Sunday, January 1, 2012

Sparkly NYE Mani - OPI

I wanted something silver and sparkly for New Years Eve. I used two coats of OPI "Your Royal Shine-ness" and one coat of OPI "Crown Me Already."

Your Royal Shine-ness is a shimmery silver and the Crown Me Already is just all sparkle. It has big pieces of silver glitter and it gave the Your Royal Shine-ness added sparkle!

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Christmas Mani with Nicole by OPI

I wanted to do something fun and sparkly for Christmas this year. It took me a few attempts to find exactly what I was looking for but I made it work!!

This is two coats of "He's A Keeper" with one coat of "Orna-ment For Each Other" on top.  The glitter coat is from Nicole by OPI's recent Holiday collection, Holiday Glitters. You can see the other colors here. I'm not a gold person but this glitter with gold looked great and made them so sparkly!! "He's A Keeper" is from the Walmart Collection; you can see the other colors here.

In person this reminded me of the ruby red slippers from the Wizard of Oz.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Kiss Me At Midnight - Nicole By OPI

A little bit older shade but one of my favorites! I think it's a cranberry-ish color with a tint of brown and sparkle. Perfect for the Holidays!! The brush is super thin in this polish and if I wasn't short on time I would have done another coat. Picture below is 2 coats.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Pepe's Purple Passion - OPI Muppets Collection

I was so excited to try out some of the fun colors in the OPI Muppets Collection. Shown here is Pepe's Purple Passion. It's not as purple as the name implies, but more of a burgundy wine color. In the bottle it looked like a lot of shimmer or sparkle but that didn't show up as much on the nails. It's not a super shiny finish but I liked it a lot...and it lasted so long without chipping!! The picture below is two coats of polish, which I think is plenty because it went on really thick.  If you want to see all the colors in the Muppet Collection, check out this post here.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Khloé Had a Little Lam-Lam - Kardashian Kolors

Here's a picture of "Khloe Had a Little Lam-Lam" from the Nicole by OPI Kardashian Kolor collection. You can read about the entire collection here. I have to say, I really like the Nicole By OPI shades that have the angled brush, which this collection does not have. I had a hard time for some reason with the brush in this bottle and kept getting it on my skin. This is 2 coats and the color reminds me a little of "Ski Teal We Drop", which is one of my favorites. I really like the color but I have to say, it was messy taking it off. I ended up chipping it really quickly so it was only on for 2 days and I still had faint greenish color stains on my nails.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

OPI - Holland Collection

OPI is launching their Holland Collection for Spring/Summer 2012.  The collection consists of 12 shades offering a mixture of sophisticated neutrals and highly-pigmented brights. The collection is inspired by the Holland's range of stunning shades - vivid tulips, windmill-dotted hillsides and bustling canals.

I'm not sure I've been this excited about a collection since the Touring America collection!! Check out the blues and purples!! Can't wait for Spring!

The collection consists of the following shades and will be available Feb. 8, 2012.

A Roll in The Hague
Take advantage of this frisky little orange.

Red Lights Ahead…Where?
This coral-packed red is the hottest in the district.

Kiss Me on My Tulips
A smooch-worthy shade of hot pink.

Pedal Faster Suzi!
This pink lavender shimmer will have you “wheeling.”

Dutch ’Ya Just Love OPI?
All of Holland hollers for this crowd-pleasing plum.

A deep purple for a divine diva.

Did You ’ear About Van Gogh?
Rumor has it…this sandy bisque is a work of art.

Thanks a WindMillion
You totally deserve this breezy sea green.

Wooden Shoe Like to Know?
It’s no secret…everybody loves this shimmery chocolate-brown.

I Have Herring Problem
What’s that you say? I need to “sea” this shimmery green-blue?

I Don’t Give a Rotterdam!
This sassy steal-blue shimmer means business!

Gouda Gouda Two Shoes
Take a walk on the wild side with this robust rose.

Monday, October 31, 2011

Get In The Expresso Lane - OPI Touring America

Here's a picture of "Get In the Expresso Lane" from the OPI Touring America Collection. It's such a dark brown that in doors it's hard to tell that it's brown. But in natural light, it's a really pretty chocolate color. This is actually three coats of polish as I saw some white/lighter spots still peeking through after two coats. The Touring America collection is one of my favorites, you can read about all the other shades in this collection here.