Hi everyone! There are a lot of remarkably talented and creative minds in the polish world and this gives those of us content to write and take pictures plenty to be thankful for. I'm one of the least creative out there when it comes to thinking in color and dreaming up my own shades, so when the fabulous Becca, aka the Franken Femme, gave me the opportunity to have a custom color made a few weeks ago, I needed to take some time to really think about what I'd want. Becca has a plethora of beautiful and original creations, and I'm still floored and honored that she offered to make something for me.
In case you're unfamiliar with the term "frankening", Girly Bits Cosmetics blog has a comprehensive description of the phenomenon. In a nutshell, frankening is taking different components, such as existing polish colors, eyeshadows, glitters, pigments, and mixing them together to create a franken polish. It's a pretty awesome way to tweak certain colors to achieve a certain vision. My vision, because Becca offered this at the beginning of fall, was a dark teal to midnight blue glassfleck and my gosh, did she deliver. It's even got a bit of the purple duochrome flash that I love so much. Observe.
So what we have here is a black jelly base saturated with dark teal shimmers that flash, yes, purple, when they're not too busy giving off the appearance of the darkest, clearest ocean depth. This polish is deep, glowy, and brilliantly beautiful. I used two coats plus one layer of topcoat.
I love my custom Franken Femme creation so much and I can't thank you enough, Becca. You truly nailed this one.
Check out more of Becca's creations on her blog, Franken Femme, and like Franken Femme on facebook. Prepare to be inspired.
Thank you for reading and have a beautiful day! ♥