Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Dandy Nails ~ Parallel Universe



Dandy Nails ~ Parallel Universe
Blue to purple duochromatic

It is time to move some of those untrieds into the Helmer. Today it’s time for Parallel Universe, which has been sitting in that box for over a year. Yikes! The reason it’s been sitting there for so long is that it looks a little bit dull in the bottle. Today it’s time to check out if it looks more interesting when it’s on the nails.

I decided to layer it. I painted my ring finger black and all the other nails midnight blue; I was excited to see which base colour would make Parallel Universe pop the most. I layered one coat of Parallel Universe over the base and let that dry.

And here’s what it looked like – remember there’s black underwear on the ring finger and blue underwear on the other fingers – and then one coat of Dandy Nails:


I honestly can’t see any difference at all!


The duochromatic effect isn’t stunning, but it is indeed a very pretty polish. I made some dots on each nail: First a black dot, then a lilac dot of Love, Angelina’s Angelicious and then another black dot. Here’s my final mani:


And here are the polishes I used:


Parallel Universe is way prettier on the nails than in the bottle. I am really glad that it’s not the other way around!


Number of coats: 1 over a base colour
Drying time: Pretty good
Finish: Duochromatic shimmer
Overall impression: Pretty but not stunning
Buy again: No

12 comments:

  1. Nice. Not a stunning nail polish, but it looks OK :)

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  2. Well the different colored underwear aren't really apparent, but I agree, the duochrome isn't very strong - but color-wise it's you...

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    1. It's true, it is my colour indeed :)

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  3. I agree the duochrome isn't very visible but it's still pretty... nothing crazy outstanding but still a nice polish :)

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  4. I like the subtle duo-chrome effect but the way you placed the dots are very ingenious!

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    1. Thank you so much, that surely put a smile on my face :)

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  5. It's nice but not a strong shift! I think it looks the same over both colours :-|

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    1. I do too - that really puzzled me :)

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