I’m just going to say it- I am addicted to OPI nail polish.
Their clever marketing has sucked me in and now I can stop despite the fact that I have over 30 bottles of nail polish that I have no hope of ever using in my lifetime.
I discovered OPI nail polish when my bestie took me to my first manicure. Shortly afterwards, I purchased Ali’s Big Break as red is my favourite colour.
Next I bought Princesses Rule following a manicure session for my cousins wedding. A pale pink colour that was recommended as it could go with everything.
And with that- I was hooked!
Next came Purple with a Purpose and Austin-tatious Turquoise as my next two favourite colours. And I thought, ok let’s stop there.
But, then I found Grand Canyon Sunset and the obsession really began. They make nail polish after places in the world?! I must have all of the ones from my favourite places in the world that I have been to.
I started with the Coleccion de España- the Spanish collection- and once I obtained all eight colours in that collection I moved onto the six colours of La Collection De France- the French collection. By now it didn’t matter what the colours were or if they suited me as long as they belonged to the right collection.
I was dismayed to find that the London collection had been discontinued and New York only had a collection for the ballet company- not the city. There was also no Vancouver collection, so I settled with a bottle of Chocolate Moose from the Canadian collection.
When the San Francisco collection came out in 2013, I was majorly excited and bought the mini collection as soon as it hit the shops in Australia. I had realised that buying full bottles was not a viable option for me anymore as my bathroom cabinet was full to the brim.
As a preview of some places that are covered/are to come on the travel side of my blog, below are some other bottles of OPI nail polish that I own as places I have travelled to:
- Vampsterdam (Holland)
- You’re a Pisa work (Italy)
- Euro Centrale mini collection (Hungary, Czech Republic).
- Berlin there done that (Germany)
- Big Apple Red (New York)
- Diva of Geneva (Switzerland)
- My address is Hollywood (USA)
- Royal Flush Blush (Las Vegas)
- Cozumelted in the sun (Mexico).
I wonder what they will come out with next?!
Related posts: Italy, 1997, Part 2: Bella Italia, Italy, 1997, Part 1: From Rome to Florence, Spain, 1997, Part 2: Beyond Barcelona, Spain, 1997, Part 1: Barcelona, France, 1997, Part 2: The South of France, France, 1997, Part 1: Paris, Holland, 1997, England, 1997, Canada, 1997, USA, 1990