By - okayestM0M
The little dots on each swatch stick is the matching nail lacquer that came with the full collection set.
Looks great! What color is on your thumb in the photos?
It’s Too Cute to Spook from Sparkle&Co.! :)
Oh I love the telluride!!! It’s literally an hour from me!!
That color is what first attracted me to the set actually! And then Stowe is the exact gray shade I’ve been looking for. Can’t wait to use these!
This is very helpful, thank you! I spy two that I can’t live without.
Ooo which ones? Telluride, Stowe and Aspen are my favorites.
Aspen and Stowe are just different enough from anything else I have that they need to be mine.
Aspen is beautiful. The pictures don’t do it justice honestly. It’ll be perfect for November
I bought this set and it came yesterday, it’s so gorgeous I can’t wait to use it!!
It really is. I’m super excited too! Revel killed it with these colors.
I’ve never tried Revel, but you might have just convinced me! I’ve been using ASP from Sally’s for years and love it, but their color selection always leaves me wanting more.
I LOVE Revel dips! Revel is like 80% of my dip collection lol
What liquids are you using?
I use ManiBoss liquids
Edit: I use ManiBoss Dip Base and Activator and the top coat is Revel Glass Shield UV gel
Thank you! I've literally been searching the sub and YouTube for 2 days trying to find new liquids that I will like. I think I'm going to try ManiBoss but I haven't committed just yet lol
Definitely worth a try! I was using Sparkle and Co and switched to ManiBoss and haven’t gone back. I’ve heard a lot of good things about Virgo & Gem liquids and Triple Vitamin. A lot of people on this sub love those brands too if that’s helpful! :)
Yep, those are the ones I've narrowed it down to lol! I'm trying to find one on the thicker side bc my nails are so flimsy and also one that doesn't dry too quickly for me to do ombres and clean up
Have you considered the gel method for dip powder? It doesn’t dry on you and you have tons of clean up time because it doesn’t dry until you put it under a UV light. I know ManiBoss has a gel for dip. It’s called the 2-in-1 Gel Base and Top Coat. Virgo & Gem and Triple Vitamin may offer similar products, I’ve just never looked. If you go with the ManiBoss 2-in-1 Gel Base I recommend getting the Revel Glass Shield UV gel top coat because the ManiBoss 2-in-1 (even though it’s a base and top coat) as a top coat it’s not very shiny. The Glass Shield is SUPER shiny and gives a nice finish. You’ll just need a UV or LED light, of course, for the gel method.
I have, especially because I get dip flu, but it's not something I really want to dabble in at this time. Maybe in the future if I can't find any regular liquids I like lol
Definitely wear an N95 mask and look at getting a dust collector for when you file. That may help with the dip flu. I only wear the mask when I’m filing and sometimes when I’m dipping too. TRYING to link one for you for reference but it’s not wanting to work.
Oh god, I have resisted buying new dips for so long but I have to have Aspen and Vail.
Thanks for posting, it’s nice to see these swatches before buying!
Aspen is seriously so so beautiful. The picture doesn’t do it justice at all.
Can’t wait for my order to arrive!
Question on aspen- do you think a clear coat is needed before activator and buffing?
I think you could do either but maybe just in case I might encapsulate it. Lazy me says meh on encapsulation but the careful side of me says to encapsulate lol
Same haha. I realized I’m almost out of clear and I am very lazy lol.