Someone the other day asked if OPI's Be a Dahlia Won't You is a dupe of China Glaze 108 Degrees and I'm going to go ahead and say yeah...pretty much. If you have one, you probably don't need the other! I swatched them both yesterday and they are SO very similar, in formula and shimmer, that I almost wish I hadn't spent so much on the OPI! Oh well! Check out this picture heavy post:
|Bottles outside...I think this is with a flash|
|Bottles sun. Almost exactly the sameee|
|In the picture, CG looks to be slightly darker, but in person you can't tell.|
|My middle finger nail is oddly flat so the color looks off, but if you look at my ring and pinky they're quite similar|
|With a flash|
|In the shade|
|CG might have slight more "sparkle" but like I said, you can barely tell in person.|
So my verdict is buy the China Glaze 108 Degrees if you don't already have it and forget OPI Be a Dahlia Won't You. I literally couldn't tell the difference between them while they were on and the formulas are so similar, I just can't see the benefit to spending more on OPI one in this case! I'm a little sad that I didn't realize the similarities when I bought it, but I do like having all of Nice Stems collection. So oh well! Maybe I'll swap one.
Hope you guys are having a GREAT Friday and enjoy your (US) holiday weekend!
P.S. My best friend Jenn just started a blog called Nurse by Night, Nails by Day, please go check her out :)