Whilst at a discount retailer last week, I spotted packaged duos of NOPI Kardashian Kolors for $5.99 USD, less than the usual retail price for a sole bottle of Nicole by OPI. Since there was an enormous variety on shelf, I thought to cleverly switch the bottles in my package for the exact two I wanted: Back to Reality…TV, a blue-leaning dusty purple with pink shimmer, and Follow Me on Glitter, a densely-packed silver microglitter sprinkled with silver and multi-colored circular glitter.

When I arrived home to my overflowing varnish shelves, drawers, baskets on shelves and baskets in drawers, it turned out the joke was on me.

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NOPI Kardashian Kolors Back to Reality…TV and Sinful Colors Zeus

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NOPI Kardashian Kolors Back to Reality…TV and Sinful Colors Zeus

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NOPI KK Back to Reality…TV and Sinful Colors Zeus, hereby declared PFFs.

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Sinful Colors Zeus, on the right, appears to be leaning bluer in these photos than NOPI KK Back to Reality…TV on the left, but they are true Polish Friends Forever in real life.

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Two coats each; NOPI Back to Reality…TV is sheerer and could have used another coat to equal the opacity of Sinful Colors Zeus.  Perhaps Zeus’ relative opacity is what renders it darker and bluer here.

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NOPI Kardashian Kolors Follow Me on Glitter, WnW Fergie Rock n Roll, Impala Army Na Mira 3D

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NOPI Kardashian Kolors Follow Me on Glitter, WnW Fergie Rock n Roll, Impala Army Na Mira 3D

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Follow Me on Glitter is densest, with sparse circular colored glitter.

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WnW Fergie Rock n Roll is sheerer charcoal grey, with scattered large holographic glitter particles.

Impala Army (or SPFW, depending on which collection you choose) Na Mira 3D is a scattered and linear holographic glitter in a taupe grey base (with a surprise pink flash, visible above!).

Tomorrow I will distract you further with variations on the purples-with-pink-shimmer theme.

xo blueberry milk tea