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OPI You're Such a Budapest: Swatch and Review

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Hello gentle readers. Okay, so I lied. I took a few extra days off. I have learned to listen to myself and myself was saying take a few more days. I want to take a moment to thank you for your kind well wishes. <3 p=""> I am recovering nicely from my surgery, I still have my frakking gallbladder. I won't bore you with too many details, but it is hidden, my surgeon couldn't find it (it couldn't be found on ultrasound when I had diagnostic tests, either) and rather than convert to an open procedure and dig around, possibly damaging my liver and causing me to have a very rough time of it, indeed, he did a quick confab with my husband and the decision was made to close me up and make another plan. I am scheduled for a CAT scan next week, then we'll go from there. I am NOT amused. Having surgery for no reason and facing another one? I am a bit annoyed. It isn't my surgeon's fault, it is just my weird anatomy. But I am still annoyed. Okay, '

OPI A Butterfly Moment and Pink Yet Lavender: Swatch and Review

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Hello gentle readers. Today I am sharing OPI A Butterfly Moment and Pink Yet Lavender from the recent Mariah Carey Spring Collection. A Butterfly Moment is a soft peach pink creme with gold shimmer. This polish is interesting. It is an odd mix of the modern and the feel of similar polishes from the 1970's. This colour isn't terribly unique but it is pretty and would be suitable in many settings. This swatch is three coats and Seche Vite. OPI A butterfly Moment has a nice formula. Not stellar, I had a little trouble with it handling my ridges and it wanted to build up on the outer edges of my nails and streak a bit. Just a little trouble, tho. This polish wasn't difficult, really tho a bit more than OPI polishes usually are for me. This polish sat down where it was placed, didn't run, pool or bubble. Dry time is a teensy bit pokey, Seche Vite is very helpful. Overall, this is a nice polish, has a decent formula and if you are into these soft, slightly