Shine of the Times

January 12, 2012

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Isn’t it beautiful? I first heard about Essie’s “Shine of the Times” from Natalie’s blog, Makeup, Nails, and Fashion. It’s a ‘flakie’ that shines vividly in orange to yellow to green on dark polish, and is a little more pastel on lighter colors. For my first go, I wanted to try it out on black, so I whipped out American Apparel’s creamy black called, ‘Hassid‘ (pardon my sloppy bottle!). It looked so great and I’m so excited o try out more combinations.

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{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

Casee Marie January 13, 2012 at 1:00 am

Oh, it looks absolutely gorgeous! I love the combination, and it’s fantastic that the shade changes depending on what color you pair it with. Definitely need to try it!


Melanie January 17, 2012 at 5:10 am

Get on it lady! I can soooo see you pulling this off :) Thank you for your lovely comment <33


Jenmarie January 14, 2012 at 10:41 pm

Wowza! I love how sparkly your nails turned out! Totally perfect for the new year :)


Melanie January 17, 2012 at 5:08 am

Thank ya Jen! I love this top coat so much…I’m definitely going to be rocking it alllll year, haha.


pixelhazard January 16, 2012 at 4:05 pm

Absolutely gorgeous!

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Melanie January 17, 2012 at 5:07 am

Thank you! :)


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