Here's a swatch of Zoya Phoebe I did a few days ago. 4 coats.
This was opaque in 3 coats, but I took pics the day after I applied it and had some tip wear, so a 4th coat was needed. Phoebe is a bright cerulean leaning blue. It's matte with shimmer, so it almost looks like it's glowing. As with matte polishes, careful application was needed. Here are a few tips!
- The polish will dry fast, so work quickly and do not go over the same place twice. Use medium coats. Thin coats will drag and thick coats will create a bit of unevenness. This will just have to be trial and error. You'll get the hang of it.
- Use base coat between coats. That way your second coat won't create bald spots.
- Even if there is a bit of unevenness, don't go over it with the brush again. Just leave it, it'll self level.
- Don't forget to cover your tips!
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