February 25, 2012

Nicole by OPI CVS Exclusive Kardashian Kolors Part One!

I do apologize for having to do this collection in two parts, but that's how it is around here lately. I am gearing up for both St. Patrick's Day and the 2012 World Irish Dancing Championships in Belfast, Northern Ireland, so dancing takes up 99% of my time at the moment. Nicole by OPI released a ton of goodies recently, including 7 new CVS exclusive Kardashian Kolors. No matter your feelings on the Kardashians, the last set of Kardashian Kolors were a hit, so you may want to check these out!

Nicole by OPI Ladies In The Limelight is a yellow-green creme. This is more yellow than most yellow-greens in my collection, but still has enough in it so that it can't be considered a true yellow. I love yellow polish, and I also love weird yellow-green shades, so this is a natural fit for me. Flattering? Ehhh, maybe not. Cool-looking? Heck yea!

Ladies In The Limelight was a pretty typical yellow in terms of application. It needed three coats, and still had a bit of VNL. It was also a bit prone to streaking, but definitely not the worst yellow I've ever used. Three coats was reasonably smooth and very pretty!

Nicole by OPI Our Fuchsia's Lookin' Bright is a pretty blue-toned fuchsia. This kind of bright fuchsia creme seems to be a popular spring/summer annually, so it's always good to have one in your collection. You may already have one (or seventeen), so check your stash for dupes. OPI Kiss Me On My Tulips might even be similar.

Our Fuchsia's Lookin' Bright had nice coverage, needing only two coats. If you use thick coats, one might even suffice. Nice even application and it dried very shiny. I would definitely recommend this if you don't have a color like it.

Nicole by OPI One Big Happy Fame-ily is my favorite from this half!! This is a gorgeous, unique lavender shimmer. The shimmer in this is like the large particles that almost look like ice chips or something. I feel like everyone does lavender cremes, but never lavender shimmers, so it's nice to see this for a change!!

Love the shimmer in this one! One Big Happy Fame-ily does have a downside though. This is four coats. I think it's worth it, but it is definitely not the most opaque polish in the world. Three coats might be good if you don't mind some VNL, but I really wanted to do four and get it opaque. The good news is that I love it like this! Also, dry time isn't bad, so that helps make it better!

Out of these three, Ladies In The Limelight and One Big Happy Fame-ily really make me happy, so I would say 2 out of 3 is pretty good! I do wish One Big Happy Fame-ily was a tad more pigmented, but I'll deal. I can't wait to try the other four colors!

These CVS exclusive lacquers will be available February 2012 for $7.99 each at CVS locations nationwide and online at cvs.com.
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Unknown said...

Good Luck with the Dancing Competition!!

Never Enough Nails said...

Thanks Lissa!!

SuburbanFairy said...

One Happy Fame-ily is stunning!!

Never Enough Nails said...

I love it too, Angie!! It's really unique!