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Mail: OPI Russian Navy Swatch!

Hey everyone!
I hope you all had a nice week off if you were off-school or work for the half term! And also a nice week off from reading my ramblings over here!
Today I'm kicking off November's posts with one of my favourite OPI's ever. Say hello to "Russian Navy"!



I actually hunted this polish out specifically whenever I saw OPI's being sold, after obtaining a mini of it for a Christmas present a few years back. I finally found it at an airport in Tenerife, and also got my Mam to pay! (yay!)

(Please note that the little bumps you can see in some of these pics, especially on my ring finger, are not part of the polish, but are bits of glitter that I accidentally failed to get off my nails from the last mani. Won't happen again! <3) 


Anyway, as you can see in the photos, it's a stunning, deep blue with flecks of purple and other blue shades when it catches the light. These flecks are caused by teeny tiny shimmer particles in shades of purple and red! They really help bring the polish to life! 
Here are three pics with the flash turned on to help you grasp the colour a little better.




The finish is smooth, shiny and sophisticated, with the very very very slight up-close shimmer. Application is super easy, all pics here are two coats, and removal was super duper quick!


You can (probably/hopefully) pick up a bottle from your local OPI stockist for around £11. 

Thank you for reading! I hope you love this colour as much as I do, and I shall see you very soon!

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