8.27.2011

China Glaze 5 Golden Rings

Last night was the first home football game for my alma mater high school, where the school colors are black and gold.  I was attempting a manicure that was a gold bottom and a black crackle over it, but well - I had some issues.  One of the first golds that I thought to wear was China Glaze 5 Golden Rings, from the Loves You Snow Much collection.  I used a base coat of Zoya Get Even, 3 coats of polish and a top of nubar Diamont.  The formula was a tiny bit thick, but not unmanageable.


As you can see in the sun, this isn't a fully opaque glitter - more of a yellow gold glitter in a slightly yellow base.  While it's not completely sheer either, it just wasn't going to work for the look I was trying to achieve last night.


In the shade, the color looks more opaque but it's still not fully there.  I also pulled the glitter up on my index finger a bit.


Finally indoors with the flash - it really gave me lobster hands for some reason with this color.  I think this would be a lot better as a layering polish than a stand alone.


China Glaze [official website] can be found online through several etailers, including my favorite Head2Toe Beauty [official website], Sally's Beauty Supply [official website] as well asTransDesign [official website].

3 comments:

  1. I've read that others have found this polish to be too sheer, also. My bottle must be from a different batch because it's opaque in two coats and is one of my favorites. I wish you could see how great it is, it's too bad ChG messed with the formula. I did buy a good gold color by Nina Ultra Pro last week (can't remember the name) but it's new and it's a gold foil, maybe that would be like your school colors.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Yes definitely too sheer, but would be great on top of something else.

    ReplyDelete

Thank you for commenting!

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...