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Today’s review is for the summer 2013 OPI Bond Girls Collection (preview here), which include six new Liquid Sand™ colors. I’m personally not a huge fan of textured polish in general, but these colors are so pretty, I couldn’t help but enjoy wearing them. I have to say, these are all extremely sparkly in person, but didn’t photograph well. Please keep in mind, Liquid Sand™ lacquers should always be worn without top coat.

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1/6 • Solitaire
This is described as, “diamond-sparkling white.” Gorgeous! Its very dainty and subtle silver-white. The Liquid Sand™ effect gives Solitaire a little something extra to really make this polish sparkle! I can see this being worn to weddings and other dressy occasions. The formula was wonderful and became opaque in two coats, which is unheard of for a white.

For the photo below, I used two coats of Solitaire.

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2/6 • Pussy Galore
This is described as, “light feminine pink.” The name bothers me.. to be honest its a bit offensive and I don’t feel comfortable even saying it. Aside from that, I like everything else about this polish. The pastel pink color is feminine and girly, plus the Liquid Sand™ formula applied perfectly.

For the photo below, I used two coats of Pussy Galore.

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3/6 • Tiffany Case
This is described as, “classic light blue.” Its more of a medium-dark blue. This polish is also different that the rest in the collection. It has large silver glitter, which you can clearly notice.. in person at least (but a little in pictures). I liked the silver glitter, it made the color very mermaid-esque. Very cute!

For the photo below, I used two coats of Tiffany Case.

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4/6 • Honey Ryder
This is described as, “shimmery gold.” Love it! This is my favorite of the collection. This is so sparkly, it even shimmers in shadows. I highly recommend this if your new to textured polish. 

  • NOTE: This was very messy when removing.

For the photo below, I used two coats of Honey Ryder.

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5/6 • Jinx 
This is described as, “matte coral.” I really love this color! Its gorgeous and changes color (coral, orange, yellow & red) depending on the light. However, Zoya Destiny is a nearly identical texture polish, also released this summer.

For the photo below, I used two coats of Jinx.

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6/6 • Vespa
Please don’t hate me OPI.. but.. I don’t particularly like this polish. There! I said it! Vespa is described as, “deep purple.” For the record, the color is a gorgeous deep wine and absolutely stunning in the bottle. However, the texture was different and didn’t dry with a matte finish like the rest in this collection. It was more of a semi-matte, which was unique, but wasn’t up to the Liquid Sand™ standards. This polish itself was watery and thin, compared to the others, so I had to apply more polish for full coverage (and it still looked patchy). Maybe I’ll show Vespa some love in the future and keep you updated!

For the photo below, I used three coats of Vespa.

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Bond Girls by OPI will be available May 2013 at Professional Salons, including Beauty Brands, Chatters, JCP Salons, Pure Beauty, Regis, Trade Secret, and ULTA, for a retails price of $9.00 (US) each. For more information, visit www.opi.com. Follow OPI on Twitter (@OPI_PRODUCTS) and become a Facebook fan!


Disclosure: Product provided by for an honest review.  

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