formula and application really nice. I have featured this polish on the blog before here with stars and unicorns

piCture pOlish Cosmos & OPI Solitaire

I then added OPI Solitaire from the Bond Girls Liquid Sand collection (see my previous swatch here). I remember thinking (and saying) when swatching this one that it would be perfect for winter nail art and I was absolutely right. This shade makes the perfect snow, the texture adds so much to the effect. I used 2 coats over my tips in an uneven french tip. 

piCture pOlish Cosmos & OPI Solitaire

For the trees and stars, I then used acrylic paint and a fine detail brush to freehand. 

piCture pOlish Cosmos & OPI Solitaire

I love the way this manicure turned out and it's quite simple but effective. And I just can't get enough of the scattered holographic piCture pOlish shades! What do you think of this mani? 

piCture pOlish shades can be purchased from the piCture pOlish site and various other stockists such as Llarowe and Overall Beauty. You can see a full list of stockists on the Network Page
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OPI polishes are available from various retailers.

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