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Weekly Mani: iGel Pure White with Stamp

Hi dear readers,

Another white mani you say, why yes, I’m kinda in love with white polish at the moment. This mani is actually a result of a fail with some water decals from Kiss. I found 3 really cool designs at my local grocery store and thought they would look great over white but I really did not like them on my shorties. So those get put aside and I’ll revisit them when my nails are longer.

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First, about the polish. This is iGel Pure White that I picked up at my local nail supply place for $6.00. It’s opaque in 2 coats and applied very nicely with no shrink back or wrinkling. The only thing I didn’t like was when I removed the sticky layer to stamp it left a milky residue behind that took extra swipes with the alcohol to clear away. I know that some gel polishes can leave a bit of uncured color in the inhibition layer, some more than others, but this seemed excessive. None of the other whites I have do this. If I have any problems with wear I will update here. When I went looking for a link to provide you for purchase I found that they supply to salons and other pros and don’t seem to have any US distributors at the moment. They do have a Facebook page and a website.

I wanted to keep it simple again so I chose small image from Mundo de Unas plate #16 and I stamped with the ever reliable Sally Hansen Insta Dri Gone Grey. I wanted a lot of the white to show so I only used about half the image. The accent nail is a simple design using silver studs and silver diamond shape.

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Products used:

Base: iGel gel polish- Pure White
Stamp: Mundo de Unas plate # 16
Stamping polish: Sally Hansen Insta Dri  Gone Grey
Studs: Silver 1mm round, silver seed, silver diamond

white and grey shorties

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3 comments on “Weekly Mani: iGel Pure White with Stamp

    1. Kim

      Thank you :)

  1. Laura

    Lovely as always. I always enjoy what you come up with looking at a pile of studs. :)