Good morning, readers! If you saw my three new Press Releases from OPI on the blog this week, you know there will soon be 2 more Designer Series polishes! I have them both for you today, so let’s check out the Polished Quartz lacquers: DS Tourmaline and DS Titanium!
This fall, OPI introduces a new Polished Quartz formula with two new semi-precious stone-inspired hues – DS Tourmaline and DS Titanium – to the Designer Series by OPI collection. Each Designer Series Polished Quartz nail lacquer features a semi-matte finish with intense three-dimensional sparkle.
OPI DS Tourmaline
A shimmery rose.
WOW, this color is so girly and shimmery on. I’m showing two coats below with no top coat. Top coat is an option, but I wanted to wear theme alone to show off their semi-matte finish. I wouldn’t call them a texture, they are mostly smooth but not as much as if you had used top coat. The glitters and shimmer are intense and lovely!
OPI DS Titanium
A glittery dark silver.
I’m showing three thin coats below with no top coat. As with DS Tourmaline, the shimmer and glitters are awesome and I love them with this dark gray base. I will mention that because these are so packed with shimmers and glitter, I recommend that you don’t try to manipulate them too much on the nail and let each coat dry before adding the next or they can wipe a bit off. Love!
What do you think of these new Designer Series shades by OPI?
Designer Series by OPI nail lacquer shades each feature OPI’s exclusive ProWide™ Brush for the ultimate in application. DS Polished Quartz lacquers should be worn without Top Coat for a semi-matte finish. DS Tourmaline and DS Titanium will be available beginning September 3, 2014 at professional salons, including Beauty Brands, Chatters, Dillard’s, Regis, ULTA and ulta.com for $12.50 ($14.95 CAN) suggested retail for each nail lacquer.
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As the world leader in the professional nail care industry, OPI is committed to providing high-quality products and services to both salons and their customers, along with a focus on industry safety and innovation. Known for its exceptional formula, fashionable colors and iconic names, OPI’s heavily-pigmented lacquers are super rich, long-lasting and chip-resistant – offering an affordable luxury to consumers. OPI nail lacquer is available in over 200 shades. Each lacquer features OPI’s exclusive ProWide™ Brush for the ultimate in application. Currently, OPI is available in over 100 countries and retails a full line of professional items, including nail treatments, finishing products, lotions, manicure/pedicure products, files, tools, gels and acrylics.
*The polishes in this post were sent for me to review with my honest opinion.
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Hi Jacki, your swatches are lovely! Personally, these Polished Quartz items from OPI are not my cup of tea. But you've got to appreciate OPI's attempts to please a wide range of tastes.
thanks for the swatches! i thought i would like tourmaline better than titanium, but it's actually the other way around after seeing pictures 🙂
I've been eager to see swatches of these. Tourmaline stays on my wish list 🙂
Tourmaline looks pretty similar to Essence's Hey Mister Sandman. I don't think they're identical but it reminds me of that one. I really like Titanium!