Butter London – Two Fingered Salute, Stamped in Copper

On and off, you can find a couple of different Butter London polished sold as Add On items for $3.00/bottle, which is a pretty tremendous price. One of these that I grabbed recently was Butter London – Two Fingered Salute. It’s a really unusual color! It’s a dusty green color with lots of copper shimmer embedded in it. It reminds me of weathered copper!

Anyway, I decided I needed that kind of unusual color in my polish collection. When I finally wore it, however, there was something about it that I just wasn’t a huge fan of. I think maybe the color itself just isn’t great with my skin tone or something. I was going to post up just swatches of the polish itself, but how it looked was bothering me so much I decided I needed to do something else with it. So I stamped it in more copper! The stamping made all the difference in the world.

Butter London - Two Fingered Salute stamped with Sally Hansen Copperhead
Butter London – Two Fingered Salute stamped with Sally Hansen Copperhead

I stamped a rose on my ring finger with Cici & Sisi 23 and a quatrefoil pattern from BP – L 003 on all of my other fingers. Here is a close-up of the ring finger stamp where you can make out more of the copper in the polish itself:

Butter London - Two Fingered Salute stamped with Sally Hansen Copperhead
Butter London – Two Fingered Salute stamped with Sally Hansen Copperhead

POLISHES:

  • Essie – Grow Stronger Base Coat
  • Butter London – Two Fingered Salute
  • Sally Hansen – Copperhead
  • Seche Vite – Dry Fast Top Coat
  • cici & Sisi 23
  • BP – L 003

While I am not a big fan of this polish on its’ own, I can see a lot of potential in using this as a great base for different nail art techniques. I’m thinking dry brushing, maybe a clear watermarble and most certainly stamping.

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