Friday, July 16, 2010

Sephora by OPI, 212-Sephora, $9

Leave it to one of the best places on earth (Sephora) to create a polish dedicated to another one of the best places on earth (New York City). 212-Sephora is an homage to New York and a polish that you can only get through Sephora's website.

This special edition area code named polish was given to me recently by one of my close friends. She bought it because on the site it is described as a "smoky opaque black" but after trying it she realized it didn't come out as black as she hoped.

As you can see the color has more of an olive tone than a black one. It is definitely dark but the sparkles and the chunks of copper glitter make the color appear much more multi-demensional than you might expect.

I really love this polish because of its unexpected effect. Even as I write this I am having trouble really explaining it, this is why I have tons of pictures! I've got on three coats of polish and a topcoat. Two will do but I was feeling experimental so I went with three, it has held up nicely.

Final verdict:
Cost: $9
Does it live up to the name?: It is eccentric, not for everyone, lovely, unexpected, and pretty badass--I think it captures New York pretty well!
Repeat offender?: So hard to answer this with nailpolish . . . I'd wear it again and again, but I don't know if I would buy it again, there are just too many options out there!



  1. Cool nail polish!!

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  3. This looks almost identical to opi's private jet , i love it :)