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FatalAttraction

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Hi all


Can you guys plz advise where i can get some cool glitters from to mix with my metro /mosaics powders..


I bought some the other day and when i tested it out they just tarnished!!


Cheers


cazza :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
 

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hi

You can get the glitters from CND they are not in the catalogue but if you ask when you phone up they do have them

I have used glitter from millenium nails this works well for me also

Just remember when you have applied your glitter mix to put a layer of clear over it to seal it in

Hope this helps

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To add another question linked to this to this topic :D ....

How much glitter can you add ( to CND powders in particular) before it starts having an adverse effect on polymerisation? :?

I am also under the impression that when you add glitter, you have to "cap" the enhancement with clear - is this correct? :huh:
 

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You do have to cover glitter with a clear otherwise when filing, the colour is filed out of the glitter and becomes silver.
 

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I telephone them about glitter and they said they dont sell it - I thought they would sell all things creative do. I have a creative catalogue from them - i am really getting confused. - can someone help.
 

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Phone head office and order from there ... THEY always have everything!!

Subdistributors are not always as good as they should be about having everything you want.

0113 275 5719 -- and ask for Sales!! You will get it.
 

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Thanks Geeg - always come to our rescue!!!
 

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How much glitter can you add ( to CND powders in particular) before it starts having an adverse effect on polymerisation?
 

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hiya fi
i have been mixing glitter with powder 4 a long time now.
if u r using the mix on the free edge you can get away with a 1:1 mix (thin layer of clear 1st & thin layer of clear on top)
however if ur using the mix in zones 2 & 3 ( the natural nail), then the most u can get away with is 1 part glitter to 2 parts powder, (don't forget the clear powder under & over).
the glitters that u can buy from leeds osns r very condensed, which means u get a strong colour with that mix.
my fave at the mo is lilac glitter mixed with perfect pink in zones 2 & 3; & clear zone 1 with small amount of silver & purple glitter big bits in.
when ruth shows me how to (hint, hint)! i will post up piccies.
have fun :D
lol liza xx
 

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Thank's.

I am planning to do a gold glitter & stars kinda thing. I'll post piccies on my site if it works :?
 

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How do you know if you are putting the right amount of glitter in - do you get a special scoop with the powders or glitters that you can use???

Didi
 

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u get a scoop with the metro powders which is cool, but b4 that i used to use the end of my one-step tip cutters!
i also use them to fill up my powder pots.
it just seemedto b the exact right shape & size 8)
lol liza xx
 

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Great idea

I am in the process of ordering all the metro and mosaics - i am soooo excited that i am going to start mixing - needed advice first though before i was let loose!!!!!

Didi
 

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have fun, you will also find that you will need somewhere to put all your mixed powder/glitter concoctions!
go to boots & ask them if they will give you some empty film tubs, u know the ones, 35mm . also they must b the white ones, otherwise u won't b able to c whats in them!
lol liza xx
 

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You are full of good ideas!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D

Didi
xx
 

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Hi


i use a scoop you get with the metro,,, but also if you dont have a scoop you can use a nail tip!!!!



Cazza :D :D :D
 

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Designer Nails also sell some really cute little clear pots that all screw together to make a stack. Very useful for mixing in and you can see the colours. Don't ask me the price ... I never know prices ... ring them ok?
 

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you get 5 for a pound or 10for 2


cheap as chips


cazzzz :D :D :D
 
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