Manicure of the Moment

Hello gentle readers. I am back with today's manicure. :D

This is Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Sunflowers. A bright, warm golden sunshine yellow with a silver/white microshimmer that is almost a frost. I bought this polish at Walgreen's from the clearance end rack for a dollar ninety-nine. Honestly, I wasn't all that hopeful about it but this polish surprised me. I was also surprised at how much I like this colour and how well it works with my skin tone.

I applied two coats and topped it with Poshe` topcoat. Just a little while ago I stamped this manicure. I'll show you that in a bit. These photos were taken in cloud filtered sun and are clickable.

The formula of this polish was surprising for a yellow. It is thick but not gloopy and the Sally Hansen brush assures that it lays down and stays where you put it. It is a bit brushstroke-y but that is far more visible in macro photographs than to the naked eye. This polish is a tad sheer. I stopped at two coats and I still have a little VNL in person and in indoor light but it doesn't really bother me. I imagine that with three coats it would be fully opaque. I had some bubbling but I don't think I can blame the polish as I had the same issue when applying my topcoat. I think it is our screwy weather and the wind. I will tell you that my topcoat did smooth most of the bubbles. :) This polish is dries fast. I polish from pinkie to thumb right hand to left. By the time I hit my left thumb, the polish on my right hand was dry.

A little while ago I decided to try out one of my new Bundle Monster plates so I stamped my nails with China Glaze 2030 and BM 211. The gold polish doesn't show up very well against the golden yellow polish. I should have chosen a different colour with which to stamp the images. This mani will only survive until tomorrow so, no biggie. I topped this off with a coat of Seche Vite.Here are a couple of vomitrocious photographs of my stamped manicure. They are clickable, if you think you can stand it.

Okay... So... There it is. Thank you for popping in (again :)). Have a great night and may your polish never bubble.


  1. I like it with the stamping, the gold against the yellow gives it subtlety :)

  2. I absolutely love the subtleness of the gold stamping, it looks gorgeous like luxury wrapping paper :)

  3. I love the subtle gold stamping!!!
    The color looks great on you.


I love to know what you're thinking. I dig honest discourse and lively discussion, even a good debate. I do not dig spam, hate speech or personal attacks either against myself or my gentle readers. Comments containing spam (including links of any kind), hate speech or personal attacks will be deleted.