Wednesday, 7 October 2015

OPI Nail Envy Strength & Colour - Bubble Bath Daisies

Hey everyone! Recently I unexpectedly received an exciting parcel from OPI through the post, of three of the four new 'Strength and Colour' Nail Envy polishes. These are a coloured version of their popular strengthening base coat Nail Envy, which is an old favourite of mine. I wasn't aware that these were being released until I received them but I think they're such a great idea. The colours are subtle so there are no worries about staining (which you definitely don't want when they're doubling up as your base coat), and you get all the benefits of Nail Envy with a dash of colour. They're also recreations of OPI favourites, such as Bubble Bath* (this one) and Samoan Sand*. They are unfortunately on the expensive side, RRP £19.99, but Nail Envy alone is pretty expensive too, and you can grab them on Amazon for £14.75. 

I also wanted to try out a new polish I received from Avon, called Lovely Lace* which is part of their new lace collection. I thought the two would pair up really well, but you know I'm not very good with plain nails (hence, the nail art blog) so I had to add a few daisies too. I love how these turned out, they're subtle but sweet, and also really good for my nails at the same time! The OPI polishes arrived at the perfect time as my nails were starting to peel at the ends so these gave them the extra strength they needed. I intend to try out the other colours in turn too (I received three of the four) so I'm sure you'll see them around, but I wanted to showcase Bubble Bath* for you first and foremost.

As you've probably guessed, the base for these was three thin coats of OPI - Nail Envy Bubble Bath*, then I used Avon - Lovely Lace* on top. Once that was dry I added my daisies using a thin nail art brush, with Barry M - Cotton and Mavala - Lemon Cream, then I finished off with a coat of Seche Vite.

What do you think? Let me know in the comments!


  1. Very pretty! Love the little daisies.

  2. Love the colors and design. It's perfection!

  3. This is so cute. You always have the cutest ideas and manis that are simple yet adorable and I think, Sheesh! Why couldn't I think of that? Love it!!!

  4. These are so pretty! Wish I had the patience to do something like this.

    Sara - She Who Is Short

  5. So cute! ;-) I really like it :-)

  6. This floral nail design looks mesmerizing! By the way, I attend studio nail coarses . Hope, one day, I`ll become such a great nail artist as you are;)


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