You know I've been playing around with textured polishes like crazy, particularly with Bee Polished's technique of painting over a textured polish. You might also remember that when I tested this with a holo, most of the holographic effect disappeared (although a little did remain). The next question I set out to ask about this technique was, what about duochromes? Do they lose their color shift when put over a textured polish, or do they preserve it?
I started out with Julie G Crushed Candy, the light purple splash of happy from the Frosted Gum Drops collection:
|Julie G Crushed Candy|
|Look at that sparkle!|
|Zoya Adina over Julie G Crushed Candy|
Oh yeah, baby! the beautiful duochrome was perserved, now new and improved plus texture! This combination does cover up the glitter in the polish, since Adina is opaque, so you might want to do this with a non-glitter version, or not, as you wish.
I hope I'm not boring you with all this stuff about the textured polishes, but I'm having just a ton of fun with them. When I first heard about them, I didn't think they'd be that interesting, sort of a one-trick pony. But that has turned out to really not be the case, and I'm so glad I have some. :)
Thanks for looking! Peace and love,