02 January, 2012

My New Years Eve mani: OPI ( DS Temptation) + Kleancolor (My Valentine)

A very big Happy New Year to all my lovely readers!!!

All the partying's over and I can now start to chill out and relax into a state of domestic bliss for the next month or so.  I'm looking forward to spending time at home, experimenting in the kitchen and just being a domestic goddess really over the summer.

Okay, so this was my last mani for 2011. It actually got embellished at the last minute courtesy of the hostess of the party I was attending!  I had to wear something blingy to end the year so I chose OPI's Temptation to match the deep blue maxi dress I wore.  Temptation is a recent release from OPI's Designer series and isn't a traditional Designer Series holo but a predominantly purple fine glitter mash-up with pink and blue thrown in to the mix. The result is a glittery multi-chrome which subtly changes in the light.  It's all swimming in a translucent blue base so it took two good coats to get an opaque finish and probably could have done with a third to avoid any patchiness.

While I was at the New Years party, the lovely hostess (and a reader of this blog!) Emma allowed me to go diving through her own nail polish collection.  Of course I found Kleancolor's My Valentine which I added as a blingy accent to my already blingy fingers.  My Valentine is a mix of green, gold and silver hex glitter, with purple micro-glitter in a clear base.  Love it - I wish I owned this one!

Full sun - left hand

Full sun - right hand - my poor broken pinky nail :(

Outdoors shade

I'm keeping this on until it chips!

Until next time.

Vita :)


  1. @Stephanie - Thankyou, I absolutely agree with you. :)

  2. Wow a pretty n festive mani ...I love both glittery n purply nails :)

    Happy New Year to you.
    Check my blog. I have passed you an award :)

  3. Hey love, I've given you a Liebster blog award :)

  4. @Saumya - Glitter and purple represent me perfectly because they're both favourites! Thanks for the award :)

  5. @Gianna - Wow! Two awards in one day! Thankyou xoxo

  6. *vomits over how friggin' BEAUTIFUL that purple is*

  7. @SilhouetteScreams - Now I'm having visions of blueberry spew, Jerry!!!

  8. LOVE DS Temptation and it looks superb on you

  9. @Kristy - Thanks! It's such a gorge colour to a purple lover like me. xoxo


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