I’m on Cloud Nine for this mani

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We’re all moving onto the new Halo Hues collection by Color Club, I know…And even though I broke down and bought them (on Amazon.com, FYI!), I’m still shamefully behind in using the “old” ones!

I felt like wearing a holo the other day. I mean, I could wear holos everyday, but  I tend to save holos for a special occasion, and I wanted to use one just because. Why do I do that with polish? Why do I “save” them? If I am head-over-heels in love with it, I have to put it aside to wear it on a special day or for a special event.

I’m working on getting over that in 2013, haha!

I decided to mix finishes and looks by pairing Color Club Cloud Nine with Layla Cosmetics Soft Touch Effect in # 09. Holo pink paired with an almost turquoise blue, wax-finish – I had pretty, “two-faced” nails – soft touch on one side, shiny holo on the other!

Check it out: 

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I did this freehand, no tape. I don’t know how I managed to get my lines *relatively* straight. I had a good night when I did this! I decided to do the dots last minute. I only did them on my thumbs and ring fingers, and I quickly dotted the design with the brush from each polish. It was a quick, easy mani, but I got a lot of compliments, especially on the color combo!

It was also pretty quick to dry, even though I applied top coat to the holo part only. I gave the dots a little time because there was no top coat.

So tell me, what color combo would YOU do – any holo, any texture, any other color?! I want to hear what you’d do!

And what about you – do you save certain polish for a special occasion?!