Hot on the heels of “crackle” polish comes something a little similar but WAY cooler! Croco Top!
LCN’s CrocoFever Croco Top nail polishes are a new special effect top coat that create a crackled effect, but in a reptilian skin pattern. They are definitely different than regular crackle in the way they break up and create the shape. I for one really love these because I am totally into the idea of wearing different textures on my nails. Nail art can be tricky and require artistic skill (which I am lacking) but special effect top coats like this are super easy to use.
You can buy CrocoFever in a starter set, which includes all four of the Croco Top colors as well as a base coat and top coat, or you can get the colors separately. The bottles are small, same size as their magnetic ones (8 ml).
The directions are fairly straighforward, but be sure to follow them completely to get the best effect.
- Apply a base coat.
- Apply one or two coats of your regular nail color .
- Wait 4 minutes. No less no more! Nail polish needs to be slightly tacky for it to work. It won’t work if it’s too wet or dry.
- Apply the Croco Top in quick, even strokes over your nail color. If you do thinner coats you will get a smaller reptilian effect, if you do thicker it will be larger.
- The effect will take a minute or two to start working then will be complete in 5 minutes.
- Apply a top coat.