Today I have a lil swatch mani of 'Serenity' from Picture Polish, my FAVE Aussie brand. I received this in last weeks nail mail from my friend Heather. It's a shimmery, almost metallic finish, jade green polish with a handful of small and medium, dark blue hexes floating around. I usually steer clear of greens on the whole, they just don't appeal to me, but I'm warming to this one! I mixed it up a little with this swatch and added some random pearls... Serenity for me is found in the water, be it the bath or the sea, and sea = pearls... Today anyway :)
To get this polish completely opaque I did three thin coats and as usual for PP, the formula was just grand and it dried super fast... But I would have liked a few more blue bitty bits, they were a bit thin on the ground in my opinion... Because of this rather plain finish I reached for those pearls! I added a quick, thick topcoat and then randomly placed the two different sized pearls into it.
It's the first time I've used pearls and I liked them. I was really impressed with how steadfast they were. Within the hour I was happily soaking away in the bath and washing my hair, and nothing budged, not a smidge! First time order from Born Pretty too! How slow am I?! I did think they were sent for review at first, but after checking my order, nope, I bought them LOL... Still waiting on reveiw items then... As for the polish, it's warmed me to green but I don't think it'll ever be one of my most used PP's.
Picture Polish - Serenity, Color Club - Topcoat, Born Pretty Nail Pearls Wheel
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