I love my nails right now.

So I've always liked the idea of "making" a new polish with my already existing polishes. It's called frankening when you do this! As in Frankenstein, putting bits and parts together to create him. Well last night and tonight I've been researching the heck out of this. I just found a polish on Friday night that I really liked from an Indie nail polish company. Here's the polish I fell in love with Friday night I love the white sheer base and the neon glitters and I love that it's called Popples because I FREAKING LOVED Popples as a kid. I still have my Popples stuffed toys, a plastic cup, a book and... I think that's all. I used to also have a large plastic Popples tricycle. It was white and pink and purple I think. And in the middle of the handlebars (like where a horn would be on a car's steering wheel?) was a Popple that would go up and down while you were riding. Which is the whole idea of the Popples, they were critters that you could turn into a ball by putting them inside of a pocket? I'm horrible at explaining this. But yes, I love that nail polish. Only I don't have $8 right now to buy it. I would rather buy a few at a time and use a coupon code. 

So what did I do? I set about trying to recreate it myself. I've noticed that I've been liking/loving a LOT of white based polishes with glitter. So I figured I could try to recreate the look.

I used a really old Loreal polish that was(is) a white creme polish and was meant for french tips. I had 1 empty bottle plus several bottles of clear top coat I knew I could use. So I started mixing clear and white to get the clear look that these polishes had. I also had to start collecting glitter polishes I wanted to use. I ended up with about 5 of them and was just pouring and mixing and shaking. I ended up with this the first time I liked it enough to stop.

The glitters in that are mostly Milani glitters that were discontinued last year. I saw them at Dollar Tree last year and bought a few extras of my favorite. I'm really glad I did because they came through for me. I liked how it looked on my nails but I wasn't completely satisfied and felt that I could do better.

So tonight I played around some more. Loreal white, various brands of clear AND the glitter is Sinful Pride. I was going through my polishes trying to find glitters I could use. I saw the Sinful one and was like oh my god why didn't I figure this out sooner. 

Sinful Pride is perfect for me to start out with for recreating the look I wanted.

So there's the final look of my franken polish on my nails. I'm pretty happy with it too. It has metallic glitters whereas the ones I've liked have been mostly matte glitters( I think) but this completely will work. For now, til there's extra money! 

Okay, must sleep.

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