Tuesday, 21 August 2012

OPI I Don't Give A Rotterdam | NOTD

This post is a little bit boring compared to my usual NOTDs. But I figured I'm going a little over board with nail art recently & I haven't even tried out all of the new polishes I was given for my birthday. Soo, I thought I'd give OPIs I Don't Give A Rotterdam a go that my lovely boyfriend bought me :)

Here's what I used...


I received the pro white original (on the left of the picture above) in my August GlossyBox. (See my review here). It's a clear varnish that can be used to counteract any staining on your nails & make them gleaming! I thought I'd test this out whilst I had no polish on. It definitely has my vote! After you've applied the polish & it starts to dry it kinda just disappears! Leaving behind dry shiny shiny nails. The only thing is I never have bare nails. I'll save this for when I bag myself a scientist job & am not allowed to wear polish - not looking forward to these times! The picture below is of the pro white original application only.


You could probably use the pro white as a base coat, but out of habit I also applied Sally Hansen's nail thickener. OPIs I Don't Give a Rotterdam is quite a sheer colour, so I thought I'd apply a white base coat first. This makes the colour look a lot more opaque & the glitter in the polish becomes more obvious. I used Barry M's matt white. 




Love love love OPI! All of their colours I've tried are so so pretty & they apply like a dream.

What are your favourite OPI shades?

Jen xo

13 comments:

  1. Ahhh Love the color! :) My favorite one is Glamour Game and You Don't Know Jacques! I have so many OPIs here that it's hard to pick a fave one hehehe. They're all soo pretty..hehe But those two colors are usually what I wear. ;)

    www.cutedumpling.blogspot.com

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    1. I love OPIs too. Their colour selection is amazing! xx

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  2. What a good Idea putting a white under a sheer colour, never thought to do that. Thanks for the tip :) x

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  3. Love the color :) The white nailpolish is a good tip!

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  4. Your nails are so nice naturally you can tell you look after them. Lovely post x

    themaibug.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you :) I think I'm going to do a nail care post soon xx

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  5. I'm yet to try any OPI, was so tempted today in Tk Maxx though. Wish I'd got it now! Never heard the white before tip, so thanks!

    Lauren
    pinkforflamingos.blogspot.com

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    1. You should! They're so great xx

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  6. I love this nail color :) Thanks for sharing ! I am following ! Hope you will too ^^

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  7. Love love love!! I need to get me some OPI but there are sooo many choices! This is a brilliant colour though, lucky girlfriend! Also, I like the tip for using white - thanks!

    rach xxx
    rivasoave.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. oh fun! i love that nail color!!!!
    xo TJ

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