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on 7/17/2011 3:51:00 PM
More reviews by luluhalabaloo
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine
Well I am not in the majority on this color, sorry gals. It goes on nice, dries nice, doesn't streak, all of the above ok, but the color just does not work on me. Really boring. If I have a quick go to in OPI, it would be Bubble Bath, although I have tried this a 100 times and I never like it. Probably my skin tone! EDIT: Nope, tried it again, really don't likke it. Streaky, and just doesn't dry hard. One coat, two hours, and it still got smushed at night. I find that happens with some colours with me. There was no top coat or base coat either. The tips were fine, just the part where it is only the Samoan Sand. And the colour. On me, yech.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 6/13/2011 11:57:00 AM
More reviews by Drita12
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine
If you like the natural look this is a decent nude. Since I am fair this shade looks almost the same as my skin tone but, I think would work much better on someone with warm undertones. Nudes with a bit of pink seems to work best for my particular skin tone. This shade will go with just about anything but, I think compliments earth tones best. I like the color when I first put it on but, it seems to yellow to a smoke stained look after a few days, maybe it is just me....or the fact that the bottle is now a few years old. Polish goes on very smooth, no streaks.
on 6/6/2011 6:44:00 PM
More reviews by nudelipsandnails
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Red, Straight, Fine
I love this nude shade. OPI is one of my favorite nail polish companies and this shade is a classic! I love that is shade has no hint of color on my nails at all. It is basically a naked nude on my nails. I have fair skin and this shade barely shows up but it makes my nails look polished. It takes 4 coats of this polish to not look "streaky" on my nails. The formula goes on splotchy on my nails. I had to use 4 coats to get an even, pretty nude shade.
on 5/23/2011 12:22:00 AM
More reviews by prettyfacades
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Black, Straight, Fine
I got this colour done at a salon and I was sold. It's a great neutral that I would use when I don't know what to put on but want to paint my nails. It kinda looks like patent nude ballet flats on me (my hands are NC25-30) It's a colour that's conservative but not boring. I find light pinks and those bridal collections too boring and flat. I think thi is far more sophisticated than pink.
on 5/22/2011 12:06:00 PM
More reviews by kimchichick
Skin: Combination, Tan, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
On me, this has no hint of pink whatsoever, but that's because my nails have a naturally pink tint to them. This is a great sheer nude that goes with everything. I agree with everybody here on that Samoan Sand goes with every skin tone. I also layer Samoan Sand on top of other colours to tone them down. I've been loving the combination of Barefoot In Barcelona + Samoan Sand on top. Try it out!
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 5/11/2011 10:16:00 PM
More reviews by kawanii
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Straight, Medium
Samoan sand was a little bit lighter compared to my skin but the color was still so beautiful. Personally, it looked better on my toes than on my hands but I still loved the color because it was a perfect nude summer color. Samaon Sand has definitely become one of my favourite OPI nail polishes. I tried looking for the best nude color nail polish that would match, and this one has topped my list. It matches all skintones even though it wasn't a pure match. The sand-like color just made it so original it would stand out.
on 5/10/2011 12:16:00 AM
More reviews by suzannekittymeow
Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Other, Other, Other
This true beige creme was slightly more opaque than I expected. I'm used to wearing semi-sheer pinks like Essie's Sugar Daddy or Mademoiselle but wanted a non-pink, pale neutral. Gorgeous on tips and, believe it or not, toes; gives a polished look that's sexy with open-toed sandals in the summer. :-)
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
on 5/8/2011 9:23:00 PM
More reviews by wonderfulJ
Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
I have just purchased this, and it is a beautiful beige-pink toned polish.As with all OPI polishes, it is creamy, no streaks and very professional looking once applied properly.I did find that this was a touch more translucent than I had anticipated, but definitely the right colour. I simply put 3 coats on (letting each dry properly in between).Love and will buy again :)
on 5/7/2011 8:41:00 AM
More reviews by kgurl23
Skin: Normal, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
A very nice creme nude polish with pinky beige undertones that is non-streaky and very easy to apply. It's a little sheer but I think this works in its favour because you can use this polish two ways; worn sheer and as a base for a French manicure or layered for an opaque, nude coverage. One of the nicest nudes I've ever tried! I want to see how Essie's Topless & Barefoot and Sand Tropez compare to this.
on 4/30/2011 1:00:00 PM
More reviews by Jdazzler15
Skin: Normal, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Coarse
I have been looking for a polish just like this one for over a year. From all the swatches I found googling it, I was hesitant & honestly didn't really like it. I am SO SO SO happy I went ahead and got it. You can go from 1 coat to looking super natural (better than just a clear glossy look) to about 4 coats to looking super opaque. That is what I love about this polish. I personally like it at about 2 coats which make it look more natural & beautiful. Would recommend to anyone who wants the perfect nude color that is semi-sheer & can be built up.
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