Thursday, March 3, 2011

H&M Moody Model

Well, that was an unexpected break. I moved, and the internet service wasn't set up to be ready to go. (Mind you, they promised it would be!)
I DESPISE that.
Anyway, back to your regularly scheduled program. Tonight I've got an awesome jelly creme teal to show you - H&M's Moody Model. Beware, you might want to use a couple of base coats for protection, this stained like a BITCH the first time I wore it. Using a couple of coats of base coat helped though.

Hot, right? Looks a little darker when not in direct sunlight, but boy, that's just luscious. I wonder if using a ridge filler would help as an alternative to regular base coat with the staining?
Coming up tomorrow is my first franken for this blog. I LOVE to franken jellies of unusual colors, and I just made a kick ass grey I'm in love with.
And this is weird. I went to add the label for this post, and it wouldn't let me use the ampersand symbol - but it let me use the plus symbol? *scratches head* Oh well, I assume folks will get the idea.

4 comments:

  1. Did it really stain on you? I'm puzzled. I wore my usual base coat and get no stain at all from this one (although I expected to). I wonder if staining depends the person or the base. I'm curious, what base do you use?

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  2. Nathalie, it really did! I use Orly Bonder, which is your regular basecoat?

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  3. My usual basecoat is Nubar Porcelain. That's what I used with Moody Model. I love OPI Start-to-Finish too but now I'm sold on Nubar. I know it's very HARD to find a great basecoat but so far Porcelain is a keeper for me.

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  4. Hi Nathalie! Thanks for coming back and replying :) Nubar's basecoat is one I hadn't tried before, and I know people swear by the top coat as well, I keep meaning to give it a try, maybe I will pick up both of these. :) I rarely have problems with staining, but I've been trying out different base coats to see which will work best for my nails - obviously, everyone's nails are different, and I really haven't found a "holy grail" after over about 4 years of testing. The Orly Bonder is pretty good, though.

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