11/27/2010

swatch: opi the show must go on!

the day after thanksgiving i wore opi the show must go on!, which quite frankly, i hated... screamingly bright pink-orange foil is so not my scene:


this polish applied smoothly (two coats are shown above), and i know many people love this shade, but again, the color really just isn't for me. i'm actually somewhat relieved, as i bought mac bad fairy right when it was released but never wore it because i was disappointed by the murky/muddy quality it had. at the same time, however, i was hesitant to jettison something so highly coveted without even a cursory swatch. but now i can safely assume that i won't like bad fairy either and can feel comfortable offloading it!

boy says: "that looks finely textured, like pink aluminum foil."

4 comments:

  1. Wow! You really takes amazing photos!

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  2. This looks so pretty in pictures, but I can't stand this kind of color on my nails. I gave my friend a mani using this color, but she couldn't handle it either, so I quickly removed it and applied the holo version of My Private Jet instead.

    Glad to see you posting again!

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  3. thank you all for your comments! sonidlo and annie, the credit goes to poshe t/c and my camera, respectively.

    and cat, ITA re: this color on my nails. i don't mind super vivid pinks, but they have to be cremes (or occasionally a jelly w/ glitter, like zoya astra). for some reason metallic, shimmer, and foil finishes just totally rub me the wrong way. and funny coincidence: i put on MPJ holo shortly after removing TSMGO as well!

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