Middle Aged Beauty Queen

NOTD ~ OPI & Venique

Posted on: April 11, 2012

This is another of my half & half manicures that I’m loving right now. I say right now because by this time next week I could be over it. I don’t think so, but we’ll see. As I said I’m loving it right now because some days with my menopausal brain I cannot decide which color I want. So one day I used both colors. I got so many compliments, it was crazy!
Anyway, the rose color is from OPI’s Holland collection Gouda Gouda Two Shoes. I bought this mainly for my Mom. I don’t know if I told you guys on here, but my Mom had a stroke a couple of years ago. She does better every day. We made this video of her manicure with the GGTS, she was so cute. For a month after, anyone who came to the house she showed her video to. She is so proud of it. I’ll put the link in here:
my You Tube video with my Mom, so cute…Please watch!
She looks great in these muted rose, kinda peachy colors. This one has tiny micro shimmer that is hard to see but when the light hits it just right it is so pretty! The other one is from Venique called Hard to Sole. It looks beige-y, tan-ish in the bottle but on my fingers it has a green cast to it. It is still very pretty, very unusual color. I love this brand Venique.
It launched late last year out of southern California and is found mostly in salons. I believe. I really don’t know where you can buy this. They have a Facebook page and a website, but very limited information on both sites. When I first got this I wrote about it, and I did receive a comment from a reader who said she has phased out OPI and is using mostly Venique in her Florida shop. She said because her customers loves it so much. I can see why. If I saw this for sale anywhere I would buy it.

What do you think of the half & half? Is this something you would try? If you do please send me a picture or let me know what colors you choose!
What do you think of this layout? I’m not feeling it, so unless I get tons of comments telling me you love it, I will be changing it, yet again! I’m tellin ya, menopausal brain – its like mush. Not a pretty site!
XoXo —

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