OPI Hollywood

In celebration of its 40th anniversary, OPI returns to its birthplace with the Hollywood Collection! Featuring 12 red carpet-ready colors in four different formulas, the Hollywood Collection celebrates «then» with a nod to vintage Hollywood glamour and «now» with the season’s most trendsetting colors. High-intensity, deeply saturated reds and pinks evoke classic Hollywood style, while sporty blues offer a trendforward palette. Refreshing, subdued hues of pale lemon, slate blue, bubblegum pink, and kelly green radiate positive energy. Warm neutrals in cream, terracotta, and mauve shades provide natural elegance.

OPI first made its big screen debut in 2001 with product placement in the iconic movie, Legally Blonde. From here, OPI became the first nail care brand to collaborate with films, going on to work with productions ranging from Alice in Wonderland to Fifty Shades of Grey. Working with movie studios provided a natural segue into working with celebrity brand ambassadors, a trend OPI pioneered. Having collaborated with actors, musicians, and athletes including Katy Perry, Kerry Washington, Serena Williams, and so many more, OPI’s out-of-the-box partnerships cemented the brand’s position in pop culture.

«Over the past 40 years, we’ve taken women on a wonderful tour around the world with our destination collections. Now, to mark our anniversary, we’re headed home to the homestate of OPI, with the first stop being Hollywood,» remarks OPI Co-Founder and Brand Ambassador Suzi Weiss-Fischmann.

«We’re introducing a beautiful mix of neutrals paired with pops of color,» adds OPI Global Director of Color Collections Jill Bartoshevich. “This collection really brings together diva extravagance and old school glamour. We’ve reinterpreted classic styles and given them a new twist, which is epitomized with the launch of I’m Really an Actress, an updated version of the iconic bestseller I’m Not Really a Waitress.”

«In Los Angeles, ‘I’m not really a waitress – I’m an actress (or singer/model/artist)!’ is a well-known mantra,» remarks Weiss-Fischmann. «The name exemplifies that we’re more than just our job. It speaks to anyone laboring for a dream, offering a reminder that our goals are worth pursuing. With the shimmery red ‘I’m Really an Actress’, we’re giving a nod to today’s self-empowered woman who is not just working for her dream, but living it

All 12 of the Hollywood Collection shades will be available in GelColor, Infinite Shine, Nail Lacquer and Powder Perfection* (select shades) formulas, including:

Suzi Calls the Paparazzi*
A pop of pretty persimmon pink to hit the tabloids and create nail fashion frenzy.
I’m an Extra
Extra special that is! OPI brings us extra-ordinary passionate pink to please any nail palette.
Movie Buff*
OPI is on the big screen! Featuring a provocative kiss of color that will make nails blush.
Hollywood & Vibe
Your nails will stop traffic. A vibe-rant combo of ravishing pink roses and lilacs.

Bee-hind the Scenes
Special props to a sunshine yellow sure to brighten any movie or manicure set.
Destined to be a Legend*
Ready for your close-up? This brilliant blue makes your nails the stars that legends are made of.
Rated Pea-G
Approved by all audiences, OPI premieres a glamorous green gleam of color. Get in line!
Oh You Sing, Dance, Act and Produce?*
OPI fans want it all! Enjoy a blockbuster blue that never skips a beat.

Award for Best Nails goes to…*
Nails sparkle with winning color to capture the essence of legendary Hollywood.
I’m Really an Actress*
Got a plum part! My nails will star in OPI’s newest, hottest Hollywood Collection. My role? I’m Not
Really a Waitress.
15 Minutes of Flame
A lush and luminous fuschia that makes nails famous forever, not minutes!
Emmy, have you seen Oscar?
The hunt for the perfect red ends as OPI rolls out the red carpet.

GelColor provides a salon-perfect finish with up to three-week wear, while Infinite Shine offers a highshine finish and traditional lacquer application. Nail Lacquer features a highly-pigmented, rich formula for even application without streaking.

Launch in Switzerland: February 15th, 2021.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: © OPI #OPIHollywood

Shine Bright by OPI

There’s no such thing as too much bling with Shine Bright by OPI, a new limited edition holiday collection with Swarovski crystals. Featuring 15 shades, including three special glitter hues, Shine Bright captures the festive magic of the season with hues that shimmer and sparkle.
Beautifully rich velvety tones of pink, mauve, burgundy, and golden brown offer a luxurious, feminine feel, while mixed metals in silver and gold add delicate sparkle. Gemstone shades of garnet and ruby make a bold statement, and sensual, shimmering colors of champagne, deep blue, and black add instant sophisticated glam.

