Gemma 2.0

3:43 PM Laura 5 Comments

I was a little miffed by Gemma the first time around because the blue flash was reeeally subtle and barely visible, and she was kind of an unflattering olive color in some lights.

I was also let down by Dharma because she was suuuper sheer, even though she had a beautiful blue flash.

You can see where I'm going with this, right?

I seriously can't believe I didn't think of this earlier. I just needed to layer them! The universe knew what it was doing when it guided my hand on the Zoya website.

I forgot bottle shots. D'oh! I WILL edit these in later. *writes post-it note to self to take bottle shots later*

EDIT:
Look! I actually remembered! Zoya Dharma and Gemma.

Anywho, here is Gemma revamped:

Inside

Inside

Outside

Outside

Outside

Outside

Lamplight

The blue flash is MUCH more prominent and Dharma washed out Gemma a teensy bit, which I like. I'm very happy with this and I'm so glad this combo occurred to me! I did two coats of Gemma and one coat of Dharma.

Also, my brush on Gemma was wonky.

Before

After!

But some scissors took care of that. :)

I also bought some cuticle remover today. I've never used it before so I'm a teensy bit scared. It's this blue Sally Hansen gel stuff. So tomorrow I'll try that out. Wish me luck!

5 comments:

  1. Oh, thank goodness I'm not the only one who wanted Gemma to be more...blue! Haha. I wanted to do this, too, but I don't have a blue-shimmer sheer polish. Your combo turned out so nicely!

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  2. oh god, cuticle REMOVER? That sounds painful...

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  3. @Larie: Thanks! I'm glad I was able to find a way to make Gemma work, since I had such high hopes for her.

    @Anna: It just gets rid of the dead gross stuff. :)

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  4. Eee! I like this! Me gusta!
    It reminds me of ... kelp bubbles. It's shiny the way bubbles are. And it's green like kelp.

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  5. You see things the weirdest ways, Sonia. It's cool.

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