It's Nail of the Day time! I have another glittery combo today, but matte glitter instead of your typical reflective glitters. It features Ulta3 Stop the Press which came out in their Glitterati collection sometime last year. I decided to pair it with one of my favourite polishes (which is a cult favourite from the brand) China Glaze For Audrey.
Matte glitters were originally a concept you could only find in Indie polishes, but recently have started to filter into more mainstream brands, and the drugstore. Currently, matte glitters don't have a heavy presence in Australian drugstores, but hopefully that will change as many brands have started to bring them out in the US. Stop the Press contains matte black and white hexagonal glitters in two sizes in a clear base. There isn't any glitter fishing required and you get a good coverage in one coat (shown above), but with more of a dabbing motion. Black and white glitters pretty much go with any shade underneath, whether they be super bright, neon shades or light pastels. You could even top off a neutral or grey shade for a more subtle look. They add interest to the nail and almost give a splattered effect from far away.
For Audrey is of course a cult favourite from the brand due to its not-so-secret resemblance to the Tiffany & Co turquoise, robin egg blue shade. It's such a pretty colour! It's a creamy shade with a good formula, opaque in two coats with no streaking or uneven application. It also doesn't stain the nails.
I really, really enjoyed this mani and will definitely be wearing Stop the Press again with a few more shades.
What are your thoughts on the matte glitter trend?