Layering a custom color or effect was all over the Fashion Week runways, and layering gives you a myriad of options and ways to use the colors you already have. This finish looks gorgeous on fingers or toes, and shines brightly in the sun. For this flirty Summer style, I used complementary tones to achieve a shimmery, pearlescent finish. Start with a well-pigmented base color, and apply two coats. Finish with a single coat of an iridescent or pearlescent sheer color and top coat.
Products To Use:
Other iridescent options:
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