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Monday, August 3, 2009

OPI You Make Me Vroom w/ Konad White Special Polish

I apologize for my lateness in posting. This was my mani over the weekend, and I just now got around to taking a picture and writing a quick post.

You Make Me Vroom is from OPIs 2005 (I think) Driven By Color Mustang collection. It's old formula/ old brush, and of course, has been d/c'd. Though, there are still plenty floating around eBay. I got mine from a less than 100% feedback seller (think 92% :S) for a $1.99+shipping. Cheap NP is worth the risk. LOL. I'm not sure if you are like me, and I know the trend in NP is now to be into greens, yellows, and blues, but I am still searching for the perfect red creme. I say that OPI's V&C is pretty damn close, but I've always wanted something a little lighter, though still with the same intensity of color, and a little more on the cool side. Like a cherry red, but with no pink. I think this color fits the bill. It's perfect. Well, almost perfect. I kind of wish it had the new PW brush, that I've become a total slave to, and I kind of wish it had OPI's new formula. I know old formula is coveted right now, and I have no problem with chemicals, but I never have as good an application with old formula that I have with a new formula polish. But in any regard, the color is perfect. Maybe there are dupes in OPI's core line, perhaps Chick Flick Cherry (?), but I don't have any.

The konad design was done using Konad Special Polish in white and plate m56. I normally don't use the konad polish, but I have a bottle of white from my starter kit, and from what I understand, white and black konad polishes are kind of a must, as other brands don't work as well in those colors in particular.

I am doing a new mani tonight, after my kidlets are asleep. Thinking of Essie Mint Chintz and something else, but who knows. I may change my mind. I always do.


Skye said...

i loveeeeeeee this
i love these 2 colours together and the konad is so cute. gorjuz

Paige said...

That NOTD is so cute! Thank you for sharing this with us!

Megan (A Polish Problem) said...

TY Skye and gildedangel. I really loved this one.

Inbaluly said...

this is a great red - looks good on you! the konad is so cute :-)

Lucy said...

A beautiful red on you. My perfect red is out there somewhere. I want a blue red. Like the ribbon. I think it's such a cute design.

Brooke said...

very cute. i love the contrast of the white and red together!

Megan (A Polish Problem) said...

TY inbaluly, Lucy, and Brooke. I'm so happy I found this red. It really is perfect. Now, if it just had the PW brush, we'd be in bidnez.

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