OPI The Muppets Nail Lacquer in Designer de Better

by lyn on November 18, 2011 · 8 comments

in Fall / Autumn, O.P.I., Polish

The Muppet Show brings back many fond childhood memories so naturally, I am pretty excited about their upcoming movie and teaming up with O.P.I., just as I am getting into nail polish really is the icing on the cake :-)

opi the muppets
[image source : O.P.I. ]

Out of the 12 limited edition colours available, I was most attracted to Designer… de Better! and Warm & Fozzie (to be reviewed separately). I’m starting to like these high-shimmer, metallic-finish nail polishes a lot!

opi designer da better

Designer… de Better! is a metallic silver polish with pink and copper micro-glitter. It shines differently under different lighting and is an extremely fun shade to wear. Application is relatively easy and is opaque with just 2 coats (no top coat in photos). The dry down is smooth although it looks slightly gritty. I wore this on my nails for nearly a week before it started to show some minimal tip wear.

opi designer da better
* under indirect sunlight – silver is dominant *

opi designer da better
* with flash – copper and pink micro-glitter shows up better *

opi designer da better
* under indoor natural daylight *

In a season where red and green are more common, O.P.I. has most certainly delivered a very different collection with The Muppets, comprising of so many fun and beautiful variety of colours.

O.P.I. polishes are sold at a regular retail price of RM59 each, in most nail salons or Shins. You can get them at a better price (ranging between RM30 to RM33) from these e-tailers at Nail Fiesta and Slammin’ Tips’n’Toes.

{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

Stephanie Choong November 18, 2011 at 8:03 AM

Aaaah lemming! Shall try this colour the next time I go for my pedicure. It looks gorgeous :)


dom November 18, 2011 at 8:56 AM

i'm loving the foil finish on this :) great look.


lyn November 19, 2011 at 3:30 AM

I think you'll like this one :-) I'd recommend you check out the other shades from the collection if you get the chance 'cos they are all so fun to wear.


lyn November 19, 2011 at 3:31 AM

I think I have a new love for foil / metallic polishes too :-)


huixin November 20, 2011 at 2:36 AM

very pretty color! u are definitely on a roll. LOL


lyn November 20, 2011 at 9:38 AM

Thanks, Xin! I have nail polish on the brain ;-)


Karen Mitchell November 22, 2011 at 6:28 PM

I am LOVING these sparkely , shimmery nail polishes.


lyn November 23, 2011 at 2:26 AM

Gone Gonzo is such a fun shade! I don't have much experience with glitter nail polishes but I've read the foil removal method is quite effective. You are supposed to soak cotton pads with acetone, place them your nails and then wrap small pieces of foil around. Leave on for 2 to 5 minutes and apparently the polish and glitter will slide right off. I have never tested this though.


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