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Proper gold nail varnish

(15 Posts)
BlooferLady Mon 06-Jun-11 20:43:07

I saw a woman on t'bus today wearing PROPER gold nail polish, and if I can't get some I might actually die. It had the effect of actual solid polished metal - not the usual gold polish that just looks sort of grainy and pearlescent. Anyone got any idea where I can get some? I have a couple of parties coming up and it'd be just the thing!

BlooferLady Mon 06-Jun-11 20:45:19

NOT like this....

more like this!

DoFliesHaveKnees Mon 06-Jun-11 20:48:10

Was it Minx?

noddyholder Mon 06-Jun-11 20:48:44

Leighton Denny Golden Girl

BlooferLady Mon 06-Jun-11 20:51:08

yes yes like that flies!

thanks noddy, just googling...

BlooferLady Mon 06-Jun-11 20:52:34

the leighton one looks sort of grainy in the bottle...does it come up smooth (if you see what I mean!) on??

Spagbolagain Mon 06-Jun-11 20:58:23

I don't think you can get that effect from varnish, think it's either stick-ons or foils.
I don't see how you could do with varnish; to get a reflective, mirror-like surface wouldn't be possible with millions of particles of pigment, it needs a continuous surface, I don't think the physics could ever work. Have definitely seen stick on silver ones, not sure about gold

pettyprudence Mon 06-Jun-11 20:59:38

I think the stuff you're on about is actually a transfer that you have done at a salon - my hairdresser had it on her toes but I cant remember what she said it was called! Sorry, that's not very helpful but I think the point is that you can't buy it in a bottle.

TattyDevine Mon 06-Jun-11 21:01:13

Minx nails.

They don't last that well on fingers apparently but I had my silver ones on my toes for 7 and a half weeks before removing them.

Jellyboobs Mon 06-Jun-11 21:02:21

Now this is practically useless, but I have seen a board outside a shop in Manchester that shows these on toenails, but in silver. I think it might be a special treatment, maybe one for the manicurist?

pettyprudence Mon 06-Jun-11 21:04:37

out of stock but i think this is the stuff

BlooferLady Mon 06-Jun-11 21:06:25

Thanks so much all - I think you're right chaps, it looks like a salon affair ... sorry for hasty reply, just perving over Jason Isaacs on BBC2 grin

Hmmmm, I will just have to hope I have a solid gold reason to spend money on a posh manicure sometime...for now that Leighton Denny one's a good bet.

BlooferLady Mon 06-Jun-11 21:07:13

Ah! Thanks Petty - I'll keep my eye obn ASOS and see if it comes back in, though I'm almost certainly too cack-handed to do it meself...

NotSuchASmugMarriedNow Mon 06-Jun-11 21:17:14

yeah it's probably Minx, they are fabulous and last weeks on toenails.

Lasted one day on my fingernails though - can't understand that really.

BlooferLady Mon 06-Jun-11 21:42:47

FOUND THEM! Oh the power of MN. Thanks all!

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