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).

Ta-da!

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! http://kajalcouture.blogspot.com/2010/02/last-week-i-was-tagged-by-lovely-kiki.html

    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 @ prdctjunkie.blogspot.com

  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 […]

Leave a Reply to lisa

RANDOM

Diamond Cosmetics Nail Polish - Chainmail Charm NOTD

Looking for an amazing holo with more sparkle than should be legal? Look no further… Diamond Cosmetics Chainmail Charm is an awesome display of holographic …

The Best of the Web's Discount codes

Now that we’re hurtling headfirst into that downward spiral of financial gloom otherwise known as “the run up to Christmas”, I thought you lovely lot …

The Lipstick League - Week of 31/03/2014

Question of the Week: What color do you have on your nails right now? Answer: My nails are completely bare right now… they’ve gotten so …

A week in Devon (Part One)

I took the most ridiculous amount of photos.  Before we left, Mr. L challenged me to put down my iPhone and pick up my camera… …

Blog-a-lot Blogging Tips 001: Wordpress Editorial Calendar

So, I blog.  Am a blogger.  Or a blobber as my MIL once called me, I think by accident.  Aside from blogging for myself, I …

Deal Alert: ESPA's "Try Me... Love Me" GWP

You know how I love a good gift with purchase and I’ve got another one to share with you today. Until 31st May, all customers …

Super-Rich Chocolate Brownies, guaranteed to bring out Leila's #bakeface

I’m really fussy about chocolate brownies, infact… so fussy am I, that I hardly ever order them when I’m eating out.  Do you know why …

The Lipstick League – week of 5.8.13

Question of the Week – Have you ever had your makeup done by a professional makeup artist? If so, tell us a bit about the …

UK Ladies...

Your prizes are finally on their way! International ladies, my post office ran out of customs forms, so yours will be in the post tomorrow! …

SpaRitual - Truth Collection for Spring 2011

I’ve featured vegan, polish brand SpaRitual on the blog before and thought you might like to take a peek at their 2011 Spring Collection, Truth. …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads