Liquid Sand Is That ‘New New’ With OPI Nail Polish

I love how nail polish has been evolving over these last couple of years. Crackle polish, nail strips, gel polish, nail decals, the options just seem limitless! 

OPI nail polish just teamed up with Bond 007 to release a collection of six liquid sand nail lacquers. What makes these nail lacquers so different from the rest? Each one features a textured, matte finish infused with reflective sparkle fitting the allure surrounding the Bond Girls. 

The six shades are named after some of the most iconic Bond girls, including: Solitaire, Pussy Galore, Tiffany Case, Vesper, Honey Ryder, and Jinx. 

These six new shades will be available beginning May 2013, retailing at $9 each. 

(L to R: Solitaire, Pussy Galore, & Tiffany Case)

(L to R: Vesper, Honey Ryder, & Jinx)


Check out the liquid sand finish in a previous Mariah Carey post here

Have you tried the liquid sand yet? What do you think about the finish?

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?