OPI Burlesque Collection: Part 1

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This collection is SOO exciting to me. I want to see this movie so badly, I’ve had a lot of you tell me the makeup and costumes are AMAZING in it, so that makes me HAVE to see it even more!! I really love the colors OPI made for this collection, they all seem very fitting for what it’s about.

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iPhotoThe Show Must Go On! This is a beautiful raspberry pink That has an orangey duochrome to it. This was definitely my favorite of the group in the bottle; I LOVE duochromes and it looked gorgeous! The orange didn’t transfer as much on to the nails as I’d hoped, but the result is still so gorgeous. Super shimmery.

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Rising Star: Nice, bronzey gold. Another super shimmery one, very fitting of the name!

 

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Ali’s Big Break: This was SUCH a pain to photograph! It’s a nice, deep red with red glitter, but it wants to look more pink in photographs. It reminds me of a more subtle China Glaze Ruby Slippers.

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Tease-y Does it: Another super fickle polish to photograph! In photographs this wants to look like Halloween. It’s a very dark plum, it actually almost looks black in the bottle but I took the bottom picture with flash to show the purple shimmer. The photo on the nails looks more like orange shimmer, but I think it definitely has more of a purple tone.

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Let Me Entertain you: This is probably my favorite polish on the nails of the group. It’s shimmery and fun, and a nice bright pink. The name bothers me for personal reasons though: In 7th grade, our choir had to sing this song for a performance. I remember my friend telling me it was a stripper song, and I felt so dirty singing it to all the parents in the audience. :/

Look out for Part 2, with all the glitter polishes, soon!!

 

These products were sent to me for review.

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16 Comments

  1. Keshia

    December 1, 2010 at 2:20 pm

    They’re not as nice as I would have thought honestly. My favorite is “Tease-y does it”.

    • Hannah

      December 1, 2010 at 11:53 pm

      Just wait for the glitter polishes. they are freaking gorgeous! I go to the salon professional academy and we only use opi polishes. the glitter polishes have been flying off the shelves!

  2. Anna

    December 1, 2010 at 2:30 pm

    I love them all but specially tease-y does it! >.< I also wanna see this movie so badly

  3. Amber

    December 1, 2010 at 2:43 pm

    Love tease-y does it! I’m so stoked to see the movie but it doesn’t come out till the 15th in holland :(

  4. Aelwyn

    December 1, 2010 at 3:25 pm

    I love Teasy Does It and Ali’s Big Break. I’ll have to check those out!

  5. Juno

    December 2, 2010 at 10:08 am

    Teasy Does It is AMAZING! Rising Star is really cute too

  6. SaturnusChild

    December 2, 2010 at 12:14 pm

    Good pics! I love Let Me Entertain You…and your little story about it was really cute, made me lol :-)

  7. Alexis :)

    December 2, 2010 at 4:56 pm

    My aunt is able to go to this beauty supply because she has her hair license thingy so she got my mom this like UV lamp for gel nails and I have this really pretty lilac color on and anyways my mom has this reeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaallyyyyyyyyyy pretty glitter opi gel nail polish well haha !!!!! Luv u xsparkage i hav used a whole bunch of ur looks I hope that’s a good thing!! Hah well byezzz

  8. Laura

    December 2, 2010 at 8:36 pm

    oo0o so much sparkles!

    Let Me Entertain You isn’t actually originally a stripper song. In the play Gypsy, at first it is supposed to be a cutesy song that a little girl sings. When she grows up and becomes a successful stripper, she uses the same song, but makes it dirty instead of it’s original innocence. Just thought I’d let you know so that memory doesn’t have to be a traumatic one haha.

  9. Hallie

    December 3, 2010 at 12:04 am

    I just bought The Show Must Go On and Bring On The Bling today! I am IN LOVE!!! I love the glitter! And I only had to use about two coats for it to be opaque! That freakin’ hard to do with glitter polishes!

  10. Ashley McConnell

    December 3, 2010 at 1:53 pm

    these are great colors! and opi always seems to have to cutest names too!

    x

  11. Diane

    December 3, 2010 at 11:10 pm

    I love The Show Must Go On and Rising Star! Have to have these! :)

  12. Kristyn

    December 4, 2010 at 4:23 pm

    http://www.inglotcosmetics.com/ – This will give you the numbers of colors and a list of all store locations. I found out there’s one in Miami, which i didn’t know! (P.s; i live in Florida, which is why i’m excited. lol.)

  13. Ashley

    December 5, 2010 at 2:11 am

    so stoked to hear that you are excited about burlesque! the makeup WAS amazing, and i hope you’ll do some tutorials on some of the looks in the film!

  14. Jessica Rabbit

    December 6, 2010 at 5:05 pm

    The Show Must Go On
    Tease-y Does It
    Rising Starr

    My favorites in this group.

  15. Kristin

    December 9, 2010 at 1:01 am

    The movie is AMAZING you HAVE to go see it Leesha :) And I had HIGH expectations of it because I’m a huge Christina Aguilera fan, and it surpassed those expectations lol I had to work the day it came out so I went at 10:45 to see it and it was over 2 hours lol Let Me Entertain You is my favorite outta the bunch too..and I understand why you don’t care for the name..it was one of the songs we sang in my choir for a broadway show we’d do every year..and I was in the 10th grade and it still bothered me when I found out it was a stripper song lol

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