So, like the title says, today I’m reviewing OPI’s Push & Shove, which comes with it’s own tiny bottle of base coat Lay Down That Base.
And can I just say I AM IN LOVE WITH THIS POLISH!!
There, I said….BUT it is a bitch of a polish to apply! It’s the most unforgiving polish I’ve ever used. This was my third application of the stuff.
But it’s so shiny and pretty I couldn’t help myself. I feel like some kind of hand model.
Anyways, before I get onto that…look what I did this morning 😦
Yup…my super long thumb nail is now a stubby once again. Which also meant I’ve had to file down the rest of that hand to make them around the same length…well, I didn’t go crazy…but my pinky is now half it’s length.
When I saw what I’d done I raged like that Kony dude and wanted to get nekkid, run out onto the street and beat the ground….dagnammit!
Anyways…on with the review.
Here are some pix!
Application was not a breeze with this polish…but the pay off is awesome, so I didn’t mind in the end.
My first try I wanted to put my usual Duri Rejuvacote (the one thing I cannot live with out, and the entire reason my nails have grown at all) on under the base coat….no go. It made the base coat lump (even drying between coats) which showed up when I put the colour on it.
Scrap that start again, 2nd try.
Decided I’d top the last coat with Seche Vite and another layer of Push & Shove…no go, it went all frosted. Altho, the Seche Vite made barely a difference to the look of the polish. The OPI packaging says to NOT use any toppers and that the polish only lasts for one night…screw that! It’s such a precise application I want it to last longer, so I topped it (not myself, my nails).
Third time was a charm…no unders besides Lay Down That Base, 2 thin coats of Push & Shove with a thin coat of Seche Vite on top.
And now I have rock star nails!