Saturday, July 23, 2011

'OPI Haul!!'

When I visited home a few weeks ago I sort of went crazy with OPI. It isn't available where I live now (or where I'm moving to) so I felt like I needed to stock up! Makes total sense, right? ;) The boyfriend would be completely horrified if he saw this.. good thing he's not into beauty blogs!!

OPI Haul

Read on for close-ups and swatches!



*All swatches are with 2 coats, though you could probably get away with 1 for many of them! A+ there!

left to right:  OPI Ink,  My Private Jet,  Bubble Bath
OPI Ink... You probably just saw this in a NOTD not long ago so I didn't swatch it. If you missed it click here!

My Private Jet... This was my first OPI nail lacquer, and it remains one of my favorites!! I've done a NOTD with this one as well, so if you want to see a swatch click here.

Bubble Bath... I have been wanting a light milky looking pink. However, I HATE how streaky they apply! After seeing multiple swatches and reviews I broke down and had to get it. I freakin love it! Seriously. It is so amazing to apply! With only 2 coats it looks amazing, and with 3 you are totally golden =) I recommend this a million times over! (swatch is down with the next group of colors)


left to right:  Charged Up Cherry,  Strawberry Margarita,  LA Paz-itively Hot,  Ate Berries in the Canaries

left to right:  Charged Up Cherry,  Strawberry Margarita,  LA Paz-itively Hot,  Ate Berries in the Canaries
bottom on thumb: Bubble Bath


Charged Up Cherry... I have this color on my toes! It's just a nice sort of dark pink that leans toward red.

Strawberry Margarita... The first time I got gel nails I had them done in this color, and just fell in love with it! I don't know what it is about this particular shade of pink... it's just perfect!

LA Paz-itively Hot... This pink has a really pretty sort of purple shimmers. It's very pretty up close!

Ate Berries in the Canaries... I saw this purple-y color on someone's blog (can't remember who) and knew I had to have it.


left to right: Hot & Spicy, Cajun Shrimp, Red My Fortune Cookie


Hot & Spicy... I was in desperate need of a coral/orange polish! Though I don't think it does anything for my skin-tone, I still like it!

Cajun Shrimp... This one will be my next NOTD =)

Red My Fortune Cookie... I love this red shade because it's bright! A perfect true bright red.

left to right: Hot & Spicy, Cajun Shrimp, Red My Fortune Cookie

Well, there you are! Please don't judge me :) haha


Xx-
Bethany

16 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness, I can't choose a fav they are all so pretty and fun!

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  2. haaaa i know exactly what your talking about with the BF thing :P
    great haul, fabulous choices!!!

    <3 BB

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  3. Love the pinks! Will now have to go stock up as well(:

    XOXO
    Jordan
    girlsbeautyguide.blogspot.com

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  4. Ok so I thought my OPI wish list was almost done. Guess not! I'm really liking Strawberry Margarita. Grrrrreat haul!

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  5. Miranda, you should have seen me trying to pick them out! haha I could've stood there forever comparing and trying to decide!

    BB, men just don't understand do they ;)

    Jordan, you can never have too many pink polishes! I love them too =)

    Betzy, thanks!

    Colette, I feel like my OPI wish list is never done. And they have a new collection coming out in August that I really want 2 or 3 from! They just can't give us a break! haha

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  6. I think the oranges and corals look great on your tone! In the photos anyway. X

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  7. some cute colours! good haul...we wont tell the bf ;)

    shel xx

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  8. So many gorgeous color, great haul sweetie :)

    Love Christine ♥

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  9. Iv'e got howdy. honey on my nails right now! I'm in love with it. Its like liquid gold!

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  10. Ohh I love OPI! Cajun Shrimp's one of my favourites. Charged Up Cherry, Strawberry Margarita and MY Private Jet all look gorgeous too, definitley adding them to my wishlist! xxx

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  11. 10 Nail polishes?!! lmao you are good!!! I catch myself at 4 bottles maximum:) I always wanted to get Bubble Bath and it looks so nice and soft on you... Time to get it I guess:) Btw, have you tried Julep nailpolishes? They are absolutly amazing!
    Very best!

    http://ewelinasbeautyblog.blogspot.com/

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  12. My Private Jet is my fave!

    www.sandra-thepuzzleofmylife.blogspot.com

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  13. I am soooo jealous! I love opi colors! They have such a wide selection and great quality, they are worth the price if you ask me!

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  14. Oh my lord, these are such pretty colours! I wish they weren't $20AU a pop though :P

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  15. Looks like OPI included your pic in a collage they posted on their Facebook wall. I hope they asked you...!

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