April 14, 2010

OPI La Paz-itively Hot Matte with Shiny Top Coat

OPI La Paz-itively Hot Matte with one coat Color Club top coat, no flash

I was originally going to just add these pictures into my Polish of the Week: OPI La Paz-itively Hot Matte post, however...


OK... so, anyways, this really is a stunning polish with a shiny top coat. The shiny coat magnifies the sparkle in the polish and also adds a duochrome-like blue flash to the polish that wasn't there before. I walked outside to get the mail while wearing this and could not believe how hot this looked.

OPI La Paz-itively Hot Matte with one coat Color Club top coat, with flash

As for how this compares to the original LPH, I think it's actually a brighter pink, with a more pronounced flash of blue shimmer. I like the original LPH, but I don't think the color is as saturated as LPH Matte with shiny top coat. They both are hot pink with a bit of blue shimmer though, so they are probably pretty similar for the average polish user. I no longer own the original, otherwise I would do a comparison shot.

I really like this color matte, just the way OPI intended it to be, but from now on, I am going to have a hard time deciding whether to wear it matte or shiny!


Never Ending Obsession said...

I had put this one on my 'I want, but can wait for' polish list.
But now I want it!
Looks gorgeous with a shinny top coat!

Never Enough Nails said...

Never Ending Obsession- it's even more gorgeous in person! I love the way matte polishes and mattifying top coats have made it so every polish you buy is really like two polishes in one! This one looks great both ways!