Glitter by Claire’s over Dior Optic White

I found this glitter top coat by Claire’s in my stash (I don’t think it has a proper name, at least I could not find any), took it to my mother’s and layered it over Dior Optic White.

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One coat of the glitter over two coats Optic White. No idea for how long I’ve had the Claire’s, five years at least I assume.

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Close-up.

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[Chanel] Black Métamorphosis (over Blanc White)

So here is Black Métamorphosis, a transparent, black-tinted effect top coat. Looks nice in the bottle, at least …

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I layered Black Métamorphosis over Blanc White, i. e. two coats of Blanc White and two coats of Black Métamorphosis. No clear top coat in this case, since it was just a swatch. Because I didn’t fell for this look. I should probably have added a third coat of Black Métamorphosis? Not sure.

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[Chanel] Le Top Coat Clarté (over Wet ‘n’ Wild I Need A Refresh-Mint)

When it came to Le Top Coat Clarté, I had no particular idea about how to wear it. Its effect is beautiful, not too subtle, creating a pearl-like finish that is slightly iridescent and contains shimmer. It has a milky base and would give the nails a fresh, classy look when applied on its own.

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So when I had I Need A Refresh-Mint on my nails (which I have not yet shown), I just topped it with Le Top Coat Clarté the next day. Really liked the result.

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Since the fine pink shimmer is visible in the bottle but not in the pictures above, here is a close up view.

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