Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Cling On

Hey Everyone! I am quite confused but pleasantly surprised that blogger allowed me to upload these photos today without having to go through photobucket. I like the bucket and all but it is time consuming and annoying. I am not sure how long this will work but I am pretty excited about it! It would figure that the dinner bell just went off and I am not finished with this blog entry. I will make it quick.

This is the puppy Mr. Charleston after his surgery. He is doing well now. 

Today I have for you a magnetic polish from the China Glaze Magnetix collection.

This one is called Cling On. It was the first one I bought because it was the most unique color and I didn't have a similar shade in magnetic polish. 

It is a really pretty shimmery olive type color. It is way sheer though. I used three coats and you can still see some of the glitter peeking through the mani I had under it.  

Everyone has magnetic polishes out these days. I had heard some bad reviews on the China Glaze magnet so I picked up the magnet set for the Gelish polish that Sally's carries. I mainly picked it up because it had a star magnet and I was convinced the magnets had to be good if they were intended for gel polish. I used those magnets on this mani instead of the ChG magnets.

The magnets were strong and they did very well. They had a line, chevron and star magnet in the set.

 This polish looks very close to gold sometimes. That is my only issue with the color.

Like the Layla magnetics the Cling On got a lot darker when it was magnetized. I really love that the polish shows that much contrast. Layla still makes my favorite magnetic polish to date but this one is pretty nice too, especially considering the cost is way less. 

I did manage to ding my middle nail on the magnet not once, but twice. I added an extra coat to try and do the magnet again and hit it both times so I just left it there. 

When I did this mani I threw it on over glitter which explains why you see glitter in some pictures. My main goal was really to just test out the Gelish magnets rather than wear the mani. I of course did leave my nails like this for a couple of days but when I started the mani I wasn't really intending to. I enjoyed Cling On and found the formula nice and easy to work with though it was pretty sheer. The Gelish magnets worked great and were really strong. They are a little big so getting the design centered in my nail was a little bit difficult but I am sure it just takes practice. I need to give the China Glaze magnet a whirl next time.

That's all for now :)


  1. That's a very pretty color:) I really like it. Is this beautiful puppy a new addition to your "zoo" or just a temporary guest? He is adorable and I love his big white paws:)

    1. Thank you! He is quite a monster. He ate one of my dress shoes today.

  2. I love this one too! I wore it for 7 or 8 days when I was studying for an exam in the spring and I didn't even get bored. I love how yours turned out. If you didn't get the China Glaze magnet there's no reason to do so. It's flat and it doesn't "magnetize" the sides of my nails because they are curved.

    1. Thanks :) WOW I don't get that long of wear from anything lol. I did actually get the China Glaze Magnet back when I first got Cling on but haven't tried it yet. I have that issue too with the curving and the magnet not reaching the edges.

  3. I haven't noticed the Gelish magnets; will have to keep an eye out next time I'm in Sally's.

    1. Every Sally's I have been in has the Gelish Magnetic display on a side end hanging rack. It is hidden too because it is in a flap of the display. I really liked the magnets though they are slightly pricey for my cheap self lol I had a coupon and really wanted them so I went for it.


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