Monday, March 28, 2011

Luna Love

I bought China Glaze Luna in a haul a little over a month ago. I've been dying to try it ever since! Luna was found in the CG Glitters collection. I didn't really ever think about wearing it by itself (I don't like doing multiple coats of glitter since it's so hard to get off), so I layered a coat of it over China Glaze Bahamian Escape.

I added a little nail art on the accent finger just for fun. These are the steps I took for this mani:
  1. Apply 1 coat of CND Stickey
  2. Apply 2 coats of China Glaze Bahamian Escape
  3. Apply 2 coats of China Glaze Luna (on all nails except for accent nails)
  4. With Stripe Rite white & black stripers, create little starbursts on the accent nail
  5. Top off the glittery nails with 1 coat of Gelous
  6. Finish with 1 coat of Seche Vite
If you can't tell, I was slightly in a hurry. It's not perfect, but it's fun. To be quite honest, I thought that Luna was a lot prettier in the bottle than on my nails. It gave more of a silver/foil finish that I was expecting. But it's still really fun and glittery.

For some reason, the foil finish did not want to photograph. I had a hard time capturing it.

But isn't my Paris bouncy ball fun? I wish I could say I bought it in Paris. Boo. Unfortunately I've never been... maybe some day. Overall, Luna is a really fresh, springtime color. I like it layered over Bahamian Escape a lot, and from other swatches I've seen it looks like it is pretty by itself as well.

I hope you liked "Swatch Week." I'll be returning to normal posting and nail art now. Posting every day is quite hectic! I don't know how some bloggers do it. Props to you all :)


  1. I love Crystal - I think it's my favorite out of Zoya's Winter collection.

  2. This is so beautiful!! Did you just layer each color on top of one another or sponged it on?

  3. Very pretty!! :) I enjoy seeing all your nail art ideas!

  4. Thank you!

    RMCandlelight- I put on 2 coats of Bahamian Escape and then added 1 coat of Luna on top. I don't like putting glitter directly on the nails because it's so hard to remove and I've noticing that layering it on top of a solid polish really helps.

  5. argh glitter removal really annoys me too :( its a shame because i love it on my nails, siiigh! I do love the shades of blue, and you cant tell you were rushing, its lovely and neat! xxxx

  6. this is sooo pretty ! I definitaly love blue polish for spring

  7. Yay. I'm so happy. The nail art is back. YAYAYAYAYAYAY

    And it is absolutely gorgeous

  8. OK. I'm a total sped. Don't know where I got Crystal from, but Luna kinda reminds me of that. *sigh*

  9. Very nice indeed! Love the combination with accent finger, the mani is fresh and playful, perfect for a sunny day. :)

  10. Glad this isn't a swatch post! I'm back from having my computer hijacked by my boyfriend's friend! Good to know you're still doing nail art! This is super cute!

  11. You all are so cute :) Glad to be back and doing nail art as well!

  12. Looks so pretty layered over Bahamian Escape! Lovely mani.


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