If you could create your own nail polish right now, what would you create?


If you could create your own nail polish right now, what would you create? What color? Finish? Type? Share!

A warm, mint green with iridescent, blue-to-violet pearl with more of a cream-jelly finish that was opaque.

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I’d take Technopagan by OOC and give it the metallic finish of Zoya’s Imperial Russia to give it the kind of brilliance that I’d been expecting out of the shade based on the lip color!

A light, neutral pink with a little bit of gold shimmer in it that would be perfectly opaque in 2 coats and would last for an entire week before showing tip-wear.

A warm coral pink with pink and gold pearl and a gel finish! Don’t think its very unique but I don’t have anything of that sort.

Hm…maybe the perfect medium periwinkle blurple colour, with ethereal pale gold shimmer. Mostly, i’d create one that was readily available and reasonably priced in NZ! 😀

I totally want the one you described Christine! Otherwise, I’d like a strong purple/cool green duochrome with minimal visible brushstrokes. Rimmel has something like it called Royal Blue, and while the duochrome effect is pretty strong and good, the formula could be lot better.

I actually have a lot of ideas for nail polish, but shipping to Germany for a suspension base is often expensive and many shops don’t ship overseas.
Anyway for the question (what I’d do right now), I like neon, matte glitter, so I’d make a top coat with a clear base and different kinds of neon glitter, a mixture of small bars and different sizes of hexagons. Something like Connect the Dots with colorful neon glitter and without a shimmering base.
Or something with circle glitter (maybe an underwater color scheme, blue and a little bit of green) since I don’t have a polish with that yet.

Similar to Christine’s actually, it would be an frozen aqua/arctic ice color, creamy or jelly with pink and blue iridescence, like an ice sculpture.

Hmm… It’s gray and rainy today so I’m thinking a wildly neon coral polish that doesn’t chip easily and has a slight pink shimmer all the way through.

Seafaom green with purple/blue sifting mirco shimer with Semi opaque finish (so that the shimer will layer in 2 ayer to create depth). And Sand texture with red based and with gold/orange shimmer.

For a really nice mint, try Pahlish Prainha Beach ($9). It’s a warmer mint with gold flakes, which are visible at arm’s length. It’s available until the end of June on the Pahlish Big Cartel store.

Can I just get something that actually lasts a week, while withstanding daily dishwashing, frequent laundry, and other household chores…? I don’t care about the color, provided it’s not oramge/coral, or neon/bright, but a nice nude or vampy shade would be nice!

I’d create a brown/black base with bright orange glitters so that it would be appropriate to wear from the first of September till December. Trying to find this combo to wear for the fall holidays! Because Fall is my favorite season to dress up,decorate, and smell like a pumpkin! I love the colors for fall, the makeup, and Pumkin scents are my favorite scents of the year, I love Christmas, but I feel like I’m limited to my color and my scent choices.

Wow, the one you described sounds gorgeous, Christine! I want that one too!

Otherwise, a Louboutin red creme/satin with a burgundy/black duochrome and a gold flash.

A luminous, jelly finish medium inky cobalt blue with really fine copper, red, pink and purple micro glitter.
I’d call it Smashing Comets, just because I could.

I so want to create my own makeup line…

I have some on mind, like a yellow-gold-orange duochrome… or any glitter that is opaque in one coat. Also an almost white but still not kind of blue, that is not grey-toned.

The one you described sounds exactly like Blue Eyed Girl Lacquer’s Lady Slipper from the Spring Collection. I’ve got it (plus a back-up!) and you’re right – mint green crelly with purple to blue shift really is gorgeous, especially as a pedi!

I would make a nail polish practically identical to Fiver by Butter London (that perfect icy mint that reminds you of mint chocolate chip ice cream) but more jelly like and waaaay more opaque

A sheer, pure clean white glow with a blue-violet subtle duochrome that sort of glints at the sides.

Oh! And a darker, vampier version of MAC Rain of Flowers in a nicer formula with a nicer brush.

Or Chanel Rouge Noir but with a nicer formula + Nicer brush.

A deep cobalt blue with a glowy orange or peach shimmer. I have a frankened one out of some old polishes, but I think with the newer formulas & pigments available, the color combo could be amazing.

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