These six OPI Infinite Shine polishes with their Primer and Gloss topcoat have truly been a joy to test. The Gel Effects Lacquer System may not be the only kid on the block with this “no-curing” method, but they certainly do give hard core gel systems a run for their money. I might add, none of the darker shades stained my nail beds. Just thought I’d throw that in for free! 😉 And since I’ve already laid the groundwork with the two previous posts, I’ll proceed right on to the last two shades in this series of swatches… Pretty Pink Perseveres and She Went On and On and On!
First, check out Pretty Pink Perseveres! This pretty pink creme was thick and highly pigmented like the pale blue in the previous post, but no worries. A light and patient hand will get the job done.
And last but NOT least, one of my favorites in the bunch, She Went On and On and On. LOVE coral reds, and to me it just screamed for some gold accents!
That concludes this 3-part series on OPI’s Infinite Shine system. Have you picked up any of the 30 available shades? I’m dying to try more!
This is the second set in this 3-part series on OPI’s new Gel Effects Lacquer System, Infinite Shine which includes the Primer and the Gloss topcoat. I’m thrilled with how pigmented these polishes are. Today I’ll be sharing two more from the six on my shelf! To Infinity & Blue-yond and Indignantly Indigo.
Remember, to get the best out of these gel like lacquers, you will want to apply the Primer and the Gloss topcoat, and you’ll get tons of wear out of all 30 available shades. Come back in the next day or so for the last two shades in this series!
First let me tell you I will be presenting six polishes in sets of two (my goal is each post a few days apart). Along with this six out of 30 stunning shades, the Gel Effects Lacquer System includes the Primer and the Gloss topcoat. For 10-day wear and flawless shine, this is a superior system. By the end of this series, I will share with you my wear findings, but for now, I’ll be describing color, shine, application and formula. So lets get started! First to get the wear and shine guaranteed by OPI for this system, you really, really do want to include the Primer and Gloss.
I experimented, just for grins, one of the shades without the Primer and found application a bit streaky and on the thin side. I thought, hmmm, not too sure about this. Then I applied the fast drying Primer which dries to a satin/slightly shiny finish. It dries quickly so by the time you get to your fifth finger, you’re ready to apply your color. This is the part that astounded me. Application of the color was totaly different, and I might say, a dream. It went on smooth and less streaky, still required two coats (my experiment was with Can’t Be Beet). Dried medium time and I waited about 5 minutes before topping it off with the medium dry time Gloss topcoat. Superior shine and color. Brushes are typical of all OPI brushes. No issues whatsoever. Now let’s see the first two shades for the series.
I love beets with butter! And Can’t Be Beet is a dead ringer for beets! And it goes on like butter with the Primer underneath.
Same story. Maintaining My Sand-ity is a great formula. Oh, the name just made me want to have a bit of fun. For some reason I just pictured a kitty sitting on a pile of sand (no, it’s not cat litter!).
Maintaining My Sand-ity is perfect in two coats, as is this glorious beet red in Can’t Be Beet.
I’ve got four more shades to go this time ’round. I’m dying to test that 10-day promise! You can order these and 24 more shades NOW on Loxa.com!
OPI explains its Gel Effects Lacquer System, Infinite Shine like this. “…the next revolution in nail lacquer. Imagine color that requires no touch ups all week. Fall in love with intense, gel-like shine that lasts until you take it off.” The Infinite Shine system is available now at Loxa Beauty!
OPI, the leader in nail color innovation, introduces Infinite Shine Gel Effects Lacquer System. This brand new collection provides the rich color and shine of long-lasting gel manicures, without the need for LED light curing or removal by soaking. Thirty gorgeous shades in colors that only OPI can deliver. Provides a creme finish that applies like a lacquer and removes like a lacquer. Gives shine that lasts until you take it off.
This 3-step system ensures bold, lasting results with a primer that prevents staining and a gloss top coat that creates dimensional shine. This unique nail lacquer system works to create the perfect environment for lasting, gorgeous, high-shine nail color.