Product Review: Mariah Carey for OPI

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There was news back in August 2012 of super star Mariah Carey releasing her own nail polish line with the OPI brand. 

It was only a matter of time before this limited edition collaboration surfaced, and it has finally hit the streets for the public to paint their talons with. 

The collection features soft pinks, auburn’s, and purples, with a new colorful, textured addition to the OPI family called “Liquid Sand”. Meant to be worn without a top coat, this lacquer gives your nails a unique, textured, matte finish.

Check out some of the colors below:

"A Butterfly Moment" : This is a great “natural” color and is totally work appropriate in a corporate setting or even to wear for an interview. 

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"Anti-Bleak" : This color was very pretty, a perfect mix of magenta. Two coats are all you need.

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"Sprung" : This color was a little tricky. As beautiful as it is in the bottle, you need three coats to get the right pigment otherwise it will be too sheer (like pictured on my nails). I think this color would be more flattering on a different skin tone.

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The Liquid Sand “Stay The Night” : OPI mastered the shattered top coat, so naturally it’s time for something new, like liquid sand. The liquid sand also comes in a blue, purple, and red. Check out the results…

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I applied 3 coats of this and I admit it may have been a little much because you can see how thick it looks. I wanted the black to be darker, so next time I just won’t be as generous when applying the 3 coats. 

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The shiny finish dries into a textured matte coat. It feels like a softer version of sandpaper.

Finished look after it dried…pretty cool.

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What do you think about the way the Liquid Sand looks? Are you feeling the Mariah Carey for OPI collection?