Wednesday, January 23, 2013

NOTD: OPI Stay the Night

Today I have another one of OPI's Liquid Sand shades to show you. One of OPI's latest innovations is "Liquid Sand", which is basically a matte, textured glitter meant to be worn without topcoat. There are four shades of liquid sand released as part of the Mariah Carey collection. I picked up the mini set at Ulta to check what I thought.

Macro shot of Stay the Night (3 coats)

This is matte black with shiny pink glitter. Definitely my favorite of the set so far (I still have The Impossible left to swatch).

OPI Stay the Night
3 coats, no topcoat

I wore the shade with no topcoat for 24 hours and again got no chipping and minimal tipwear.

Stay the Night
with topcoat applied (3 coats of Gelous, 1 coat of NYC GCS)

I actually think I love it even more with topcoat- it's absolutely glowing!

left: no topcoat                         right: topcoat

This shade was a bit harder to remove, and I actually probably should have just used the foil or Reesa method. I used my scrubby tub and had to scrub quite a bit on each finger- it probably took me at least twice as long to remove as the purple and blues liquid sand shades did.

Come back tomorrow for swatches of The Impossible!

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