The collection also features three special glitters, each packed with glass-like glitter particles for a threedimensional look, including a clear base with iridescent glitter, an icy blue jelly base with cellophane glitter, and a dark gray jelly base with cellophane glitter.

Naughty or Ice?
Say hello to a glam champagne shimmer that’s so nice you’ll want to paint your nails and check them twice.
Snowfalling for You
Make every day a snow day with this pink pearlescent shade that you’re sure to fall in love with.
This Shade is Ornamental!
Deck your nails with this velvety, rose pink and thank us later for the compliments.
Dressed to the Wines
This deep red-wine shimmer will not only dress you to the wines, but dress you to the nines.
This Gold Sleighs Me
Sleigh all day and night with a gold metallic that will turn heads left and right.

Gingerbread Man Can
Add a little spice to your nails with a shimmery brown that will dazzle and delight.
Merry in Cranberry
Be berry and bright with a playful punch of fuchsia.
Red-y For the Holidays
’Tis the season for a classic, velvety red that will make your nails festive and fun.
Let’s Take an Elfie
Ready for your closeup? This shimmery, violet-purple deserves all the snaps.
Tinsel, Tinsel ‘Lil Star
Shine bright with this metallic silver that will make you twinkle.

To All a Good Night
Party until the ball drops with this deep, midnight-blue that will light up the night.
Heart and Coal
Little black dress, meet your match with this black glitter that elevates all your festive party looks.
All A’twitter in Glitter
This iridescent glitter will transform your world into a winter wonderland one nail at a time.
Bling it On!
Bring on the bling with this icy blue that will light up your nails with iridescent glitter.
Puttin’ On the Glitz
Dress up your nails with this dark gray glitter that will add some glitz to your glam.

GelColor (CHF 19.90) provides a salon-perfect finish with up to three-week wear, while Infinite Shine (CHF 24.90) offers a high-shine finish and traditional lacquer application. Nail Lacquer features a highly-pigmented, rich formula for even application without streaking.

I love the advent calendar with 25 mini bottles of the OPI SHINE BRIGHT collection. Available for CHF 89.90. For the store locator, click here please, or visit online www.globus.ch, or www.perfecthair.ch.
In stores now.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of OPI – #OPIShineBright

OPI Hidden Prism

Move into the light and experience the rainbow prismatic magic of OPI’s Hidden Prism Collection for Summer 2020. Paint a pastel rainbow with 12 new colors in different formulas that will leave nails radiating in the sunlight with glitter finishes, and glowing in the moonlight with shiny iridescence. In this collection, electric hues get a sun-washed finish.

Vibrant pastels in pink and purple add a dreamy gleam to fingers and toes. Poolside shades of blue and green evoke nostalgia for long summer days, and subdued, shimmery oranges and corals give a nod to hot days and warm nights.

«These 12 shades offer a modern evolution of the classic primary rainbow,» remarks OPI Co-Founder and Brand Ambassador, Suzi Weiss-Fischmann. «Unique iridescent glitters and shimmer pigments give added depth and dimension to a kaleidoscope of color

Six of the Hidden Prism Collection shades will be available in GelColor and Nail Lacquer (CHF 19.90) formulas, including:

Ray-diance
Prism play of hypnotic light create a glittery yellow worth flaunting.
Magic Hour
Time to unwind and enjoy this sun setting orange..
She’s a Prismaniac
Crazy over prisms and ready for a glitter manicure? THINK PINK!
Rainbows A Go Go
Pause for the perfect pick-me-up purple for anyone on the go-go!
Pigment of My Imagination
Blue Hue? Is that really you?
Gleam On!
Try this glistening green –it’s pure magic!

The collection’s other six hues will be exclusively available in Infinite Shine (CHF 24.90) formula, including:

Coral Chroma
Fling your nails into chromatic charisma with this shimmering orange.
Optical Illus-sun
Solar rays lock in warm shimmer for the perfect ‘hot’ manicure.
Your Lime to Shine
Droplets of juicy citrus create the ultimate quench for summer nails.
Prismatic Fanatic
A new cool hue designed to make summer shimmer.
Feeling Optiprismic
Violets give this prismatic purple some priority.
Rainbows in Your Fuchsia
Pink goes bold to remind us that we are all unique.

