I went on a girly night out last night, which I don't do very often, in fact, the last time was before Christmas! I've only been out for the evening 4 times this YEAR! How sad! One was a date night with the OH, one was a dinner party (and a pretty yawntastic one at that), the third was the wedding I went to. So last night I was able to get my dancing shoes on and have a drink and a dance and let my hair down a bit...ok a lot...
The top I was wearing was grey with silver and pink holographic sequins on - so would have perfectly matched my Pink Wednesday post this week. But I decided against trying to stamp with the colours I used and instead went for GLITTAH!
I applied 2 coats of Rimmel I <3 Lasting Finish in Your Majesty (my favourite silver, you can also see it here) and added lots and lots of Barry M Lavender Hexograms - square lavender gliiter (not sure why it's called hexograms) and small silver glitter in a clear base. There is no way you would ever get this polish opaque, it is definitely a top coat. I used about 2 or 3 coats of it, and blobbed it on really, but it dried quickly and was quite forgiving. Topped with Seche to smooth it out, although it wasn't as gritty as a lot of glitter.
With the top I wore - didn't match exactly but it still looked good!
Now, I got my bottle of Lavender Hexograms on Ebay at the same time as I got Silver Cascade. This was a few months back, when I first started getting back into doing my nails, so I didn't take much notice then, but the bottle it came in is different to the rest of my Barry M polishes. You can see in the pic below the bottle is taller and thinner than the Barry M's you see in the shops now. Have Barry M changed their packaging and I just got an old bottle? Or could it be a fake? It's not HTF or anything, as far as I know. I'm not bothered either way really, just curious.
Anyway, on my night out, I got a little tipsy on yummy cocktails, danced to cheesy music and woke up this morning with a bruise on my knee that I don't remember getting...so a good night all in all!
I got some dotting tools the other day, so look out for a dotty mani coming your way :)