NOTD: HITS Cutie Pie

Llarowe  mentioned last night that today’s Brand of the Day would be HITS.  When I saw this at like midnight I was sitting at the computer, bored- both kiddos are sick right now and the youngest was curled up on my lap trying unsuccessfully to sleep- so I decided to paint my nails with the only HITS polish I currently have, Cutie Pie.  I had no other post planned for today, so why not?

I won’t lie, it makes me a little sad seeing all the beautiful swatches from other bloggers pour into Llarowe’s page.  My poor nubbin nails just can’t show off the pretty polishes as well!  Hopefully I can start growing them out soon… curse you acrylics!  NEVER AGAIN.

As an added twist, I pulled out my Cheeky stamps and added some space images.  This polish just seems space like to me!  All pictures are 3 coats of Cutie Pie (2 would have been enough), and the stamps used O.P.I.’s DS Radiance.  I used stamp plates CH4 and CH5.

And now to show off a bit of the color shift:

The HITS Mari Moon polishes (which Cutie Pie is a part of) are just amazingly beautiful polishes.   The Mari Moon collection colors cost $8 each (for 6mL) on Llarowe’s site.  Not a cheap purchase (from a dollar to mL standpoint), but they’re definitely worth splurging for when you can.


2 responses

  1. Great. Now I need to buy some plates and a stamper…I’m going to have to stop reading your blog! ;o)

    June 28, 2012 at 12:12 pm

  2. Hah! No seriously, do it and DON’T wait as long as I did. These Cheeky plates I have were $20 with free shipping over $25 from Amazon (they’re $13 directly from Cheeky with like $6 shipping, so almost the same- I was ordering something else w/ the free amazon shipping that day though). You can grab a stamper for about $5… I really like this Konad one. If you don’t want to plop down the $20 on the plates (but really, I have SO many… there’s 26 plates with multiple images on each), a lot of the brands sell individual plates as well. You can grab just 1 or 2 Konad plates for about $5 each.

    Once you get the hang of it, it’s SO quick and easy. Even cleanup is easy with pure acetone.

    You don’t really need the special polish you can buy- but be sure to stamp with a fairly opaque polish. The 2 I’ve used so far are 1-coater polishes.

    June 28, 2012 at 2:12 pm

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