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miWorld OPI Nail Salon Starter Set, Multicolor
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on 2/25/2008 1:16:00 PM
More reviews by fetishdolly
Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool
Hair: Red, Straight, Fine
This is a gorgeous light-gold toned bronze with heavy gold glitter. It is from the 2008 India collection. This time around the whole India collection is beautiful! They're deeply pigmented, and I guess this would be the jewel-toned neutral of this line. The only thing I am not excited about is the fact these have gone up another dollar to $8.50 a polish now. : /
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on 3/31/2008 7:28:00 PM
More reviews by bluemelon
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
It took me a while to decide which colours I would purchase from the Indian collection, as I thought that many of the colours looked similar to lacquers I already had. But this was one of the first ones I set out to buy. Charmed by a Snake is a light to medium bronze colour with champagne/gold flecks of shimmer through it. It is richly pigmented, and I got excellent coverage even with one coat (ie I couldn't really see my nail underneath after just one coat). In the bottle, the gold flecks/shimmer looks quite intense, which makes you think it will go on the nails as a golden brown. But when applied, it is definitely bronze.Compared to Brisbane Bronze, it doesn't have that subtle 'metallic' feel that BB has. Also, Brisbane Bronze has more of a coppery tone to it, making it more of a reddish bronze compared to Charmed by a Snake, which I would consider more of a golden based bronze & not as 'warm'. Therefore it should suit quite a few different skin tones, especially those who have light and medium complexions.Also, the pro-wide brush has finally won me over. I have small, short fingernails, but still find that this brush gives a smooth and streak free application. And the formula is great & makes my nails feel and look great. Overall, a nice and unique colour from the Indian collection, which will be a great colour for the cooler months.
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on 1/16/2013 9:17:00 PM
More reviews by antolin1
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Black, Curly, Coarse
FROM THE INDIA COLLECTIONThis is a pretty nude golden beige shade that I really find unique as I haven't seen any others similar. I think this shade will look flattering on all skintones.
on 1/16/2012 11:12:00 AM
More reviews by cerulfox
Skin: Normal, Tan, Warm
Hair: Black, Curly, Medium
Charmed By a Snake is a beautiful warm golden tan that works as a nude (with a kick) against my skin tone. Full opacity in two coats, and wear time is on par with other OPI polishes--excellent. Comparing this to the more recent release of Warm & Fozzie, Charmed By a Snake is much warmer and about two shades lighter, with much more subtle shimmer. NC44/Chanel PL BA34/Nars Tahoe for reference.
on 2/3/2010 4:45:00 PM
More reviews by nea
This is a great nail color when you want something "natural" but not dull. Two layers and you're ready to go (although I always prefer three, but it's probably just in my head)! Lovely on my pretty fair skin.
on 8/15/2009 7:59:00 PM
More reviews by babybehn
Skin: Sensitive, Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine
I would def. buy this colour again. I get compliments (all from girls) on this every time I wear it. It's a great nude-ish shade on my nc 35-40 skin. I am not sure about other reviews saying this colour was muddy, but on my skin it goes on exactly like it looks in the bottle, peachy light bronze with golden shimmer. Guys of course don't notice anything unless it's bright so not the best date colour!
on 4/17/2009 10:44:00 AM
More reviews by chiodokeller
Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
Great Product. Excellent medium brown color with flecks of sparkle. I love this color because it's not too sheer, and it's not too dark.
on 4/13/2009 11:15:00 AM
More reviews by xxxHELENxxx
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
I've uploaded my picture of this one. The brush was dreadful and needed a little haircut - I've found that with a few of my Indias. After that though, application was fine. This is two coats, and it dried really fast.The problem for me is just the colour. Although packed with glitter, which I usually love, it was just too fudgey and sludgey for my personal tastes.Lots of people who saw it on me commented favourably and said they liked it but it just wasn't my kind of colour. Maybe because I was wearing it with a suit for work and it might go better with some funky summer clothes.
on 3/10/2009 5:20:00 AM
More reviews by KKAI
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Red, Curly, Coarse
This is a beautiful colour that generally falls into the nudes/browns category but can be described as a golden/bronzey shimmer. It needs two coats for bottle colour and it applies beautifully with the OPI wide brush. Definitely a warm colour that is understated, yet interesting and can be worn all year round.
on 3/8/2009 4:58:00 PM
More reviews by yshah0621
Skin: Normal, Olive, Cool
Hair: Black, Straight, Medium
Lovely! having olive skin, it is hard to find a neutral nail color without making your hands look like a corpses. however, this is a beautiful, shimmer, bronze/gold, more bronze than gold. it is alot of shimmer, so its definitely something i would keep for the summer. it reminds me of sunning in the mediterranean
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