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Fridail: OPI Beach Sandies!

Happy Wednesday Friday everybody!
Where did the time go!?
Anyway, we'll dive straight in with the post! I apologise in advance for the iPhone-quality of images, I'm still looking for some batteries that my camera won't complain about.
Today I'm covering OPI's Beach Sandies from the Brazil collection, which is a little quartet of mini liquid sand polishes. Can I just say here, if anyone high up in the chain of OPI reads this (which is unlikely, but if you do then HI!), please please pleeeeease make these in full-sized bottles? Please!
So... This is the box, and the four that you get (I swatched super quickly over each, so do excuse that)



The colours have super fun names, and are actually really awesome vibrant colours with shimmer and texture and everything awesome.

Let's start with my possible favourite: What's a Little Rain Forest?
It's a beautifully vibrant royal blue, with plenty of shimmer (and of course the liquid-sand slight grainy texture). It looks stunning and I imagine it will look even better in the Summer sun. It took only 2 coats to get full coverage on each nail.

As you can see, the shimmer is just absolutely stunning and eye-catchingly gorgeous. The polish even holds some turquoise-colour depending on the light (which personally, makes it even better!)

Onto the next polish, "Samba-dy Loves Purple"! This polish is a quaint little pinky-purple polish, with of course the added shimmer and texture. It's once again a beautiful colour, and probably one I wouldn't normally wear, but I love it so much! It reminds me of Summer berries! ^^


And how adorable is the name!? I really want to hug whoever came up with it-it's genius! This polish also covered nicely in two coats!

The third polish here is "I'm Brazil Nuts Over You". Once again, what a darn adorable name! This polish is a pink with a slight red/orange tinge to it and is also a polish I wouldn't usually reach out on the shelf for. I think the best way to describe the colour would actually just be "watermelon". It's a watermelon colour! (Mmm, watermelon!)



Aw man, I can't wait to have my camera back. *sigh* My phone just won't focus right!
But anyway, this polish is a beautiful colour, no matter how much I'm not a fan of pink. And it really does shimmer as much as the rest of them, I swear, I just couldn't capture it in the images too well! It was also a two coats polish.

Finally, "You're So Flippy Floppy" is the last polish of the four, and it's generally a colour that I would stay well away from! But wow, I'm in love! This polish is an extremely vibrant yellow polish, that reflects nicely against your skin tone.


It's more of a banana shade without flash, and a lemon shade with it, but wow, it's gonna be awesome for Summer! It took three coats to get this much coverage, and my thumb probably could have done with another (I may have smudged it actually, I can't quite remember), but the shimmer in it is absolutely gorgeous, just like in the others!

So, in conclusion, all of these polishes are stunning, despite not being 'typical' colours that I personally would reach for, I'm so glad I got this set! I just really, really, really, really, really want these in full size! I *need* them in full size! Especially with their adorable names.
Good work, OPI... Good work.

(I'll pop up the Barry M Denim post that I was going to do for today, tomorrow, so you still have 2 nail posts this week! I'm sorry!)
~Rachel

Coming Up Soon:
Saturday: Barry M Denim
Monday: A Blogger's Bookshelf: Insurgent (Divergent #2)

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  1. I love nail polish especially bright ones think I my have fallen in love with the yellow one! xx
    http://beautyandthenails.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. They're lush aren't they! I can't wait to try them again when the sun's out :) xx

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