Opi dating a royal dupe
I used 3 coats of Dandy Lyin' Around and 4 of All About The Glam for the photo below.
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This is a pretty lengthy post so I'm just going to get into it!
So what you see below is two coats of color with no top coat, exceptions are noted. And even though Green-wich Village took three coats to achieve perfection, it’s worth it. You know you want to buy a bottle just to have, even if you’re too scared to wear it. I swear, either I’ve become clairvoyant or the brands have been reading my 2008 Wish List. Anywho, this deep cornflower confection is unlike any other lacquer I own.
As with the India collection, OPI is really hitting their stride with creme finishes in their Big 3 Free formula. It’s La Paz-itively Hot without the blue undertone or shimmer. And before you even get a chance to ask I went ahead and swatched it next to Carolyn New York Greenwich Ave. The CNY shade is more pigmented and a bit deeper in color. As you can see, they’re pretty close though not dupes. Because Dating A Royal not only fulfills my need for blues that aren’t “almost black” (e.g. Of course, looking at all the bottles lined up like a little rainbow, I thought they’d make the perfect Skittles Manicure.
Anyway, these 2 are not dupes, they are similar but the China Glaze is much more opaque and nicer looking overall.
I think if you layered All About The Glam over white it would be a nice dupe of Dandy Lyin' Around.
Some of these colors have been swatched by me, so please refer to my stash list to take a look yourself.