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Saturday, June 25th, 2011

An Epic Win from Icing by Claire's

Icing Epic Winning Nail Polish

Icing Charlie Sheen Epic Winning

When I first snatched up Epic Winning from Icing about a month or so ago, I didn't put two and two together. Honestly, I had no clue it was inspired from one of Charlie Sheen's epic quotes, but it didn't take long to catch on. Instead, I thought about how great this color would be for an UK fan being from Kentucky.

Epic Winning is a combination of navy blue and silver holographic glitter in a clear base. The holographic glitter is sparse, nothing like a linear or a true prismatic shade; it's scattered all over the place and really pops when layered over a darker color like Midnight Cami from Essie (pictured above). On its own, it takes 3-4 coats for complete coverage and the formula was very thick.

You can find Epic Winning at Icing stores only. The retail price is $4.50/ea for .5 oz or BOGOHO (buy one, get one half off).

Is this an Epic Win for you? Have you spotted any of the Charlie Sheen inspired nail polishes at Icing? Hope you're having an awesome weekend!

(4) Comments

Katy said on Jun 27th, 2011 6:05 pm
It looks crazy glittery there.

As soon as I see the name, I think of the Youtube song. After all these months, I worked so hard to get it out of my head...

Karli said on Jun 27th, 2011 6:57 pm
WOW - this is just beautiful!!! What an amazing combo! I'm all about holo glitters lately. I'll have to track down an Icing store near to me.

karla said on Jun 30th, 2011 9:18 am
Love all the sparkle and shine!!!

martha said on Aug 1st, 2011 8:13 pm
It kinda looks like the solar system stars. lollz at least thats what I think.

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