Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Revlon Street Wear in Jelly and Groovy

 The shades I have in today's post are a bit more my style than yesterday's. Although, I'm still not overly thrilled with them. Maybe it's me. I seem to be in some kind of nail polish slump. New collections are just meh, and I have no desire to go out and buy them. I would usually go out of my way to pick up new collections, but lately I don't even feel the urge to look at swatches. I'm even contemplating a blog sale to downsize my collection. Crazy! I suppose it's just a phase I'm going through which hopefully subside sooner than later.

This is Jelly. It is a taupe polish with purple/blue shimmer, but the shimmer isn't visible under normal lighting. I used three coats.

This is with flash. I wish it looked like this 24/7.


Groovy is a clear base with holographic bar glitter and small, purple glitter. I loved this one, but that's just me being partial to bar glitter. If it has bar glitter, I am more likely than not to love it. I used one coat over two coats of OPI A Grape Fit!. Sorry about the flooding on my ring finger, I didn't notice it until today when I was reviewing the pics.

Here it is with no flash. A Grape Fit isn't as bright as it looks in the pics above, or blue for that matter. These pictures resemble the color better, but the color is still a bit off.


 I'm not sure what to think of my new Canon EOS Rebel T3. Most of the pics I take come out way off in color. I think my old Sony Cybershot takes better pics sometimes. Maybe it's just my lighting? I took some really awesome pics over the weekend at the aquarium and those are color accurate... Probably just user error. ^_^

4 comments:

  1. jelly is such a unique color! it almost seems like something chanel would come out with.
    lighting has a hugeeee impact on how pictures turn out. what kind of lighting do you use? if it's easier, you can always adjust the colors through post processing!

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  2. Is it the color balance setting? It's how I adjust mine. It might be called color temperature if not color balance.

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  3. Jelly does look like an interesting color; I'm a sucker for funky shimmers! And I may be wrong but does Groovy look a bit like Save Me from the new OPI Nicki Minaj collection? O.O I would also advise looking at your balance settings. Even with my Nikon Coolpix L110, I sometimes have to change the color balance with my Corel photoshop program.

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  4. Love your first pic, its kind of hot n sexy in a way.

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