Monday, 5 April 2010

day two hundred and seventeen, opi bright lights, big colour!

the story of this nail polish (for me) goes back about...4-5 years. i had a manicure done in an essie coral colour and i couldn't remember the name (i still can't) and devoted a huge portion of my time shopping around at different etailers and retailers trying to find the precise shade. this isn't it...that much i do know. but beyond that...i can't even remember what the original colour WAS!

anyway! this is from the brights collection back in...i don't know, but awhile ago to say the least! it's a really gorgeous pink/orange coral with a super strong gold flash and stunning iridescent shimmer loaded in the polish. it is a great, spring-y warm colour...a perfect antithesis to the freezing grey rain we've had here! it DOES go on quite sheer...this was i think 5 thin coats and i still felt like my natural nail line was visible (which i hate). but it's so pretty and gets a pass on the VNL department. it is kind of a mix between the two different shades shown (i snapped two at work on my iphone because i was convinced i hadn't captured it accurately...and i still haven't! )

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Blogger Stephanie said...

I've been thinking for a while about adding this color to my collection. It DOES look really purdy...

6 April 2010 at 08:23  
Blogger ShortAndSweetNails said...

Yikes 5 coats!?
It's a pretty happy color. I'd definitely use it on my toes. LOL

6 April 2010 at 11:46  

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