Monday, July 16, 2012

POLISHED: OPI Nail Laquer in "We'll Always Have Paris Suede"

sooo continuing from my last post, this is the other nail color i picked up. it is a SUEDE! i had no idea what that meant but it looked like a really awesome color.

"We'll Always Have Paris Suede" (NN F20; 15 mL) is one of six in the Suede Collection of Fall 2009. that sounds like ages ago so i am glad to have had the opportunity to pick this up. i found out that suede pretty much means matte. the Suede Collection consists of colors that have been released before but OPI decided to give them a suede twist. i find that the original "We'll Always Have Paris" looks nothing like the suede version though. 
"We'll Always Have Paris Suede" is a cool pink-purple with plenty of metallic shimmer. it goes on really easily and dries quickly. i used two coats in the following pictures:
artificial light 

natural light

according to OPI, Suedes do not last as long as regular OPIs and this was definitely the case with my nails. i had chipping the very next day. and it was not minor chipping either - i had to have a complete change of nail polish. it is recommended not to use a topcoat (or a base coat, or hand lotion for that matter) since it changes the look, but i think there is no way i can wear this polish longer than one day if i didn't. i am pretty sure it wouldn't look bad with glossy finish either. 
taking off the nail polish wasn't a problem as long as you held the cotton ball/pad over the polish a tad longer so it can remove the remainder of the metallic particles.

thanks for reading! and many thanks for the birthday wishes :) 

4 comments:

  1. It's a really nice colour - I do find though with matte shades like this they chip much faster, and you're right, you can't do too much about it.

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  2. Wow, it's sensitive! No hand lotion! You pretty much can't do anything once you have this polish on!

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    1. i know hey! i was shocked when i read the hand lotion part too.

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