(Closed) so… i just put on opi nail crackle…

posted 6 years ago in Beauty
Post # 3
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Honey bee

LOL, I saw those in the store and questioned how they would turn out. Maybe you should post a picture.

Post # 5
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Newbee

Make sure you put the crackle layer on REALLY thick!  I have the black crackle and painted a thin layer and it looked awful.  The next time I put on one really thick layer and it worked really well.

Post # 6
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 2012

i read some people didnt like it either.  i heard the trick is to apply 2 super thin coats

Post # 7
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Newbee

Also, to me it looked a lot better after I put a clear coat on top!  The colors popped a lot more!

Post # 10
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

errrrrrr…… whats your base color? is it not enough in contrast?

 

cause that does not look lovely.

Post # 11
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

@MrsNeutrino:  Yeah, that doesn’t look anything like the pics on the boxes.  I think that bakerella did these and they looked good.  Maybe you can PM her for some tips on how to do them or the product that she used.

Post # 13
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

No that’s not how it’s suppose to look! What I don’t like about crackle is it’s hard to get just the right amount. It should look like this

I did that with Samoan Sand but I’ve also done it with red and it turned out neat. But truly it’s hard to get just the right coat-somewhere inbetween thin and thick LOL! And you have to add a top coat to make it shine. It’s very matte.

Post # 14
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Bumble Beekeeper

@MrsNeutrino:  Lol!  This whole thread is funny.  I’m sorry they turned out like that!  I tried some on in the store once and it didn’t seem to do……..whatever it’s supposed to do for me, either.  Hopefully Bakerella can give you some tips.

Post # 15
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

you def need to do a thick coat to get it to crack- i  think that’s your issue.

 

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