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Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Swatch // OPI First Class Desires

OPI First Class Desires from the 2014 Gwen Stefani Holiday Collection

It's been a while since we had a plain and simple swatch post! So today we're keeping it short and sweet and taking a look at the gorgeous OPI First Class Desires from the 2014 Gwen Stefani Holiday Collection.

OPI First Class Desires from the 2014 Gwen Stefani Holiday Collection

I wasn't really feeling this collection when it first came out, which meant that when I picked up First Class Desires it was from the sale bin. And (I know I say this a lot with untrieds, but...) I'm really glad I did! In the bottle it looked like a deep purple with scattered gold glitter, but in person it's so much more. Just look at this macro...

Macro of OPI First Class Desires from the 2014 Gwen Stefani Holiday Collection

Not just glitters, those are tiny flakies! Ahhhh! And flakies are one of my weaknesses! There is obviously gold in the glittery flakies but there's a hint of greens and golds and coppers and pinks in the right light... I can't tell if the flakies have a hint of iridescent multichrome in them or if that's just the result of the slightly crelly-ish base, but either way the results is gorgeous.

Swatch of OPI First Class Desires from the 2014 Gwen Stefani Holiday Collection

This polish also had great coverage - pictured here is two coats without top coat. I'm thinking this is one I want to try stamping with in the future!

Overall super happy with this purchase (as though you couldn't tell haha). It's amazing how macros can change your perspective of a polish in a blink! So happy!

Is this a polish you have in your collection? Do you love it as much as I (now) do? 

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9 comments:

  1. So pretty! It reminds me a lot of DS Mystery.

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  2. I forgot how beautiful this color is! Now I need to get it back out!

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  3. This shade is GORGEOUS! Pulling it out asap!

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  4. HELLO GORGEOUS! I never got anything from this collection but that might need to change ;-).

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  5. Beautiful! I am also curious to see its stamping abilities! :)

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  6. Wow, I had no idea this polish was so beautiful. To think I have had it in my untried pile for months!

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  7. I adore this shade! Your photos are gorgeous as always!

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