Sunday, February 12, 2012

Comparison OPI Greige

Hey guys! I have kind of a crazy, crazy week so I am going to be spreading out my comparison posts instead of lumping them into one, because if I post them in one post you probably won't hear from me until Friday. I have some comparison shots of OPI Did You 'Ear About Van Gogh (one of my new favourite polishes) from the just out Holland collection, and OPI Skull & Glossbones, a fan favourite from last spring's Pirates of the Caribbean collaboration. These colours are very close but I am thrilled to say they are not dupes! 
In this photo I have Skull & Glossbones on my ring and index finger and Did You 'Ear About Van Gogh on my middle finger and pinky. Skull & Glossbones is definitely more grey and putty coloured than DYEAVG (what a name!) The Holland polish has a little bit more of a sandy feel to it, it's leaning towards a greyed out neutral colour, not a pure grey. I don't know if I could choose between the two, I love them both. I think DYEAVG might be more flattering on my, my mom once told me that Skull & Glossbones made my fingers look dead.. Both of these colours are welcome in my stash, and they are probably two of the most unique and versatile polishes I own. Colours like this make a great base for nail art, which you may or may not see in my next post :P

Compared to the Pirates polish, DYEAVG has obvious brown or caramel undertones.

See? They're different enough to justify owning both, right?

Have you picked up any of the Holland polishes yet? Just wait until you see the next three swatches I have for you.. I'm late in putting them up because I refuse to take one of the colours off my nails - it's gorgeous!


  1. Haha, Ive had the dead fingers comment wearing S&G before too. You've totally sold me that I can justify having both in my collection. Yay! Off to place my order!

  2. Thank you so much for doing this comparison! I was looking for something like this. I have Skull and Glossbones and love it, and felt drawn to DYEAVG, but thought it would be too similar. I don't suppose you know how it compares to Essie's Playa del Platinum or Essie's Sand Tropez? I'm a sucker for this kind of griege/taupe! :P

  3. Hi, Opi Italia added your image without permission and credit, I'm sorry.