GelColor provides a salon-perfect finish with up to three-week wear, while Infinite Shine offers a high-shine finish and traditional lacquer application. Nail Lacquer features a highly-pigmented, rich formula for even application without streaking. In stores Mid June 2020.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: © OPI and © Sandra Bauknecht

Neo-Pearl Collection by OPI

Something for all nail aficionados to look forward to! Illuminate fingers and toes with the new Neo-Pearl Collection by OPI which will hit the shelves end of April 2020 when hopefully all stores will be open again. Modern iridescent hues for Spring 2020, this collection includes 12 shades in pinks, purples, blues and nudes. Neo-Pearl brings together natural translucence
and luminosity for a soft and modern update to the metallic nail trend.

From accessories to textiles, pearls are making a reappearance on runways and red carpets in
unexpected, non-traditional ways. The pearl’s influence is seen in each shade. Its whimsical and
feminine qualities combine with bold chrome undertones for elegantly radiant hues. Soothing elements from land and sea lend hints of icy blues and greens to iridescent shades. Classic nudes are infused with notes of blush, rose and lilac for a sophisticated twist on these wearable favorites.

Six of the Neo-Pearl Collection shades will be available in GelColor and Nail Lacquer formulas,
including:
Shellabrate Good Times!
Celebrate your inner luminosity with a classic ivory shade that’ll make you glisten.
Pretty in Pearl
Feeling pearly pretty? Elevate the classic nude with hints of copper and orange.
Shellmates Forever!
OPI introduces a pink that is one shell-of-a-color!
Just a Hint of Pearl-ple
Vintage violet is a smart choice to stir an abundance of oohs and aahs.
Did You See Those Mussels?
Get ready to flex – this pearly blue brilliance will buff up your nails.
Two Pearls in a Pod
Make everyone green with envy. OPI’s green sheen will glisten and shine.

The collection’s other six hues will be exclusively available in Infinite Shine formula, including:
You’re Full of Abalone
Experience an ivory pearlescent glow of soft and luminous beauty.
I’m a Natural
Dare to go bare with a flawless pearlescent nude that’s tan-talizing.
Glisten Carefully!
This lilac pearlescent screams wisdom, nobility and passion – glisten and glow!
Love or Lust-er?
Deep, shadowy purple and pearlescent shine add drama to your next mani/pedi.
Two Baroque Pearls
Try some affordable luxury – a pearlescent blue shade that will make you feel rich.
Olive for Pearls!
This soft, opulent, olive-y goodness will turn heads like never before.

As I am in the lilac mood, my favorite shade of the collection is: Glisten Carefully!

GelColor provides a salon-perfect finish with up to three-week wear, while Infinite Shine offers a highshine finish and traditional lacquer application. Nail Lacquer features a highly-pigmented, rich formula for even application without streaking.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of OPI and © Sandra Bauknecht

OPI Mexico City Collection

Experience the eclectic colors of the world’s most thriving art scene – Mexico City – with OPI’s Spring 2020 Collection. The 12 new nail polish shades draw inspiration from by the city’s vibrant art and fashion scenes, jet-set appeal with trendy locales and award-winning cuisine, and exploration of individual self-expression. See what Mexico City has for your spring look and try on some hot and spicy style with the latest collection from OPI.

The collection will be available from Mid February 2020 in Nail Lacquer (CHF 19.90), Infinite Shine (CHF 24.90) and in GelColor at your manicurist. For more information where to find OPI in Switzerland, click here please.

Top: Telenovela Me About It – Hue Is The Artist? – Mariachi Makes My Day and Mi Casa Es Blue Casa  
MiddleMy Chihuahua Doesn’t Bite Anymore – Viva Opi! – Coral-ing Your Spirit Animal and Mural Mural On The Wall
BelowMexico City Move-Mint – Verde Nice To Meet You – Dont Tell A Sol and  Suzi’s Slinging Mezcal 

Pro tips on longer lasting manicure
•Push cuticles and clean nail beds with alcohol before base coat application
•Always apply some nail polish at the edge of your nails to prevent chipping on tip of your nails

1. Apply OPI Base Coat
Apply OPI Natural Nail Base Coat to the nail surface, increase lacquer adhesion and prevent discoloration.

