mac's FotoPage

By: mac makeup

[Recommend this Fotopage] | [Share this Fotopage]
View complete fotopage

Tuesday, 3-Apr-2012 00:26 Email | Share | Bookmark
Some of the striking crackle designs you'll see out and about

?Dark Blue?Silver?Blue?Red?White?Black, When using OPI shatter,OPI India(NLI45) you should use a complimentary color under the crackle polish, and after it is dry apply a good quality top coat to protect your design. China Glaze, another leading manufacturer of quality polishes, calls their line "Crackle Glaze". They offer 6 colors in their base collection: ?White "Lightning Bolt"?Grey "Crackled Concrete"?Black "Black Mesh"?Blue "Crushed Candy"?Red "Broken Hearted"?Purple "Fault Line"In addition to these 6, they also have a metallic crackle polish collection called Crackle Metals: ?Tarnished Gold?Cracked Medallion?Platinum Pieces?Latticed Lilac?Haute Metal?Oxidized Aqua,OPI Japanese(NLJ10) The above sample is just 2 manufacturers offering crackle polishes. Most major lines including CoverGirl and other "department store" polish lines also offer a variety of crackle colors as well. Some of the striking crackle designs you'll see out and about, or at your favor salon, include high contrast black crackle over a base of red polish, or the inverse with red crackle on top of normal black opi nail polish You typically want a complimentary or opposite color combination between the crackle polish and the base coat. The procedure is quite simple, regardless of which brand you choose - the hardest part is waiting for the layers to dry [base coat and then the crackle polish coat]. It is critically important that you let the base coat dry completely. Many salons have been requested to "fix" botched at home crackle designs, solely due to the base coat of normal polish not being completely dry before applying the crackle, which leads to blending of the colors and a muted crackle effect.

View complete fotopage

© Pidgin Technologies Ltd. 2016