Friday, January 31, 2014

I like it but.......

Good evening!

Today's Texture Friday features two new polishes from OPI's latest musical collaboration with Gwen Stefani, Push and Shove and 4 in the Morning. Push and Shove is a silver chrome, 4 in the Morning is a black satin finish (like This Gown Needs a Crown).

Push and Shove is sold with a new base coat, called Lay Down That Base. I can only guess that it's supposed to act as a ridge filler since the chrome effect shows every bump. The packaging recommends one of the base under Push and Shove. Push and Shove itself only needs two coats for opacity and all brush strokes disappear when dry.

For contrast, I taped off my nails and applied 4 in the Morning. It wasn't quite opaque on the first pass, so I gently blew on it and went over it again. I was happy with how it turned out. Push and Shove is soooo shiny, and 4 in the Morning isn't just a plain black; it has a bit of shimmer to it.

Unfortunately, the whole mani was so chipped by the time I made it to work, in spite of having made it through the shower, I ended up taking it off =\ I do know that it's not meant to last long, but I did hope it would have lasted longer than 12 hours. I think the next time I use Push and Shove, it may as my usual mani set up.


  1. I love how you've combined them! I have passed on this whole collection but now I am wondering if maybe I was wrong...

  2. I totally understand that! When it was first announced, I was completely meh on it, but Push and Shove sucked me into it. I don't feel the need to own Hey, Baby because it looks like other pinks I have, or Love. Angel. Music. Baby because I don't wear golds (often), or Over and Over A-Gwen (for the same reason as Hey, Baby). The gold is more unique than the other two, in my opinion, just for being a satin though :)