2. Apply OPI Color
Apply two coats of Nail Lacquer color of choice (I love «Suzi’s Slinging Mezcal» from the Mexico City Collection!), first stroking down the middle of nail and then on each side for complete coverage.

3. Apply OPI Top Coat
Shake OPI Top Coat thoroughly, then apply one coat to each nail to provide a beautiful shiny finish & extended life to your manicure.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: © OPI and © Sandra Bauknecht

Hello Kitty by OPI for Christmas 2019

In 2016, two icons partnered to create one unforgettable collection, the Hello Kitty Collection by OPI. The collection became an instant favorite –the most talked about OPI collection of all time with the most searched for shade ever, Let’s Be Friends!

Due to huge demand, these two icons are saying Let’s Be Friends again! With this collection, Hello Kitty celebrates her 45th anniversary. Born from the Japanese «omotenashi» tradition of gift giving, the pop culture icon will celebrate by offering fans the ultimate in holiday gifting. The 2019 OPI Hello Kitty Collection includes 12 signature shades plus three festive glitters, ranging from frosty whites and pinks to deep velvety hues and lots of sparkles.

Inspired by the first collection, best-selling shade Let’s Be Friends!, a powdery pink, will make its return.

Sanrio’s beloved character inspires a range of colors from those evoking frosty landscapes to warm pink sparkles (Let’s Be Friends, Glitter to My Heart, A Hush of Blush, Let’s Celebrate!). Classic reds, rich golds and shimmering pewter (All About the Bows, A Kiss on the Chic, Many Celebrations to Go!, Isn’t She Iconic!) pay homage to the signature Hello Kitty bow while being perfect for the season. Blues and purples in the collection vary from icy hues to deep velvet tones (Pile on the Sprinkles, Hello Pretty, Let Love Sparkle, My Favorite Gal Pal). Additionally, three playful and festive holiday glitters are sure to be the life of the party (Glitter All the Way, Born to Sparkle, Dream in Glitter).

All 15 Hello Kitty Collection shades will be available in classic Nail Lacquer (CHF 19.90), long-wear Infinite Shine (CHF 24.90) and GelColor formulas.

The Hello Kitty by OPI collection will be available from today in Switzerland for at least 3 months.

LoL, Sandra

 Photos: Courtesy of OPI

Good Girls Gone Plaid – OPI Goes Scotland

Kilts, bagpipes, unicornsand the legendary Loch Ness monster –experience all this and more with the Scotland Collection by OPI!

Inspired by fashion trends for the season, including windowpane plaid and classic houndstooth in unique fabrics with detailed embellishments, this collection includes 12 new shades for F/W 2019 in various shades of purple, blue andred, along with pops of orange, dark green and taupe.

The striking landscapes of Scotland are represented in these hues, from rolling hillsides filled with purple heather bloom (Good Girls Gone Plaid (hero shade), Boys Be Thistle-ing at Me, You’ve Got that Glas-glow, Edinburgh-er & Tatties) to fiery foliage in brilliant shades of red, orange and deep green (A Little Guilt Under the Kilt, Red Heads Ahead, Suzi Needs a Loch-smith, Things I’ve Seen in Aber-green) to thousands of miles of coastline and numerous lakes and rivers in every shade imaginable of blue (Rub-a-Pub-Pub, Nessie Plays Hide & Sea-k, OPI Grabs the Unicorn By The Horn, and Nice Set Of Pipes).

After seeing so many variations of plaid forecasted for fall fashion, we knew we’d end up in Scotland for inspiration this season,” declares OPI co-founder and brand ambassador Suzi Weiss-Fischmann. “The collection’s hero shade, Good Girls Gone Plaid, captures the moody, ethereal beauty of Scotland in autumn. Its dark amethyst hue takes on the appearance of super trendy black in certain light, but with much more dimension thanks to the jewel undertones.”

