Finger Paints “Flakie” Topcoats!!

Hello Guys and Dolls, today I have an important announcement:

*over a loud speaker*

CHEAP “FLAKIE” POLISH ALERT!

Finger Paints L-R: Asylum, Flecked, Flashy, Motley, Twisted

Oh Yes, that’s right. An inexpensive brand has come out with line of 5 “flakie” glitter polishes! WHOO HOO! The Down side? they are limited edition and selling out quick. RUN- grab your google & find the number to a Sally Beauty supply near you and see if they have them.. that is after you finish drooling over my swatches.

 

Here I did 2 coats of each “flakie” over 1 coat of Wet ‘n’ Wild black. Please excuse my messy polish application, the brush of the Wet ‘n’ Wild polish gave me a tough time.

Thumb= Flashy

Index= Flecked

Middle= Twisted

Ring=Motley

Pinky= Asylum

 

 

Did I mention these look particularly cool with a matte topcoat?

I used China Glaze Matte Magic

Price- $5.49-$4.99 with Sally Beauty card

Availability- Sally Beauty Suppl Stores (I haven’t seen these online yet)

Final thoughts- LOVE! The only one I’d Skip is Asylum because it’s too sparse, the milky base is too strong, and you could recreate it using Flashy and Motley.

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18 comments

  1. mousetrapx · January 8, 2012 mousetrapx

    Holy crap! Thank you for the post on these, Cora! They’re amazing! And since its my birthday I know who’s taking themselves to Sally’s as soon as they open! I really hope they have them! These look fantastic! <3

  2. Ice Queen · January 8, 2012 Ice

    I have them. Love them. These are so pretty and definitely worth the money and the time and effort to track down.:D

    I decant my Wet-N-Wild Black Creme into another bottle with a great brush for use. Wet-N-Wild makes surprisingly nice polish but their brushes are atrocious. :(

  3. Danielle R. (@Nickle4aPickle) · January 8, 2012 Danielle

    Those look really cool! :D I like Motley the best.

  4. Danielle · January 8, 2012 Danielle

    I’m so happy I was lucky enough to find 3 of these bad boys at my local Sally’s! Now I’m only on the search for two! hah :D Great post though!

  5. mousetrapx · January 8, 2012 mousetrapx

    Okay I just wanted to put this out here for anyone who reads this! I went there today and bought five of these. XD BUT! This is the important part Right now they’re having a deal where you buy ANY three Finger Paints and you get a free cute wallet/clutch thing!

  6. Jazmín · January 8, 2012 Jazmín

    I love using my matte top coat over metallic nail polish, but I don’t really like the flakes. :(

  7. Aud W · January 9, 2012 Aud

    holey moley check out the matte versions! LOOOOOVE!!

  8. Kelly · January 10, 2012 Kelly

    Just bought them can’t wait to try them. Thank you so much for posting. Oh f.y.i. Hopefully all sallys are offering this but i just got really pretty clutch style wallet for free for buying 3 finger paint polishes.

  9. Jasmine · January 10, 2012 Jasmine

    Just wanted to write a little note to let you know how much you have inspired me to pursue my makeup dreams (:

    Thanks Cora!

  10. GlamTrotter · January 11, 2012 GlamTrotter

    Love these! So glad to see dupes for the Zoya Flakies! I must have been living under a rock, because I just discovered you on YouTube today and I love how genuine you are! Had to come check out your blog since I am a blogger as well. Great site! Keep up the great work! xo Amber

  11. agentp009 · January 12, 2012 agentp009

    I love flakies so much! Too bad I can never find any where I live (for some reason). I think flashy may be my favorite of all these.

  12. Lady & Olga · January 17, 2012 Lady

    Cute result on top of black ! :)

  13. Alecia · January 21, 2012 Alecia

    Hey Cora!! I finally got my flakies and let me tell you I had to go to great lengths to get these little gems :) I called every Sally’s within 250 miles of where I live with no luck whatsoever. Then I thought I would just give it a shot and call the Sally’s in my grandparents state…lol! (don’t know what made me decide to do that) Low and behold they had every single one. I put them on hold under my g’pa’s name and called him up, he picked them up and shipped them out. Gramps saved the day!!My 80 year old super hero..hahaha. I am so excited I was able to get my hands on them because they are just as awesome as you described. LOVE FLAKIES!! Just thought I would share my flakie adventure ;)
    xoxoxox

  14. redebeth · January 23, 2012 redebeth

    Hi! I am new, but saw these on here earlier this week and when i was at Sally’s tonight they had a special. Buy two ion hair dyes and get 1 fingerpaints nail color free. I was worried these wouldn’t count ( like the china glaze crackle was excluded from certain Sallys CG deals) but it worked just fine. I may have to go stock up on dye *and* flakies!

  15. Sophie-Marie · February 5, 2012 Sophie-Marie

    It’s ok, but I prefer to use loose glitter that I get in art stores. Much more creative freedom/control here!
    Love,
    S
    httop://mademoisellesonushka.blogspot.com

  16. Tiffany Nowicki · February 18, 2012 Tiffany

    Thank you so much for doing this review. I subscribe to you on YouTube and knew that you posted pictures here so I was able to look up the website and use your photos to decide which polishes I wanted while at the store. It’s nothing major but I was really glad I could use your photos as reference. :D

  17. Amy Booms · May 4, 2012 Amy

    I bought flecked without knowing what it really was…my daughter and I just LOVE nail polish so we thought we would try it. LOVE IT! Since orange is my favorite color I am going to search for Flashy ;) Love the tutorial!!!

  18. Glamnailz · January 12, 2013 Glamnailz

    Would u be up for selling Twisted??!! :)

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