OPI Your Royal Shyness Swatch

I've recently gained an appreciation for nude polishes. For the longest time I thought it was silly to wear nail polish that wasn't bright and colorful, but as a self-proclaimed nail polish addict I wear polish every single day. After a while you get tired of bright bold colors (and having to think about what you have to wear that won't klash with your nails). Since I love the feel of nail polish on my thin, fragile nails I opt for a nice nude polish rather than wearing no polish.

OPI Your Royal Shyness is a polish I picked up in my local grocery store. In the last month a small rack of OPI nail polish has popped up in the Bi Lo near my house. I have no idea why they are selling nail polish next to the band-aids, but I love it!

Your Royal Shyness is a sheer pearly shimmery nude. It's from the Princess Charming collection and I'm not entirely sure it's 3-free (although it does have the pro-wide brush). I wasn't going for an opaque finish, so I used three coats although I'm sure it would have been opaque in four.





I don't know what's up with me suddenly wearing neutral colors and wanting to see visible nail line! What's next? Boring french manicures?!? I hope not! :-P

4 comments

  1. Peace, Love & PolishJanuary 28, 2013 at 9:07 AM

    This is a gorgeous nude color! I am just like you - I sometimes forget the beautifulness of a nice, neutral shade on my nails!

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  2. This is beautiful. Sometimes we need to decompress and take a breath, that's what nudes are for, I think.... I like the VNL and I love french manicures, any kind, chevron, and funky Frenches!

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  3. It is nice to have a break from brights sometimes. :) I always see someone in a movie/TV show with the soft clean manicure and it makes me want to break out my nudes. I've never been a huge fan of frenches, probably because my nails have always been so short!

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  4. Colors are just more fun! I'm pretty sure all of my friends and family members think I'm sick when I wear neutral shades, but they are so calm and pretty. :)

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