Mercury Rising

Today our visit into franken-land will be taking us to Mercury!

I used Maybelline clear, and Travel to Mercury pigment from TKB Trading. Mercury is a deep bronzy/orange with flashes of green and gold.

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I filled a 0.25 oz empty bottle with 3/4 clear, and then added in 1 teaspoon of Mercury pigment.

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The color shift in this one was definitely more noticeable in the bottle than on the nail, but it’s still cool looking.

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We still have more travels through the galaxy to cover, so check back soon!
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10 Responses to “Mercury Rising”

  1. Very pretty! I really need to find somewhere where I can buy some empty bottles because I really want to experiment!

  2. DonutsofSpace Says:

    Mercury? That’s where my alien friends live. Is this NASA approved? I might need to wear this when I go visit them.

  3. This franken looks interesting. It sort of reminds me of copper, but this is more reddish/pinkish. It looks great!!

  4. You may burn up going to Mercury but this is a fabulous polish you made.
    Such a beautiful color. I have to start digging into my minerals. I have loads of them. How do you know what kind of base color to use? You used a clear on a previous franken and then a black. The polishes were from you other galaxies. Help!

  5. Duochrome, yay! Such a beautiful polish you’ve made!

  6. mercury isn’t a planet…

  7. Gabrielle Says:

    Don’t know what solar system you’re living in Allie, but Mercury is the first planet from the sun in mine.

    Amanda, smoking hawt polish – in any solar system!

  8. Yeah.. well….. Uranus isn’t a planet!

    lol jk

  9. maybe allie was thinking of pluto being demoted to a not-planet…i miss my planet pluto😦

  10. Shoshana Says:

    Where can I buy these minerals? This color is fantastic!!!!

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