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Let’s leave OPI out of it

Warm peachy nude and peachy-brown neutrals are not my usual jam; they wreak havoc with my uneven pallor.

For some reason, I want them on my nails anyway … but not enough to trek to the booby trap into which my teenaged son has converted the varnish warehouse. That’s where OPI Feeling Frisco and Samoan Sand are currently residing.

Hence the title of this post 🙂

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Chanel 633 Intention has a very subtle warm shimmer, none too visible here …

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Chanel 633 Intention was “intended” for the Asian market only, or so I’ve heard. That’s why I snatched it up when I found it available in the U.S. for a time.

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xx blueberry milk tea

Understated British pageantry, Part I

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White Horse Street, Savoy Place, Porchester Square

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Porchester Square, Porcini, Midsummer Mauve

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White Horse Street, Savoy Place, Porchester Square

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Porchester Square, Porcini, Midsummer Mauve

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The other similar shades on this wheel are all Polish brands … lately I’ve had a *thing* for neutrals a la the three OPI Brazilians and have found the easiest way to deal with my already vast collection of variations on Bossa Nova, Taupeless and Sao Paulo is to divvy them up by country of origin, lol.

This method still doesn’t prevent me from fruitlessly hankering after the following *true* Brazilians:

Ana Hickmann Coffee Shop
Anita Café com Leite
Finaflor Amarula
Hits Speciallita Pop Up Store Filippa
Top Beauty Bandida, Lencol de Seda, Pacoca

xx blueberry milk tea

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