Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Review- AMAZON.COM

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With all the drama thats been going on with OPI and all of the etailers, I know a lot of people have been wondering about ordering nail polish from Amazon. (thought I heard that OPI was back up on TD? I dont know) I thought "hey why not" and decided to order a few.

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-Essie Mint Candy Apple
-OPI Catch Me In Your Net
-OPI Hot and Spicy
-OPI Cooney Island Cotton Candy


The polishes were around 4$ each (the essie was less) and shipping was about 2-3$ combined. They arrived on time and were delivered through USPS..here is what they came in:
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The inside was lined with bubblewrap and each polish was wrapped up in bubblewrap like a little present :D So good shipping...


But to the real question...are these legit OPI's? OPI says (and they're right) that the only true way to tell is by testing the formula...but from what I can tell by appearance I think these are real. Lets take a look!
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All letters printed were even and in correct font. mL and Fl were correct too.

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Label is the right colors and there were 2. Also the inside of the brush had all the right groove things.

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Only flaw being they have those marks from filed off barcodes, much like TD bottles have been known to sport...This bothers me slightly but not enought to really care. I picked this one because the filing is most noticeable, on the other two you can still read the barcode if you squint haha.

OVERALL: my experience with amazon.com was good. They arrived on time and in good condition and it was what I ordered. I would consider ordering again (which is big for me because I hate ordering things online). If etailers continue to be unable to sell OPI, this may be a good option for you.



***IMPORTANT****: Amazon.com has many different sellers which sell OPI, this review should only be applied to the seller: XPRESSURSELF.I picked them because they had mostly good reviews and had very fair shipping prices.


Have a great day everyone!!

3 comments:

KarenD said...

Thanks for the review!

Smita said...

I just bought from XPRESSYOURSELF! let's see how they come out! I also bought Catch Me In Your Net, I'd love to see a swatch!

Kathleen said...

Karen- Not a problem :D

Smita- Let me know how it goes!! The whole reason I ordered was because everywhere I went Catch Me In Your Net was sold out and I really wanted it haha