Sunday, June 3, 2012

OPI DS Desire

DS Desire is a beautiful brown/tan holo that I've been eyeing around the blogging world for a long time, but haven't been willing to spend the high price for it (I planned on trying to make my own frankendupe with some spectraflair). It's funny, because pictures of this polish tend to give the effect of all different colors: some pinkish-brown, some dark brown, and some golden. Here is the best representation of the color that I could get.


(sun)

(shade)

OPI - DS Desire

In my eyes, DS Desire is a light brown holo that leans a little mauve in some lights, but has a golden cast as well (You can see it inside the rainbows on the sun picture. It looks fairly neutral on my skin tone, and is incredibly flattering.The holo is typical OPI DS holo: very bright colors in a "grainy" linear holo.  This type of holo is lost in dim lighting as shown in the second photo, but shines beautifully in the sun.  I tried layering it over a dark brown and a gold as well, and it was awesome!

Now I'm not one to drop a lot of money on a nail polish unless it was really worth it, but the reason I ended up with this one was because the money from my purchase was going to go to leukemia and lymphoma research.  The girl I bought it from, Christine, lost her brother Derick to leukemia and was raising money through her nail polish sales.  I was very honored to get the chance to contribute and support Team Derick!



9 comments:

  1. Would you believe that I have had this sitting in my Helmer since last year and have yet to use it!! It's so pretty! :)

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  2. Good for you, supporting a good cause! It's nice that you got a goodie for your good deed too and what a beauty she is! Wow.

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  3. beautiful!! need to get this

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  4. Does Christine have a web site where we can purchase from her, too? I think it's a wonderful cause. I lost someone to leukemia, too.

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  5. What BC/TC did you use here? Such glassy depth... pretty!

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