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Entries for Wednesday, July 20 2011

OPI’s Designer Series Signature

OPI’s Designer Series Signature

Posted on Wednesday, at

The base color is pretty, if a bit sheer. I had to use four coats to get full coverage! The holographic particles are a bit sparse, as well. If I painted this over a pink polish, I might have the color but would lose a lot of the holographics. The OPI Designer Series holographics are all pretty sparse, with a very few exceptions. If you're looking for full-on holographics, wait for China Glaze to release their next holographic collection (the...

Wet n Wild’s Teal of Fortune

Wet n Wild’s Teal of Fortune

Posted on Wednesday, at

A gorgeous color. Two coats gave me nearly complete opacity, but it required four to erase all VNL. I also had the odd problem that, when I tried to remove the polish, my cuticles and the skin around my nails was stained blue! It took me three more passes with a polish-remover-soaked cotton pad to get most of that blue off.

Zoya’s Vivi

Zoya’s Vivi

Posted on Wednesday, at

BRIGHT pink!! This one's very, very close to Pink Boa - the hot pink, the blue sheen, everything. It's a bit brighter than Hot Magenta, which is more of a fuchsia-pink with a less noticeable blue shift. I got full even coverage in two coats. (And yes, my cuticles are a bit messed up.)