Saturday, September 10, 2011

I'm finally trying OPI Pirate's Collection.... :)

Sooo a while back in June I won a giveaway from a video blogger...I was supposed to win a silver shatter and the Pirates of the Caribbean mini collection.  SO I avoided buying silver shatter even though I desperately wanted it and only swapped for Mermaid's Tears since it didn't come in the mini collection. 

Howeverrrr after 3 weeks (late June) and no prize in the mail, I e-mailed her making sure she had my address correct (and also 'cause my neighbors at the time were kind of shady...), she said she'd just sent it out the day before.  Welllll on the first of August I moved and still hadn't received my package.  Bummer!

I don't want to sound too snobby about it because I don't know if I was jipped and she never sent it or whether it just got lost in the mail...AND it would've been a PRIZE that I didn't buy, but I'm still kind of bummed 'cause now I can't find silver shatter and I still want it. 

Anywho, I was avoiding trying Mermaid's Tears because I wanted to use it with Silver Shatter, but I picked it randomly on my list of untrieds, soooo here it is!

Indoor lighting
The first three pictures are (obviously) taken outdoors, but it was getting kind of dark so the color looks a bit more teal.  I took one inside to show you guys the dusty green hue it looks like inside.

I used three coats of this polish and it went on nice and smooth.  The formula was nice and great like a normal OPI polish, but I didn't like the color too much with my skin tone.  It grew on my after about a day, but I don't think it's one I'll just randomly use again unless I'm trying to match something I'm wearing, haha.

Overall, I'd still love to try a few others from this collection I never bought such as Planks A Lot and Sparrow Me the Drama, but I'm not going to rush out for them now, hah.  I was a little under enthused about the whole collection...I thought it'd be a bit more...piratey.  But oh well!  A few good colors came out of it and silver shatter :)

You guys done hearing about this collection yet?  Sorry I'm behind the times :)

<3 Whitney