I used Orly Ridgefiller as my base coat, which right now, I'm not loving - it applied a little streaky. Then I added 1 coat of Essie "Cloud Nine," a milky white - which isn't streaky at all. China Glaze "Ghoulish Glow" had a good glow after 3 coats, but I added a 4th for good measure. Since it dries fast, this wasn't an issue. I finished with 1 coat of Seche Vite.
|China Glaze "Ghoulish Glow"|
"Ghoulish Glow" looks like a milky (very slightly green-tone) white on my nails in bright light. It really just looks like sterotypical 80s glow in the dark color - a somewhat mottled, translucent, faint greenish milky white.
|China Glaze "Ghoulish Glow" (indoors, tungsten light)|
Like most 80s glow-in-the-dark items, the polish glows strongly after being in direct light, then its glow quickly diminishes. I took one picture, then I took another less than 30 seconds later, and the glow intensity had already diminished significantly.
|China Glaze "Ghoulish Glow" : The glow diminishes after 30 seconds.|
I'm still wearing my glow-in-the-dark manicure from Thursday. Today is Saturday, and there is minimal tip wear (and I'm rough on my nails).
Earlier in the week, I had another Halloween mani/pedi.
|Pedicure: Revlon "Facets of Fuchsia" | Manicure: Milani "Purple Passion" topped with China Glaze "Black Mesh"|
I currently have the same pedicure: Revlon "Facets of Fuchsia." I'm wearing 2 or 3 coats of this. I love this color. It's a fuchsia glitter with a black base. The glitter pieces are different sizes, so that creates an illusion of depth.
For the first time, I tried a crackle polish. My manicure is 2 coats of Milani "Purple Passion," which is a lovely purple with blue and pink shimmer. The crackle is China Glaze "Black Mesh" from the Halloween set. I wish the contrast between the purple and black was greater. Also, the Milani purple wears and chips quickly, so I only wore this manicure for a couple days.
For both mani and pedi, the base coat was Sally Hansen "Double Duty," and the top coat was Seche Vite.