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Sunday, 19 August 2012

China Glaze Secret Peri-Wink-Le and Freehand Design


Good evening, dear readers!

I've been feeling a bit under the weather today, so I am posting this now instead of in the morning.  I hope that everyone has been having a great weekend. :D

Today's post is of a freehand design I painted over my newly acquired China Glaze Secret Peri-wink-le.  :D
(I had owned this polish last year, but had frankened it away.  Thankfully, it was gifted to me last week!! :'D)
I painted the design on with non-toxic acrylic paint.





This isn't my best work ever, but oh wells!!

And here is Secret Peri-wink-le all by itself:





Gorgeous!!

The bubbles you see were my own fault.  There was a little bit of separation in the bottle, and I shook it up to even it out.  I didn't wait for the bubbles to rise before applying the polish.

From what I can tell online, this colour is very similar to (and may even be a dupe of) Essie's Boxer Shorts, from the Yogaga collection.  Unfortunately I do not own Boxer Shorts, so I cannot do a dupe post.  But if any of you have both of these polishes and decide to make a post on their possible similarities, please leave me a link so I can check it out! :D

What do you think of Secret Peri-wink-le?

-Ashesela ;)

27 comments:

  1. WOW! Gorgeous nails I love the periwinkle color and I can't believe you did that by hand! I hope I can get that good one day! <3

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  2. This is gorgeous, your freehand designs are amazing!! I swapped this color away but I think I may need to pick it up again, I've begun to develop a bit of a periwinkle obsession lately.

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  3. I loooove that blurple!!!

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  4. Aw hope you're feeling ok now. These look amazing :D

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  5. Very pretty. I hope you are feeling better soon.

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  6. I seriously cannot believe you freehanded that. It looks amazing. You have such a good eye for positioning, too.
    I hope you're feeling better. :}

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  7. @ The Daily lacquerista: Aw, you are so sweet!!! :’D Thank you so much!!!

    @ Jacqui: Aw, thank you so much!!! :’D It’s funny how we both had this colour then it went away. XD I highly suggest picking this one up again :D.

    @ Amanda: :D!!! Me too!!

    @ drinkcitra: Thank you so much!!! :’D

    @ Malinda: Thank you :D very much!!!

    @ Liesl: :’D Thank you so much!!!

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  8. I have this polish and I really like it, but I haven't worn it on its own yet. I like the nail art you did with it!

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  9. Secret Peri-wink-le is gorgeous! One of my favorites.

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  10. Ok, this base color is amazing and your design is wonderful as always!

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  11. @ Shelby Swatches: Thank you so much!!! :D

    @ ScarsLikeLace: It really is a stunner!!! :D

    @ JennaFroggy: Aw, thank you so much Jenna!! :D!

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  12. I can't believe you free-handed that! It's so exquisite =D

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  13. @ Sharra Farivar: !!! Thank you so much!!! :'D

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  14. I hope you aren't going down with anything, that You are better today :)
    Your design is super lovely, so feminie and nice - I need to use my Secret Peri-wink-le soon, I'm shameful to say that I have forgotten :)

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  15. I think it's positively gorgeous - as is this entire manicure. I'm torn between which it would suit better, a springtime party or a breezy summer beach wedding - no matter what, I think it's cheerfully sweet and perfectly suited to the warmer half of the year.

    ♥ Jessica

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  16. I have wanted Secret Periwinkle for a while now. It looks really pretty on you. The accents in white complement it perfectly. You did an amazing job on freehanding those.

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  17. You should go check it out then! It's just fun to walk around and look/smell the products :p This color is so pretty on you, and I love the design!

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  18. @ Marias Nail Art: :’D Thank you so much!!! :’D It’s so easy to forget a polish when we have so many hehehe XD.

    @ Jessica Cangiano: Thank you so much, Jessica!!! :D

    @ lovenailpolish: Thank you so very much!!! :’D I really appreciate that!!

    @ LittleMonsterx14: Thank you!!! :D

    @ Norelis Ocasio: Thank you so much, Nory!!! :D

    @ Amaris: I definitely should!!! :D Thank you so much!!! :D

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  19. I don't have anything like Secret Peri-wink-le in my collection and I keep meaning to pick it up... I just haven't gotten that far yet, lol! Looks great on you!

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  20. @ Lindsey R: Thank you so much!!! :D I think you would really like how it looks in real life :D.

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  21. @ Meredith Anne: Thank you so much!! :'D

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  22. your blog is really fantastic <3 I've also a blog :) if do you want we can follow each other :D visit my blog and let me know :D

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  23. @ Antonella Leone: Thank you for visiting my blog! I am following yours. :)

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  24. Wow, pretty!

    Would you like to join our nail challenge? :) http://mateji.blogspot.com/p/three-nail-challenge.html

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