|Hand made tiger stripes|
|Yellow stamping with BM-XL05|
I bought some gel polishes on clearance from Sally's. The above pictures are Orly "Melt you Popsicle". Amazingly, both photos are the same base color. The first was with lighting from behind and the second was direct lighting from above. The yellow stamping really toned down the neon. The neon with tiger stripes is the boldest mani I have worn to work. Nothing came of it. The tiger stripes garnered some positive comments from guys. They thought I was a Bengals fan. Women associated it with Tigger from Winnie the Poo. Either way it has been a fun bold color to wear. Since it is a gel polish, I tend to wear gel for at least a week since it is more work to remove.
The best thing about a good gel polish mani is that it is very tough. For a guy that uses his hands at work, gel polish doesn't chip and looks as good as new after a week. I have a black gel I wear now and then. Go gel if you want a durable polish to wear for a couple of weeks.