Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Swatch Comparison - Pink Glitters (featuring OPI I Lily Love You)

Hey!

So for the last of my comparisons for the OPI Nice Stems Collection, I'll be featuring what I (and I'm sure many others) believe to be the star of this collection - the flaky, glitter top coat I Lily Love You.

I considered not doing a comparison for this one at all because I knew that I wasn't going to have any polishes that could compete with this as a dupe. However, I decided to go ahead with the comparison anyways to show you all just how unique this one is.



Keep reading for the comparison!



China Glaze Bad Kitty, OPI I Lily Love You, OPI Teenage Dream


China Glaze Bad Kitty (originally released with the Specialty Glitters Collection and re-released with the 2010 Summer Fun in the Sun set)


OPI I Lily Love You (from the Summer 2011 Nice Stems Collection)


OPI Teenage Dream (from the Katy Perry Collection)


China Glaze Bad Kitty, OPI I Lily Love You, OPI Teenage Dream


OPI Teenage Dream, OPI I Lily Love You, China Glaze Bad Kitty


As you can see, neither of these can really compare to I Lily Love You. Both Bad Kitty and Teenage Dream are chock full of glitter but neither of them have flakie pieces like I Lily Love You.

In terms of base colour, neither is really close to that of I Lily Love You. Teenage Dream has silver glitter in it which dulls the pink base a little and allows I Lily Love You to appear brighter and pinker. Bad Kitty has a hotter pink base with just a hint of coral.

The jelly base of China Glaze Bad Kitty is similar to that of I Lily Love You while OPI Teenage Dream has a thicker glitter base.

As I expected, I have nothing that can compare to I Lily Love You and it's truly unique in my collection.

What do you guys think? Can you think of any other shades that might be comparable to I Lily Love You?

11 comments:

  1. Can think of NOTHING to compare it with. I really want Bad Kitty :)

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  2. too bad you don't have Sinful Deep Red Ocean to compare! they are actually very similar. come borrow mine to add to your wheel :P

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  3. I need all of those! hahaha :)

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  4. Rebecca do you have a swatch of Deep Red Ocean? If so I'll link to it here. :)

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  5. Only over black which doesn't really show it.
    I do have a really big bottle pic though on my photobucket.
    http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a213/beck182/red.png
    feel free to add it to your post!
    from what i can tell, the base seems to be a bit more red and the flakes are less dense.

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  6. I Lily Love You has such an odd texture, but I still just love it, and the other two as well! Mmm, sparkles...

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  7. Thanks Rebecca! I'm writing up my final recommendations for this collection now so I'll include your pic in that post.

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  8. Yay, the one that I was waiting for. I keep picking up and putting this back though because thick, bumpy and hard to take off polishes make me :/. But it sure is pretty. To be honest, this post just makes me really want Bad Kitty lol.

    And Color Club's Covered in Diamonds looks similar but definitely not a dupe, even disregarding the clear base.

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