OPI Pink of Hearts Duo

OPI recently announced its seventh annual Pink of Hearts promotion, a limited edition duo featuring the gorgeous classic OPI shade Pink-ing of You, and the new glitter, More than a Glimmer. The duo also comes with a set of pink ribbon and crystal decals!

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When I first received the set, I thought I would end up with a back-up bottle of Pink-ing of You, one of my (many) favourite pink polishes. Boy was I surprised to see this:

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It took me a while to find my original Pink-ing of You (on the right, above), never realizing that it was so many shades lighter than the new Pink-ing of You. Needless to say, though they are labeled the same, they are not the same polish colour.

The new Pink-ing of You is still gorgeous, much more vibrant and pink than the original I had in my stash. It applied evenly, needing only two coats for the shiny look below:

OPI_PoHduo_PinkingofYouThis is the kind of pink that is gorgeous on anyone, reminding me of fluffy cotton candy. Yummy!

Think that was the only surprise I received?

I added a generous coat of More than a Glimmer, the rainbow-hued glitter in a pale pink crelly base…

OPI_PoHrts_MorethanaGlimmer2… and it dried MATTE!

I was pleasantly surprised – what a fun, gorgeous glitter polish! Never did I expect it to be matte! The pale crelly base slightly softened the undies of Pink-ing of You, and the matte finish was perfectly dreamy. Check out this macro:

OPI_PoHrts_MorethanaGlimmerMacroI am in love with this candy confection-looking duo!

Of course I had to see what this combo would look like shiny, so I added some topcoat for the photos below. First one is in the sun:

OPI_PoHrts_MorethanaGlimmerShineThe macro in the shade is spectacular:

OPI_PoHrts_MorethanaGlimmerShineMacro

What do you think of the Pink of Hearts duo?

Pink of Hearts 2013 will be available September and October 2013 at professional salons and spas. For more information, please call 800-341-9999 or visit www.opi.com. Follow OPI on Twitter @OPI_PRODUCTS and become a Facebook fan!

~xo

(Product provided for consideration and review. All opinions are my own.)

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14 comments
  1. thebubblybrunette said:

    Love it!

  2. Pink-ing of You is gorgeous on it’s own! Nice swatches. πŸ™‚

    • Isn’t it!! Thank you, I love this duo πŸ™‚

  3. Gingernailz said:

    Oh noes! I was hoping Pinking would be the same as the original, I can’t find it anywhere anymore. I like the old Pinking much better. New shade, new name, right? Anyways, it’s still
    A soooper cute mani. Lucky you!

    • Gingernailz said:

      Forgot to say I actually like the Matte more than glossy.

      How do you get these so early?

    • Thank you, I think it’s a gorgeous shade as well. I used to think the old version was quite pink (compared to some of my favourites like Bubble Bath or Funny Bunny) but I am in love with both old/new now! Get the new one if you can’t find the old one (though I bet most stores that carry the full range will still have it – it’s a popular shade). πŸ™‚

  4. Choi said:

    Maybe pinking came out before I even knew I was a polish addict because this is the first time hearing about that one. Surprised at the difference between the two though, it would’ve been nice if it was a little closer to the original but it still looks nice.

    • I was very surprised as well!! Both shades are stunning in their own right… though you’re right, it would have been nice if they were the same… πŸ™‚

  5. Oooh, I WANT! Love the choice of colors within their glitter polish, so fun!

  6. sunnydee said:

    I’m a fan of shiny polish, the matte looks weird to me. nice swatches, as always. your application is perfect! I still find it weird that OPI is doing glitter.

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