Saturday, April 21, 2012

MILANI Red Sparkle (& CHINA GLAZE Electrify)

Pin It I recently got a coupon from CVS for $3 off any purchase for my birthday! Of course I had to buy polish bahah!

Milani Red Sparkle

I went with Milani Red Sparkle
Pictures and a pretty sweet mani after the jump!
Now my sister sent me a picture of her Milani One Coat Glitter a few months ago. I was all excited because it was PURELY red glitter. Well I searched 3 CVSs and it seems that Milani has replaced the original Red Sparkle (pure red glitter) with this NEW Red Sparkle (red and gold glitter). Disappointed, I got it anyway because my coupon was going to expire.

Want some swatches?

 Milani Red Sparkle, 3 coats

  Milani Red Sparkle, 3 coats

Now, "One Coat Glitter" doesn't mean it's going to be opaque in one brush stroke haha, it means that in one coat you will have a ton of glitter. (Just thought I'd clear that up for anyone hopeful - like me) I had no issues getting a good chunk of glitter on to my nail. I was actually liking how this looked! It took 3 coats to get good coverage. 

After I put it on I thought to myself "WOAH! This is the opposite of Electrify by China Glaze) And so this results haha:

 Milani Red Sparkle with China Glaze Electrify (ring finger)

Pretty freaking sweet, I think! Red Sparkle has the exact glitter ratio and coverage that Electrify has. I only did 2 coats of Electrify, but 3 would of been the best. Electrify and Red Sparkle also seem to have a similar formula. If you are planning to wear either of these glitters alone, with many coats, I suggest you wait a little between the coats to avoid sliding around.

I have a pretty cool idea for next week for you guys! Given all goes well when I execute it today bahaha!

Have a good weekend!
Until next time,


  1. Happy Birthday! I have the Silver and Blue Flash. LOVE them. They are very glitter dense. I didn't realize the red had gold glitter in it. Pretty!

    1. Thanks! It didn't use to have gold glitter in it, my sister's version doesn't :[ I didn't notice the gold until I got home booo!

  2. Happy Birthday! And, that combination with the CG Electrify is awesome!


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