Hello, Happy Sunday, and welcome, new readers! I'm stoked you're here and I hope you enjoy my blog as much as I do (really hoping that doesn't read like a line from Mean Girls, lol).
The unfortunately discontinued Sally Hansen Nail Prisms have been an obsession of mine since I first laid eyes on Burgundy Orchid two years ago. I've made it my mission to own them all, and all means every light and frosty shade as well as their beautiful dark duochromes and saturated holos. I'm kind of an oddball in that I actually really like light pearly colors but so many of the light Nail Prisms are copies of themselves. I've intended to do a comparison post for something like a year and a half but in the mean time, I'll just show you one of my more recently acquired Prisms.
This is Pink Pearl, a pale pink to pale golden duochrome.
It's pretty much impossible to eliminate visible nail line with the light Prisms. I used three coats here and its been my experience that four coats makes no difference in appearance and only increases thickness and dry time (which is still not inconsiderable-- even with a quick drying topcoat, Pink Pearl is prone to dings). Careful application will minimize, but not eliminate, brushstrokes.
Even so, the shift is quite obvious and very cool and even if you're not exactly a fan of light and pearly, you can appreciate that it's only recently that companies are starting to create duo- and multichromes that stand up to the Prisms.
Pink Pearl is a must-have for diehard collectors and fortunately, one of the easiest Prisms to find and can be purchased for under $5 on ebay and amazon. In case you're interested, now is a good time to find quite a few Prisms for under $10. My search continues, however, for the ever elusive and always expensive Turquoise Opal.
Thank you for reading and enjoy your Sunday ♥