UPC - Warm - Opposites




Hey peeps!
Happy Saturday - or whatever day you read this!
Today I have another installment of the Untried Polish Challenge - as well as a review!



So today in the challenge it's Warm day. No better chance to do some gorgeous warm neutrals! And since I JUST received a big box of OPI from Littlewoods to review - why the heck not!

OPI - My Vampire Is Buff
OPI - Did You Ear About Van Gogh?



I have been hearing so much hooplah about My Vampire is Buff, I was pretty much over the moon to get it to review! When I pulled Did You Ear About Van Gogh? out of the box right after, I thought hmmm...these may be too similar to warrant having both. I couldn't have been more wrong. It's another clear case of "what you see in the bottle aint what ya get on the nail!"

See?? WAY different! But both, totally awesome!

This mani is super simple to re-create. Paint half your nail with one color and half with another (vertically) - when dry, add striping tape and then paint the opposite colors on each half!

I was in love with these two polishes!!
My Vampire Is Buff took 3 coats to get good coverage but you could do a careful 2 I am sure, it was fine to do one medium coat over the darker shade with no problem also...so its all good - this is a must have polish for everyday as well as nail art!
Did You Ear About Van Gogh? is a beautiful medium tan. It covered wonderful in just one coat, too! And the shine on both of these polishes is very nice!

If you live in the UK - you need to check out Littlewoods! They have a ton of cool stuff to buy and LOTS of awesome nail polish to choose from as well!!

Don't forget to check out all the other awesome ladies doing this challenge:


Masha at Lost In Lacquer
Raine at Lacquer Lily
Amy at Fancy Side
Sam at Polished Art
Lizajane at Organic Neglect
Blueberry Pie at Blueberry Nails
Kristina at Lacquer Fetish
Jonochi at Just Add Polish
Uni at Acetone FIles
Erica at Coat of Mani Colors 



**some items in this post were sent to me by the company or their PR firm in exchange for my honest review**

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25 comments

  1. YES I will be recreating this mani! Holy wow the design is perfect! =D

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  2. WOW! You're not kidding about the noticeable difference between the two! And not only are they both beautiful neutral colors, they both go fantastic together on that design. I love how you did your nails!

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  3. This design is amazing. Thanks for the inspiration! Love the colors!

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  4. This is so pretty!
    i totally adore your color combos! I love it that they are never contrasted but they still look opposites. Beautifuyl!

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  5. Oooh they look great ! I might give this design a try :)

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  6. I am so in love with these I could cry. Seriously.

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  7. This a great design and comparison. I would have never thought these were so different.

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  8. Amazing design ! I might try this soon, it's so pretty !

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  9. That's beautiful! How on earth did you do that?? I'll probably figure it out eventually because I HAVE to try that! Beautiful use of neutral.

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  10. there is a short run through in the post on how i did it, but most likely count on me doing a tutorial of this sometime soon!

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  11. right? under my brightish lights they almost looked the same in the bottle.

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  12. awwww. thank you!! but dont cry!

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  13. do! i would love to see your spin on it!

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  14. thanks Jin! i want to do this with some brights, but first i wanted to make sure i could do it, and light neutrals seemed like a safe test!

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  15. Dont they just look like they were made for each other? Before I striped them and they were just side by side on my nail I kept thinking they looked like 2 delicious flavors of ice cream!

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  16. Woo!!! Cant wait to see yours!!

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  17. I love this so much!

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  18. This is so freakin pretty! I have to try this!

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  19. Gorgeous! I love the simplicity that hides the complexity.

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  20. LittleMonsterx14May 6, 2013 at 9:31 PM

    wow i love this! its so structured and your lines are perfect! those colors are so nice together

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