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O.P.I - Skull and Glossbones Swatch

Hello ladies...
Glad to have you reading this today! It means a lot to me that you're here. :-)
I'd like to inform you all that my posts for the next couple of days will mostly be of the polishes from my Christmas gifts/Haul.

Today's swatch is of O.P.I's Skull and Glossbones. It's from the Pirate of the Carribean Collection - May 2011, and this is the first OPI polish I have ever worn on my nails.
Side Note: Can I just say how much I love the placement of my fingers in this picture? Lol.. Gah, Gotta practice more. Maybe I can get it like this all the time? 
O.P.I Skull and Glossbones

Colors like this makes me worry because they usually are streaky or hard to become opaque, but this one was surprisingly really easy to apply and got opaque in two coats. I love the brush in the OPI polish, and I totally now understand why people say they love the brushes in OPI.

After staring at the pretty polish for a while, I decided to stamp on her using my new Red Angel plates. I Chose a design on RA plate 112, using China Glaze - Delight as my stamping polish, and topped it all with Seche Vite. Pretty glad with the turn out. 

Anyhoo, here's a short story before I end this post:
I usually pride myself on not having two colors that are "really close to each other" in my stash and while I was shopping for polishes the day I got this polish, I thought to myself "I don't own a color like this". Boy was I wrong! I found out while I was editing these pictures that the color looks an awful lot like something I'd seen before. Then I had an epiphany! Skull and Glossbones looks like Color Club's Nomadic in Nude. I believe however that there has to be a difference in both polishes because I don't remember thinking Nomadic in Nude was anything special. Skull and Glossbones however, I LIKE! I thought of doing a side by side comparison, but since I've swatched  Nomadic in Nude before, you can click Here to view her. If you still would like me to do a side by side comparison, please let me know. :-)

Well, that's it for now Ladies. I have my review of the Red Angel Plates coming up soon, so stay tuned for that. :-)
Till Later, God Bless.


  1. loving this! I need to try a light colour like this soon :)

  2. Love the combo with the design!

  3. I love this color! I always love to know if polish are the same or to close to buy both! Love the design!

  4. This is one of my favorite polishes... and your stamping looks great

  5. i know how u feel! i hate buying polish thats almost the same :( just because i forgot i had one at home i have so many bubble pink shades of polish lol. i checked on the link and they do look alike! i wanna see a comparison swatch!!

  6. Thanks Ladies. To everyone who loves the design/pattern, I must say the RA plates are kinda awesome with completely new designs than I've seen on most plates. :-)

    Polish AMOR, I can totally see how this is one of your favorite polishes. I like it too. A lot!

    Oreleona, exactly!! Your wish will be granted soon. I'll do a comparison swatch. :-)

  7. Beautiful! I love it with the stamping :)

  8. Omg I loooove that color combo! So pretty!!!

  9. Looking forward to the comparison swatch...I love the pirates collection they are such great shades, all of em!

  10. Thanks dearies.

    Indeed.. Holly, I have seen other colors from the collection and they're all gorgeous.

    I am glad I own this one though.. it's a lovely base for so many nail arts and stamping design. :-)


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