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San Francisco by OPI brings street chic style with West Coast flair to nails and toes for Fall/Winter 2013. This collection features a palette ranging from sky and sea-colored hues of blues and gray to reds, burgundies and browns inspired by some of the city’s most iconic elements – Chinatown, the Golden Gate bridge and the Embarcadero. This fall mélange is mixed with texture, seen in three Liquid Sand™ nail lacquers in earthy hues of taupe, blue and gray: It’s All San Andreas’s Fault, Wharf! Wharf! Wharf! and Alcatraz…Rocks. Liquid Sand lacquers dry to a textured, matte finish, infused with reflective sparkle.

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There are twelve colors ranging from moody grays and blues to garnet and ruby jewel tones, while the three Liquid Sand nail lacquers incorporate texture and a matte finish in complimentary colours.

See all the shades here!

And now for the contest!!!

OPI is giving YOU a chance to win these six shades!!!

Lost on Lombard
I Knead Sour-Dough
Muir Muir on the Wall
In the Cable Car-Pool Lane
Embarca-Dare Ya!
First Date at the Golden Gate

Head on over to my Facebook page to enter, or
enter the Rafflecopter giveaway here!

For more information on this or other products, please call 800-341-9999 or visit http://www.opi.com. Follow OPI on Twitter @OPI_PRODUCTS and become a Facebook fan!

 

(Contest open to Canadian residents only. Contest runs until November 29, 2013 at 11:59 pm ET. All entries will be verified.)

For Fall/Winter 2013, OPI launched a West Coast-inspired collection, San Francisco by OPI. The collection features a palette ranging from sky and sea-colored hues of blues and gray to reds, burgundies and browns inspired by some of the city’s most iconic elements – Chinatown, the Golden Gate bridge and the Embarcadero.

Today I bring you four of these beauties: two cremes, a duochrome and one of the three new Liquid Sands!

First up, Lost on Lombard is a garnet creme – I would consider it a chili red. It is gorgeous and is sure to become a new twist on the classic red! I used two coats for the pictures below, and the formula was dreamy! It was non-staining and dried to a high shine!

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It looks a touch lighter in the sun:

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The second creme I have for you is Incognito in Sausalito, a near-black blue. Similar in formula to Lost on Lombard, it flowed easily and was almost a one-coater! It’s right up my alley – hello, vampy shade!

OPI_SF_IncognitoinSausalito2And in the sun:

OPI_SF_IncognitoinSausalitoThese two cremes have quickly risen to become favourites, and I cannot wait to wear them in the fall!

Now for a twist from OPI, one of the two duochromes in this collection: Peace & Love & OPI, a grey-based polish described as a sage and eggplant holographic. I was pleasantly surprised by the duochrome effect and the consistency. Most polishes like this are quite sheer so I layered it over Lost on Lombard; however, it was opaque on its own! Look at the amazing effect in the shade:

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In the sun it sparkles with a subtle hint of the purple flash:

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And last but not least, one of the standouts for me, a new Liquid Sand shade called Alcatraz… Rocks, a steely purplish shade with multi-hued sparkles in the sun that just dance, and dance, and dance in the light! This is a complex, gorgeous, GORGEOUS polish, and no words will describe its true beauty!! I used two coats for the photos below:

OPI_SF_AlcatrazRockssunI love a good macro shot so look at this beauty – look at the multi-coloured sparkles on my pinky:

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And finally, Alcatraz… Rocks with top coat looks INSANE! The top coat draws out the multi-chromatic shimmer, making it blindingly sparkly! I am totally obsessed with this polish!!

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This collection just launched at Professional Salons and Spas, so run (don’t walk) and get your favourites, because I predict this will sell out! I will be running out to get a few more… 🙂

For more information, please call 800-341-9999 or visit www.opi.com. Follow OPI on Twitter @OPI_PRODUCTS and become a Facebook fan!

Which ones are your favourites?

~xo

 

 

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

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