It's officially the week of Halloween, and with all the preparations for trick or treating with the kids, I'm feeling uninspired. So this week's mani is a bit on the simple side, unlike those from prior weeks. Though simple, there's a lot going on in this one. Details below.
Topper: Gel II Rave
Stamping Polish: Color Club Halo Hues Harp on It for the web and Konad Black for the Spiders
Stamping Images: MoYou London XL Pro 05 for the webs, SA-10 for the spiders.
Crystals: Czech SS3 in Siam
For tips on how to use crystals with SOG without nail glue, Kim from Ten Little Canvases is the expert. She recently did a tutorial on how she does her crystal designs, which you can find here. While you're on her site, be sure to take a peek at some of her creations. Mind blowing.
I tried my best to get a good shot of Gel II Rave in all it's glowing glory, but apparently I'm incapable of holding my hand completely still. So please excuse the blurry picture. Rave is a really fun topper. My nails glow all night, and it honestly freaked me out a little when I woke up at 5:30 this morning to feed the baby and they were still glowing.
Finally, here's a shot of Ink Demure on it's own. As you can see, the Gel II Rave did lighten the color just a bit. I used two coats of the Rave to be sure I had even coverage. However, one coat would have been sufficient and wouldn't have altered the base color. Demure is a great orange coral with a slight pink shimmer.
That's all for today. Check back later in the week for some Sally Hansen gel swatches and my poor attempt at swatching RNP. ;)