27 August 2017

Purple with thingies

Hi everyone!

Anyone who knows me a bit knows that I'm not a big fan of polishes that are basically everything but the kitchen sink in a bottle, you know: glitter + holo + flakies + whatever else can be stuffed in there. It has to be a very special polish that has a lot going on and that catches my eye... but it happened! I have a gorgeous purple polish with thingies to show you so without further ado, here's my manicure:

The star of my manicure is Powder Perfect Ensorcel, a stunning polish that has a strong linear holo flash, gold flakies and something (probably shimmer) that looks like there's a red light glowing in the purple base. Under direct light the holo of course show up best but in normal lighting conditions the glow and the flakies are definitely there as well. It's quite opaque but it's not suitable for stamping (yes, I tried and no, it doesn't work ;)

with flash
After painting the two thin coats of Ensorcel on my thumb, index and pinky I painted my middle and ring finger with two coats of Catrice ICONails 23 Nice Cream, a very very pale pink with a surprisingly nice formula, and covered all nails with a coat of Seche Vite.

Last but not least I used a dotting tool, Ensorcel and Catrice ICONails 17 Lilacquer (grayish lilac) to decorate my ring finger with lots of... yep, you guessed it, dots :) It took two generous coats of slightly thickened Seche Vite to smoothen everything and that was all.

The polishes I used:
Powder Perfect Ensorcel, Catrice ICONails 23 Nice Cream, Catrice ICONails 17 Lilacquer

I love Ensorcel, thingies and all... it's just beautiful! I didn't want to distract too much from it, but just plain colored nails isn't really my thing either, so I decided to do an easy dotticure and I love how it turned out. I hope you like it too :)

Powder Polish was bought from Harlow & Co.


  1. I love this, once again a really beautiful combination. I need all your combination secrets! I can see why you fell in love with that polish, it is GORGEOUS!

    1. Thanks Ithi! Hmmm... I don't really have secrets. I combine just colors until I like what I see (and have at least 20 bottles of polish to put back that I won't use ;)

  2. Purple with thingies... the thingies part got me. That purple is very very pretty. And as usual your colour combo is spot on.

    1. Thanks! Hehe, I used to call it thingies before I graduated in nail polish lingo... and the name stuck ;)


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