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China Glaze Crackle Glitters; Review & Swatches

China Glaze Crackle Glitters; Review & Swatches  
Well, it took me a week to get these swatched (the kids were anti-me-working all weekend/week), but I think they are worth the wait. Next month, China Glaze will be releasing their Crackle Glitter polishes ($9ea), click HERE to see the press release info.

Glam-More: "Bold fuchsia" this is definitely a bright fuchsia and it's packed full of glitters. Compared to the other three polishes, this one is much more dense and easily covers the nail with glitter in one swipe.






Gleam Me Up: "Bright sky blue" A pure bright blue almost sky blue, this one is not as glitter dense as Glam-More, you have to be very generous when applying. The pinky nail has a light application, similar to how you would normally apply your polish color, where you swipe a bit of the polish off the brush against the rim of the bottle. If you don't wipe any polish off and just apply it directly on the nail, your crackle will look more like the other three nails.






Jade-D: "Radiant bright green" In the bottle, this looks more like a bright green, but once applied it looks more like a green-toned gold. Don't feel disappointed though, as a gold glitter crackle polish this is amazing! It's definitely one of my favorites of the bunch. The glitter density is less than the other three polishes, but if you are generous in your application you can get a really nice coverage, enough to see the crackle effect for sure.






Luminous Lavender: "Luscious light purple" this is a very light and bright lavender, or light purple. It's not as densely packed with glitter as Glam-More and Gleam Me Up, but it's much more packed than Jade-D is. This is a great color, but it's tricky to play with. It doesn't show up well on medium ranged shades, but on top of dark or super light polishes it gives a great glow to your manicure. I would have to say this is my least favorite of the bunch only because it seems harder to pair it with other shades to get a decent, appealing manicure.






Base Coat: Barielle Nail Rebuilding Protein
Top Coat: Barielle Ultra Speed Dry Manicure Extender E.L.F. White (3-4 coats) E.L.F. Black (1-2 coats)

*Product(s) were received for trial/review; these are my honest opinions
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Haha, that's my 18mon old daughter, she was right next to me in her high chair. Glad you liked the tutorial :)

by BeautyByKrystal 1 year, 11 months ago Report as inappropriate | Remove Comment

Ah great tutorial! :) Also I heard a little girl in the back.... cute :)    Btw, you said you were going to put white on ring finger, and then again when you actually put black on ring finger...haha

by MissXu 1 year, 11 months ago Report as inappropriate | Remove Comment

Here's the link to the tutorial, hope you like it! :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbgSD3Okzcc&feature=youtu.be

by BeautyByKrystal 1 year, 11 months ago Report as inappropriate | Remove Comment

Aw gotcha, that's why you have E.L.F. white and black listed on the bottom. I wasn't sure how that worked out, but it makes sense now.    A tutorial would just be nice! :) 

by MissXu 1 year, 11 months ago Report as inappropriate | Remove Comment

I just applied a white polish on two nails, a black polish on two nails and then used these glitter crackle polishes as a top coat on all four nails. I will try to film a tutorial on using these this week - hopefully get it uploaded for you by the weekend :)

by BeautyByKrystal 1 year, 11 months ago Report as inappropriate | Remove Comment

Wow so pretty! Can you do a tutorial or how to apply this? How do you get the white vs the black?    I've bene meaning to try these "crackle" nail polishes since they were released last year but didn't know which ones to try.    These don't get released till next month? Can't wait! Please do a tutorial of applying them if you can! 

by MissXu 1 year, 11 months ago Report as inappropriate | Remove Comment

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