Lippmann Funky Chunky

This is why I don't get fashion sometimes. I consider myself pretty open-minded and am willing to try anything once. Since I've seen plenty of pictures with 3 neatly done coats before I decided to try Funky Chunky all messed up. I did a super streaky first coat leaving bare nail in some places, but sadly it mostly got covered up the second coat and just tried to be sloppy in general. Then I rolled my fingers on them while they were still tacky like I was getting booked into jail, it made the shiny finish all dull and fingerprinty!


So I really hated that look and put a coat of SV over it, which made it shiny again but you could barely see fingerprint anymore. So I took my cuticle pusher tool and rolled it over my nails and gave them... what does this look like, skid marks? Oh wait, AWFUL.

I could have tried other ways to be more fashionable with the messy mani but uh, I like my nails pretty and tidy. On my right hand I tried 3 normal coats and I just can't wrap my head around the idea of this polish.

2 outta 3 ain't bad, indeed.

17 comments:

  1. 0oo0 this looks interesting i like the little dots

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  2. Lol Skye you are just too generous ;p

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  3. Is this the shade with hexagonal chunks in it? Don't worry, almost all of the reviews I've read have commented on this same issue... Maybe it's a social experiment? *lol*

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  4. That is interesting, isn't it! Creative art? I agree with Saila, I think it was a social experiment!

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  5. Oh Kae, you make me laugh, especially the skid mark comment. I agree with the social experiment too! Do do do do (Twilight Zone style) xx

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  6. ohh...i like the little dots...ur nails are pretty...btw.. thanks for ur comment about my toxic kitty... heheheheh!! & congratz on winning sasse konad kontest!! hoooraaayyy!! ur sweety black cat inspired me to use my HK plates again.. hehehehe

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  7. Eh, I'm just kind of turned off by Lippman anyway. I don't think it's your error. Actually, I think it turned out better than you think.

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  8. I like the dots; but I am not a big messy mani person either lol.

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  9. Love the attempts at the "deconstructed" nail! I'm with you, though - no thanks!

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  10. I am curious to see how this would look with one coat layered over silver. Could you please edit your post and put random words in all capital letters? I think that would make the polish look better. ;)

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  11. Lol...Kae you're too much! You've gave me such a chuckle. I know what you mean. I like nice and tidy nails too. Your mani doesn't look that awful though. I'm sure far away,no one could really see.

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  12. Love your manicures.

    In case you missed it - I tagged you for “7 Choses” Tag. :)
    http://www.parokeets.com/en/2009/10/7-choses-tag/

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  13. Kae, I think you're being way harsh. I think it looks great!

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  14. I really want to try one coat of funky chunky over a normal black with no topcoat-just enough to get a few obvious sequins without the streaky sheer mess.

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  15. Saila,
    Yah it's that one! lol maybe huh!

    Mary,
    If I'd only known earlier I could've skipped this one argh!

    Danielle,
    Lol! Oh I haven't seen twilight zone in many many years.

    Thriszha,
    Aw thank you. You are welcome! I loved the evil kitties!

    Markjoy,
    Aww well thank you so much :)

    Gildedangel,
    thanks, haha yeah I think there's only 1 person on the planet that likes a messy mani..

    Krisprimps,
    Haha yeah, I had to take it off the next day, it felt dirty!

    Diana,
    Hmm that might be interesting over silver. Lol that is too funny, why didn't I think to do that!

    Velvet,
    Lol no, it did look bad even from far away. :D Like I had painted my nails and jumped straight into bed withhout a fast dry tc!

    Maestra,
    Thank you! And thank you so much for tagging me! :)

    JacieO,
    Aw thank you that's so sweet of you :)

    Molo,
    Something about the randomness of the black on black hex glitter is so disorganized. That's a good idea tho over black so you get as little random glitter as possible! :)

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  17. I guess I'm not fashion forward. I just didn't like the look of lumpy black nails. I tried this once and not even a full manicure. I don't know if it's supposed to be worn with one coat or two. If you wear two coats it's opaque and looks lumpy. One coat and it's streaky. I guess it's supposed to be the first look. I like your second look. You tried your best!

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