Wednesday, February 8, 2012

OPI Vampsterdam Gets Kissed!!!!

Happy Wednesday everyone!!! Yay for Hump Day and being half way through the work week! Today I have for you my #1 lemming from the OPI Holland Collection, which was "officially" released in stores today. Vampsterdam is an AMAZING color, I don't know exactly how to describe it. It's a dark purplish, brownish, burgundy color. Does that make sense?? LOL I was a little disappointed in the formula on this polish which surprises me with OPI. It was still streaky with 2 coats (I included a comparison pic with 2 versus 3 coats) and I had some bubble and brush mark issues. GRRR I HATE BUBBLES AND BRUSH MARKS.

I also added some stamping with a Valentine theme for those of you who are into Valentine's Day. (Can you tell I am not?! LOL) Oh well, maybe next year. Hahaha

The following is 3 coats of Vampsterdam (except for the comparison pic). For the stamping I used Color Club Hot Like Lava with BM02.





COMPARISON PIC: 2 coats on the left, 3 coats on the right

See the major streaks and bare spots on the left??





I hope you enjoyed this!! Even with the formula issues I would still buy Vampsterdam. The color is GORGEOUS and the name is total AWESOMESAUCE.

12 comments :

  1. this a beautiful color I cannot wait to get my hands on this collection and I like the stamps. Kind of tired of hearts . I also like how you show the bottom of the bottle, why I don't know but I do lol

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  2. Sorry to hear that this pretty colour has streaks and bubbles :(. What a great combination with those fun kiss stamps!! XD

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  3. LOVE this colour!! Vampy polish = so up my alley! ;) A bit disappointed re the streaking and bubbling though... wonder if still worth getting and tolerating that??

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  4. That is super cool!! It's a pretty color! And the stamping is pretty fun too.. I gotta try stamping again..

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  5. smooch smooch! I have 6 of the Hollands on their way to me and this is one of them! I wonder if we're better of layering it? I'll try it over dark and see if that helps. I love this stamping image! Along with the chains it's one of my favorite!

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  6. This mani with the stamping looks just gorgeous!

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  7. I loved the base color, gorgeouss!
    And what you did after was way to cute! :D
    Hugz*
    B.

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  8. This is one of my top lemmings from the Holland collection. I still have to buy them! That's a shame about the bubbles. I always hate when that happens! It is still beautiful though.

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  9. it's really pretty but I'm sad the formula is not that great...
    but the name is so cute!

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