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Nails: Deep Potion

By Sara Kye · August 31, 2009 · 0 Comments ·

This combination is just awesome and it's what I have on the nails on my right hand now.
How I apply this is that I put on 1 layer of The Face Shop's black polish and then 1 layer of Sally Hanson's Purple Potion atop.

I find that the Sally Hanson polish alone is a wee bit sheer though it is still pretty.
Here's a swatch of 1 layer of the polish alone (courtesy of my brother for lending me his finger)

Pretty and all, but sheer.

However, here's the magic.
Over black polish, those blue reflects you see there totally come to life.

Not applied the best, but that's me and polish. It has to look decent, not necessarily manicured.

And also, because some might ask since I filmed a couple of videos with this current nail polish combination on.
I don't have the same nail color on my right and left hand. And no, I am not trying to be fancy or whatever with this. It's just that I've gotten back into playing the guitar (it's an on/off thing) and I have to have short nails on my right hand. When it comes to painting short nails, I like to have on black nail polish and that is it.
At the same time I still like to indulge in fancy colors and the pretty square-ish cut instead of blunt short nails.

So my left hand is a very uninteresting black polish with short nails.

I guess I like how black makes your nails look longer then they are. Maybe it's just me.
Either ways, thanks for reading!

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I'm using the black nail polish from The Face Shop too. *high five*

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oh wow that's pretty pretty color, i really like it.

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I like having black polish as base then layer it with canmake bubble guy pinky nail polish!! it turn to a very dark purple.. so yummy...


i like face shop black nail polish. haha. and i think black my nails look SHORTER in a cute way. LOL

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heavenlygorgeous: hi-fives! haha. This seems to be the only color from the face shop that I like... haha.

Fiend: I wasn't expecting to get a blue. I thought I would be able to get a deeper purple by layering black underneath but wow, haha.

everbluec: Yeap I'm going to layer black under most sheer polishes now, it seems they turn into this really fascinating color.

retail_therapy: Haha I know what you mean. I guess black works differently with different 'nail-cuts' I can't quite wear black with slightly squarish tipped nails. It tends to look odd on me.

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