This is a fabulous deep red color. Perfect for the holidays but really can be worn year round. There is a lovely shine to the finish and the color is definitely buildable. As with most OPI colors I have no luck using their polishes on my fingernails (they chip quickly & frequently) but on my toes they are a dream. If you are looking for a true, deep red this is a must have! continued >>
*I would have posted pics but I have no clue how to*
This polish is currently one of my favourites, it's a dark red. In some lights darker blood red, in other lights straight up dark red. It has no shimmer and even without a topcoat I foudn it really glossy, whcih is a big plus because I'm pretty rushed with my at home manis and I occasionally skip a topcoat.
Like most OPI's it has excellent wear, for me at least 5 days which is saying something because for almost every polish I have ever worn has chipped beyond recognition in the first two days! It completely flatters my skintone, which is...never been good t describing skintone. Let's just say in China people always comment on the paleness of my skin, but its still not exactly porcelain. I'm thinking pale but warm.
Very striking polish, dark but not goth-y dark. Wearing it with Creative sticky basecoat and Creative topcoat, so far no chips and its been two days.
*EDIT* forgot to mention I bought it for 118 rmb in Beijing.
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About me: I am NC20, NC25 in the summer. I have black hair and brown eyes, my undertones are very yellow.
Wear: This wears like all OPI's on me, 2 weeks with top and base coat. It's perfectly fine for me since I usually change mani's after a week and a half.
Color: This is a very pretty dark red. OPI says this has shimmer, but it doesn't on me. a nice classic creme with the strikingness (is that a word?) of a vampie that's more wearable.
Price: When I got this, it was 8.50$. It's very jacked up now, but still cheaper than Rescue Beauty Lounge/Chanel, but pricier than Sinful/Essie.
Packaging: Regular OPI packaging, tapered bottle/cap. Simple and classic.
Comments: I will not repurchase this, because I want to try Malaga wine which I hear is this but darker--I had wanted this to be darker. However, this is not the polishes' fault, and others who want a dark red creme will love this. I give this 4 lippies because I think it simply isn't that unique.
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I am thrilled, amazed, and in love with this color. I started lemming it when I saw a picture of this on another girl and it was one of those colors that just strikes you with how perfectly flattering it is. Even though I'd never heard of it before I had to have it (apparently it was discontinued but brought back to OPIs classic collection) Sure enough, in person it was just as flattering to my own pale, warm skintone. It's sort of like Malaga Wine, a medium to dark red creme polish with a gorgeous glossy finish, but side by side Kennebunk Port is slightly more warm and less purpley than Malaga Wine.. This was such a pleasant surprise and I love this red from OPI!
Wonderful dark red that works great with my cool skin tone. This is the perfect shade for me when I want something that falls between candy apple and vampy; it's on the darker side but definitely still red.
Perfect red for my cool skin tone. Its a dark red with blue undertone that looks classic and sophisticated. Thrilled that OPI brought this color back!
This is the most exquisite shade of deep red. I had read reviews before purchasing, but I have to say it's even better than I expected. I will definitely buy this again...in bulk!
God I adore this colour and this brand. Only complaint is that I have to repaint daily. But a good topcoat should fix that.
This is just great. I got a mani/pedi with this for Halloween--looked stunning on, got lots of compliments (someone even asked me for the nail polish name in class!) and lasted a long time. Gorgeous creamy red, really complemented my skin tone. The only complaint is that it is a b-tch and a half to remove!! Lots of effort required. I will always use this when going for red nails at the salon!
I love this shade. It's a blue-based blood red that looks fantastic on my toes. I think it would look good on tips for that vampy look. It reminds me of my beloved Malaga Wine, but deeper. As usual for OPI great wear on my toes. I know this colour will look great for a couple of weeks before needing to change.