Thursday, July 18, 2013

Nail Challenge Collaborative: Flowers #3

Hello everyone! Today I've got a mani that I loved SO incredibly much, I didn't take it off for two days. That's like a record for me, haha. I didn't even plan this one actually, it just kind of happened when I received my Mentality Mattes and my Pueen plates on the same day. Then, when the Nail Challenge Collaborative group chose Flowers as the theme for July, I knew it was fate! I've been holding on to this one for a while, and I'm so excited to finally show it off!!

The Mentality Matte collection is absolutely amazing (and they've come out with so many new colors!), as are all their other polishes, and I highly suggest you check them out if you haven't already. Go ahead, I'll wait here. ;)

My stamping is still not perfect, but I think this mani turned out stunning. I used Rascal for the base, which is a matte black. Formula is ridiculous, it went on like butter, and I only needed 2 coats for complete opacity. Not to mention, dry time was pretty much instant. After that, I used my brand spankin' new Pueen plates (exactly which plate escapes me atm, and I'm too lazy to look) and Mentality Vicious, a beautiful red matte, to stamp on the roses. No top coat was used in the making of this mani.

I thought this mani was so gorgeous, kind of elegant and dark at the same time. It reminded me of wallpaper or lingerie, one of the two lol!

These polishes retail for $6.50 each, SHIPPED. Yes, shipping is included. How great is that!?  I literally have no complaints about these polishes - not only is the formula perfect, and the colors stunning, but they are great stamping polishes because they are so pigmented! I love that about them. Nothing worse than a gorgeous polish that you need 4 coats of. Mentality's Mattes (at least the ones I've tried) are all 2 coaters MAX. Some you can get away with one coat! :o

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<3 Kelly


  1. This is pretty! :) Love the matte effect!

  2. Amazing!!! You're awesome. Now find some matching lingerie ;D

  3. I LOVE Mentality! So glad to see more action shots out on the web :)


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