Glitterbomb NOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On February - 4 - 2010

A few of you eagle-eyed ladies spotted the manicure I was sporting in my NARS post!  *Looks at Kim, Danielle, Rae and Dee*

It’s the bomb! The Glitterbomb!  I originally had an Orly taupe shade on my nails that was looking a little tired… so I played at “How much glitter can I put on my nails in one go”.

The Miners Extreme Nail Colour is now discontinued I’m afraid, but it’s surely easily dupable?  I paid 99p for it a few months ago from their website. I think they may be sold at Claire’s (or at least they used to be).

I applied 2 coats of the Miners over my gnarly taupe polish and then finished off with a “top coat” of Inglot’s flakes.  A cheaper and more accessible version of the flakes would be GOSH Rainbow. (I can’t find it in my local Superdrug).


I don’t even bother with cotton pads for removal of these glitter-fests.  I just fill the lid of my nail polish remover with the solution and dip for about 3/4 mins per nail.  That dissolves enough polish for one firm swipe of a cotton pad to do the job.

Have you been indulging your inner 4yr old lately?  Is glitter even remotely on-trend?  Do we even care?

14 Responses to “Glitterbomb NOTD”

  1. Hey girl! I don’t comment much, but I did want to tell you that I tagged you with the Beautiful Blogger Award!

    Your turn to tag some others! =)

  2. Kae says:

    Ooooooh aaaaaah! Those flakies are so pretty!

  3. lisa says:

    there is a trick to using tin foil on your nails when you use a glitter varnish – you put remover on your cotton wool, hold over your nail and wrap tinfoil over the top. Leave for a minute and it wipes off sooo easily.

  4. Janie says:

    I LOVE it.
    My OPI Mad as a Hatter arrived yesterday so I can’t wait to apply it on Saturday.
    Everyone loves a bit of glitter :o)

  5. danielle says:

    Thank you for revealing your sparkly secrets!

  6. Lizzard says:

    glitter bomb! <3

    Liz @

  7. Rae says:

    Hehe, thanks for letting us know! I definitely still love these nails, just as much as I did yesterday… they’re fantastic! The removal does sound like a pain, though 😛

  8. Kim says:

    Oo glittery gorgeousness 😀 x

  9. gio says:

    Thanks for sharing. That looks stunning!

  10. Lillian says:

    Gorgeous! It’s like a starry sky!

  11. Golden Touch says:

    It looks gorgeous! I kept noticing it and thinking what is it! I def want to try and get GOSH Rainbow :) xx

  12. […] SO behind with posting things from my lovely IMATS weekend, you’ve seen my NOTD with the flakie on the right, and I’ll do one soon using my blue flakie […]

  13. […] look of all of these with the exception of Jaffa (which is ontop of the blue).  I have a Miners glitter polish that I love, so will have to see if I can hunt these down as stockists seem to be pretty thin on the […]

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