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OPI Retro Summer 2016 Swatches and Review

Embrace French Riviera, vintage style with this collection of sun and sky drenched colours. I am absolutely loving the OPI Retro Summer 2016 collection because the shades are like a perfect marriage of pastel and brights. Soft but not too soft, bright but not too bright. The six limited edition shades in the collection are: SPF XXX - An orange-red so hot, it’s off the charts. I’m Getting a Tan-gerine - Warm up to this a-peeling, citrusy orange. Flip Flops & Crop Tops - The perfect bright pink to go with all

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Favorite Spring/Summer Nail Polish | Makeup Wars

This week the Makeup Wars team is sharing our favorite nail polishes for Spring and early Summer. I have so many beautiful new nail colours that I am excited to start using this season but with almost cutting the end of my finger off a week ago my plans of swatching them all for you have been squashed. I was hoping to at least do some nail wheel swatches for you but it turns out my daughter has stolen most of them from me to play with. Hopefully I can get swatches up of more of these lovely new polishes up for you shortly, but in

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OPI SoftShades Pastels Collection Swatches and Review

Go gently into spring with soft shades of pastel thanks to the OPI SoftShades Pastels Collection. I adore pastels and this collection includes six perfectly pretty shades. The shades are: It's in the Cloud - I’m storing this creamy white in memory forever. Stop I'm Blushing! - A flattering flush of warm, baby peach. One Chic Chick - Just take a *peep* at this downy soft yellow. This Cost Me a Mint - This cool, refreshing, pale green is so worth it. It's a Boy! - This baby blue is a true bundle of joy! I Am What I

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Red and Pink Pretties for Valentine’s Day Beauty Fabulousness

Whether you love being sexy in red, or feminine and flirty in pink, Valentine's Day is always a great time to celebrate your love of colour. Maybe you are a neutral gal and shy away from pinks and reds, and Valentine's Day is one of the only time's you embrace these eternally girly hues. Whether you are going out on a hot date, or celebrating "gal"entines with your besties, you are sure to find some beauty inspiration in this post. Items shown are: Maybelline The Falsies Push Up Drama Mascara - How amazing is this

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Hello Kitty by OPI Collection Review and Swatches

Hello Kitty® is a true pop icon if I've ever seen one. There are as many adult fans as there are child fans, making her the perfect muse for OPI’s latest collection. The Hello Kitty by OPI Collection celebrates all things happy, cute, colorful and sweet with 12 limited-edition nail lacquers and matching GelColor shades. “Hello Kitty generates happiness in a way that really resonates here at OPI, because we are seeking to do the same thing with color as our medium,” says Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI Co-Founder & Brand

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OPI Holiday 2015 Collection

OPI Starlight Collection Swatches and Review

I am so excited to share the new OPI Starlight Collection. The holiday collection is full of stunning reds, unearthly metals, and rich jewel tones. I fell in love with so many of these shades. There are certainly some of the expected holiday hues present, but there are also some really unique and fun shades as well. All shades swatched with two coats with the exception of the topper shades (Infrared-y to Glow and Two Wrongs Don't Make a Meteorite) which are one coat over another shade. [caption id="attachment_30856"

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Top 10 Fall 2015 Nails

Top 10 Nail Polishes for Fall 2015

Today the Beauty Blogger Top Ten Tuesday team is sharing our Top 10 Nail Polishes for Fall 2015. Make sure you let me know what your favourites are in the comments below! In no particular order: Dior Be Dior Essie Leggy Legend Dior Métropolis OPI Worth a Pretty Penny Essie Frock n' Roll Dior Cosmopolite OPI St. Mark's the Spot Dior Diorific Mystere (this is Holiday 2015 but perfect for fall!) Essie In the Lobby Dior Tribale

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OPI Fall/Winter 2015 Venice Collection Review and Swatches

The OPI Fall/Winter 2015 Venice Collection brings us 15 gorgeous shades inspired by the romantic and opulent city of Venice. Venice is one of the most beautiful cities I have ever had the pleasure of visiting and this collection, with it's shades that range from nude to dramatic, are a lovely representation of the range of beauty Venice offers. Of course you have to love the witty OPI shade names! [caption id="attachment_27848" align="aligncenter" width="700"] OPI My Gondola or Yours? | St. Mark's the Spot | Venice the Party?