Scotland Collection by OPI is available in Nail Lacquer (CHF 19.90), Infinite Shine (CHF 24.90) and GelColor formulas for in-salon treatments from Mid August 2019 for at least 6 months.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: © OPI

Always Bare for You by OPI

This spring, embrace soft, sheer color with Always Bare for You by OPI! Six shades in the prettiest neutral, feminine hues offer a hint of color – ideal for anyone seeking a delicate nail look, especially brides and brides-to-be. Inspired by weddings and all the joy surrounding this season of love, Always Bare for You features shades of pink, nude and rose gold in crème and shimmer finishes, as well as pale lilac and soft blue grey rounding out the collection.

A beautifully manicured hand will always command attention especially when showing off your ring. OPI Co-Founder and Brand Ambassador Suzi Weiss-Fischmann suggests for brides to wear a hue like Ring Bear-er, an elegant blue grey, on fingers or toes and check «something blue» off their list.

Always Bare for You by OPI includes these shades in classic Nail Lacquer, Infinite Shine and GelColor formulas: Baby, Take A Vow – Throw Me A Kiss  Chiffon-d of You – Bare My Soul  Engage-meant To Be  Ring Bare-er.

French manicure is trending again.

These new shades are for everyone looking for the perfect nude shade to complement every outfit. Mother’s Day, baby showers, Easter, and even just a sunny morning are all good excuses to embrace a sheer nail.

Available now as Nail Lacquer CHF 19.90 (15ml), Infinite Shine CHF 24.90 (15ml) and as GelColor in-salon treatments for around 6 months.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of OPI

OPI x The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Watching Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker ballet is a Holiday tradition that’s full of magic and wonder. In honor of that beloved tradition, OPI has collaborated with Disney in celebration of their new blockbuster, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms to bring shades of royalty to your nails.

OPI created 12 new limited edition nail colors and three perfectly coordinating glitter shades inspired by the Disney movie. Journey through the magic of the Four Realms this holiday season and choose from classic Nail Lacquer, Infinite Shine and GelColor.

Shades top left to top right: Dancing Keeps Me on my Toes – Tinker, Thinker, Winker? – Dreams Need Clara-fication – March in Uniform – Dazzling Dew Drop – Envy the Adventure
Shades bottom left to bottom right: Lavendare to Find Courage – Berry Fairy Fun – Toying with Trouble – Candied Kingdom – Ginger’s Revenge – Black to Reality

Great news! Glitter shades are available for the first time as Infinite Shine:
Gold Key to the Kingdom – Dreams on a  Silver Platter – I Pull the Strings

It doesn’t matter if you’re cold as ice, never sacrifice your sparkle. I love the combination of these three shades: Dreams Need Clara-Fication, Tinker Thinker Winker?, and Dreams on a Silver Platter.

The collection will hit the shelves in Switzerland today and will be available for at least 3 months. Nail Polish CHF 19.90 (15ml) and Infinite Shine CHF 24.90 (15ml).

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of OPI
#OPIandNutcracker

Peru by OPI

Peru has been forever on my bucket list and I am planning to go there soon with avid hopes of climbing Machu Picchu and sipping coca tea with locals donning traditional Quechua garb. Before my dreams will come true, I can already indulge in the new OPI F/W 2018 collection that introduces 12 new colors inspired by one of the most ancient civilizations in the world.

An exciting journey for your nails, visiting one of the seven wonders of the world this fall with the Peru Collection by OPI. Seeking natural beauty with a bohemian vibe, inspiration was everywhere, from stunning geological sites like Rainbow Mountain to the magnificent Incan ruins of Machu Picchu. With deep roots in ancient culture visible across the country’s architecture, food and fashion, Peru offers visitors a transcendent, spiritual experience. I am thrilled to share a look at this extraordinary nail polish collection with you today.

From top left to top right: Lima Tell You About This Color!Suzi Will Quechua Later!Seven Wonders of OPIAlpaca My BagsDon’t Toot My FluteGrandma Kissed a Gaucho
From bottom left to bottom right: Machu Peach-U – Somewhere Over the Rainbow Mountains – My Solar Clock Is Ticking – I Love You Just Be-Cusco – Come Se Llama – Yes My Condor Can-Do!

In Switzerland the collection will be available from August 14, 2018 for approximately 6 months.
The 12 shades will be launched in three different formulas:
Infinite Shine offers a high-shine finish with up to 10 days of wear and traditional lacquer application.
Nail Lacquer features a highly-pigmented, rich formula for even application without streaking.
GelColor provides performance with up to 3 weeks of shine-intense wear and stay-true color (in-salon only).

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of OPI