Makeup Mail | OPI Nail Lacquer in Mad As A Hatter

February 1, 2010

I’d ordered OPI Nail Lacquer in Mad as a Hatter from eBay a week ago and it arrived in the mail on Friday. At first I thought it’d be similar to My Private Jet (a multi-coloured, holographic charcoal/almost-black lacquer from the same brand) but this polish is in a sparkle class of its own.

Part of the OPI Alice in Wonderland and way louder than My Private Jet, Mad as a Hatter is insanely glittery and crazily blinged-out. Its dominantly purple and silver base is a bed for pink, blue, green and red glitter, among other colours.  As Scrangie puts it, it has “…rainbow glitter tossed in…The overall effect is a jewel-encrusted look.”

What I like about this is that it doesn’t have a gritty finish, unlike some glitter polishes. It actually dries flat and relatively smooth. I haven’t tried it with a topcoat (the swatch above is Mad  as a Hatter neat) but I reckon that will up the amp on this already over-the-top nail colour!

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8 Responses to Makeup Mail | OPI Nail Lacquer in Mad As A Hatter

  1. February 1, 2010 at 7:34 am

    I’m sooo lemming this polish… gotta give it a try next time I drop by k? please :P

  2. JC
    February 1, 2010 at 8:03 am

    Reminds me of Louboutins prives a few season back.

    • makeupmag
      February 2, 2010 at 11:10 am

      Hey Chev,

      Are they as sparkly too?!

  3. JC
    February 7, 2010 at 12:37 am

    Very very sparkly! Almost the same shade.

    I chose Mad as a Hatter for my pedi color today too;) BTW, can share ur contact on ebay? Thinking to get a bottle to store;)

    • makeupmag
      February 7, 2010 at 12:43 am

      Hi Chevvie,

      Heh, thanks for letting me know. ;) I buy from several places actually (usually the cheapest, including shipping). Do a search?

  4. JC
    February 7, 2010 at 1:22 am

    Will do! ;)

    For the CL shoes, you can google for Louboutins Sparkly(?) They usually do different shades of sparklies every season:)

    • makeupmag
      February 7, 2010 at 1:23 am

      I should do that. They sound like such pretty shoes! Good luck with MaaH, Chev!

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