21 March 2013

OPI Joins Bond 007 to Release Six New Revolutionary Liquid Sand™ Nail Lacquers

OPI announces the launch of Bond Girls, a collection of six new Liquid Sand™ nail lacquers featuring a textured, matte finish infused with reflective sparkle fitting the allure surrounding the Bond Girls. In hues of white, pink, blue, purple, gold and coral,Bond Girls offers a range of shimmering shades with the distinctive Liquid Sand finish.

“OPI is extremely excited to partner again with EON Productions,” says Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI co-founder & Artistic Director. “Following the success of the holiday promotion with the latest James Bond film, Skyfall, it’s been a thrill to create colors for the women who’ve captured Bond’s attention over the last five decades.

“The six shades are named after some of the most iconic – and my favorite – Bond girls, including: Solitaire, Pussy Galore,Tiffany Case, Vesper, Honey Ryder and Jinx,” adds Weiss-Fischmann. “Worn without top coat, these Liquid Sand lacquers give nails a pebbled, matte finish worthy of the captivating ‘Bond Girls’ name.”

Bond Girls by OPI features six Liquid Sand nail lacquers:

This diamond-sparkling white is totally engaging.

Pussy Galore
This light feminine pink has the purrrfect amount of shimmer.

Tiffany Case
A classic light blue worth investigating.

A mysterious and intriguing deep purple.

Honey Ryder
Take a ryde on the wild side in this shimmery gold.

This mesmerizing matte coral has lucky sparkle.

OPI Liquid Sand lacquers should always be worn without top coat.

Bond Girls by OPI nail lacquers feature OPI’s exclusive ProWide™ Brush for the ultimate in application. These six new shades will be available beginning May 2013 at Professional Salons, including Beauty Brands, Chatters, JCP Salons, Pure Beauty, Regis, Trade Secret, and ULTA, for $9.00 ($10.95 CAN) suggested retail for each nail lacquer.

For more information, please call 800-341-9999 or visit www.opi.com. Follow OPI on Twitter @OPI_PRODUCTS and become a Facebook fan!


19 March 2013

Giveaway:: Enter To Win a Complete NutriBullet System!

Beauty Blogger Giveaway
Summer is right around the corner and as we prepare for warmer weather many of us are making healthier choices not only to just look better but also feel better in our bodies. I plan to incorporate clean eating into my diet really soon. What I love most about the idea of clean eating is that it's not really a "diet" but a lifestyle plus an easy way to consume nutritional foods that we should be eating anyway. The NutriBullet is a fantastic fresh food blender that's guaranteed to get you going in the right direction when it comes to healthy choices. With that said, a few of my beauty pals and I have teamed up to give away a NutriBullet to one lucky reader! The details and entry form are below, good luck!

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05 March 2013

Nicole by OPI Modern Family Collection Swatches + Review

I know I've been slacking a little on the updates but I'm trying to get back in the swing of things ^_^ I'm sort of an on and off again watcher when it comes to the show Modern Family. There are so many great shows on at the same time that I don't really get to watch it as much as I'd like to. Nevertheless I thought it was pretty interesting when I learned that Nicole by OPI teamed up with the show to create a collection reminiscent of the characters. The collection consists of 14 polishes that were all created to capture the show’s colorful personalities. Check out swatches of the full collection + my review below.

Am I Making Myself Claire?
Make no mistake...I’m liking this lilac.

I Do De-Claire!
Let me just say how frosty cool this soft rose is!

She’s Lily Something
Pink, sparkly stars...so Daddies’ Little Girl-y!

A Like-Haley Story...
Typical teenagers (and their moms!) will love this not-so-typical fuchsia.

My Jay or the Highway!
This trendy taupe is inflexibly cool. Period.

Stand by Your Manny
Be loyal to this periwinkle blue.

Alex by the Books
Look smart in this seafoam green.

Haley Good Lookin’...
She’s cookin’ up plans for this pink super-glitter.

Basking in Gloria
This red-violet is the color of passion.

Luke of the Draw
Chances are you’ll love this gunmetal glitter.

A Phil’s Paradise
No fooling...this pewter is the real deal.

Candid Cameron
Call this teal just like you see it...gorgeous!

Back in My Gloria Days...
This voluptuous violet has still got it goin’ on!

What’s the Mitch-uation?
This cobalt blue demands an update.

Glow: I definitely like the variety of colors in this collection and I like that there's a perfect mixture of creme's, shimmers and glitters. My two favorites are I Do De-Claire! (a frosty pink) and Candid Cameron (a shimmery emerald green). 

Glare: The formula in a few of the pastel shades and creme's is sort of patchy and takes quite a few coats to get fully opaque. Also, She’s Lily Something (the glitter with the pink sparkly stars) was pretty difficult to apply mainly because the stars had the tendency to clump together at the bottom of the bottle. I had to literally dig them out with the brush just to get a few out to photograph. 

Would I Recommend It? Ehh there are no must-have shades for me and honestly I feel like I've seen a version of most of these polishes in previous collections. There's really nothing significant about it unless you're a super fan of the show and just want to add a few shades to your collection. 

Where To Buy: The Modern Family Collection is currently available at various retailers nationwide. To purchase, find a location near you or to learn more please visit http://nicolebyopi.com.

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