OPI Iceland | comparisons

Sooo this post is long overdue, I said I’d post it a few days after the Iceland swatches but obviously that didn’t happen. But better late than never…. right?
I looked through my OPI collection and took out the shades that I thought would be most similar to the new polishes. I’m not comparing Turn on the northern lights! because I don’t have any polishes that are similar to that one.

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Check out the old geysirs – I can never hut up

Here I’m wearing two coats of each shade. They are very similar in formula, but Check out the old geysirs is ice blue whereas I can never hut up is grey/green.

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This isn’t Greenland – Don’t talk Bach to me

Here I’m wearing two coats of each shade. They’re no dupes, they’re not even that similar, especially not on the nails.

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Aurora berry-alis – Just lanai-ing around

Here I’m wearing two coats of each shade. They look very similar in this photo and they are almost the same shade. The big difference between them is that Just lanai-ing around has shimmer in it.

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One heckla of a color – Purple palazzo pants

Here I’m wearing two coats of One heckla of a color and three coats of Purple palazzo pants. Looking at the bottle shots I thought they’d be more similar in color, but they’re not similar at all. Well they’re both purple, but thats about it. 😉

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Reykjavik has all the hot spots – Hands off my kielbasa

Here I’m wearing two coats of each shade. They both have that frosted finish, Reykjavik has all the hot spots dries with more visible brushstrokes, apart from that they’re not very similar.

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Icelanded a bottle of OPI  – Berlin there done that – Taupe-less beach

Here I’m wearing two coats of each shade. If you compare the bottles Icelanded a bottle of OPI looks almost identical to Taupe-less beach, but on the nails Icelanded a bottle of OPI is pretty much a lighter shade of Berlin there done that (and not that similar to Taupe-less beach).

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I’ll have a gin & tectonic – Barking up the wrong sequoia – A great opera-tunity

Here I’m wearing two coats of each shade. They’re all pretty similar, so you probably don’t need to have them all (unless you’re a polish addict).

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Less is norse – Suzi & the arctic fox – Dark side of the mood

Here I’m wearing two coats of each shade. They’re all beautiful dark shades, but they’re no dupes.

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That’s what friends are Thor – I brake for manicures – Krona-logical order – Shh… it’s top secret

Here I’m wearing two coats of each shade. No dupes for the new Iceland shades, but here we have four beautiful brown shades that are perfect for fall!

I hope these swatches helped you in your decision of which shades to get. Please let me know in the comments which ones you’re planning on getting (or already got) and which ones you’ll skip out on (and why)!

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OPI Fiji

Hi there! Today I’m very excited to show you the new collection from OPI called Fiji. The collection consists of 12 shades that make me want warmer weather and a vacation. The shades are not unique, we’ve seen them before (except for maybe one) but it’s still a nice collection.

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All swatches are (as usual) painted over one coat of base coat and are without top coat.

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img_6961OPI Fiji – Two-timing the zones

Two-timing the zones is a bright pink creme polish that covers in two coats.

img_6962img_6963OPI Fiji – Living on the bula-vard!

Living on the bula-vard! is a coral creme polish that covers in two coats.

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20170130_212311952_iosOPI Fiji – Getting nadi on my honeymoon

Getting nadi on my honeymoon is a light pink creme polish that covers in two to three coats.

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img_6967OPI Fiji – Polly want a lacquer?

Polly want a lacquer? is a lilac creme polish that covers in two coats.

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img_6969OPI Fiji – Do you sea what I sea?

Do you sea what I sea? is a blue metallic polish that covers in three coats.

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img_6971OPI Fiji – Is that a spear in your pocket?

Is that a spear in your pocket? is a teal creme polish that covers in two coats. This color was so hard to capture on camera, it is actually more green in real life.

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img_6973OPI Fiji – I can never hut up

I can never hut up is a grey polish with green shimmer that covers in two coats.

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img_6975OPI Fiji – Super trop-i-cal-i-Fiji-istic

Super trop-i-cal-i-Fiji-istic is a royal blue creme polish that covers in two coats.

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img_6959OPI Fiji – Suzi without a paddle

Suzi without a paddle is a baby blue creme polish that covers in two coats.

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img_6977OPI Fiji – Coconuts over OPI

Coconuts over OPI is a taupe creme polish that covers in two coats.

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img_6979OPI Fiji – No tan lines

No tan lines is an orange creme polish that covers in two coats.

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img_6981OPI Fiji – Exotic birds do not tweet

Exotic birds do not tweet is a yellow creme polish that covers in three coats.

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I really like most of the shades from this collection, especially all the bright ones. My favorite is the lilac Polly want a lacquer? and my least favorite is the nude Coconuts over OPI.

What do you think about this collection? Do you see any shades that you have to have?

A post with comparison swatches will be up in the next few days, so keep your eye out for that!

OPI SS 2017: Fiji

Even though the new year has just begun it’s time to start thinking about new spring polishes, don’t you think? And this spring OPI is bringing us to Fiji! The collection consist of 12 polishes, 10 of them are cremes, one is a shimmer and one is a pearl.

I wouldn’t mind some warmer weather now when I see these bright polishes, too bad that the winter weather is just about to arrive…

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Two-timing the Zones – Living On the Bula-vard! – Gettig Nadi On My Honeymoon – Polly Want a Lacquer? – Do You Sea What I Sea? – Is That a Spear In Your Pocket? –I Can Never Hut Up – Super Trop-I-Cal-I-Fiji-istic – Suzi Without a Paddle – Coconuts Over – No Tan Lines – Exotic Birds Do Not Tweet

It looks like I have dupes for some of these polishes, but I won’t know for sure until we get to see swatches of them.

The Fiji collection will be available from February 1st, so in about a month we’ll get to see more of these bright and colorful polishes!

What do you think about this collection? Does it make you want warmer weather too?


Update: Click here to see swatches of the collection!