The pink is Revlon's Oh My Magenta, the purple is from Pure Ice. (Can't think of the exact name off the top of my head.) I thought the colors complimented each other as Revlon's polish had slight blue/purple undertones. I had some sponges I bought from Michael's, they didn't work too well. I hoard dish sponges for various uses (yay for recycling), and cut one up (after washing it mind you) to use for my nails--worked much better.
Ended up not using a base coat as I was experimenting. I do wish I hadn't of gone so far up with the purple, but I did an OK job and I didn't immediately hate it.
|HMMMM. I can't stand my cursive writing lol.|
|Cropped + a little color enhancement.|