OPI Steady As She Rose is a polish from the Pirates of the Caribbean collection and I am in proper googly-eyed, undying love with it. It is a really unusual neutral shade, a pastel pink-grey that is so flattering and goes with everything. It reminds me of the now discontinued Models Own ‘Utopia‘ which another of my favourites.
As with most OPI nail varnishes, this only needed 2 coats and went on beautifully. This is shown with Seiche Vite top coat. You can buy it HERE, although I don’t think this is going to be brought into the permanent collection so I’d get a wriggle on if you want it.
Collection 2000 ‘Neon Art’
This is polish #5 from the Collection 2000 nail art competition prize and has become another firm favourite. This is a tropical pink creme polish with a slight neon tint to it. It is perfect for summer (which apparently arrived in London today – finally!)
Collection 2000 ‘Look At Me’
This is polish number 4 from my Collection 2000 competition win. And it is the one I was most excited about trying.
Avengers Hand Painted Nail Art
It took me a while but I finally got round to doing some Avengers nails. They were pretty tricky and I think I’m slightly cross-eyed now but I am so happy with them! I think my favourites are Hulk’s eye, Iron Man’s mask and Captain America’s face.
I used lots of different nail varnishes so it’s impossible to list them here. I also used a teeny tiny paintbrush to do these and they took FOREVER. So fiddly! Some of them are a bit messy but I was losing the will to live at the end!
What do you think? Is there any nail art you’d like to see me do?
I have owned Gabrini ‘374’ since last summer (when I bought a ridiculously huge haul of Gabrini nail varnish) but I had only swatched it on a nail wheel to try it out. I have been seeing neon nails EVERYwhere and desperately needed something to brighten my day seeing as the UK is currently drowning in torrential rain.
OPI ‘An Affair In Red Square’
This is another of my birthday polishes, a gorgeous red shimmery polish which was originally in the Russian collection, but has now made it into the permanent inner circle of OPI Classics. And you can see why!
This is one of my lovely birthday nail polishes. The first word to spring to mind is…. ‘unnnnnph’. LOVE.
OPI A Roll In The Hague
I’ve had this nail varnish for a while but I am still in love with it! I think it looks even better on my almond-shaped nails.
This is a really beautiful red-orange creme polish that is super shiny and easy to apply. It’s from the amazing Euro Centrale collection. I have quite a few polishes from this collection which you can see here: Polka.com, Vant To Bite My Neck, I Saw…U Saw…We Saw…Warsaw, Eurso Euro, My Paprika Is Hotter Than Yours, and You’re Such A Budapest. A seriously good collection, probably one of my favourites they’ve ever done.
You can buy this polish HERE.