Sunday, January 23, 2011

Nicole by OPI - Wal-Mart Exclusives - January 2011

I don't know if there is an actual name for this set or if it is just "Wal-Mart Exclusives". I have swatches for you of four new shades added to the Wal-Mart line of Nicole by OPI. They are meant to be "timeless and sophisticated shades".

He's A Keeper - Bright red, creamy creme. This is sort of on the orange side and I like that. It's hard to make an red creme different, and this one has at least a bit of an edge.

Got Style? - This is a cinnamon, brick reddish, shade with a ton of silver shimmer. This is reminding me of a gingerbread cookie color and I like it because it's interesting but work appropriate. I wore this as a "work shade".

Never Give Up - Unless it's on trying to make polishes like this. This is a magenta with small holo glitter, which should be awesome, but the base is too opaque and frosty, and with the glitter it turns into a lumpy mess. This swatch even has a top-coat on it and it doesn't help even it out :c(

Count On Me - Back to the good stuff. This is a shimmery lilac with a flashy duochrome blue to purple shimmer. This is sheer so I layered it over Sally Hansen - Thinking of Blue.

These are available at select Wal-Mart stores this month.

What do you think?!
:c)
-Elaine

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8 comments:

  1. Ack...Never Give Up...It looks awful!
    I feel bad for any unsuspecting customers who buy that mess. :P

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  2. first one looks just like ketchup haha

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  3. I agree with the 2 ladies above xD

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  4. I love Count On Me !!! it's very nice duochrome!

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  5. The only ones that look like they would be worth picking up are "Got Style?" and "Count on me" the other two are just kind of blah. However I will be on the lookout the next time I hit Wal-mart

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  6. Count on me is so pretty, though the rest is too!

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