22 December 2012

Christmas Manicures - H&M Sparkle & Shine Baby with China Glaze Party Hearty

Hi loves! How are you today? Excited about it almost being Christmas? I am!

So to keep the excitement going today another Christmas Manicures post. Ever since I got China Glaze Party Hearty I knew I wanted to try this beauty over gold.

Now gold is great for stamping and I love gold jewelry, bit gold polish always looks a bit.. off. It is hard to find the right color of gold!

This one, H&M Sparkle & Shine Baby, might be a good one for me. It actually isn't a pure gold, but more of a silver and gold foil mix. It applied easy in 2 coats and dried quickly.


















After it dried, I applied 1 coat of China Glaze Party Hearty. This is one of the BEST Christmas glitters in my opinion, just a bummer it was limited edition and now is hard to find.


Part Hearty applies quite easy though the big red hexes try and clump a bit.

With a layer of topcoat this was shiny and smooth!

So, what do you think of this combo? What is your favorite Christmas glitter?























10 comments :

  1. I was not into glitters at all but liked shimmers for a long time. A friend selling on eBay talked me into some glitters...this was a recommendation - holiday right after this one came out had been all cleaned up - odd that I would have bought a holiday glitter at that time - but I did on the recommendation and never regretted it. I have seen many red/green glitters since and agree with you - this is the perfect holiday glitter. I have worn it this yr over Zoya Ziv and gives a similar look at you have here with the H&M...and boy are you right! Finding a good gold polish is hard. Most look cheap or they are ones that show brush strokes or, or, or.

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  2. That is a lovely combination for the Holidays! I have the same problem with gold nail polishes. Most of them just look weird against my skin tone and those cool silvery golds are easier to pull off for me.

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  3. Great combo, looks awesome over that gold! I'm STILL kicking myself for not picking up Party Hearty when it came out! It was even at my local nail supply store a couple months ago, and I STILL didn't pick it up, even though I wanted to. I think it was the fact that it wasn't Christmas, so I couldn't justify buying a Christmas polish, lol.

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  4. Gorg! How do i not have Party Hearty?!

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  5. Happy you bought this too - it really is a must have! Zoya Ziv also looks like a mixed foil, must have looked pretty on you :).

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  6. Aww that sucks Angie! I didn't get it at first either, then looked at it at the wholesale and still didn't get it. Luckily I did manage to find a bottle after all.

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  7. That sucks, it really is a must have!

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