Saturday, August 23, 2014

Swatch Satuday: OPI DS Tourmaline and DS Titanium

Press Sample

Good morning, readers! If you saw my three new Press Releases from OPI on the blog this week, you know there will soon be 2 more Designer Series polishes! I have them both for you today, so let's check out the Polished Quartz lacquers: DS Tourmaline and DS Titanium!

This fall, OPI introduces a new Polished Quartz formula with two new semi-precious stone-inspired hues – DS Tourmaline and DS Titanium – to the Designer Series by OPI collection. Each Designer Series Polished Quartz nail lacquer features a semi-matte finish with intense three-dimensional sparkle. 

OPI DS Tourmaline
A shimmery rose.
WOW, this color is so girly and shimmery on. I'm showing two coats below with no top coat. Top coat is an option, but I wanted to wear theme alone to show off their semi-matte finish. I wouldn't call them a texture, they are mostly smooth but not as much as if you had used top coat. The glitters and shimmer are intense and lovely! 

OPI DS Titanium
A glittery dark silver.
I'm showing three thin coats below with no top coat. As with DS Tourmaline, the shimmer and glitters are awesome and I love them with this dark gray base. I will mention that because these are so packed with shimmers and glitter, I recommend that you don't try to manipulate them too much on the nail and let each coat dry before adding the next or they can wipe a bit off. Love!

What do you think of these new Designer Series shades by OPI

Designer Series by OPI nail lacquer shades each feature OPI’s exclusive ProWide™ Brush for the ultimate in application.  DS Polished Quartz lacquers should be worn without Top Coat for a semi-matte finish.  DS Tourmaline and DS Titanium will be available beginning September 3, 2014 at professional salons, including Beauty Brands, Chatters, Dillard’s, Regis, ULTA and for $12.50 ($14.95 CAN) suggested retail for each nail lacquer.  

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About OPI
As the world leader in the professional nail care industry, OPI is committed to providing high-quality products and services to both salons and their customers, along with a focus on industry safety and innovation. Known for its exceptional formula, fashionable colors and iconic names, OPI’s heavily-pigmented lacquers are super rich, long-lasting and chip-resistant – offering an affordable luxury to consumers. OPI nail lacquer is available in over 200 shades. Each lacquer features OPI’s exclusive ProWide Brush for the ultimate in application. Currently, OPI is available in over 100 countries and retails a full line of professional items, including nail treatments, finishing products, lotions, manicure/pedicure products, files, tools, gels and acrylics. 

*The polishes in this post were sent for me to review with my honest opinion.

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  1. Hi Jacki, your swatches are lovely! Personally, these Polished Quartz items from OPI are not my cup of tea. But you've got to appreciate OPI's attempts to please a wide range of tastes.

  2. thanks for the swatches! i thought i would like tourmaline better than titanium, but it's actually the other way around after seeing pictures :)

  3. I've been eager to see swatches of these. Tourmaline stays on my wish list :)

  4. Tourmaline looks pretty similar to Essence's Hey Mister Sandman. I don't think they're identical but it reminds me of that one. I really like Titanium!