GLITTER IS MY FAVORITE COLOR. So today I present to you a crazy mermaid-y mani for 'glitter' day. I had some loose large holo hex gliters that I [forgot about, and then found it like right before this day] and thought it would be fun to use as an accent for today's theme.
I hand placed the large holo hex glitters in a mix of colors between green and teal; I wanted them to look like scales on a fish so I started at the top and worked down hoping to get a good overlap. I was semi-succesful, I'd say. Then I went riffling in my 'opaque glitter drawer' of the Helmers and dug out Deborah Lippmann's Mermaid's Dream, which was a perfect match color wise. I used two thin coats of Mermaid's Dream; it was really easy to work with! Finally I added some extra large holo hexes to the other nails as accents to tie it all together. This was super over the top and crazy fun to wear. I could definitely see myself wearing full on glitter nails, like the ring finger, for a special event of some kind. It looks sort of messy in photos, but looked a lot awesomer in person.
Psst. Here is a semi-awkward video of me showing you my sparkly nails :p