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Coca-Cola by OPI Review

Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product.

Coca-Cola reminds me of so much of summer. Growing up we went boating on the Ottawa River every weekend all summer long. I remember popping open a cold can of Coca-Cola or Sprite and quenching my thirst on a hot, humid Ontario summer day. My dad always kept his cooler well-stocked with pop and snacks. Coca-Cola is an iconic brand that I associate with summer fun and being happy. And now I have another chance to reminisce with the newly launched limited edition collection of nail lacquers from OPI. Coca-Cola by OPI is available in spas and salons starting in June 2014. I think a summer launch is fitting for this exciting new partnership!

This new collection features a wide range of colours that are inspired by popular brands of The Coca-Cola Company. They are much more than just the red can of Coca-Cola. There’s Sprite, Coke Zero, Cherry Coke and even Fanta Grape and Fanta Orange. Those last two I didn’t realize they were part of the brand until learning about this collection. The colour are a good mix from classic red (no surprise there!), metallic silver, cream, citrus green and more. 

Coca-Cola by OPI

Below is the list of the all the shades of the collection including the brand that inspired them. 

  • Coca-Cola Red (inspired by Coca-Cola): Classic red- always in style, always perfect.
  • You’re So Vain-illa (inspired by Vanilla Coke): I bet you think this creamy nude is all about you.
  • Sorry I’m Fizzy Today (inspired by Vanilla Coke): Do Not Disturb…I’m enjoying this creamy, smooth pink.
  • Get Cherried Away (inspired by Cherry Coke): Seriously, this black cherry is over-the-top gorgeous!
  • My Signature is “DC” (inspired by Diet Coke): My initial impression? This shimmery silver is just “write!”
  • Today I Accomplished Zero (inspired by Coke Zero): Dramatic black with effervescent red sparkle is a total must-do.
  • Green on the Runway (inspired by Sprite): This uncut-lime green makes a real fashion statement.
  • A Grape Affair (inspired by Fanta Grape): Make a big-to-do in this deepest, darkest purple.
  • Orange You Fantastic! (inspired by Fanta Orange): Glitter to the max in this juicy orange explosion!

 

Coca-Cola by OPI

My two favourites are the shades inspired by Vanilla Coke. I think the soft pink of Sorry I’m Fizzy Today is pretty and feminine. I was most intrigued by the cream coloured You’re So Vain-illa. At first glance I thought it was just an off-white. It’s not though. It reminds me of creamy café au lait. It’s muted, classy and unique. If I was any good at doing nail art, I’d probably do something with this colour and the classic red. I think the two of them together would really make a bold statement.

Coca-Cola by OPI

Like I mentioned above, you’ll be able to buy the shades in this collection starting in June 2014 at professional salons and spas across the country. They have an SRP of $10.95/bottle. 

I have a few other tidbits of information that I wanted to pass along. Also coming out is The Coca-Cola 10 Pack of Style set featuring 8 shades in mini bottles along with a a mini OPI Top Coat and mini OPI Original Nail Envy. This mini pack will retail for $29.95. My daughter is turning 16 this July and think it would make a nice birthday gift.

Coca-Cola by OPI will also be available as a GelColor formula starting in June as well. However, you can only try it at a salon since it’s an in-salon, professional service only. When you get a pedicure or manicure done, ask if the salon offers it.

Want to win the Coca-Cola by OPI collection of nail lacquers? Make sure to enter my giveaway going on right now!

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Stacie Vaughan

Stacie is the mom of two girls and lives in Ontario, Canada. She enjoys cooking/baking, photography, reading, DIY and is fueled by lots of coffee!

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