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Neons by OPI & Put a Coat On! Press Release & Promo Pictures

Neons by OPI & OPI Put a Coat On 2014The spring weather seems to be slowly but surely creeping up on us, and I’m all for it! (Warm weather, I welcome you with a cup of iced tea!)

So maybe a little colour therapy will let the remnants of Old Man Winter’s chilly weather leave in peace.

The Neons by OPI Collection contains 6 vivid shades that’ll be available in full-size bottles and in a cute mini set starting this May!

Additionally, they’ll be releasing the OPI Put a Coat On!, which is a white base coat designed to up the Wow Factor of a neon nail polish.

I whipped together a photo showing all the new shades so you can better determine which ones will be ‘jumping into your shopping cart’. ;)

I could never get tired of neons, so I’m very much looking forward to trying the shades and the OPI Put a Coat On! base coat. And, as usual, I’ll share my in-depth review and swatches of the ones I wear as full manicures!

P.S. I’m a little embarrassed to admit that the reason why I missed writing and scheduling a blog post for Tuesday was because I got all worked up watching the exciting head-to-head NCAA National Championship game on Monday night. I was so tired afterwards, I literally went to bed to “take a short nap”, but I ended up falling asleep and waking up with barely enough time to get ready for work! (Did any of you watch the game?)

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OPI Muppets World Tour Swatches & Review (Layered Over OPI Int’l Crime Caper)

OPI Muppets World Tour Swatches & ReviewOPI Muppets World Tour is from the Muppets Most Wanted Collection, and it gives your fingers plenty of bling!

Here, I’ve worn it over OPI Int’l Crime Caper, which is also from the same collection. I thought that it stayed in the colour family, but would add an ‘icy’ quality to the overall look.

How would you wear OPI Muppets World Tour?

What I found very interesting about OPI Muppets World Tour is that there are white, silver, blue, and pink pieces of glitter, which give it a cool, speckled appearance while still being very blingtastic!

I was able to photograph this polish in natural light, sunlight, and with my camera’s flash, so you can really see all the beauty it has to offer!

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OPI Don’t Bossa Nova Me Around Swatches & Review

OPI Don't Bossa Nova Me Around Swatches & ReviewIf you’re looking for a clean, but not stark, palate cleanser, OPI Don’t Bossa Nova Me Around from the Brazil Collection is a great option.

The more I wear these kind of shades, the more I’m appreciating natural nail looks more.

There’s something about a shade that can make your hands look very elegant. (And, although I’m a green-nail-polish lover at heart, I will be making more room for soft hues like this!)

I love how they always match whatever you’re wearing, and when you need a short break in between the louder colours, this one is very lady-like without being boring.

Since I don’t wear soft hues as much as loud ones, in a way, OPI Don’t Bossa Nova Me Around is a ‘novelty shade’!

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OPI Glitter Off Base Coat Review & Pictures

OPI Glitter Off Base Coat Review & PicturesNot long ago, I published the press release for the OPI Glitter Off Base Coat on here, and you’ll remember that I was really intrigued by the concept, especially considering that I haven’t tried any of the do-it-yourself PVA glue base coats.

Designed to be worn on your natural nail, the OPI Glitter Off Base Coat is supposed to protect the nails from stains while also making it easy for you to simply peel off heavy-duty glitter nail polish. You can forego using removers and scrubbing your nails raw.

I really put this new OPI base coat to the test because when I was moving to my new home and had to unpack a lot of cardboard boxes, I was wearing this underneath OPI Blush Hour, an unapologetic glitterbomb from the OPI Spotlight on Glitter Collection!

Note: I will update this post soon to show you photos of the brush and the polish’s consistency.

Edit: (April 7, 2014) I updated this post to also include the full ingredient list since a lot of readers were interested.

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OPI Blush Hour Swatches & Review

OPI Blush Hour Swatches & ReviewAlthough it’s just been a few days since I last published a post on here, it feels like way longer!

Thanks for your patience with me as I’m in the transition period of getting things organized at my new home.

Today, I have a glittertastic nail polish from the OPI Spotlight on Glitter Collection that you saw me showing in photos and a video on my InstagramOPI Blush Hour!

This is so full of glitter that it’s definitely for those who love diva-esque bling!

I was wearing this manicure during my move because I really wanted to put this glitter nail polish through the ringer. Underneath, I was wearing the new OPI Glitter Off Base Coat to test the durability of that, too. (I’ll be reviewing that base coat in-depth in an upcoming post!)

It was the perfect opportunity because I was opening boxes and being brutal on my nails and hands. (On any given day, I’m also rough on my hands, since my full-time job requires me to be typing on the keyboard. However, because I took a few days off work to focus on my move and the unpacking process, I was even harder than ever before on my nails and hands. The cuticles around both of my thumbs were completely dry and ravaged, but this is real life!)

So how did this chunky glitter fare? Well, there’s only one way to find out. Come…follow the White Rabbit! *Hop hop hop* ;)

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Peach Nail-Polish Comparison Swatches & Photos

Peach Nail Polish ComparisonIt’s already spring, but Old Man Winter is being rude and overstaying his welcome.

There’s only so much cold weather I can take. (My hands and feet sometimes feel like blocks of ice! Brrrr!)

To coax winter into allowing the spring weather to arrive, I thought I’d do a Peach Nail-Polish Comparison post.

Don’t know about you, but whenever I see peach nail polish, I immediately think about the spring and summer!

Let’s see if a little colour therapy works!

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OPI Ford Mustang Collection Press Release & Promo Picture

OPI Ford Mustang CollectionThis is the very latest coming down the OPI pipeline!

Ford Mustang will be celebrating their 50th anniversary in April, and they’ve teamed up with OPI to come out with a nail-polish collection.

Although I’m not a car buff (not by any stretch of the imagination, even), I’m still excited about this upcoming collaboration because it breaks down some gender stereotypes.

In this day and age, women are more independent than ever before, and I always find it refreshing to see women in dominant and adventurous roles. There’s nothing wrong with traditional feminine roles, but, like people in general, women are all different. It’s great to see the diversity and the woman power!

In this blog post, you’ll more information regarding the upcoming OPI Ford Mustang Collection that will be released in July 2014.

This is all the information I have, but if there’s anything new, I’ll either update this post or I’ll create a new post depending on how much new information there is to add.

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