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OPI Brights Collection for Summer 2015 Review and Swatches

The OPI Brights Collection for Summer 2015 is the perfect representation of the cheerful brightness of summer. The first thing that comes to mind when I think of summer manicures and pedicures is fun, bright, eye-catching colour. You are sure to find at least a few new favourites in this new collection. I know I did! [caption id="attachment_26932" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Down to the Core-al | Hotter than you Pink | Can't Hear Myself Pink! | On Pinks & Needles | The Berry Thought of You[/caption] [caption

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OPI Hawaii Spring/Summer 2015 Collection Review, Photos, Swatches

The OPI Hawaii Spring/Summer 2015 Collection is inspired by the perpetual springtime hues found in beautiful Hawaii. From soft and muted shades to more bold brights this collection is sure to have at least a few shades to please everyone. There are a total of 12 shades in the collection and I have 6 to share with you today. Do You Take Lei Away? On second thought, I can’t wait – I need this creamy nude now! I love this taupe nude. Such a great shade and so flattering on my fair cool skin. That’s Hula-rious! This pastel

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Top 10 Stocking Stuffer Ideas | Beauty Blogger Top Ten Tuesday

Holiday Stockings were never a huge source of excitement for me. Socks, underwear, with a few  yummy chocolates and candy were certainly appreciated and practical, just never a source of great anticipation growing up. Well times have changed, and especially as adults, our stocking can get pretty darn exciting. Take this opportunity to wow and surprise with compact, yet impressive, gifts. This week the Beauty Blogger Top Ten team is sharing our Top 10 Stocking Stuffer Ideas. Mine will of course be beauty related. 1) Sleek and

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Holiday 2014 Gift Guide Lips and Nails

Holiday 2014 Beauty Gift Guide | Lips and Nails

There are so many incredible gift sets and special edition items available for the Holidays. Sometimes it can be hard to find the right product for that special person, or maybe less familiar person, on your list. The great thing about products for Lips and Nails is that they require a little less personal knowledge about about a persons skincare and cosmetics likes and needs. Almost anyone can use a fabulous lip balm or a fun and playful nail product. Browse this Holiday 2014 Beauty Gift Guide Lips and Nails Edition for some

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Gwen Stefani for OPI Holiday 2014 Collection Review, Photos, and Swatches

OPI has released another collection inspired by No Doubt singer/songwriter and L.A.M.B. designer Gwen Stefani for Holiday 2014. This seasonal collection includes an assortment of red, maroon, burgundy, and forest green hues, along with shimmer-packed silver, gold and black shades. “During the holiday season, women adopt a more glamorous beauty look,” explains Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI Co-Founder & Brand Ambassador. “OPI’s 18 new shades are inspired by Gwen’s edgy, sophisticated style. There are several rich, warm reds –

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Top 10 Halloween Products for Nails | Beauty Blogger Top Ten Tuesday

OK. OK. I cheated. This is actually 12 products. But I didn't think it was worth it not posting the complete collections for the sake of an accurate 10 count. So now that my slight breaking the rules of Beauty Blogger Top Ten Tuesday is addressed lets get to my Top 10 12 Halloween Products for Nails. OPI Peanuts Limited Edition Collection for Halloween 2014. How fun! A collection celebrating the fun, youthful nature of Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus and Snoopy just in time for Halloween. All shades perform brilliantly. The black and

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OPI Nordic Collection Fall Winter 2014

OPI Nordic Collection Fall Winter 2014 | Photos, Swatches, Review

The OPI Nordic Collection for Fall/Winter 2014 is inspired by the Nordic region and takes pulls a diverse range of colours from the great northern lights in Finland, deep blue fjords in Norway, and colorful houses in Copenhagen. The collection includes 12 lacquers ranging from spicy browns in shades of bronze, cinnamon and caramel to rich purples in wine, black cherry and blue-violet hues, with accents of creamy coral, pink and sea green.

“When creating colors for a new seasonal collection, I always draw

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Hit the Road With the OPI Ford Mustang Collection | Photos, Swatches, Review

The OPI Collection Collaborations just keep getting more and more interesting. Who would have ever thought of a partnership with a car manufacturer? Well the new OPI! Ford Mustang Collection will have you geared up and ready to hit the open road this summer! Nail color, just like the car she drives, is the ultimate expression of a woman’s personality. Automobiles are synonymous with style, and there is a special kind of love affair between a woman and her car,” explains Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI Co-Founder & Executive VP.

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