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OPI My Vampire is Buff: Swatch and Review

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Hello gentle readers. Today's offering is a polish that I bought with some trepidation. I saw it. loved it, read the not so stellar reviews, convinced myself (sorta) that it was going to be different for me and put my money down. You know what P.T. Barnum had to say about suckers. OPI My Vampire is Buff is a beautiful French vanilla crelly. Warm, rich, delicious. Oh, gentle readers, the beauty you see disguises a seething pool of deception and pain. This swatch is four coats. No, your eyes are not paying tricks on you. I said four. Coats. Plus Seche Vite. The formula on this polish is a black hearted demon sent from the bowels of Hell to torment the unaware. This polish is thin, the pigmentation is weak, it is streaky, it likes to run and try to flood my cuticles, it bubbles, it tries to drag if you overwork it, it starts to tighten up as you are applying coat after coat after coat after coat. Seche Vite was mandatory to smooth a bit of lingering streakiness and som