Thursday, 20 February 2014

Rock Royalty Nails: 4 In The Morning by Gwen Stefani for OPI

Gwen Stefani, ultimate rock starlet/girl crush/style crush and nail supremo OPI have joined forces to create 7 rocking limited edition polishes.... talk about match-made-in-nail-heaven. The launch somehow passed me by. I made the discovery last Thursday (thank you ASOS magazine) and on Friday was wearing 4 In The Morning. Ideally I’d love the whole collection, but exercising some restraint I picked just one.
4 In The Morning is an edgy black satin. It has a black/charcoal base with a soft and very subtle silver shimmer. It dries to a funky demi-matte satin finish. In lower lighting the shade looks quite flat, but when it catches the light, the shimmer shines through. The polish transforms if you apply a top coat – the matte finish becomes glossy and shiny. I love this shade both way, it’s cool and edgy - very Gwen. The formula is quite thin for OPI, I was worried at first it might be streaky, but the second coat sorted that out. Full opacity, nice consistency, easy to apply and pretty quick drying time. I used 2 coats for the photos below. The first one is the polish only, the second with Nails Inc Caviar Top Coat.

Next on my wish list, Love Angle Music Baby and I sing in Colour. The PolishAholic has fantastic swatches of all shades here.

 OPI polishes £11.95/15ml available from John Lewis here and Lena White  here. What's your favourite?


  1. I'm also wearing this on my nails right now!Couldn't agree more with you, but I still prefer it matte!You should also try the gold one,the which has the same satin finish!

    1. Fab! Gorgeous isn't it. Really like the look of the gold too. In fact, I want the whole collection. Thought about getting the minis but I prefer the full size brush x

  2. I love this colour, and the finish is stunning! x

    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD


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