Monday, January 16, 2012

Big Purple Monster

Oh, Kitschies!  I have a wonderful head cold that I picked up from my husband...or my son...or a co-worker.  I'm not dying, but I don't feel great, so this post is going to be pretty short.

I went to the Albuquerque ComiCon this weekend, twice, actually.  I went to represent Duke City Derby (of course) but I also went to see what all the hubbub is about.  Now, it's nowhere near as big as San Diego ComiCon, but for Albuquerque, it was a pretty big deal.  I picked up a couple beautiful prints by David Mack and I found a new artist that I liked a lot in Urban Myth Studios.  It's too bad (or is it a good thing?) I didn't have more money to spend this weekend because I could've come home with a lot of really cool stuff.  Who knew all my hubs' comic nerdyness would eventually rub off on me?

Anyway...I have a pretty, pain in the butt polish to share with you today.  I came way of this polish courtesy of my bloggy buddy Emily at Wife, Check. Mom, Check. Now What?  I mentioned I was looking for Studio M polishes and she said she wouldn't mind picking some up for me.

Studio M Purple Medallion.  It's a red-based purple *full* of glitter, both pigmented and holo.  This polish is *super* thick and it eats top coat for breakfast, lunch *and* dinner, but the blingy payoff is worth looking past this polish's flaws.

She's not very pretty to look at in the shade, though the purple color itself is pretty.  But when you get her out in the sun and you see the holo sparkle, she lights up.

Blurry to show holo-y goodness.  This one is super thick (even after a few drops of thinner) so the wear was not great.  I only got to wear this for a few days without *big* chunks coming off.  Either way, sometimes a polish is too pretty to set aside. 

What do you think of Purple Medallion?  You can see her sister, Big Red Monster, here at THIS post.  Do you have any polishes that have such horrible formula but are too pretty to ignore?

8 comments:

Debra said...

My husband's nerdiness has rubbed off on me too. :)

Robyn said...

Ooooh, WANT! Even with the crappy formula, this looks awesome!

KarenD said...

I will forgive pretty much anything in a formula except brushstrokes.

Stray Stitches (Linda G) said...

Glad you enjoyed ComiCon. Maybe one day you and hubby can come to San Diego's and we could watch the boys.....hint, hint.

-Diana- said...

So pretty :)

Emily said...

I knew it when I saw the thumbnail in my reader that was one of the polishes I picked up for you. I got a few different shades too and those are Icie's favorites to pick out for her "parkle" fingers still.

Copyboy said...

Purple medallion? Try purple haze!!!

Myya said...

Ooohhh I likes this one A LOT!