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Friday, May 8, 2015

OPI - It's Totally Forth Worth It


     Today I have another quick post to share with you. This time around I've gone mainstream with OPI's It's Totally Fort Worth It from the 2011 Texas Collection.

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     It's Totally Fort Worth It is a silver frost with purple micro shimmer. Shown here is 3 coats plus top coat. As you can see even after 3 coats this is still a very sheer polish. Id have to say that this would work better as a topper, than wearing it all alone. Unless you're going for a subtle hint of color look.

     

     Application was  pretty easy with even coverage for all 3 coats even though this polish is a little on the runny side.  Staying true to the frost finish there were a few minor brush strokes which thankfully seemed to almost disappear once my top coat was added. There's nothing that can ruin a polish quite like those annoying brushstrokes.

     The micro shimmer is slightly more visible than shown here in my photos which I think saves this polish from being a boring pearl like color and more like mother of pearl.  I can see this looking great over a darker color so that shimmer can really shine.

     What are your thoughts on polishes like this? Wear them alone or layer over a darker shade? Let me know in the comments. As always thanks for stopping by and Happy Polishing!

16 comments :

  1. I am not a fan of polishes like this, they don't tend to look against my skin tone. But I've never tried layering it over a darker shade, that might work well.

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  2. Pretty shade - Not something I would typically wear though!

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  3. I'd definitely layer this, this sheer finish isn't really my kinda thing. I can imagine the shimmer is really beautiful in the sun!

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  4. I'm really not into frosty/ pearly polishes, but I've never tried layering it over a darker shade. Maybe it'd look nice that way!

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  5. Cosmetic SanctuaryMay 9, 2015 at 3:10 PM

    I've had this polish for awhile but don't think I've used it. It's pretty though! I actually prefer to wear lighter shades like this on thier own

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  6. The shade itself would be fine on its own, if it wasn't so sheer.. It is too sheer for my personal taste, but I would make it work with some stamping over it or a glitter gradient on the tips!

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  7. Im not really a fan either. I wish I would have thought about layering it over a darker base before my post went live. It would be interesting to see how much the color changes.

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  8. It's not really something I would typically wear either. Especially not alone.

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  9. I wish we had some sunny days so I could confirm that. It's been pretty grey and drizzelly here for the last week.

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  10. This is probably one of my least favorite finishes and VNL gets on my nerves for some reason. But I wanted to show this polish as is so I had to deal with it for the short time I wore it.

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  11. I don't mind the lighter shades but the VNL bothers me for some reason.

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  12. It's too sheer for me also. But I like the stamping idea =)

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  13. I'm not a huge fan of such sheer shades but I'm sure it can find use in nail art.

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  14. Im sure some stamping would help this shade a lot

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