Monday, October 31, 2011

Snow Globe Glitter

Hello everyone! So sorry I haven't had a post in a few days, I have had a very busy and fun Halloween weekend! Today's post is just a quick NOTD. I got China Glaze's Snow Globe this weekend on a little haul excursion. It's from the new winter collection, called Let It Snow! The store that I got it from only had one left, and I of course snatched it right up.

It's a super gorgeous iridescent glitter polish in a clear base. It has large and small hex pieces. There are so many different colors in this, too! Pink, orange, blue, dark blue, aqua...

I wasn't sure what to do with it, though! Should I put it over a lighter color, a darker color, matte, shiny... there were too many choices! I tried a few combinations out on a nail wheel and ultimately decided on this.

Yes, I cut down my nails this weekend, too! :)

I started with a base of China Glaze Liquid Leather. Then I added one coat of Snow Globe (yes, it's this dense in one coat), and finished off the mani with a coat of China Glaze Matte Magic to make the nails matte.

The only thing that I don't love about this manicure is that putting the glitter over black really makes it lose its delicate quality. It's a trade off though, because the bright colors of this glitter really pop over black.

Did you make it this far? Since I don't have many photos for today's post, I'm including a shot of me in my Halloween costume! I was a Day of the Dead senorita. My roommate Dayna of Light and Sugar did my makeup, and I felt so fabulous. She did a great job!

I spy my Helmer filled with polish in the background!


  1. I am so glad I have Snow Globe on its way to me! And your makeup is AMAZING!

  2. SO, SO gorgeous mani! <3 Snow Globe is totally on my WL from now on!

    Also, love the Halloween makeup! :)

  3. That is sooo pretty! I love glitter but I hate wearing it just because of the torture of taking it off! I have a friend who had that kind of costume, love your take on it!

  4. That polish is soo pretty! I love how versatile glitters like that can be! And I love your sugar skull makeup!!

  5. Wow, I love the polish! And the make-up, too :)

  6. The polish look really great matte, I wasn't really feeling it as is. And I LOVE your Day of the Dead makeup!!!

  7. I'm always a big fan of glitter over dark colours!

  8. Sarah this is awesome, and I love your makeup!!!

  9. Very pretty makeup!!!! And I have that polish. It's my new fave.

  10. Your calavera makeup is perfect! I love it!!! I need that polish. I need it very badly haha



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