Sometimes, things are worth putting in a little bit of effort to get a great result. I stalked Mr. L online for about 9 months, and 12 years later – we’re still together… but despite this, trust me when I say that some thingsreallyare worth the effort. Bwuahahah! (just kidding Pauly!)
China Glaze Whirled Away is reminiscent of Lynnderella’s much sought-after Connect the Dots – since when did the big brands start duping the indies?! It’s a mix of white and black hexagonal pieces suspended in a clear base with black bar glitter. Frankly, there’s too much base and not enough glitter, which makes it a bit of a pain in the backside to apply – but did I mention that it was worth the effort?
After realising that I couldn’t get the glitter pieces to apply properly in the normal manner, I started simply dabbing them on and hoping for the best, praying to the gods of top coat that all would end well. Thankfully, they answered my prayers and ever since, my nails have been receiving admiration left, right, and centre!
In the above photo, I’ve applied Whirled Away over another polish from the China Glaze Cirque du Soleil collection: Def Defying. A slightly putrid, yellow-green that was opaque in two coats. Perfect for Frankenstein nails, pretty much revolting to my sensibilities!
* press sample