Catrice Crushed Crystals ~ 01 Royal REDding
It’s been months since I showed off my first Crushed Crystals (if you missed the post you can see them right here), and now I finally managed to get my hands of the red beauty of the collection: Royal REDding.
Royal REDding is a red jelly base with red micro glitter, and it’s a texture. The application is easy and I used two coats for these pictures. The drying time between the coats is pretty good.
So: Here’s two coats and no topcoat:
I love the way the microglitters sparkle. Both these two pictures are taken in my lightbox, because the sun sulked and refused to shine!
I love reds with microglitter, they’re SO beautiful. I should have kept it like this but I didn’t. I made two lines of small stripes down the side of my nails and I applied a layer of Barry M’s Crystal Glaze on top of it all. It’s a flakie and it’s usually really pretty. But take a look at how it ended up looking like:
I’m not crazy about this myself. I think there’s way too much going on.
So that wasn’t my most successful experience with the pretty flakie. I think I will use it for more “simple” polishes in future; polishes that don’t have a lot going on themselves too.
The Crushed Crystals was a limited edition collection and is now discontinued.