Sunday, January 23, 2011

Purple Comparisons


Wanna see some more comparisons?

Lilac cremes: Essence No More Drama, China Glaze Light as Air, Hits Brisa do Mar and Essence Date Me from the Cute as Hell trend edition.



I applied 2 coats of each and here is how they look like.



Wanna know which is which? They're all different, but I think Brisa do Mar and Date Me are close enough not to own both. What do you think?



I really like the color of Can You Dig It, but OPI and I don't get along very well. That's why I went through my stash in search of a dupe. And you know what? I think I found it. I present: OPI Can You Dig It, Color Club Ms. Socialite and P2 Chic.



Here they are on my nails, looking pretty.



I applied 2 coats of each and I have to add they all applied like a dream. Perfect! I realized two things after I doing this comparison:
1) I LOVE the P2 purple. It has the right amount of red and blue. Gorgeous!
2) Ms. Socialite is a ''close enough'' dupe of OPI Can You Dig It. XD



Let me know you thoughts!

Thanks for looking!

21 comments:

  1. P2 Chic is very nice! And I've just realized I need more purple in my collection ^^

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  2. Proof that you gotta swatch to compare...because looking at the bottle shots, I'da picked the P2 as the dupe for the OPI. Nice that you can find a dupe for about 1/4 the price of the OPI.
    I have the same issue with OPI.

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  3. if i know i want a certain color ill look at multiple swatches before buying it (this usually applies to ones i order online or ones that cost more then 5$ in a store) i dont really get into trouble until i find one that looks cute and buy it on a whim! but at that point theyre usually only a dollar or two and theres no real damage done.

    thanks for the comparisons i loooooove looking at these!

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  4. Thanks for the comparisons. They're all so pretty. I don't own a one of them! I'm sure I have something else like them. Love the deeper purples.

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  5. Ooh, these all look lovely although ym personal favourites are No More Drama and P2 Chic.

    ps your niece is adorable :-)

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  6. wow lovely that p2 coloooor loveeeee it


    I have a request can u make a comparasion with red glitter colors like ruby pumps?

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  7. @Maria: I don't know if I have any other red glitter polishes in my collection, but I'll try. =)

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  8. Hahah I sent you so many dupes *sigh*...

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  9. @Sarah: I guess I just have too many polishes. =D

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  10. wow! can you dig it & ms socialite are exactly the same! awesome swatches!!!

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  11. here in italy the opi e-shop sells a bottle for .... 15 euros! that means 18$ is pretty absurd :/

    so that's why i just buy china glaze online , essence, catrice, konad , deborah , pupa ( last 2 are italian brands) , mavala and so on...
    to me is a pretty idk steal? :P

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  12. @chienkiri: OPI goes for the same price here in Slovenia too. That's just crazy. BTW: Essence's quality is getting better and better and it's cheap too.

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  13. lol absurd!
    u know what? the admin of the fan page opi italy
    says that is illegal to buy opi for an italian anywhere else, in this case i would say "f***!" XD

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  14. Say what?!?! O.o Illegal? My as*. XD

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  15. so so pretty! I've been uhmming and ahhing over whether to buy a lilac coloured polish and this has made my mind up for me ;)

    xx

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  16. I love your blog and I loved the comparisons.
    It's so nice to see that you've been swatching so many brazilian polishes lately. How did you get them?
    I'm from Brazil, and I think even though "Hits" is a relatively new brand, it's one of the best here. Their formula is usually really good. Keep up the good work =)
    XOXO

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  17. @Michelle: Thanks! I got these polishes from a fellow blogger Sarah from Brazil (she has a blog called Them Pretty Colors). ;) I agree with you about the Hits polishes, they rock!

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