Girly Bits Holochrome Powder No Gel Application Using Yellow Stopper

by Lisa Heath
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Girly Bits Holochrome Powder No Gel Application Using Yellow Stopper

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Over the last 2 weeks I’ve been playing with (and buying!) a LOT of nail powders.  Initially I tried Yellow Stopper (which I had on hand) before buying SuperChic Lacquer G-Force X to do the no gel application, but I was too impatient and it didn’t work for me. I decided to give it another go last night and Viola! It worked!

So we’re going to go over my results. I basically followed the exact same tutorial that I posted before using the SuperChic Lacquer G-Force X, but this time replace G-Force X with Yellow Stopper.

The main difference I noticed with the Yellow Stopper was that Yellow Stopper takes longer to dry. However, the results with the Yellow Stopper also seemed to be more chrome like. They were incredibly close though, so it’s up to you on which you’d rather use. More people seem to have Yellow Stopper on hand though.

Just a quick recap. Application wise – I took these steps:

1 coat of UNT base

1 coat of Darling Diva Polish You’re So Hot You Melt The Plastic In My Underwear

1 Coat of Yellow Stopper (then apply latex barrier, I waited a minute after the latex was dry for the next step)

Burnish holo powder into Yellow Stopper ( I used an eyeshadow applicator and Girly Bits Holochrome Powder)

1 Coat of UNT Base

1 Coat of top coat

SO basically – if you were waiting for SuperChic Lacquer G-Force X to come back in stock, but actually have Yellow Stopper on hand – you can just use that!

When I tested Yellow Stopper last night, I initially did it simple – 1 coat of Yellow Stopper, burnish powder into it once slightly tacky, UNT over it and then top coat. The result was fairly sheer – but I really liked it! I did a quick cell phone shot while in the drivethru line of Starbucks. I only did 1 nail for the test last night…

SO that’s another option if you don’t want a base color and still have a pretty effect.

Make sure you check out the original tutorial if you want to try the no gel method with either SuperChic Lacquer G-Force X or Yellow Stopper!

UNT Nail Lacquer Base: Amazon | Price: $10.00

Black Creme: Darling Diva Polish Shop | $8.00

Superchic Lacquer G-Force X: Superchic Lacquer Shop | $6.95 or Yellow Stopper | $7.29

Vapid Lacquer Commitment Issue Peel Off Base: Vapid Lacquer Shop | $5.00 (you can also get the real latex barrier, Purple Polish Eater, for the same price)

Holochrome Powder: Girly Bits Shop | $19.78 (there is also a slightly different version for $7.99)

Girly Bits Glitter Glaze Top Coat: Girly Bits Shop | $6.10

I’d love to hear if you’ve tried this out!

*All products in this post were purchased by me. Affiliate links are found in this post*

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18 comments

Sarah Bailey June 18, 2017 - 5:52 am

Oh my goodness that nail polish is out of this world! Thank you so much for your tips on how to apply it so it looks so great!

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Jenn @ EngineerMommy June 18, 2017 - 1:19 pm

Wow, those nails look incredible. I would totally love to create that effect on my toenails. I will be purchasing the products.

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Eileen | yesmissy.com June 18, 2017 - 2:47 pm

Those nails look amazing! I need to try a bottle of that next time i’m out!

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Stephanie Jeannot June 18, 2017 - 3:20 pm

Wow! What a beautiful coat of nail polish. I love the color. So sparkly and posh. That color will be very popular. It’s so cool.

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Jennifer Van Huss June 18, 2017 - 4:44 pm

What a fabulous nail colour! So colourful and so sparkly!!

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Tomi C June 18, 2017 - 5:14 pm

Love this iridescent look! You make it look so easy. I’ve never tried it but this would make a nice look for my summer vacation. May have to ask my nail tech for a copycat look.

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Ladonna Maxwell Dennis June 18, 2017 - 6:47 pm

Wow talk about an amazing look! I love how they turned out. Thank you for the tutorial.

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rika June 18, 2017 - 11:57 pm

That’s a beautiful color! Love the combo, so fun and colorful! I need to learn how to do my own manicure.

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Paula PBendfeldt June 19, 2017 - 1:32 am

This is such an awesome glittery effect! I love it. Not sure if I would have the patience to got through this entire process though. :)

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Dawn McAlexander June 19, 2017 - 6:14 am

That is some shimmering nail polish for sure! I would love to try this. It looks really amazing to me. I want to try it out for myself.

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lily@militaryfamof8 June 19, 2017 - 7:46 am

My nails would be looking great with that Yellow stopper. But since it takes longer to dry, so I may try a different method.

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Peachy @ The Peach Kitchen June 19, 2017 - 11:57 am

Oh wow! For once, I want to have nails as beautiful as those! I love the chrome effect and the color!

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Ave June 19, 2017 - 1:33 pm

Your nails look amazing! Have to see if I can find holocrome powder here so I could give this design a try too! Thanks for the idea!

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leighanne borders June 19, 2017 - 6:13 pm

I love the color! That shine and the colors that show through are really cool! I can think of quite a few outfits to wear with this!

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Adaleta June 19, 2017 - 7:56 pm

No way these nails look amazing!! I love it!!

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Jilly Spelllman June 19, 2017 - 8:34 pm

You are so talented. I really need to try to get more creative with my nails. This color looks amazing.

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Painted Fingertips June 27, 2017 - 11:06 am

I must try this with Yellow Stopper!

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