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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Pahlish- Move Slow and Steady

     Today I have for you a beautiful nail polish from Pahlish called Move Slow and Steady. This creamy polish has copper shimmer floating in a dusty lilac base. It almost reminds me of radiant orchid, the Pantone color for 2014.  It's a little too dark but, if you use your imagination the shimmer could be pollen that's fallen off onto the petals. Or I'm just really tired tonight and delusional.

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     Move Slow and Steady was very opaque on the first coat, but still needed 2 to reach full opacity. The application was like butter with the polish flowing freely, but not so freely that you have to worry about flooded cuticles. I've shown it with 2 coats plus top coat.

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     The copper shimmer is abundant with nice even coverage on the nail. I did have to do a little dabbing at the tips of some of my nails. The shimmer seemed to want to stick to the brush when I lifted it off the nail on 2 of my fingers. Nothing that was too bothersome and could easily have been user error.

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     It's such a pretty polish with a very feminine feel to it. But I wanted to see what it would look like with a matte top coat. I also tried out some dried flowers I picked up during Sally's clearance sale.


     I really like the look of Move Slow and Steady with the matte top coat. I'm not so sure I'm digging the flower, though. Maybe if I'd used a different flower or one that was more delicate. What do you think?

     I know this post was short, sweet and to the point but this mama is tired after the first day of school and needs to get to bed.  I sent my baby off today and now have all of my kids in school. It took more of an emotional toll on me than I realized.  I should be back to my old self by the next post.  Thanks for stopping by and Happy Polishing!










22 comments :

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    1. IT really is! I'm so glad that I snagged it during her sale.

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  2. I love the addition of the matte topcoat and the flower, that was an inspired idea!

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    1. Thank you. I love the matte effect, just not the flower so much. I've got a few other flowers here to play around with and see if I like them better.

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  3. Very pretty colors, I like the unique combination of the glitter and the lavender color.

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    1. Its not a combination I would have thought up that's for sure but it really works nicely together.

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  4. That polish is gorgeous! The copper shimmer really sets the purple off well :) Oooh and with the matte top coat, it's so pretty! Maybe a smaller flower would look better with it? I don't think it looks bad, though!

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    1. I think you're right about the flower. For me it's just too solid for the delicate polish underneath.

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  5. I love this polish so much and it is beautiful on you! I think the flower looks cool!

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  6. OH MY GOSH! I love this. Not only because of Pahlish (my fave) but the dried flower is beautiful!

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    1. Thanks Jenna. This was my first Pahlish polish, but I'm sure it wont be my last!

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  7. Ohh, this is lovely! That copper makes the polish really stand out for me.

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    1. I love this unlikely color combination! So pretty on the nails.

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  8. This is so pretty!! The shimmer is gorgeous!

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  9. So creative of you to think of pollen on a flower! But I can totally see that! I like the matte version, too, couldn't pick a fave :)

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  10. I like this, the color looks very special ;)

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    1. It is a beautiful color. I'm so glad I snagged it when I could.

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