Hello, lovelies! Today I have a comparison post for you, and this will also be the first post of two today. 😀
I recently managed to get my hands on OPI Goldeneye, from their 2012 James Bond collection, as lots of nail bloggers mention it as being a staple gold polish as well as a holiday favorite. But once I had it in my hands, I realized that it looked reeeeally familiar.
Would you even be able to tell that I’m wearing two polishes in this picture if they weren’t labelled? There’s just the tiniest difference in saturation of color between the two, but in person, you can’t tell there’s a difference. On my index and ring finger is Milani Fierce Foil Milan, while OPI Goldeneye is on my middle finger and pinky.
Milan is a little thick, but there aren’t any major application issues because of it. It allows for complete opacity in two coats! Goldeneye, meanwhile, needed four. Although I’ll admit, I do like how Goldeneye looks once it’s on the nails a little bit more—it’s a smidge warmer in color, and the tiny little “flakes” seem to sit a little bit flatter on the nail. Not that either of them look or feel textured, it’s just hard to explain – you can see how Milan looks a little less smooth in the photos.
But do you need both polishes? Heck no! I got Goldeneye on Amazon for $8.15 (and free shipping!), but I’ve seen it on Ebay for as much as $20.
Milan, meanwhile, is… holy crapola, eighty cents?! I’m not sure if Milani is discontinuing this collection, or if the low pricing is the result of holiday sales, but either way – if you’re thinking of picking up Milan or the rest of the collection (which I swatched!!), do it now.
Thanks for reading, loves!