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Mani Monday – OPI Show Us Your Tips!

By on February 29, 2016
in Blue, Mani Monday, OPI, Spring 2016 with 11 Comments
OPI Show Us Your Tips! - Spring 2016 New Orleans

OPI Show Us Your Tips! – Spring 2016 New Orleans

Happy Mani Monday! How many of you are dragging after staying up to watch the Oscars? Guilty! Between that and the mountain of homework I’ve been tackling (I’m taking FIVE classes this semester), this morning came way too early, so I want to brighten our day with my latest color obsession. I am swooning over OPI Show Us Your Tips! from the Spring 2016 New Orleans collection.

Did you have a favorite crayon as a kid? Was it just me? Mine was definitely Cornflower. It’s the cat of the Crayola box in that you have to work for its affection. Cornflower was probably the least pigmented crayon, so you really had to work to get that beautiful purple-tinged blue to come through on paper. In a lot of ways, Show Us Your Tips! is similar.

OPI Show Us Your Tips! is a vivid cornflower with iridescent glass-flecks (and you know how I feel about those), but it’s a little sheer. Even after three coats I can see my nail underneath when I get all up close and personal with it, but that color makes me say, “Who cares?!?” It’s one of the best colors OPI has put out and a definite must-have in my book.

I’m working on my full OPI NOLA review, but in the meantime I’ve been wearing this color out so get involved! The OPI Spring 2016 collection is available now at salons and mass retailers nationwide. You can snag it online at Amazon.com, ULTA.com and SallyBeauty.com.

What’s on your nails for this Mani Monday? Have you picked up SUYT! yet? Let me know in the comments!

Disclosure: Product samples were provided by reps for OPI. Affiliate links may appear in this post. When you purchase through an affiliate link, you help support this site. For more info view my Disclosure Policy

OPI Hello Kitty Collection Swatches & Review

By on January 7, 2016
in OPI, Spring 2016 with 43 Comments
OPI Hello Kitty nail polish collection

OPI Hello Kitty nail polish collection

When I first heard about the OPI Hello Kitty collection last summer I sighed and thought, “Here come ALL THE PINKS!” If you know me, and by now I assume most of you do, you know pink is not my taste. That being said, the Hello Kitty universe is very much a celebration of all things adorable in pink and primary hues. In that sense, OPI embodied the Sanrio sweetheart’s spirit yet they managed to create some unique pinks that melted this pink-hater’s heart.
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Holiday 2015 Beauty Gift Guide – Stocking Stuffers

By on December 3, 2015
in Essie, OPI, Sponsored with 3 Comments
Holiday 2015 Gift Guide - Stocking Stuffers

Holiday 2015 Beauty Gift Guide – Stocking Stuffers

When it comes to holiday shopping, I feel like it’s the little things that always stump me. I can usually come up with one big thing for my family and friends, but it’s the little stocking stuffers or gift exchange items that give me pause. I’m always on the lookout for unique and fun ways to share my love of beauty with the people I adore. If you’re like me, and shopping for the beauty lover in your life, take a peek at my picks for Holiday 2015 Beauty Stocking Stuffers.
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Gradient Snakeskin Nail Art

By on October 13, 2015
in Nail Art, OPI with 5 Comments
Gradient Snakeskin Nail Art

Gradient Snakeskin Nail Art

Hi all! So, I’m a pretty amateur stamper, but I recently visited Andrea from Chickettes at her new salon gig, and she inspired me to dig out my plates and play. She recommended a new stamper, and I’ve been having a lot of fun. Anyway, I recently picked up a new pair of Superga’s (one of my fave sneaker brands) and they inspired today’s nail art look.
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OPI Coca-Cola 2015 – Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Coke Bottle

By on July 13, 2015
in Green, OPI, Silver, Summer 2015 with 9 Comments
OPI Coca Cola 2015 - Icons of Happiness via @alllacqueredup

OPI Coca-Cola 2015 – Icons of Happiness

Even though I cut out pop (yes, I say pop because, Ohio) from my diet over 20 years ago, I’m a die-hard Coca-Cola fan. I used to annoy servers during high school and college by ordering Cherry Cokes, made with grenadine and a cherry, natch. And I still I treat myself to a one when we go to the movies. Our fave movie theater, an AMC with recliners and assigned seats, has a Coca-Cola Freestyle machine that I love playing with to discover new flavor combinations. I’m currently into Vanilla Barq’s.

This year, the Coca-Cola bottle is celebrating its 100th Anniversary. The iconic bottle, given its distinctive curves by The Root Glass Company in Terra Haute, Indiana, is recognizable worldwide. To honor the green-tinted beauty, OPI has paired up once again to release two signature colors. The OPI Coca-Cola 2015 Icons of Happiness collection includes a re-release of some of last year’s shades along with the Two to Celebrate duo.
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